Mason Resources Corp. of Vancouver and Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. have announced that they have entered into an arrangement agreement where Hudbay will acquire the remaining 86 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mason that it does not already own.
Omega Engineering of Norwalk, CT, has announced a new Canada website. Designed to offer B2B customers a consumer-oriented experience, the site has been completely overhauled.
The Government of Canada plans to invest $5 million to help position Goldcorp Canada‘s Borden Mine near Chapleau, ON, as a mine of the future — producing ore in a more environmentally sustainable way. With this investment, Borden Mine will replace all diesel mobile equipment with battery electric vehicles, making it Canada’s first all battery electric underground mine.
The Weidmüller Group of Richmond, VA, has announced that Javi Richmond recently joined the company as managing director of Weidmuller Canada. Richmond replaces Terry Hodgson, who has been promoted to executive vice president of Weidmuller Inc, North America.
A major international standards program on smart manufacturing will receive end-user input from the International Society of Automation (ISA), a developer of widely used international consensus standards in key areas of industrial automation, including cybersecurity, safety and enterprise-control integration.
Longueuil, QC-based dairy cooperative Agropur has launched Inno Accel, North America’s first accelerator for dairy businesses. The first cohort of five young entrepreneurs from Canada and the U.S. promises to help reinvigorate and reinvent dairy with the support of Entrepreneur-in-Residence Patrick Gagné (CEO of the OSMO Foundation), Chief Ambassador Jérôme Ferrer (chef and co-owner of the Europea group), and a strong network of mentors to help propel their growth.
Petrotranz Inc. of Calgary has announced the appointment of Dallas Smith as CEO, replacing Paul Johnson. “I am pleased that Dallas Smith is taking on the responsibility and commitment that comes with overseeing Petrotranz,” said Johnson.
Toronto-based Validere, a venture-backed oil and gas IoT and artificial intelligence platform has raised $7 million in seed funding to transform oil and gas trading and logistics through reliable data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) insights.
Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, recently went to Sudbury, ON, to challenge Canadian innovators to develop new clean technology solutions that cut energy consumption for crushing mined rock — a process that currently accounts for up to three percent of the entire world’s electricity generation.
At a recent speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade, National Energy Board (NEB) Chair and CEO Peter Watson released Canada’s Energy Future 2018: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040. Renewable sources of electricity will experience significant growth and continue to play a large role in Canada’s electricity generation mix over the next 20 years, according to the new energy outlook report from the NEB.