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Supply Post Industry News - November, 2019

  • Bombardier Reinforces Commitment To Environment And Receives First Shipment Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel In Montreal

    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.

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    Nov 29, 2019 - 9 days ago

  • BiogasWorld Launches RNG Forum To Grow Industry In Canada

    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.

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    Nov 29, 2019 - 9 days ago

  • New Branch Expands Frontline Machinery’s Service Footprint for New and Existing Customers in Ontario

    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. 

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    Nov 29, 2019 - 9 days ago

  • Doosan Infracore Demonstrates the Unmanned and Automated Construction Site Solutions

    -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

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    Nov 26, 2019 - 12 days ago

  • Vancouver Island Streets Light Up With The Holiday Spirit Of Giving

    Mark Volk from H. Volk Transport Ltd. out of Victoria, BC was one of the festive participants in last year’s Annual IEOA Truck Convoy & Food Drive.

    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. 

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    Nov 20, 2019 - 19 days ago

  • Fertilizer Canada Urges Quick Action To Resolve The Canadian National Railway Strike

    Update:

    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."

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    Nov 19, 2019 - 20 days ago

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    Nov 19, 2019 - 20 days ago

  • A Century Of Prosperity: The Esquimalt Graving Dock

    The Esquimalt Graving Dock is a unique facility that has long been an important contributor to the local economy. Watch as Angelina, Dan, Stafford, Peter and Max share their personal stories of what it’s like to contribute to running this century-old facility.

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    Nov 14, 2019 - 24 days ago

  • Managing Community Forests: Cariboo Wildfire Risk Reduction Projects

    100 MILE HOUSE, B.C.: The Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. (FESBC) is supporting three projects within the 100 Mile House Community Forest which will reduce wildfire risk in priority interface areas.

    The 100 Mile House Development Corporation undertook a multi-phase project. The first phase assessed and identified wildfire risk and the second phase included the development of site-specific forestry. Implementation of various fuel management treatments falls under the third phase.

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    Nov 14, 2019 - 24 days ago

  • Build Together: Women Of The Building Trades Partners With LeanIn.Org

    – NABTU, Build Together form partnership with LeanIn.Org –

     Women continue to make up less than five per cent of the construction workforce. Build Together: Women of the Building Trades has made significant strides over the years to develop resources and materials that address real issues women face in the construction sector, including the establishment of provincial Build Together Chapters. Utilizing this established network, Build Together, along with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), have launched Lean In Circles for Union Tradeswomen a new partnership with www.leanin.org to connect tradeswomen, help them learn new skills to navigate bias and advocates for themselves, for a piloted six-month program across Canada and in St. Louis, MO.

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    Nov 14, 2019 - 24 days ago

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