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Renewables Aren't Enough. Clean Coal Is the Future

Proof that good things don't always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the …

Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts

The two companies dominate digital advertising in a way even TV's oligopolists would envy<p>Two remarkable images from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>: First, take a look at the future of American advertising. Print and radio are projected to stabilize this decade, TV is expected to keep growing, and digital …

Google Reinvents How Cloud Computing Is Priced

Many people complain that renting computer power from Amazon and other cloud companies is too expensive. Though the cloud is a great way to get a …

An Interview With Bruce Greenwald, Value Investing Guru

Investment guru Bruce Greenwald shares his views on investing, from catalysts to valuation.<p>Hailed by <i>The New York Times</i> as a "guru to Wall Street's …

Vale warns less than two years before iron ore overcapacity

The resilience of the iron ore trade in the face of rising supply and slowing growth in its number one market China has surprised many market …

Substitution Effects Capping Future Oil Demand Growth

It is often said that the cure for high oil prices is high oil prices. Kuwait’s oil minister Mustafa Al-Shamali announced today that $100 to $110 a …

Oil and gas M&A review published for H1 2013

Our firm’s Calgary office recently released its review of public M&A transactions in the oil and gas sector for the first half of this year. The …

B.C. works on a special tax rate for LNG investors

Print<p>Related<p>The B.C. government will soon find a “sweet spot” tax rate to be applied to energy firms that go ahead with plans to invest billions of …

24 Crucial Things to Know About Running Natural Gas Trucks | Today's Trucking

TORONTO — Attendees on day one of Canada’s first Natural Gas Vehicle Conference scored some clutch advice from two of Canada’s most well-known fleets.<p>…

Williams project to turn oil sands off-gas into plastic feedstock - PLANT

<b>Williams will remove ethane from the mixture of gases that are a byproduct of the oil sands upgrading.</b> <i><br>Photo: Williams Energy</i><p>CALGARY — A project to …

Brookfield Property Offers To Acquire Brookfield Office For $5B

Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) (TSE:BPY.UN), a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM) (TSE:BAM.A), a Canadian …

MEGA BRANDS lays building blocks for growth - Canadian Plastics

Final part assembly in Montreal.<p>The business of making toys isn’t exactly fun and games — more like the latest extreme roller coaster ride, complete …

The 10 Stealth Economic Trends That Rule the World Today

Old trends: Soaring US carbon dioxide emissions, skyrocketing medical costs, out-of-control deficits. New trends: Tumbling emissions, creeping medical costs, falling deficits.<p>REUTERS<p><i>What’s going on in the world today?</i> It’s hard to keep up. Some facts are familiar to anyone who reads the news. …

EPA Proposes Revised Carbon Standards for New Power Plants (UPDATED)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday issued a revised proposal to curb carbon emissions from new power plants that sets separate …

Flaherty extends tax break for manufacturers, says it helps Canada compete - Canadian Plastics

Manufacturers can continue to write off investments in new equipment and machinery more quickly under a two-year program extension announced on Sept. …

Canada

Vale to sell control of VLI unit to Mitsui, Brookfield

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Wednesday it plans to sell control of its VLI SA general rail- and port-cargo unit to Canadian, Japanese and Brazilian investors in a transaction expected to be worth about 4 billion reais ($1.79 billion).<p>A logo is …

Brazil

LNG exports should be top priority for Canada, Prentice says

September 18, 2013<br>by The Canadian Press<p>CALGARY—CIBC executive and former Conservative cabinet minister Jim Prentice says there’s nothing more urgent …

Nine months behind schedule, CSeries first flight finally here

September 16, 2013<br>by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press<p>MONTREAL—Years of planning will be put to the test when Bombardier’s CSeries commercial jet …

MCAP’s Pre-Approval Change - Mortgage Rates & Mortgage Broker News in Canada

• Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• LinkedIn 0<p>One of the most damaging things a broker channel lender can do is lose brokers’ confidence. When that happens, brokers route …

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Natural refrigeration goes for a tipping point

That bag of jumbo frozen shrimp in your freezer promises between 12 and 15 individual crustaceans. But when a customer gets the bag home and cuts …

Gambling Debts: New Report Blasts Crop Insurance for Rewarding the Risky

When farmers experience crop lose due to extreme weather, crop insurance is there to help them out. In many ways, the insurance that farmers buy is …

BP proposes Tangier seismic program off Nova Scotia

Calgary-based BP Exploration (Canada) Ltd. has proposed a 3D seismic acquisition program over Exploration Licenses 2431, 2432, 2433 and 2434 (shown …

EPA Plan to Curb New Coal-Fired Power Plants

Agency Ready to Require Costly, Novel Equipment to Capture Greenhouse Emissions<p>WASHINGTON—The Obama administration plans to block the construction of new coal-fired power plants unless they are built with novel and expensive technology to capture greenhouse-gas emissions, according to people …

Obama Administration

Go Your Own Way – Can Canadian Railbit Crude Compete With Pipelines?

RBN Energy estimates that by 2015 rail terminal capacity to load heavy bitumen “dilbit” crude in Western Canada will be about 800 Mb/d. Unload …

We Need Backup

Imagine a dull, overcast day: warm, muggy, and dead calm. On such a day, the tallest wind turbines are idle, and thick stratus clouds block solar …

Source: BlackBerry just “gutted” its salesforce

Share this:<p>According to a source close to the matter, BlackBerry today laid off more than half of its salesforce. The source, based in Waterloo, says …

New Lens on the Future

<b>Title: Shell News Lens Scenarios</b><p>Duration: 1:38 minutes<p>Description:<p>Shell’s new lens scenarios, used to build plausible visions of what lies ahead, …