Canadian crude-by-rail loadings in April rebounded 47,000 bpd from the March monthly average. According to Genscape, wider Canadian crude differentials and increased demand from Gulf Coast refiners, in the wake of sanctions on Venezuela’s oil sector, made rail transportation more attractive to some shippers.
Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) of Guelph, ON, has appointed Markus Rocca as director of business development, EMEA, effective June 3rd 2019. Rocca has worked for HPS in Europe, where he was director of sales since November 2017.
The Stamford, CT-based Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water brand, announced that it has started transitioning its packaging to recycled plastic (rPET), and plans to be the first major bottled water brand to reach 100% recycled plastic across its still water portfolio by 2022.
Building on the Pfizer 17-year history in Missouri, a newly opened, US$236 million, 295,000 square feet facility in Chesterfield will expand the capacity of colleagues dedicated to the research and development of potential medicines and vaccines.
Yokogawa has become aware of a number of instances in which counterfeit field instruments, bearing the Yokogawa logo, have reached some of its customers. At first glance, they are nearly indistinguishable with a semblance of functionality and interface that mimics its products.
Emerson of St. Louis, MO, has acquired Berkeley, CA-based Bioproduction Group (Bio-G), a leader in simulation, modeling, and scheduling software for biomanufacturing. Bio-G’s scheduling and modeling systems combined with Emerson’s extensive life sciences technology and expertise portfolio will help companies bring therapies for cancer, diabetes and other illnesses to patients sooner.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is encouraged by the creation of a federal task force aimed at combatting foreign interference in Canadian elections.
Wajax has announced the resignation of Darren Yaworsky, senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, for personal reasons. His positions will now be filled by Stuart Auld.
Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to experience one of the world’s top landmarks emission-free. Two new Maid of the Mist passenger vessels will be powered entirely by high-capacity battery packs, becoming the first all-electric vessels ever built in the U.S.