Vancouver Becoming North America’s Largest Coal-Exporting Port


Vancouver Becoming North America’s Largest Coal-Exporting Port
  1. Vancouver Becoming North America’s Largest Coal-Exporting Port
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    Canada is expanding its coal exports to Asia through British Columbia The post Vancouver Becoming North America’s Largest Coal-Exporting Port appeared first on Alberta Oil…
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B.C. is expanding its coal exports to Asia via facilities such as this Deltaport terminal. Vancouver’s expansion projects will make it North America’s largest coal exporting port

366,000 people who died prematurely in China in 2013 due to coal pollution, according to Tsinghua University in Beijing. Globally, coal mining accidents kill an estimated 12,000 people a year. The industry employs roughly one percent of all global labor but accounts for eight percent of fatal accidents, according to the International Labour Organisation.

The lives lost to coal are matched by the rock’s carbon footprint. Burning it for electricity emits almost twice the greenhouse gas per unit of energy as burning natural gas does and about one-third more than oil. At almost 50 percent, coal is by far the largest source of human-produced greenhouse gases globally. Today, B.C. ports are shipping increasing amounts of coal to Asia, including American c…

  1. The Great Green Debate

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    05.23 / 23:15 albertaoilmagazine.com
    Alberta Oil asked Canada Action founder, Cody Battershill, wide-ranging questions on all aspects of energy from renewables to oil sands The post The Great Green Debate appeared first on Alberta Oil…
  2. Hapag-Lloyd wins award for Cargo Patrol safety program

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries
    05.23 / 22:21 canadianshipper.com
      Hamburg, Germany — Hapag-Lloyd is the winner of this year’s “Gefahr/gut” innovation prize. The trade magazine of the same name recognized the shipping company for its “Cargo Patrol” safety program, which has detected more than 11,000 incorrectly declared bookings… The post Hapag-Lloyd wins award for Cargo Patrol safety program appeared first on Canadian Shipper…
  3. Finnish container terminals to go live with Navis N4 in the cloud

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    05.23 / 22:21 canadianshipper.com
    Oakland, CA — Two Finland-based container terminals—Steveco Vuosaari (Helsinki) and Steveco Mussalo (Kotka)—have become the world’s first ports to successfully go live with Navis N4 in a hosted private cloud environment following their March 25th go-lives. Steveco is one of… The post Finnish container terminals to go live with Navis N4 in the cloud appeared first on Canadian Shipper…
  4. INTTRA: Time for ocean shippers to digitize

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    05.23 / 22:21 canadianshipper.com
    Parsippany, NJ — Digitization is rapidly transforming the ocean container shipping industry, according to INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace. In a new whitepaper—Blueprint 2032: How Technology Transforms Ocean Container Shipping—INTTRA, the ocean container shipping industry’s largest neutral electronic transaction… The post INTTRA: Time for ocean shippers to digitize appeared first on Canadian Shipper…
  5. How to cut carbon emissions as e-commerce soars

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    05.23 / 22:21 canadianshipper.com
    Consumers love to shop online, but it is taking a toll on the environment. Customers want products delivered rapidly and that means a sharp rise in home deliveries and individual packages—and higher carbon emissions. A few sustainability leaders are developing… The post How to cut carbon emissions as e-commerce soars appeared first on Canadian S…
  6. EDF Denies "Rumor" Of Delaying Nuclear Rollback

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    05.23 / 18:21 nuclearstreet.com
    French utility EDF, which is majority owned by the state, used a Twitter account to deny a media allegation that it secretly intended to roll back the country's nuclear power reduction plan by 25 years. EDF's statement said it denied the “malicious rumor about the existence of a secret plan which sets back the 50 percent nuclear target to 2050.” The country's plan is to reduce nuclear power as a percentage of its energy mix from about 75 percent to 50 percent by 2025. EDF…
  7. EDF Denies "Rumor" Of Delaying Nuclear Rollback

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    05.23 / 15:34 nuclearstreet.com
    French utility EDF, which is majority owned by the state, used a Twitter account to deny a media allegation that it secretly intended to roll back the country's nuclear power reduction plan by 25 years. EDF's statement said it denied the “malicious rumor about the existence of a secret plan which sets back the 50 percent nuclear target to 2050.” The country's plan is to reduce nuclear power as a percentage of its energy mix from about 75 percent to 50 percent by 2025. EDF…
  8. NuGen To Meet With China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corp.

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    05.23 / 15:09 nuclearstreet.com
    A Nuclear Industry Association spokeswoman in Britain confirmed talks would take place with the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) of China and NuGen, which has plans to build three AP1000 reactors in Moorside, near Sellafield. With 60 percent of NuGen owned by financially troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, serious questions have surfaced over the viability of the project. Toshiba said it expected to lose $8.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31. The…
  9. NuGen To Meet With China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corp.

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    05.23 / 14:46 nuclearstreet.com
    A Nuclear Industry Association spokeswoman in Britain confirmed talks would take place with the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) of China and NuGen, which has plans to build three AP1000 reactors in Moorside, near Sellafield. With 60 percent of NuGen owned by financially troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, serious questions have surfaced over the viability of the project. Toshiba said it expected to lose $8.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31. The…
  10. A Tale of Two Canadas

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    05.23 / 13:10 albertaoilmagazine.com
    When it comes to refinery markets, Eastern and Western Canada might as well be different countries The post A Tale of Two Canadas appeared first on Alberta Oil…
  11. Ohio House Drops Nuclear Financing Plan

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    05.22 / 16:05 nuclearstreet.com
    Chairman of Ohio's House Public Utilities Committee Bill Seitz has closed down the hearing that was exploring the possibility of setting up financial support for FirstEnergy's two nuclear power plants in the state. Reportedly, FirstEnergy is continuing efforts to revive the discussion, which FirstEnergy Chief Executive Officer Chuck Jones said is “not a bailout.” The current proposal would help keep the plants operating with a cost, estimated by the Ohio Consumer's Council, of…
  12. Swiss Vote Spells Phase Out For Nuclear Power

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    05.22 / 16:05 nuclearstreet.com
    A referendum in Switzerland that included a provision forbidding construction of new nuclear power plants passed on Sunday. The referendum included support for renewable power sources and pitted the two energy supplies against each other. Thus, the bill, perhaps inadvertently, was a referendum against energy diversity. The referendum was an add-on the country's Energy Strategy 2050, which was adopted last year. While snipping out nuclear power, however, it provides for an expanded use of…
  13. Swiss Vote Spells Phase Out For Nuclear Power

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    05.22 / 15:15 nuclearstreet.com
    A referendum in Switzerland that included a provision forbidding construction of new nuclear power plants passed on Sunday. The referendum included support for renewable power sources and pitted the two energy supplies against each other. Thus, the bill, perhaps inadvertently, was a referendum against energy diversity. The referendum was an add-on the country's Energy Strategy 2050, which was adopted last year. While snipping out nuclear power, however, it provides for an expanded use of…