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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 9, 2020  

Alberta petrochemical project cost estimate rises to about $4.9B

Dehydrogenation and polypropylene upgrading plants will turn propane into plastic pellets for shipment to manufacturers around the world.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 8, 2019  

Federal government pledges $49M for $3.5B plastics project

Will help secure jobs and support the environmentally cleaner production of plastic products.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 13, 2019  

Head wounds suffered in explosion at Alberta wood pellet plant

County fire Chief said there was no immediate indication of what caused the explosion.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 13, 2018  

Smithers to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

Redeveloped site will have an annual production capacity of 125,000 tonnes.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
November 27, 2017  

Put more faith in innovators to spur tech breakthroughs

Government role should be to ensure intellectual property rights are protected.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

UK demand fuels 46% rise in exports of Canadian wood pellets: NEB

Canadian industry has grown by 73% over the past four years: about 65% of the pellets are produced in BC.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
August 9, 2012  

Hong Kong beaches fouled by massive plastic pellets spill

China’s Sinopec vows to clean up 150-tonne mess.

News Production
May 24, 2011  

ArcelorMittal investing $2.1B in iron ore mine

ArcelorMittal is investing $2.1 billion in the expansion of its Mont-Wright mining complex in Quebec, a move that it says will create 8,000 jobs during construction.