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    • Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

      by Tina Olivero

      When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining documentaries do. They take well-accepted perspectives on the far left and pit them against compelling views on the far right, with a clear […]

    • ABB: Industry Now Has Remote Solutions during COVID-19 crisis

      by Tina Olivero

      “During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are having to make difficult choices, balancing people’s safety with economic livelihood. ABB is committed to supporting both: protect people, while helping businesses to stay operational during these challenging times,” said Peter Terwiesch, President Industrial Automation, ABB. “Remote services and digital solutions can make a major contribution to […]

    • Kvaerner donates NOK 10 Million for Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      Kvaerner is a project execution specialist and a trusted advisor for it’s customers. They provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services and deliver advanced offshore platforms, onshore plants, floating production units (i.e. FPSOs) and renewable energy solutions. Our passion, experience and expertise realise values for costumers and societies. Kværner ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates […]

    • BARACK OBAMA: He Levelled The Playing Field

      by Tina Olivero

      I was living in Abu Dhabi at the time that Barack Obama became elected to the Presidency of the United States of America. It was Jan. 20, 2009. While I hadn’t followed the election closely as I was halfway around the world, I distinctly remember the tears of freedom roll down my face when I […]

    • Paris Agreement Pledges Not Enough

      by Tina Olivero

      KEY POINTS Almost 75 per cent of 184 Paris Agreement pledges were judged insufficient to slow climate change Only 28 European Union nations & 7 others will reduce emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030 China & India, top emitters, will reduce emissions intensity, but their emissions will increase U.S., second top emitter, has reversed key national […]

    • PLACENTIA AREA: MASSIVE OPPORTUNITY

      by Tina Olivero

      Not everyone can say that they had an intimate encounter with over $10 Billion worth of industrial opportunities in one week, but the people who attended the Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase last week sure can! The Placentia Chamber of Commerce’s annual conference and trade show event was MC’d by Ray Greene who facilitated the success […]

    • Salesforce Explores the Critical Role of Technology in Canadian Business

      by Tina Olivero

      On June 4th, 2019 Salesforce released a report that explores the critical role of technology in Canadian business. The report explores how Canadian businesses are (and are not) digitizing. The report gives us an in depth look into some of the major barriers and concerns Canadian businesses have about keeping up. The report profiles the […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

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