46 Results for cleantech

Pure Technologies Ltd. has announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Xylem Inc. whereby Xylem will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Pure, representing an enterprise value for Pure of CAD $509 million. The Purchase Price represents a 102.7 per cent premium to…

December 12, 2017 @ 10:38am

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, released the a photo and statement today after returning from a successful engagement with the Canadian companies on the clean-technology trade mission to China. Minister McKenna said, “Canadian companies have expertise and solutions to offer. For example, hundreds of millions of Chinese…

December 07, 2017 @ 9:21am

Clearford Water Systems Inc. has announced the acquisition of Koester Canada Inc., an Ontario-based subsidiary of Koester Associates, Inc., for $7.8 million. Koester Canada's two divisions, the Koester Canada Design-Build and Koester Team Aquatic Operations Group, will be renamed Clearford-Koester Canada and Clearford Waterworks, respectively. Clearford expects to expand the Waterworks division…

November 30, 2017 @ 11:37am

As part of Export Development Canada's (EDC) Cleantech Export Week, EDC has announced its first Cleantech Export Stars, the top three Canadian companies that have bridged the gap between domestic and international success in the cleantech industry, including Ostara Nutrient Technologies, Inc. "The naming of our first ever Cleantech Export…

November 29, 2017 @ 11:15am

Today, Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $155-million program that will fund clean technology projects in the areas of energy, mining and forestry, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental outcomes. The new Clean Growth Program is the first of its kind to promote and require collaboration with…

November 20, 2017 @ 5:37pm

A group of local organizations have come together to develop the first ever "smart" stormwater technology pilot focused on reducing the risk of basement flooding during extreme weather events. The stormwater technology pilot is a partnership project which includes the Environment Network, Greenland Engineering Consultants, Huronia Security and Monitoring, The Town of…

November 16, 2017 @ 8:30am

University of Alberta researchers are tackling the problem of rural and agricultural water testing by introducing a handheld sensor that can detect E. coli in situ. One of the largest obstacles to decisive action on water quality threats, whether E. coli or cyanobacteria, is the time it takes to verify…

November 15, 2017 @ 9:50am

The City of Welland, Ontario is assisting consumers with water conservation and leak detection by offering a $100 incentive for the purchase of Alert Labs real-time water sensors. City Council approved a partnership with Alert Labs or residents to purchase a Flowie water sensor. The regular price of Flowie is…

November 07, 2017 @ 6:23am

As neighbours do, two leading water innovation organizations have begun a new partnership to support the uptake of promising new water technologies. Today at the World Water-Tech North America Summit in Toronto, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) announced a new partnership with the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP)…

November 03, 2017 @ 11:19am

On Friday, Manitoba released its sustainability and climate plan, A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. The plan underscores the importance of water management, making it one of four cornerstones in its green-future planning. Announced by premier Brian Pallister and sustainable development minister Rochelle Squires, the plan is focused on four strategic…

October 30, 2017 @ 11:31am

In early October, the CLEER (Clean, Low-energy, Effective, Engaged, and Remediated) mining sector's supercluster proposal received notification that it made the shortlist for federal funding. Now, the CLEER Mining Supercluster group, led by the Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) and Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), is looking for Canadian technology partners, including those active in mining…

October 24, 2017 @ 12:12pm

University of Illinois mechanical science and engineering professor Kyle Smith and his co-authors have published a study demonstrating the viability of a battery-like technology in the journal Electrochimica Acta, which applies new materials that could make desalination of brackish waters economically desirable and energy efficient. Coastal regions, where the rise of…

October 19, 2017 @ 8:09am

Pure Technologies recently completed the longest, single deployment of its PipeDiver inspection platform to date on a critical water pipeline that runs over 70 kilometers through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Colorado Springs and the City of Aurora are the second and third largest communities in the state of Colorado. The Homestake…

October 13, 2017 @ 10:05am

Ontario-based Noblegen Inc. has announced the election of David Abramson and Robert Gillison as directors of the board, effective immediately. The election comes after the opening of the company’s series B round of financing, where the new directors will be instrumental in guiding the executive team to implement the company’s…

October 06, 2017 @ 12:19pm

A University of Windsor engineering professor is leading the way on an industry-academia collaboration that aims to improve drinking water quality in the capital of India. Dr. Rajesh Seth has obtained funding through the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS)—a Canadian Networks of…

October 05, 2017 @ 11:13am

Xylem has unveiled a new series of smart dewatering pumps under its Godwin brand at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). The Godwin NC150S Dri-Prime pump is the first in the new Godwin S Series. It features Godwin Field Smart Technology (FST), the first-in-industry telemetry and…

October 03, 2017 @ 9:29am

Quebec’s H2O Innovation Inc. was awarded its largest ultrafiltration contract to date with the City of San Diego, California. This new contract, for a water treatment plant of 40 MGD (151,416 m3/day) capacity, brings the corporation’s project sales backlog to $56.8 million. The San Diego North City Pure Water Facility…

September 29, 2017 @ 9:54am

A new water cleantech accelerator has been launched in western Canada.  WaterNEXT (not to be confused with Water Canada's Water's Next) was launched in Alberta on September 12th to help develop the next generation of Canadian water technologies and solutions. Water Next will introduce entrepreneurs to water industry investors and global…

September 18, 2017 @ 4:49pm

BluMetric Environmental Inc., an Ottawa-based cleantech company involved in water resource protection and rehabilitation, announced revenue of $7.4 million and net income of $70,000 in the unaudited results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2017. Financial Highlights Year-to-date revenue is $22.9 million, a reduction of 5 per cent compared to…

September 11, 2017 @ 12:02pm

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is supporting more Canadian entrepreneurs than ever before, with 49,000 business owners receiving its services, up 17 per cent from the year before, according to BDC's 2016–17 annual report. "Helping entrepreneurs thrive is our greatest ambition. BDC remains committed to a clear and…

August 23, 2017 @ 10:52am

Ottawa-based Clearford Water Systems Inc. has released unaudited consolidated financial statements, which shows revenue slightly below $1 million for the last quarter, while the UV Pure segmented sales have shown market growth. Revenue for the second quarter 2017 was $972,731 compared with $1,041,011 for the prior year's quarter. Operating loss…

August 01, 2017 @ 11:25am

The Government of Canada announced a new $7.8-million investment in three Quebec companies that will improve surface water quality in Sherbrooke and Montreal. The investments will support the use of Canadian water technologies to treat industrial wastewater. The announcement was made by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development…

July 31, 2017 @ 11:38am

Vancouver’s QMC has signed a service contract to provide meter reading, data collection, and reporting services to Apex Innovation for its submetering business in South Africa. “QMC is pleased to be forming a partnership with Apex to provide a state-of-the art solution bringing IoT to the submetering market in South…

July 04, 2017 @ 11:06am

Acceleware Ltd. announced that it has won the 2017 Global Petroleum Show Award for Emerging Clean Technology. Acceleware’s cleantech is a radio frequency heating technology that can be used for without water to process in situ oil and gas reservoirs. “Acceleware would like to thank the Global Petroleum Show and…

June 14, 2017 @ 1:52pm

BLOOM has announced grant funding to support the completion of seven clean technology demonstration projects. The water cleantech pilot is focused on an innovative solids management technology. The demonstrations are unique collaborative projects involving both a cleantech solution provider as well as an end-use customer host who is representative of…

June 14, 2017 @ 11:13am

H2O Innovation Inc. has announced that it was awarded two new wastewater projects in the United States. These new contracts bring their project sales backlog to $58.9 M. The Corporation's first contract consists of a wastewater treatment system using the Bio-Wheel™ proprietary technology, an integrated fixed-film activated sludge process. The…

June 13, 2017 @ 10:14am

A Vancouver entrepreneur has commercialized a new approach for treating dairy farm manure and sewage sludge and will be recognized with an award from Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit organization that partners companies, government and academia to promote Canadian research and training. The microwave enhanced advanced oxidation process (MW-AOP) has earned…

June 08, 2017 @ 10:13am

A new report from Analytica Advisors has said that Canada’s cleantech sector will struggle if federal policy fails to appropriately encourage the market. The report, 2017 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Report, says that Canada’s federal government wants to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, but without smart new policy…

April 20, 2017 @ 11:32am

A company that uses artificial intelligence to help make water utilities safer and more efficient was among the grand-prize winners at the Velocity Fund Finals held at the University of Waterloo in Ontario. The Velocity Fund competition showcases 10 startups as they pitch for their chance to win one of…

March 31, 2017 @ 12:10pm

The City of Charlottetown plans to transition its current wastewater treatment facility, or pollution control plant, to a resource recovery facility that would have long-term financial, environmental, and social benefits for the Greater Charlottetown Area. Project components that are currently being considered include renewable energy production, biosolid drying, and end-use…

March 15, 2017 @ 6:49am

A new report released by KPMG and the CEO Alliance shows that British Columbia's cleantech sector is worth $1.8 billion and is among the fastest growing sectors in the province. However, those surveyed in the report suggested that more government support is needed to foster the sector. The report delivered…

March 14, 2017 @ 2:50pm

Ontario’s Water Technology  Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) has updated their website with a new design and layout, but also valuable tools to help visitors discover partners, funding sources, and other business growth opportunities. The new site boasts cleaner navigation, revamped content, a more powerful search engine, and practical industry tools designed…

March 08, 2017 @ 8:06am

Fourth Day has acquired both a new project and a new partner in Canada as it helps Getcleantech.com to raise its international profile. Getcleantech.com is disrupting the way people connect to and do business in the cleantech space. The platform, recently started by a group of technology professionals and entrepreneurs,…

February 24, 2017 @ 11:38am

Cleantech Group has announced its list of top 100 cleantech companies, which includes Canadian water tech companies, Axine Water Technologies and Saltworks Technologies Inc., among others. Axine made the list for its award-winning, low-cost, chemical-free solutions for treating ammonia and toxic organics in industrial wastewater. Featured in Water Canada’s Nov/Dec…

January 24, 2017 @ 8:39am

A group of cleantech professionals and entrepreneurs have launched getcleantech.com, a global hub that is disrupting the way people connect to and do business in the sector. The platform aggregates the clean technology industry, helps accelerate project adoption and financing, and matches professionals to new projects and others in their…

December 19, 2016 @ 8:37am

A new study released today by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and Cycle Capital Management, in collaboration with Écotech Québec, sheds light on some of the struggles encountered by Canada's cleantech sector. The study entitled, Forging a Cleaner and More Innovative Economy in Canada, examines the current challenges of the…

December 06, 2016 @ 6:25am

The winners of the 17th annual Brownie Awards were announced this week at a gala event, held at the Delta Toronto Hotel. With more than 120 brownfield industry professionals in attendance, 10 awards were given out to the builders, innovators and visionaries behind the brownfield rehabilitation projects that has revitalized communities…

December 02, 2016 @ 7:13am

A Vancouver engineering firm’s solar-powered desalination pipe design has been shortlisted for the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI). LAGI promotes human-centric design solutions for sustainable energy infrastructure. Based in Santa Monica, the initiative is inspired by the Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility (SMURFF). The facility teaches vistors about stormwater,…

November 08, 2016 @ 9:10am

A $1.2-million cleantech challenge has been announced by Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), and Alberta Innovates. The challenge is focused on mining hot water production technologies. The goal is to develop methods to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy efficiency by identifying alternative methods…

November 08, 2016 @ 7:58am

The Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) is inviting applications by southern Ontario companies for a limited number of technology development projects of up to 2 years in duration that could benefit from a contribution of up to $500,000 toward eligible project costs. The SOWC's Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) program is funded…

July 28, 2016 @ 8:56am

A British Columbia-based clean-tech company, Smart Waters, is one of the latest recipients of the of the BREW (Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Wisconsin.) Accelerator program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States. Each year, BREW winners receive up to a $50,000 equity investment, accelerator space in the Global Water Center,…

June 16, 2016 @ 6:37am

On Tuesday October 20, 2015, the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) held its Environment Industry Day at the Ontario legislature. Dozens of representatives from clean-tech firms descended on Queen’s Park to discuss issues of concern and raise the visibility of Ontario’s environment sector. The events was attended by clean-tech firms,…

October 22, 2015 @ 2:40pm

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) today announced its 18th round of funding for Canadian clean technology demonstration projects. Canadian entrepreneurs and technology developers with new technologies and a compelling business case are encouraged to submit Statements of Interests to the SD Tech Fund™ from September 1 to October 20, 2010.…

September 03, 2010 @ 9:24am

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is calling on entrepreneurs and technology developers across Canada to submit Statements of Interests to the SD Tech Fund, as SDTC opens its 17th round of funding. “Investing in promising clean technology solutions developed in Canada is key to creating the smart, green jobs of…

February 24, 2010 @ 9:09am

Day One passed with much talk of the economy and how it's affecting environmental businesses. Not surprisingly, most of the non-technical sessions had a money focus. One delegate asked a panel on the cleantech landscape how to turn investor attitudes from "Hm. This is so cheap right now" to "Wow!…

March 18, 2009 @ 6:16am

OCETA and The Russell-Mitchell Group, in collaboration with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and the Ontario government, announced today the upcoming release of a groundbreaking report on Ontario's Clean Technology Industry. The report, entitled The 2009 OCETA SDTC Cleantech Growth & Go-to-Market Report, will be released in February 2009. It…

January 23, 2009 @ 11:53am