The concept of sustainability has changed dramatically over the past few decades; we look at what ‘the S word’ really means in the resource sector
Suncor’s new vice president East Coast Canada Josée Tremblay talks about her new role and a newfound appreciation for fog
Has the opportunity to harness tidal power in the Bay of Fundy been swept out to sea?
Reclaimed Stellarton mine site continues to provide new economic opportunities
Veteran builder says energy efficiency boosts structural integrity and sustainability
Historically, the design and development of buildings have changed to adapt to social needs. As environmental and climate concerns continue to grow, the building industry is entering a new era—with a focus on conserving resources and reducing the carbon, energy and environmental footprint of built structures. Here’s a sample of what’s happening with this latest […]
What would happen to oil if every vehicle switched to electric?
Dr. Robert Greenwood, executive director, public engagement and the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland TODAY, NATURAL RESOURCE EMPLOYERS are challenged to find enough workers. And increasingly, the workers they need have to come with state-of the-art skills and training. Many baby boomers have enjoyed long-term employment in fishing, […]
Spotlight profiles businesses in Atlantic Canada’s service and supply sector
On The Job
For On The Job we find out what it’s like to step into the boots of a resource sector worker
Unni Fjaer is VP of Equinor Canada. She previously served as Equinor’s (formerly Statoil) location manager in Hammerfest, Norway, where she was responsible for LNG production. Ms. Fjaer has had significant offshore experience during her 25-year career with Equinor, including positions as platform manager offshore Norway and human resources manager for operations mid-Norway. In N.L., […]
It’s no secret that large organizations, corporate, government and institutions can be shy (risk averse) when it comes to hiring small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Some consider it risky to trust their larger projects with an SME…
So much of what I see and read online about resource development seems to be positioned in conflict. It’s like a resource sector Game of Thrones: oil, gas, pipelines and mines versus hydroelectricity, tidal, wind and solar power. That type of battle is one that no one can win. We’re so fortunate here in Atlantic […]
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