Brewery hopes to overcome ‘yuck factor’ of beer made with wastewater
The idea of making beer from wastewater started out as a joke around the boardroom table.
New LNG technology developed at University of Calgary touted as greener, cheaper
The Split Flow Integrated LNG process uses specialized materials and chemistry to remove carbon dioxide and other impurities from the natural gas stream without having to cool and then warm the gas.
Calgary researchers turn greenhouse gases into carbon fibre
Multiple industrial uses include replacing metal in cars and airplanes, construction.
Canada losing ground on tax competitiveness, risks investment
University of Calgary report shows Canada slipping in international rankings.
Royalty changes boost Alberta’s competitiveness, study says
Tax and royalty rate for conventional oil projects falls from 35% to 26.7% Jan. 1.
Engineering students face tough market in wake of oil downturn
U of Calgary says only about 30% of its 659 engineering students have found internships as companies cut back on recruitment.
U of Calgary study warns corporate tax increases a double edged sword
Paper suggests some provinces are sacrificing tax revenue because corporate taxes are too high.
Space agency awards research funds to three universities
For near-Earth research on space weather dynamics that create aurora borealis.
U of Calgary cleared in Enbridge sponsorship probe
Report finds the energy giant’s involvement with the school’s Centre for Corporate Sustainability to be minimal.
U of Calgary president addresses corporate influence allegations
CBC investigation alleges oil-giant Enbridge inappropriately interfered in the University’s Centre for Corporate Sustainability.
Sask. potash royalty structure ‘alarmingly inefficient:’ report
Jack Mintz says the province’s tax on the resource isn’t competitive on an international level.
More than energy
Manufacturing needs to kick into a higher gear to lessen the impact of energy’s ups and downs.
Nanotechnology expert to focus on oil sands at U of C
Research will explore how nano particles can improve oil recovery.
Forget the Dutch, Canada’s economy has its own disease
Report argues that job losses have been caused by Canada’s heavy reliance on the US as a trading partner.
Three Alberta clean energy projects get $880,000 CCEMC funding
Projects support biofiltration, biocarbon and farmers implementing GHG offsets.
Outdated utility regulation is costing consumers more: report
Government pipeline regulation is boosting costs beyond what’s fair for both utilities and customers.
More market access critical for oil sands crude
A University of Calgary report warns that the Canadian economy will lose out if oil sands crude remains landlocked because new pipeline capacity isn’t built to coastal waters.