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Breakwater couldn’t save homes, road and fish plant from storm in northern Cape Breton | CBC News

People in northern Cape Breton are shocked by the strength of post-tropical storm Fiona, which devastated the small community of New Haven, near Neil’s Harbour. It destroyed a road and damaged the fish plant, some homes and boats. Roland Michaelis, operations manager for the Victoria Co-op Fisheries, said the plant commonly prepares for storms, but […]

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UK

Norway’s Vianode Invests $194 Million In Battery Materials Plant

Vianode, owned by Norsk Hydro, Elkem and Altor, will invest 2 billion Norwegian crowns ($193.51 million) in building a large-scale plant for sustainable battery materials in Norway, the firm said on Wednesday. “The decision is an important step towards establishing a complete battery value chain in Norway for the European market,” it said in a […]

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Life Style

Plant a spectacular native with tropical looks

The post-pandemic years have seen an absolute explosion of interest in exotic aroids. With their dramatic, architectural foliage and dazzling leaf patterns, they have sold for tens of thousands of pounds online – not even rooted plants, but individual stem cuttings. This has caused an unprecedented boom, with growers in places like Indonesia and Thailand […]

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UK

Vianode invests NOK 2 billion in battery materials plant in Norway

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vianode, a company owned by Elkem, Hydro and Altor, has decided to invest in its first industrial-scale plant for sustainable battery materials at Herøya in Norway. The investment of around NOK 2 billion will create new industrial jobs and provide critical battery materials. The decision is an important […]

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Science

Gary activists claim proposed Fulcrum BioEnergy plant unproven, bad for environment

Members of Gary Advocates for Responsible Development say a new report by the agency shows the planned Fulcrum Centerpoint bioenergy facility is “bad for the city” despite the company’s claims to the contrary. GARD member Dorreen Carey described the report as a “game changer” Wednesday at a press conference announcing its release. The group has […]

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Science

Environment groups slam plan to reopen Michigan nuclear plant

Dozens of environmental groups submitted a letter to federal energy officials Friday imploring them to deny funding to a New Jersey company seeking to reopen a west Michigan nuclear plant. Palisades Power Plant should not be eligible for the Civil Nuclear Credit Program, a $6 billion fund created through the bipartisan infrastructure law, the groups […]

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UK

Norway’s Vianode invests $194 mln in battery materials plant

Reuters Wednesday September 21, 2022 01:58 COPENHAGEN, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Vianode, owned by Norsk Hydro , Elkem and Altor, will invest 2 billion Norwegian crowns ($193.51 million) in building a large-scale plant for sustainable battery materials in Norway, the firm said on Wednesday. “The decision is an important step towards establishing a complete battery […]

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Canada

De Havilland to build airplane manufacturing plant east of Calgary, Kenney says | CBC News

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada plans to build an airplane manufacturing plant east of Calgary, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday morning. Kenney was speaking at a Toronto news conference as part of a provincial campaign to draw skilled workers to Alberta when he made the announcement. Three lines of aircraft will be produced at the […]

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UK

Norway’s Vianode invests in battery materials plant

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Vianode, owned by Norsk Hydro, Elkem and Altor, will invest 2 billion Norwegian crowns ($193.51 million) in building a large-scale plant for sustainable battery materials in Norway, Norsk Hydro said in a statement on Wednesday. ($1 = 10.3352 Norwegian crowns) (Reporting by Stine Jacobsen, editing by Anna Ringstrom) Source link

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Norsk Hydro: Vianode invests NOK 2 billion in battery materials plant in Norway

Vianode, a company owned by Elkem, Hydro and Altor, has decided to invest in its first industrial scale plant for sustainable battery materials at Herøya in Norway. The investment of around NOK 2 billion will create new industrial jobs and provide critical battery materials. The decision is an important step towards establishing a complete battery […]