Debris from fishing, oyster farms lurks underwater in B.C., endangering sea life

Credit to Author: Massey Padgham| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 20:40:36 +0000

Abandoned oyster and other aquaculture farms of the west coast of Vancouver Island are death traps to salmon, herring, marine mammals and myriad sea life — and nobody really knows how many are out there.

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Innovative Device Brings Fault-Testing to the Edge of the Grid, Improving Power System Reliability

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 15:04:24 +0000

S&C Electric Co., an employee-owned company with global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, rolled out an innovative solution designed to mitigate nuisance outages for power customers located on the grid edge. The new VacuFuse II Self-Resetting Interrupter has the ability to test if a fault is temporary, and if so, it automatically restores power, eliminating the […]

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COVID-19: Wedding industry urges B.C. government to allow receptions this summer

Credit to Author: Susan Lazaruk| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 03:43:08 +0000

But Dr. Bonnie Henry said public health officials remain concerned about an increased risk of transmission of COVID at events like weddings because they’re held indoors among people well known to each other

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How Power Plants Can Reduce Asset Integrity Risks with Digital Technology

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:23:41 +0000

There are countless risks associated with power plant operations. For example, the risk of equipment failure is present in virtually every power plant system. In some cases, the risk is very low and could even be inconsequential. In others, it’s much higher and could be catastrophic, not only to plant operation, but also to the […]

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How Power Plants Can Reduce Risks with Digital Technology

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:23:41 +0000

There are countless risks associated with power plant operations. For example, the risk of equipment failure is present in virtually every power plant system. In some cases, the risk is very low and could even be inconsequential. In others, it’s much higher and could be catastrophic, not only to plant operation, but also to the […]

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Why CFOs Must Demand Digital Transformation from Their Teams

Credit to Author: Shan Haq| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:03:38 +0000

The last two years have had a profound effect on businesses in all industries, including power generation. Looking into the future, it’s evident that even more change is on the horizon. To accommodate these changes, one thing has become clear within the realm of finance: Digital transformation is no longer optional. Instead, it’s a necessary […]

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B.C. truck drivers join cross-country convoy to protest vaccine mandates

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:33:16 +0000

A GoFundMe page set up to help drivers cover expenses like fuel, food and lodgings during their trip had, by Sunday, raised more than $2.6 million, but GoFundMe said it was holding the funds until it can verify with organizers information about how they will be used.

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Douglas Todd: B.C. cities growing fast, for different reasons

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:24:05 +0000

Analysis: Kelowna, Chilliwack, Victoria and Metro Vancouver are getting bigger, because of strikingly different migration trends. It’s impacting housing prices.

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