Tech Innovation


New future for Alberta bitumen in advanced materials

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:47 AM MST

Alberta Innovates is launching a major new clean technology initiative called the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge, a $15-million international competition…

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​CSV Midstream to build 50,000 bbl/d partial upgrader with Fractal Systems

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:23 AM MST

Fractal Systems announced Tuesday that it is partnering with CSV Midstream to build a commercial hub facility where producers can…

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Goodbye but see you soon! Message from JWN editor Deborah Jaremko

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Dear JWN readers, After almost 16 and-a-half years, today is my last day as a reporter and editor with JWN.…

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​Canada and US seal deal on critical minerals collaboration

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 7:13 AM MST

Canada and the US announced Thursday they have finalized the Canada-US Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration, aimed to…

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Moving mountains: Entrepreneurs at Acceleware working to reduce costs and ‘green-up’ oilsands production using RF heating

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:29 AM MST

This article is part of a multi-part series that explores how innovation and technology are shaping the future of Canada’s…

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BMW becomes first carmaker to join responsible mining group

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:20 AM MST

German luxury vehicle maker BMW has joined a global group that promotes ecologically and socially responsible mining in large-scale operations,…

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​Oilsands producer Cenovus aims for 'net zero' GHG emissions by 2050

Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

CALGARY — Oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. said Thursday it will aim to achieve “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by…

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​General Fusion partners with Hatch for prototype power plant

Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:11 AM MST

General Fusion Inc. has some extra juice flowing through it as it pushes forward with plans to build a demonstration…

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Saskatchewan sells five blocks of rights for brine minerals, including lithium

Monday, January 6, 2020, 7:05 AM MST

Regina — If there’s one mineral that you probably have in your pocket right now that the whole world is…

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​2019 tipping point for renewable projects at mine sites: report

Friday, January 3, 2020, 7:15 AM MST

In a recent report, consultancy firm THEnergy stated that 2019 saw significant growth in the number of mining companies around…

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Industry developing around extracting CO2 out of atmosphere

Thursday, January 2, 2020, 6:56 AM MST

In west Texas, amid one of the most productive oilfields in the continent, a Canadian company is building a plant…

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