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Kinder Morgan announces contractors for controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Kinder Morgan announces contractors for controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

CALGARY, ALTA. —Kinder Morgan has announced six contractors it intends to work with on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in B.C. and Alberta. According to the company, the pipeline construction and associated terminal expansions are expected to take approximately 28 months to complete, with the work dis…

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Total, Suncor Energy in funding dispute over Fort Hills oilsands project

Total, Suncor Energy in funding dispute over Fort Hills oilsands project

CALGARY - French oil giant Total and Suncor Energy are in a dispute over funding the Fort Hills oilsands project, the $17-billion development set to begin production later this year. The standoff is not expected to affect the overall cost or schedule of Fort Hills. Still, Steve Williams, CEO of Fort Hills operator Su…

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Loraxian opens up new headquarters in Oakville

Loraxian opens up new headquarters in Oakville

OAKVILLE, ONT. — Renewable energy and infrastructure firm Loraxian has announced a move into new headquarters in Oakville, Ont. with plans to hire 50 new senior level specialized employees for its new location in the coming year. Loraxian had recently announced a joint venture with SAS Sunrise. The firm intends…

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Climate experts call for stop on Pacific Northwest LNG project

A group of 90 international climate experts are asking government officials to stop B.C.'s proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG project (PNW LNG). According to a letter signed by the experts, "PNW LNG would be one of the single largest point source emitters in Canada." Their data claims when upstream emissions are added to fac…

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Trans Mountain before federal approval after NEB recommendation

Trans Mountain before federal approval after NEB recommendation

Alberta - The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced its decision to recommend the approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, subject to 157 conditions. The federal government now has seven months to give an answer on the project. In January, the province of B.C. formally declined to endorse the project, citing …

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Largest floating solar project launched by Kyocera

Largest floating solar project launched by Kyocera

TOKYO—The Kyocera Corporation and its joint-venture partner the Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation announced on Jan. 21 that Kyocera TCL Solar has started construction on the world's largest floating solar power plant, to be located on the Yamakura Dam reservoir. Scheduled for launch in 2018, the plant will be comprised …

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