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FortisBC sues insurers and designers of incinerator system after 2017 LNG plant fire

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:04 AM MST

FortisBC Energy Inc. is suing a group of insurers and the designers of an incinerator that failed after a fire…

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​Harbour Air to test-fly ‘world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft’ December 11

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7:03 AM MST

Harbour Air plans to test-fly what it calls the “world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft” on December 11 at Vancouver…

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​B.C. truck operators down on diesel, up on natural gas

Friday, August 16, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

The high cost of diesel in B.C. has sparked a spike in interest in natural gas as an alternative fuel…

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​LNG Canada, JGC Fluor launch trades training program for women

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT

LNG Canada and its main contractor, JGC Fluor, are launching a new four-week work-readiness program aimed at getting more women…

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Imperial Oil claims City of White Rock undervalued former gas station site targeted for expropriation

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT

Imperial Oil Ltd. is suing the Corporation of the City of White Rock after the city allegedly shortchanged the oil…

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​Six Canadian companies chasing the carbon capture market

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

A recent report by CMC Research Institutes and the Pembina Institute estimates the global carbon capture market could be worth…

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​New $150 million LNG bunkering, export terminal planned for B.C.’s Tilbury Island

Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

A B.C. provincial environmental review has begun for a $150 million LNG terminal that will supply both the domestic and…

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Carbon Engineering raises US$68mm for direct air capture, eyes commercialization ramp-up

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

A B.C. company that has developed a way to capture carbon in the atmosphere is cleaning up in its own…

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Cyberattacks against Canadian businesses on the rise: report

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

Cybersecurity remains an ongoing and growing problem for Canadian businesses, with an estimated 83 per cent of companies having experienced…

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BC Hydro system faces cybersecurity threats: auditor general

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

BC Hydro is not effectively managing parts of the power grid that could be susceptible to cyberattacks, the province’s auditor…

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​B.C.’s CarboNet raises $5.5 million for wastewater tech it’s taking to Texas oilfields

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:16 AM MDT

Most wastewater treatments employ chemicals such as peroxide or chlorine to make water safe for re-use or disposal at industrial…

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Anti-pipeline funds flow from unexpected sources

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

To an outside investor, especially an American, it may seem odd to learn that, in Canada, when opponents make their…

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