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May 18, 2017

Materials and engineering: Rebuilding the world

Source: nature.com

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 4, 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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