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Truckers test LNG as transport fuel
Chad Porter wants to run his 18-wheeler trucks on frozen natural gas across Canada's Rocky mountains even before the world's longest chain of refueling stations gets built to keep them fueled. The chief operating officer of oil services company Ferus Inc.
Flat US Wages Help Fuel Rebound in Manufacturing
The celebrated revival of U.S. manufacturing employment has been accompanied by a less-lauded fact: Wages for many manufacturing workers aren't keeping up with inflation.
Nova Scotia call for startups goes global
Through Innovacorp, a Crown corporation that invests in early stage companies, Nova Scotia offered more than $300,000 in funding and services to lure a promising clean tech startup to its shores. “We thought, 'Why not just throw open the doors to the ...
Jeff Rubin argues in The End of Growth that central bankers must focus on high ...
"When the world's annual fuel bill was less than $800 billion, oil-importing nations like the United States clocked healthy economic growth year after year," Rubin writes.
Fukushima Daiichi's Unit 4 Spent-Fuel Pool Up Close
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is pulling out the stops to show a skeptical world that the troubled reactors at Fukushima Daiichi - and in particular the “spent-fuel pool” atop reactor Unit 4 - won't collapse and spill out radioactive fuel during the next ...
How The Future of Mobile Lies in the Developing World
These connectivity constraints fuel tremendous creativity. For many communities, simple voice and text connections have brought about revolutions in access to financial, health, agricultural and education services and opportunities for employment.
Strategy: Does it benefit your company to go green?
Government-mandated environmental audits don't come cheap. So when Staples Advantage, the B2B arm of the office supply giant, found that it could eliminate the consultant and assign the work to an internal “green team,” the choice was a no-brainer.
Shell, Asian energy giants to build largest LNG plant in BC
“We are dealing here with a world-scale, multinational business that is active all over the world. The fact that they are paying significant attention to B.C.
Meet CP Rail's new board
As retired chairman and CEO of Xcel Energy, a utility supplier of electric power and natural gas service in eight U.S. states, Kelly was a customer of railway services, notably moving coal for coal-fired generation plants. John Manley ... Madeleine ...
The site of GTA casino down to four possibilities
The McGuinty government is keen to open casinos and slot machines in under-serviced markets. With the province facing a nearly $15-billion deficit, the government is under pressure to find new revenue sources.