Innovators: Press Releases

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EASTERN CANADA’S LARGEST OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EVENT A SUCCESS

by wade on June 23, 2014

The mood was upbeat at Noia’s 30th annual international conference last week (June 17-20) as more than 1,000 delegates were in attendance to celebrate Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum industry and its potential for growth. Known as Eastern Canada’s largest oil and gas industry event, the conference included presentations by senior industry players. The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador opened the conference with a keynote address.
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BUSINESS FORUM ON OCEAN POLICY AND PLANNING

by wade on June 22, 2014

(11 June 2014) The World Ocean Council (WOC) is pleased to announce that registration is open for the Business Forum on Ocean Policy and Planning (29-30 September 2014, New York City, USA).

Ocean governance, policy and planning developments are occurring at an increasing pace at national, regional and international levels - with significant implications for the private sector. The WOC is working to catalyze coordinated, proactive industry involvement in policy and planning developments affecting the future of responsible ocean economic activity.
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RDC INVESTS IN CORROSION RESEARCH AT COASTAL TEST SITE

by wade on June 10, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 04 June 2014) The Research and Development Corporation (RDC) is pleased to announce an investment of $598,000 to build research and development capacity and expertise in corrosion research, an area of significant interest for the oil and gas, marine shipping and other industries who work in the Arctic and other harsh environments.   Read more.

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MHAs CALL ON THE FEDS TO IMPROVE MARINE ATLANTIC FERRY SERVICE

by wade on June 10, 2014

(St. John’s, NL: 05 June 2014) The majority of members of the legislature passed a private member’s motion yesterday calling on the Federal Government to improve the Marine Atlantic ferry service. During debate, the Provincial Government highlighted the importance of Marine Atlantic as a vital link between the island portion of the province and mainland Canada for residents and businesses.
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JOT CALLS FOR PAPERS ON MARINE BIOFOULING

by wade on June 9, 2014

The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) production team invites the submission of technical papers that describe cutting edge research related to biofouling for its winter 2014 issue. Papers should present the results of new (i.e., not previously published) research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length.   All papers are subject to a rigorous peer-review process and must be submitted no later than August 30, 2014. All peer-reviewed papers in the JOT are open access.   Read more.