THE INNOVATORS: Climeon Aims to Produce Electricity from Oil Related Waste Water
The Climeon Heat Power units are designed to take maximum advantage of low temperature heat, from geothermal or industrial waste heat sourcesBy Tracey MurrayThe capture and conversion of waste heat into electricity is the unsung hero of clean power. Sweden-based … Continue Reading..
THE INNOVATORS: SafeSeal Designs a System to Double the Life of Critical Valves
A company out of Drayton Valley has developed the SafeSeal Valve System designed to reduce pipeline spills and catastrophic events.By Lynette LefsrudThe concept is straightforward – poor maintenance of critical values can result in huge … Continue Reading..
THE INNOVATORS: Halliburton’s new Rock-on-a Chip™ microfluidic device
How Halliburton’s new Rock-on-a Chip™ microfluidic device for improving fracturing fluid evaluation can help lead to better field productionBy Tracey MurrayPairing horizontal drilling with multi-fracture completions launched the shale oil and gas revolution more than … Continue Reading..
THE INNOVATORS: The Calgary company that is transforming the industrial world with magnetic filtration
Patented technology brings significant cost savings to energy companiesBy Lynette LefsrudBlack powder is a contaminant found in hydrocarbons that costs companies millions of dollars a year, but few people know how detrimental it really is. … Continue Reading..
Have you made your 2018 Business Resolutions yet?
Most people remember to make their personal resolutions for the new year, but as with anything a balance is important between personal and business life. Balance out your personal resolutions by making some business resolutions … Continue Reading..
GridStone packs in holiday cheer at Spam Cup
Spam Cup is hosted each year by YYC Tech Gives as a friendly food sorting competition. 24 teams compete to pack the most holiday hampers for the Calgary Food Bank within the 20 minute timed … Continue Reading..
THE INNOVATORS: Reducing the Carbon Footprint Profitably
Award winning Cap-Op Energy provides tools to reduce emissions and costsBy Tracey MurrayWhen the Alberta Government introduced a new carbon offset protocol aimed at providing an incentive to reduce methane venting from pneumatic equipment earlier … Continue Reading..
THE INNOVATORS: Is Nanocomposite Technology the Answer to Pipeline Leak Detection?
Start-up Direct-C is looking to bring its innovation to marketBy Lynette LefsrudPipeline leaks typically make big headlines and are a major blow to the reputation and financials of any pipeline company. After every significant spill comes … Continue Reading..
What I’ve learned from 3 Years in Business
By the time a business owner gets to the 3-year mark – you become crystal clear on why you are in business. For me, clarity came this summer. After 3 years of running a marketing firm, … Continue Reading..
The Innovators: Companies and People That Are Pushing Boundaries – VizworX Transforms How People Interact With Technology
Augmented reality changes the game By Lynette LefsrudLet me present you with an age-old problem.How many times have you seen something in a 2 dimensional (2D) format and then are surprised by the final 3 dimensional (3D) … Continue Reading..