Making the Smart Grid Smarter

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The traditional power grid wasn’t built to be smart. It was built with one purpose in mind: generate massive amounts of power in a few locations and get that power as efficiently and reliably as possible to users.

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Fido the Robot?Our New Best Friend for Life – And Health

Fido the Robot?

Our New Best Friend for Life – And Health

We’re at the tipping point of a health crisis. Not because there haven’t been incredible advances in prevention and treatment, but because the risk of so many ailments hugely increases as people age. It just does—and there are more of us aging, despite our efforts to stay young and vibrant.

Suddenly, Nevada and Northern Ontario Are Very Good NeighboursMineConnect

Suddenly, Nevada and Northern Ontario Are Very Good Neighbours


On the face of it, the Province of Ontario and the State of Nevada would seem to have little in common: Nevada with its arid desert valleys; Northern Ontario, in the Canadian Shield landform region, containing the majority of Ontario’s 250,000 freshwater lakes. Yet although roughly 3,000 km apart, Northern Ontario and Nevada are the closest of neighbours below the surface, united by mining and the efforts of MineConnect.

New Growth as Diversified Industry Stakes Their Claim in the Mining StateNortheastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA)

New Growth as Diversified Industry Stakes Their Claim in the Mining State

Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA)

Recognized worldwide for the mining of minerals like gold, silver, lithium, vanadium, and molybdenum, Nevada’s economy is also supported by other industries including agriculture, ranching, tourism, and gaming. But now, Executive Director of the Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority (NNRDA) Sheldon Mudd is looking to diversify beyond these sectors as the area looks to the future.

Safer, Greener, Better – The Practice of Progressive MiningBME Mining Canada

Safer, Greener, Better – The Practice of Progressive Mining

BME Mining Canada

Embarking on an explosive journey of innovation and growth, BME Mining Canada, a dynamic collaboration between Sudbury’s leading drilling and blasting contractor, Consbec, and South African explosive manufacturing expert, BME, unveils its cutting-edge production and service hub in Nairn Centre, Ontario. This grand inauguration not only signifies a major leap forward for the company but also sets the stage for an unparalleled global expansion in the realm of bulk emulsions, packaged explosives, and groundbreaking initiating systems.

Leaders in Environmental InnovationA&M Remediation

Leaders in Environmental Innovation

A&M Remediation

Mining practices and safety standards have come a long way, and while companies have adopted environmental and social guidelines (ESG) to mitigate serious risks to people and the environment, there is still work to be done to achieve the level of progress so sorely needed in the industry. That’s where A&M Remediation comes in.

Bringing Canadian Mining Solutions to a Global MarketMining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network

Bringing Canadian Mining Solutions to a Global Market

Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network

When it comes to the future of mining, Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network Director Chamirai Nyabeze says that the industry has become closely tied to the future of the planet itself. This is being driven by multiple factors including the transition toward green energy in mining, a global desire for a low-carbon economy, and ongoing demand for the minerals and metals that make the conveniences of modern life possible. Nyabeze emphasized mining’s role in addressing climate change and climate goals at the recent COP2 event held in Dubai.

Hydraulic Valve Manufacturer Broadens Its FocusHAWE Hydraulik

Hydraulic Valve Manufacturer Broadens Its Focus

HAWE Hydraulik

HAWE Hydraulik has gone electric, so to speak. Headquartered near Munich, Germany, with subsidiaries around the world including in North America, the company designs and manufactures hydraulic valves and pumps. There is a growing emphasis on electrification services and control solutions, however.

Built on Grit and IntegrityTIG

Built on Grit and Integrity


Restaurant management and development company TIG has its headquarters in Philadelphia and operates restaurants throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, and Florida.

Advancing the IndustryThe Solid Waste Association of North America

Advancing the Industry

The Solid Waste Association of North America

The mission of The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is to advance the responsible management of solid waste, with the goal of transitioning waste management to resource management through a shared emphasis on education, advocacy, safety, and research. The largest member-based solid waste association in the world, SWANA has thousands of members and 47 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Ahead of the GameLeck Waste Services

Ahead of the Game

Leck Waste Services

After profiling Leck Waste Services in August 2022, we’ve checked back in with the Pennsylvania-based, family owned and operated business to hear the latest news. Still going strong after 53 years in business, the company continues to offer a full suite of residential, commercial, and municipal services as well as complete compactor services, portable toilets, and shredding services.

Keeping Canada ShiningSwish Maintenance Limited

Keeping Canada Shining

Swish Maintenance Limited

As COVID-19 reminded the world of the importance of good hygiene, family-owned and operated Swish Maintenance Limited stepped in to help protect the nation with a high-value offering that helps its customers set themselves apart in highly competitive markets. Ahead of its time in many ways, the company is a Canadian leader in the sanitation industry, offering its customers a range of cleaning assessment software, equipment, and custom green certified cleaning solutions. Shopping with Swish is easy whether on account, through one of its 13 retail centres, or via its full ecommerce website.

Trusted Service and Family ValuesStar Cartage

Trusted Service and Family Values

Star Cartage

For almost 50 years, Star Cartage has provided first-class transportation and logistics services to its many customers worldwide. Building on the foundation set in place by truck driver and visionary Clarence “Cotton” Rutherford, Star Cartage’s family ownership is a point of pride and a key part of the company’s values and commitment to clients and staff alike.

A Premier Specialty ContractorJ. Pettiecord, Inc.

A Premier Specialty Contractor

J. Pettiecord, Inc.

Known as one of the Midwest’s premier specialty contractors, J. Pettiecord, Inc. handles large-scale land clearing, environmental remediation, demolition, wood waste grinding, railroad services, underground storage tank removal, snow removal, dump trucking, and heavy haul trucking. With 70 full-time employees at the ready, the Bondurant, Iowa-based business is well prepared for whatever short-term, long-term, or emergency project comes its way.

Atlantic Momentum Hits HomeAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Atlantic Momentum Hits Home

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is entering its third decade of operations as the foremost organization dedicated to supporting both businesses and owners in the Atlantic provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador). ACOA rang in a new year alongside a remarkable new development for its home base. In March 2023, and with the endorsement of 17 former premiers and deputy premiers of the Atlantic provinces, the PPF (Public Policy Forum) commissioned a report titled the Atlantic Canada Momentum Index. In short, this report gives credence to an ongoing theory that, currently, Atlantic Canada is seeing a considerable upswing in key areas—at times, more so than any other part of the country.

Welcome to the Heart of LabradorTown of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Welcome to the Heart of Labrador

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

If you’re looking for a community where business and investment opportunities abound; where salaries are above average; where families enjoy all the amenities associated with urban living, but also outdoor life in pristine surroundings; where post-secondary education thrives; and where everyone is welcome, the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador ticks all the boxes.


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