Tech Innovation


​Sturgeon Refinery completes maintenance shutdown, re-introducing SCO

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 5:32 PM MST

The Sturgeon Refinery has completed a major maintenance shutdown that was scheduled to include a full test run of the…

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​Supreme Court dismisses appeal in long running Packers Plus technology fight

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 4:56 PM MST

CALGARY — A long-running court battle over who owns a well-completion technology that helped usher in the shale oil and…

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​Petro-Canada completes ‘electric highway’ of more than 50 charge stations from B.C. to N.S.

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 7:22 AM MST

Petro-Canada says it has completed a cross-Canada network of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers, with more than 50 sites located…

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​First rare earths pilot plant outside China opens in Colorado

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 7 AM MST

USA Rare Earth and partner Texas Mineral Resources have opened a pilot plant processing facility in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, which…

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​B.C.’s General Fusion closes US$65MM funding round, sets sights on prototype construction

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:17 AM MST

Burnaby’s General Fusion Inc. announced Monday the close of US$65 million ($85 million) Series E funding round led by Singapore-based…

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​Trump helped nix electric car tax measure sought by Tesla, GM

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:15 AM MST

The expansion of a tax credit for electric vehicles isn’t likely to appear in a broad deal being negotiated by…

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​Incoming clean fuel standard sparks innovation into greener fuels

Monday, December 16, 2019, 7:28 AM MST

Many Canadian motorists might not know it, but they are likely to soon be pumping some fraction of their gasoline…

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​Conuma Coal converting its fleet of trucks to all-electric power at Northeast B.C. mines

Monday, December 16, 2019, 7:18 AM MST

Conuma Coal, which operates three metallurgical coal mines in northeastern B.C., is electrifying its fleet of haul trucks at one…

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Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

Monday, December 16, 2019, 7:15 AM MST

TORONTO — Sales of electric vehicles in Ontario have plummeted since the Progressive Conservative government cancelled a rebate last year,…

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​COSIA ‘turns up the volume’ on call for innovators to solve oil sands technical challenges

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:19 AM MST

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is reaching out to innovators and technology developers in Alberta, across Canada, and around…

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​Alberta launches Canadian Energy Centre to 'fight back' with the truth

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 2:38 PM MST

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Energy Minister Sonya Savage were at SAIT on Wednesday to officially launch the Canadian Energy…

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Harbour Air conducts first test flight of all-electric seaplane

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 6:15 PM MST

Richmond, B.C.-based Harbour Air says it successfully conducted the first test flight of an all-electric seaplane on Tuesday.The company reported…

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