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Logo of Shell Ventures with picture of Corvus Energy cell.
Energy, Global Shell Ventures invests in Corvus Energy

Corvus Energy announces major investment from Shell Ventures to support the global development of its maritime energy storage solutions.

The Nelson Hydro dam.
Energy, British Columbia BCUC Establishes Process for Inquiry into the Regulation of Municipal Energy Utilities

The BCUC is a regulatory agency responsible for the oversight of energy utilities and compulsory auto insurance in British Columbia

Aerial view of the Resthaven natural gas plant.
Energy, Global CSV Midstream Solutions Corp. acquires Karr 6-18 natural gas facility from Paramount Resources Ltd.

The acquisition was made possible through the strategic investment partnership between CSV Midstream and Northleaf Capital Partners

Close-up of front of coin showing grizzly bear engraving.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Royal Canadian Mint continues wildly popular bullion series with Grizzly theme on new silver coin

The 2019-dated "Grizzly" is the fourth 1 oz., 99.99% pure silver bullion coin from the Mint's "Predator" series

Urbino 12 hydrogen model fuel cell electric bus.
Energy, Global Ballard announces order from Solaris for 12 fuel cell modules to power Bolzano buses

Ballard Power Systems' vision is to deliver fuel cell power for a sustainable planet

Graphic map showing location of lithium-bearing dykes.
Mining Insider, Mines, Manitoba Far Resources completes option on their Green Bay Property, Manitoba

The Green Bay Option is part of the 3,603 hectare high-grade Zoro Lithium Project located near the historic mining town of Snow Lake in Manitoba

Two trades workers walking along a steel walkway.
Energy, Ontario TC Energy reaches agreement to sell Ontario natural gas-fired power plants for $2.87 billion

The transaction is expected to close in late 2019 subject to a number of closing conditions which include regulatory approval

Core samples at the East Preston uranium project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy plans Phase Two Drill Program at East Preston Uranium Project

The proposed winter 2019-2020 drill program will comprise 2,000-2,500 meters of land-based diamond drilling with a budget of approximately $1.2M CDN

Aerial view of the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric facilities.
Energy, British Columbia Tahltan Nation makes largest clean energy investment by a First Nation in BC history

Tahltan Nation Partners with Axium Infrastructure, Manulife Financial and AltaGas Canada

Ken James is the President & CEO of West Coast Olefins Ltd.
Energy, British Columbia West Coast Olefins taking first steps towards the construction of petrochemical facility

The company has secured a 300-acre site in the BCR industrial area within the City of Prince George in preparation for the construction of the facility

Fritz Venter, new CEO and President of Western Potash Corp.
Mining Insider, Mines Western Potash Appoints New CEO and President

Mr. Venter brings with him more than 34 years of experience with a number of the biggest international engineering and construction companies in the world

Two workers standing at a railing talking.
Energy, Alberta, Global Teck Resources’ proposed huge oil sands project deemed in the public interest

The Federal government panel files a positive report about the massive project

A rock sample containing lithium.
Energy, Global Far Resources extends relationship with BattMat Technologies Inc. and files patents

The two companies have signed a Letter of Intent and are filing patents for seven battery and marine related technologies

Air Liquide Scotford facility, near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.
Energy, Alberta Air Liquide strengthens its long-term relationship with Shell Chemicals in Canada

Air Liquide and Shell Chemicals signed renewal contracts for the supply of oxygen, nitrogen, steam and electric to Shell's Scotford facility

Komatsu sign.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Komatsu Mining to construct new 85,000 sq. ft. sales and service facility in Sparwood

Komatsu plans to break ground at the new site in early August, with construction to conclude by the end of 2020

BC Hydro sign outside of office.
Energy, British Columbia Next phase of BC Hydro review to focus on climate goals, new opportunities

A final report with recommendations will be completed in early 2020

Jackie Scales, new Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Teck.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Jackie Scales, Teck’s New Director of Inclusion and Diversity talks about her new role

Jackie is responsible for leading Teck’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy in order to continue building a strong and diverse workforce

LNG tanker in ocean.
Energy, British Columbia, Global FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG facility

Completion of expansion project allows increased supply of Canadian liquefied natural gas to China

Akoo Patel, standing in front of RPMGlobal sign.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global RPMGlobal appoints Akoo Patel to lead Consulting and Advisory division across the Americas

Prior to joining RPMGlobal, Mr. Patel was the Vice President of Metallurgy and Processing for a mining and metals consulting firm