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Engineers can help protect environment: conference

A conference that could change how the engineering world treats the environment will be taking place May 10 to 12 in Ottawa.

OPG has hungry eyes for

Capitalizing on Northern Ontario’s natural environment to produce clean, renewable power is the intent of Quebec-based Hydromega Services Inc., as well as Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG).

Searching for gas in the swampy Far North

When Stew Hamilton began explaining his theories about reduced chimneys and forest rings in Ontario’s Far North, he was greeted with a healthy dose of scientific skepticism.

Investments in peat fuel promise big potential for Aboriginal partners

Prospecting for peat may be the next pet project in Northern Ontario.

Mattawa Valley wind carries potential for $20M power project

A major Canadian wind power developer is eyeing the Mattawa-Bonfield area, east of North Bay, for a potential wind farm.

New plant blows into the Sault

Algoma Steel is diving into the green energy industry by teaming up with a German wind tower manufacturer in a value-added steel plate venture in Sault Ste. Marie.

$175M ethanol plant planned for Hearst

Hearst – The head of a California eco-energy company, eager to build Ontario’s first forest biomass-to-ethanol fuel plant in Hearst, says they may be kick starting an emerging green fuel industry in the North. MEMS USA president Dr.

Exporting, partnerships fuel 40 years of growth

Kirkland Lake - Heath & Sherwood (1964) Ltd. has creatively diversified and sought out markets all over the world, maintaining competitiveness at home and abroad.

Temagami testing wind farm potential

Temagami – A Temagami-based organization is assessing the potential for a co-operative wind farm in northeastern Ontario.

Commissioner critical of sprawling cities

Unchecked urban sprawl in southern Ontario is becoming hugely expensive and unsustainable, says Ontario’s environmental watchdog in his annual report. Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller levelled criticism in his Nov.