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NB’s hidden desalination company

September 14, 2011

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Access to fresh water may not be a problem for most of New Brunswick, but the province does house a company that could help desert-dry countries around the world deal with their water issues. CANDESAL is based in Fredericton and for years has quietly worked to desalinate the brackish waters produced by the Alberta oilsands. […]

Major layoffs at AECL

July 26, 2011

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Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. is bracing for a mass layoff that would cut 900 employees, according to a memo obtained by the Telegraph-Journal. This would eliminate about 40 per cent of the company’s workforce, says a union official. Michael Ivanco is the vice-president of the Society of Professional Engineers and Associates, which represents many […]