Toys donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau
The Reindeer Bus rolled into service Dec 4th, continuing a beloved holiday tradition in Metro Vancouver. In addition to spreading Christmas cheer across the region – the red-nosed reindeer will deliver donated toys as part of the Toys for Tots initiative, which has been operating for more than three decades.
“The Reindeer Bus is one of our proud traditions,” says TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond. “Whether it’s the volunteer decorators, the operators behind the wheel, the passengers in the seats, or the kids on Christmas Day – the Reindeer Bus brings us all together and brings a smile to every street corner!”
Dec 4, 2019 - 15 hours ago
Ships loaded on semi-submersible delivery vessel for Transatlantic voyage
VICTORIA – BC Ferries’ first two hybrid electric Island Class ferries are on their way to British Columbia. The ships departed Constanta, Romania on November 20, 2019, on a semi-submersible vessel for the 10,305 nautical mile journey to their new home in B.C. Damen Shipyards Group is responsible for the transport of the ships to B.C.
Dec 4, 2019 - 18 hours ago
The winner of the 20th international Swedish Steel Prize is Shape Corp. from the United States. The prize is awarded for the groundbreaking use of martensitic steel in a 3D formed tube for automotive roof rail applications.
Dec 3, 2019 - 2 days ago
On November 13th Suncor announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Microsoft Canada as a part of the company’s effort to further accelerate its digital transformation journey. Suncor has selected Microsoft as its strategic cloud provider, tapping into the full range of Microsoft’s cloud solutions to empower a connected and collaborative workforce, upgrade data centres, and increase analytics capabilities. Suncor will also collaborate with Microsoft on innovation projects, drawing on expertise and opportunities from both organizations.
“We’re excited to be partnering with Microsoft because they’re a global leader in the digital technology space, and they will bring value and insights into global innovation best practices,” said Mark Little, Suncor president and chief executive officer. “This is an example of how we are driving to improve our business in ways that were not possible before – to make our people safer, increase reliability and productivity, reduce costs and improve sustainability.”
In this multi-year strategic alliance, Suncor will take advantage of Microsoft’s full range of cloud solutions and will move towards cloud-based computing with Microsoft Azure as a preferred cloud platform. The move to Azure is expected to enable the rapid deployment of new technologies to improve safety and productivity through artificial intelligence, machine learning, enhanced automation, and Industrial IoT (IIoT) and visualization.
Dec 2, 2019 - 2 days ago
Avfuel Corporation supplied inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be deployed to Bombardier customers upon aircraft delivery
Shipment represents another step in Bombardier’s commitment to secure long-term SAF supply, a key pillar of working toward a sustainable future for business aviation
Bombardier has used SAF for aircraft demonstration purposes in the U.S. and internationally since 2017
Bombardier continues to play a leading role in the industry-wide commitment to addressing climate change by reducing CO2 emissions
Bombardier announced today that it received an inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Montreal facilities, further reinforcing the company’s commitment to sustainable flying. This step is the first in the company’s plan to secure long-term partnerships with fuel suppliers to deploy SAF to all of its facilities as worldwide supply becomes more readily available.
Nov 29, 2019 - 5 days ago
BiogasWorld and its partners, the government of Quebec, Energir, and Fondaction, are proud to have officially launched, on Nov. 26, 2019, the first edition of the RNG Forum, which will take place in November 2020. The event was announced during a networking cocktail where representatives of Quebec’s renewable natural gas industry gathered together in one place for the first time!
Indeed, more than 125 professionals of the RNG industry met this week, expressing their willingness to be involved in its growth. Representatives of organizations playing a key role in the industry also highlighted the full potential RNG offers to make Quebec stand out at the global level and to fight against climate change.
Maxime Lemonde, CEO of BiogasWorld, stressed the importance for the industry to combine its strengths and expertise to ensure its development.
Nov 29, 2019 - 5 days ago
In order to meet market demands, Frontline Machinery has opened a new branch in Woodstock, Ontario. With a regional customer focus, this branch offers new and used equipment options for sale and rent, in addition to an extensive inventory of spare and wear parts.
Nov 29, 2019 - 5 days ago
-Company introduced Concept-X, a comprehensive control solution for construction sites, at the Boryeong Proving Grounds in Korea.
-Designed to improve industrial productivity and safety, Concept-X will be commercialized by 2025
Nov 26, 2019 - 8 days ago
Front Page Story: Island convoy raises donations for local food banks with decorated big rig parade through the Victoria, BC area.
A convoy of about 80 colourfully-lit commercial trucks and equipment, including Santa, will make its way through the streets of Vancouver Island once again for the 21st Annual Island Equipment Owners Association Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive on Saturday, December 7th.
Nov 20, 2019 - 15 days ago
The Canadian fertilizer industry calls on the Prime Minister and his government to work quickly to end the CN strike and get the trains moving again. Fertilizer Canada is calling on both sides of the CN labour dispute to work together to find a solution. Decisive action is needed to mitigate the impact of this strike on our sector and the agribusiness sector.
"We urge representatives of CN Rail and its union to come to the table to reach common ground," said Garth Whyte, President and CEO of Fertilizer Canada. "The number one priority for the new federal cabinet is to find a quick resolution to this strike. Reliable rail service is critically important to our members and the Canadian farmers who are our customers. We must act quickly on any strike action to ensure the long-term sustainability of Canada's domestic and export markets."
Nov 19, 2019 - 16 days ago