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May 14, 2017 News

Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (part I)

by Charlotte Edwards, Environment Analyst

In the first of our two-part market review, Environment Analyst explores changes to the competitive landscape, how firms are coping with the skills gap, and how regulation and funding changes are impacting the provision of contaminated land and remediation consulting services. BY CHARLOTTE EDWARDS, Market Analyst Environment Analyst’s previous examination

May 14, 2017 News

ONEIA seeks nominations for the Errick “Skip” Willis Memorial Award

by hazmat management editor

Several years ago, ONEIA introduced an annual award in honour of Errick “Skip” Willis, one of the Canada’s prominent leaders in environmental business, one of the pillars of ONEIA and a strong advocate for the engagement of the environment business

May 14, 2017 News

Vapour Intrusion Webinar – May 31st

by hazmat management editor

Land Science is pleased to present a webinar with Dr. Kenneth S. Tramm, a founding Principal with Texas-based engineering firm, Modern Geosciences.  In our previous webinar, Dr. Tramm discussed how vapor intrusion is impacting the environmental due diligence industry, with

May 14, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Magazine

by John Nicholson

Hazmat Management Magazine’s weekly e-newsletter is distributed to over 18,000 environmental, cleantech, and hazmat professionals in North America.  Have your company’s product or service included in our company profile section of HazMat Management’s weekly e-newsletter or web site. Starting at

May 7, 2017 News

Failure to Report Spill results in $50,000 Fine

by Hazmat Management Editor

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, headquartered in Toronto, recently plead guilty to one offence under the Canadian Fisheries Act for failing to report a spill.  The case was heard in the Nunavut Court of Justice.  The court ordered the company to

May 7, 2017 News

Funding for Clean Technology in Ontario

by Benjamin Ojoleck and Thomas J. Timmins, Gowlings WLG

As reported by Gowlings LLP, The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently took another step toward implementing the goals in the Ontario Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP).  By filing the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation

May 7, 2017 News

Brownfield Clean-up Success in Brantford

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported in the Brantford Expositor, officials for the City of Brantford (a municipality of 97,000 located in southwestern Ontario) are celebrating the end of a massive effort that cleaned 148,000 cubic metres of contaminated soil at the 20-hectare (50-acre)

May 7, 2017 News

U.S. Spill Response in the Arctic Criticized

by John Nicholson

Less than a month after the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) criticized Canada for being unprepared for an oil spill in the arctic, the U.S. Coast Guard has drawn the criticism of the Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network.    As reported

May 7, 2017 News

The Development and Implementation of Oil Spill Technology in Europe

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported in the Hellenic Shipping News, a mix of methods plus more interest from the private sector characterise the development of oil spill technology and methods in and around ports. More efficient chemicals, boats and booms are all coming

May 7, 2017 News

University of Saskatchewan Developing Technology to Clean-up Oil Spills

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported by CTV News, Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan are developing a new soil to clean up spilled oil and gas from gas station sites.  The researchers are planning to add cattle bio-waste to soil that will trap

May 7, 2017 News

Funding Opportunity: Ontario-Israel R&D Projects

by Hazmat Management Editor

The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) recently announced the launch of a new Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Ontario-Israel Collaboration Program (OICP).  Leveraging support from the Governments of Ontario and Israel, this CFP aims to stimulate R&D collaboration between

May 7, 2017 News

Responsible Energy receives ECA for Gasification Facility

by Hazmat Management Editor

Responsible Energy Inc. recently received all necessary Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA’s) from Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change to begin operating a Free Radical Gasification (FRG™) Demonstration Facility in Ontario. Responsible Energy’s President and CEO, Gordon Fraser is