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Three wind turbines are located on flat land near an irrigated field with mountains in the background.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global New winds are blowing: Canada’s energy shifts to renewable resources

According to the National Energy Board, Canada ranks higher than other developed countries in regards to its energy derived from renewable resources

by Jillian Clark
Graphic from Scotiabank, showing the prices of industrial commodities.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Global Digging deep into metals & minerals: Scotiabank Special Report

A renewed sense of optimism is expected in the global mining industry as industrial commodity prices are beginning to rise.

Ikea Canada is set to purchase a $58.6 million wind power facility near Drumheller, Alberta.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta IKEA makes move to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

IKEA creates a sustainable future for their shoppers

by Jillian Clark
Picture of gloved hand, displaying a piece of glass with a wafer-thin piece of silicon on it.
Energy, Products & equipment The Age of Solar? Cutting-edge technology is helping to usher in a new era of alternative energy use

California-based Rayton Solar aims to create the world's most cost-effective source of energy, and is proving as a catalyst for other innovative entrepreneurs.

by Elizabeth James
Valemount Marina
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Geothermal sustainability closer than ever in British Columbia

The forestry town of Valemount has been slowly re-inventing itself for a sustainable future with their plans to become Canada’s first geothermal village.

by Jillian Clark
An aerial view (via drone) of the Tecolutla onshore oil and gas development block in the Tampico-Misantla Basin, located within Mexico’s Veracruz state.
Energy, Alberta, Global Mexican energy reform: follow “first movers” to find oil and gas opportunities in the south

International Frontier Resources of Calgary has been awarded an onshore oil & gas development block in Mexico because of the de-nationalization of the industry.

by Jillian Clark
2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee, James 'Jim' Carter.
Energy, Alberta Oilsands pioneer James “Jim” Carter inducted into the 2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

A pioneer of the oil sands, education advocate, and respectful leader is inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

by Jillian Clark
Robin Campbell, President of the Coal Association of Canada.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global Coal Association of Canada “disappointed” with federal coal phase-out announcement

CAC is disappointed in the federal government's announcement to accelerate the phase out all traditional coal-fired generation by 2030.

This aerial shot of Nelson Hydro's Bonnington generating station shows the clearcut where the solar garden has been built.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia A successful sunny garden

Nelson, B.C., grew a solar garden in a year and a half with the help of its citizens

by Virginia Rasch
Ener-Core is commercializing its two-megawatt KG2-3GEF/PO Power Oxidizer, which can run on waste and low-quality gases from a wide variety of industries, with Siemens/Dresser-Rand.
Energy, Technology Ener-core creates energy from low-BTU gas

Ener-Core is bringing environmental and revenue-generating possibilities to mining operations

by Jessica Kirby
The Pfisterer CrossPower System offers several benefits to remote mining locations, including lower energy costs and portability.
Energy, Technology Are mini-grids the future of energy?

Pfisterer/THEnergy has released a portable solar and wind mini-grid to benefit remote mine sites.

by Jessica Kirby
The Hon. Sergio Marchi, president and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association, spoke with chamber of commerce members, guests and media in Cranbrook, B.C., on October 19, 2016.
Energy Boosting Canada’s power

The Hon. Sergio Marchi spoke in Cranbrook about the massive spending needed to update and expand Canada’s electricity infrastructure.

by Marie Milner
Overhead photo of IsoEnergy site.
Mining Insider, Energy, British Columbia IsoEnergy Completes Amalgamation and Receives Conditional Listing Approval from TSXV

The Company plans to use available funds to explore its Thorburn Lake Project and Radio Project

by Keith Powell
Picture of LNG powered haul truck.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, Global LNG becoming increasingly popular in powering the mining industry

The mining industry has seen a steady increase in the use of LNG in various mining applications.

Solar-diesel hybrid power plant.
Mining Insider, Energy, Mines, Products & equipment, Global A new, cost-efficient compact hybrid system for solar–diesel microgrids targets the Mining Industry

The system is able to run on 100% solar power during the day, when solar radiation is highest.

Graphic of the Energy and Mines World Congress.
Education, Energy, Mines, Ontario How can mining operators further reduce their carbon emissions?

The Energy and Mines World Congress will be held in Toronto, ON on November 21 - 22.

Picture of Canada Carbon map.
Mining Insider, Energy, Exploration, Products & equipment, Global Canada Carbon to explore testing of thermally upgraded graphite for X-energy’s Xe-100 Reactor Series

X-energy is dedicated to developing transformational nuclear energy solutions that change the world.

Workers tend the Pristine-M test facility operating at the AES Coal Fired Energy facility near Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Global Keep coal burning, but reduce the footprint

Clean Coal Technologies Inc.’s Pristine M dehydration process reduces the environmental impact of coal mining in North America, sparking global interest.

by Jillian Clark
Morgan Solar uses Sun Simba CPV modules.
Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Morgan Solar Wins Contract to Build Largest Solar Project in Alberta

Morgan Solar was awarded the contract to build Alberta Solar One

by Kevin Miller
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