Newsletter


Nov 01, 2016

Compelling challenges drive the scientific inquiry inside COSIA

For scientists and engineers, a compelling challenge is what sets them onto the path of scientific inquiry. At its heart, COSIA is a science, engineering and innovation organization, and the challenge and motivation to discover and develop technologies that will accelerate environmental performance improvement in the oil sands is what drives the scientific inquiry going on inside COSIA.

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Oct 31, 2016

GHG EPA: COSIA in Space

Jonathan Matthews, director of COSIA’s GHG EPA, sat down to discuss the recent announcement of the winners of the initial stage of the COSIA-ARCTIC Waste Heat Challenge. The case study takes us to completely new frontiers with GHGSat.

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Oct 31, 2016

Land EPA: Amphibious Vehicles

Director of COSIA’s Land EPA, Jenna Dunlop, shares the latest from the Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs program. This issue’s case study takes a look at amphibious vehicles, which can drive across land and float on water, and are completely changing the game for boreal forest caribou habitat restoration.

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Oct 31, 2016

Tailings EPA: Research & Development in Tailings Management

John Brogly, director of COSIA’s Tailings EPA, touches on changes to tailings legislation announced by the Alberta Energy Regulator and how these relate to work underway by member companies. The case study details Coanda Research & Development’s work to help solve some of the challenges faced by the Tailings EPA.

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Oct 31, 2016

Monitoring PA: RAMPing Up Monitoring

The Monitoring Priority Area is taking a closer look at its Regional Aquatic Monitoring Program fish data and demonstrating a new approach for recognizing changes in the environment. Kelly Munkittrick, director of Monitoring for COSIA, talks us through the latest research.

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Oct 31, 2016

NSERC Industrial Research Chair Builds for the Future

The future of the oil sands industry relies on improving environmental performance, and the brightest minds to make this possible. Dr. Ward Wilson, the NSERC/COSIA Industrial Research Chair, is helping develop the great minds of tomorrow that are required to innovate for the future of the oil sands.

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Oct 31, 2016

Events

COSIA and its member companies have hosted, presented and attended numerous events in the effort to tell more people about what we do.

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