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    • EigenTherm Solar to Deliver Low Cost Solar Electricity 24/7

      by Tina Olivero

      EigenTherm Solar, Inc. is the latest venture from power conversion industry technologist, inventor, holder of dozens of U.S. and foreign patents, and Ideal Power Founder Bill Alexander. EigenTherm Solar is a concentrated solar power company that has introduced a revolutionary solar thermal collector technology – the FlexForm Collector. The global concentrated solar power (CSP) market […]

    • JOHN GUGEL: PRESIDENT OF HONEYWELL UOP BUSINESS

      by Tina Olivero

      Honeywell has announced the appointment of John Gugel as president of Honeywell UOP, a leading supplier of process technology, catalysts, engineered systems, and technical and engineering services to the global petroleum refining, petrochemical, chemical and gas processing industries. With more than 25 years serving in numerous roles at Honeywell UOP, Gugel is an established leader in […]

    • Wood awarded multi-million dollar contract

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood has secured a new multi-million dollar contract with Hyundai Engineering to provide detailed engineering services and material supply for a steam methane reformer, part of a new Wood-licensed hydrogen production unit for the Melaka Refinery Diesel Euro 5 Project in Malaysia. Wood will deploy its leading proprietary Terrace WallTM technology for hydrogen production as […]

    • Voisey’s Bay: Project Update & Opportunities

      by Tina Olivero

      THE EARLY DAYS I remember way back in the early 1990’s; there were a lot of lands staked in Labrador as prospectors were looking for diamonds. Al Chislett, Chris Verbiski, of Archean Resources, knew that the Archean rock formations of Labrador were one of the earth’s oldest rock groups where diamonds are often found. They […]

    • Newfoundland’s Offshore: Time to take the BULL BY THE HORNS!

      by Tina Olivero

      In Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope, he said that his role as the president was a great responsibility and his drive came from great discontent. I thought a lot about that and realized that discontent comes from the disparity between where we are and where we can be. It’s that uncomfortable edge that has […]

    • Adventure Lights: Illuminating the way

      by Tina Olivero

      Little did he know at the time, that his love of sports and adventure would lead to his destiny as the President of one of Canada’s most innovative up-and-coming companies, Adventure Lights. There’s something about Tim Ford. He’s got ‘that thing’. You know what I’m talking about. That thing that hits you in your belly […]

    • Nalco Champion In Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      “I am from Lawn, Newfoundland and I have worked in the oil and gas service industry for the past 18 years. In May 2011, while working in Angola I met Ryan Olson, who is currently Canadian Regional Manager of Oil Sands and Heavy Oil for Nalco Champion. During our conversation, I asked him, “Why isn’t […]

    • Spotlight On: Dave Billard & Aker Solutions Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      AKER SOLUTIONS CANADA Dave Billard is a local Newfoundlander with a world of experience in the offshore. He formerly worked with TCO, Chevron and was also the Director of Engineering for the mega-Hebron project that is currently operating offshore Newfoundland. With the foundation of his career in senior engineering roles in the oil and gas […]

    • EnviroMed Detection Services

      by Tina Olivero

      Fire safety just got even safer with advances in technology that are saving lives. EnviroMed Detection Services CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about the world of safety for those working in the industrial sector. Lee says, “Technology is now working where it matters most, with safety. With new devices that offer […]

    • Digitization Can Decrease Production Cost

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy producers expected to do more with less while focusing on the environment. After a prolonged period of oversupply and low prices, Canadian oil and gas producers are turning to technology to reduce production costs by 10% to 20%, according to PwC Canada’s new report Energy Visions: Decade of disruption, launched today in Calgary at the […]

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