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    • ABB: Responding to change

      by Tina Olivero

      ABB launches ABB Ability™ Augmented Field Procedures to drive worker safety and efficiency across the energy sector. The company has developed an innovative augmenting technology aimed at digitalizing the field operator experience and improving interaction between field and control room operations.  Developed specifically to meet the needs of field operators, the technology will empower seamless integration […]

    • Two Carbon Converting Technologies Share $10 Million in ERA’s Grand Challenge

      by Tina Olivero

      Two successful projects have emerged from Round 3 of ERA’s five-year funding competition, Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. ERA is awarding $5 million to Mangrove Water Technologies and $5 million to CarbonCure Technologies to support commercialization of their technologies in Alberta. ERA launched the $35-million Grand Challenge in 2013 to find the world’s most innovative […]

    • New Harsh Environment Research Facility

      by Tina Olivero

      Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as the ocean, energy, shipping, and aerospace sectors. The HERF will be a new world-class R&D facility for large-scale testing, research and development that is vital to the Canadian economy […]

    • Smart Grid Project Receives $2.9 million from Government of Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      August 22, 2019 The Government of Canada has announced a $2.9 million investment in a smart grid project in the town of Parry Sound, led by Bracebridge Generation and utility software engineering pioneer Opus One Solutions. The project aims to help the utility reduce system costs and improve the long-term flexibility and reliability of the […]

    • ABB and OKEA to accelerate value creation using innovative business models

      by Tina Olivero

      July 24th, 2019 Global technology leader ABB and Norwegian fast-growing oil and gas producer OKEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to support OKEA achieve substantial productivity gains using agile and dynamic business models. The MoU reflects future potential for OKEA to leverage ABB’s global digital leadership and industry experience in sustaining lean […]

    • Rival Technologies raises over $8.5 million

      by Tina Olivero

      Rival Technologies today announced that it has doubled its venture-capital funding targets by raising over $8.5 million from Canadian investors. The new funding will be used to continue developing the company’s platform and expanding Reach3 Insights , Rival’s sister company under the Reid Campbell Group. “This product-development funding further validates the work we are doing […]