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SDTC Invests in Magnesium Reclamation from Tailings

An investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) will capture legacy magnesium from tailings generated during asbestos mining in Quebec. Such improvements help ease...

Terrapure and Vale Win Exemplary Biosolids Management Award

Burlington, Ontario-based Terratec Environmental, a division solutions provider Terrapure is the recipient of the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) 2018 Exemplary Biosolids Management Award. The company was...

UBC Develops Efficient, Non-Toxic Membrane to Separate Oil and Water

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a low-cost membrane that effectively separates oil and water on demand. The technology could pave...

Canada Invests $600K in Clean Water Technologies for Oil Sands

Today, the Government of Canada announced that it will invest $600,000 in clean water technologies to benefit oil sands work in Western Canada. Northern Alberta...

Top 5 Water Technology and Innovation Stories 2017

1. Global trade agenda Welcome to 2017, where some have declared that Canada has lost control of its global trade agenda. There is great uncertainty...

Top 5 Water in Politics Stories 2017

1. SAD lakes The Great Lakes had a tough year. Lake Erie is not looking so healthy, Asian Carp continue their inexorable marathon towards ecosystem disruption,...

Tailings Pond Pollution Controls Are Effective, Feds Argue

The federal government has submitted a statement regarding Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) oversight of tailings ponds in Alberta to the Commission for...

Alta. Oil Extraction Tech Uses No External Water, Receives $10M Grant

Alberta’s Acceleware, developer of the RF XL cleantech that allows for heavy oil and bitumen extraction without any external water added, has received funding...

UN Calls for Zero-Failure Objective in Mining Waste Spills

An international coalition of non-governmental organizations has welcomed the new Assessment Report Summary released last week in Geneva by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which urges States and...

Alberta Energy Regulator Releases Water Use Report

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has released a new report on how the province’s energy industry uses water in an effort to drive improved...

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