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News Energy Manufacturing General
November 8, 2019  

Saskatchewan going ahead with natural gas power station

Will use both gas and a steam turbine to produce electricity.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
August 30, 2017  

Two dead following accident at western Pennsylvania plant

Incident happened while workers were doing maintenance in an underground enclosure at the coal-fired power plant.

News Manufacturing General
November 28, 2016  

China detains 9 managers after scaffolding collapse kills 74

Labourers were building a circular cooling tower at a power plant.

News Construction Manufacturing General
November 24, 2016  

At least 67 killed in China scaffolding collapse at power plant

One worker was missing, as 500 rescue workers dig through the debris with their bare hands.

News General
August 12, 2016  

Crews work overnight battling blaze at Michigan power plant

Coal-fired generation unit that produces electricity caught fire.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 3, 2015  

Limiting power plant emissions “key” step in US climate change fight, Obama says

Plan imposes stricter carbon dioxide limits on states than was previously expected: a 32% cut by 2030, compared with 2005 levels.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 2, 2014  

Obama unveils plan to cut power plant emissions by 33% by 2030

The proposal gives each state the chance to determine how it will comply with customized targets set by the EPA.

News Energy Oil & Gas Operations Sustainability
April 7, 2014  

Ottawa wants to hear from Albertans on power plant review

The plant would operate for about 35 years and have a maximum power capacity of 400 megawatts if approved.

News Energy Oil & Gas Sustainability
March 20, 2014  

Barbados to build $240M waste to energy plant

Plant could eventually provide as much as 25% of the Caribbean island’s power.

News Energy General
February 19, 2014  

180 eagles spend winter at Mich. power plant

They’re drawn by warm water discharge and an abundance of fish.

News Metals Operations Production Sustainability Technology
February 4, 2014  

SNC-Lavalin consortium signs sulphuric acid plant contract in Saudi Arabia

Agreement includes two 75 mega watt power plants that will recover heat generated by the acid plant operations.

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
January 15, 2014  

TransAlta, Australian firm partner up to build gas pipeline

Calgary-based utility will have a 43% stake in the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline joint-venture.

News Sustainability
November 5, 2013  

New Brunswick nuclear plant says chemical spilled into Bay of Fundy

A release of hydrazine occurred Nov. 3 from a valve located on the non-nuclear side of the station.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2013  

OPA differs with AG’s costing of Oakville power plant cancellation

Sticks with $310M, citing different assumptions and rates used for future costs, savings.

News Sustainability
October 8, 2013  

Ontario’s cancelled natural gas power plant timeline

Key events related to the cancellation of two energy projects in Ontario.