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May 18, 2017

Materials and engineering: Rebuilding the world


NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE’s Marcius Extavour talks about Carbon XPRIZE semi finalist teams approaches, including what Montreal’s Carbicrete is offering. “Their pitch is 'I will save you money. I will reduce your emissions and I will feed those back into your product,'” he says. “That's a compelling argument.”

Civil engineer Mehrdad Mahoutian, Carbicrete founder, says the company hopes to create carbon-negative concrete blocks; the aim is to not only eliminate carbon dioxide waste from the production process, but also to capture and store extra CO2.

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Apr 16, 2017

Another Year, Another CAPP Investment Symposium

Source: Calgary Herald

The annual investment symposium hosted by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and Scotiabank wrapped in Toronto on April 12, leaving investors with a greater sense of optimism than was in evidence at this time last year.

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Apr 04, 2017

Tailings Cleanup

Source: Talk 770

What technologies are being used to clean up tailings ponds? Dan Wicklum, chief executive, at Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, shares his insight. 

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