Minneapolis, MN-based Ceres Global Ag Corp. has announced plans to build a $350 million integrated canola processing facility in Northgate, SK, to help meet the current and growing global demand for canola products.
Haag Canada, a multi-disciplinary forensic engineering firm based in Toronto specializing in large, complex loss, has hired practice leads for its Mechanical and Electrical engineering disciplines and has opened new offices in Ottawa and Calgary to support activities led from the firm’s head office in Toronto.
Suez Group of Paris and Montreal-based Airex Energy have formed a partnership in order to provide carbon neutrality solutions. Their joint expertise will be said to enable them to industrialize the recovery of biomass residues into biochar (a stable form of organic carbon), which is essential to the resilience, vitality and fertility of urban and agricultural soils.
Cryopeak LNG Solutions, a Richmond, BC based company, has announced the commencement of operations at its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility in Fort Nelson, BC. Phase 1 production capacity is 27,000 LNG gallons per day and the plant is scalable to approximately 100,000 gallons per day under its current permit.
Endress+Hauser Group, in keeping with its role as global leader in measurement instrumentation, is conducting an employee-led program to increase the participation of women at all levels in the company.
Chemicals industry employees use shockingly weak passwords, as revealed by NordPass’s new research. This alarms security experts, as weak passwords make it very easy for hackers to access accounts.
Richards Industrials, a Cincinnati-based manufacturer of regulators, valves, and other flow control products, has announced the acquisition of Equilibar LLC. Equilibar is the second strategic add-on acquisition for Richards in 18 months, which partnered with Astor Place Holdings in July 2019.
Inter Pipeline Ltd. has announced it will receive a $408 million grant from the Alberta government towards its Heartland Petrochemical Complex (HPC). According to Reuters, the grant will be made under the Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program, introduced by the government to attract investment in petrochemical plants in the province.
The province of Ontario has announced it is developing its first-ever Critical Minerals Strategy to help generate investment, increase Ontario’s competitiveness in the global market, create jobs and opportunities in the mining sector, and support the transition to a low-carbon economy both at home and abroad. Frontier Lithium of Sudbury, ON, was called to support the announcement.
Canola is one of Canada’s most important cash crops, but there’s only so much suitable cropland where the plants can be grown. What if it were possible to modify the height and shape of canola, so more plants could be grown in the same amount of space — potentially increasing crop yield?