We take an unblinking look at the challenges and opportunities women face in the natural resource sector from a Canadian perspective. It’s been a long, long road for women, but one that’s worth the journey.
Women on the Rise
Mind the Gap
Growing the Role of Women in Natural Resources
From greater land holdings in developing nations to working in North America’s mining industry, much can be done to boost the role of women in natural resources. And the time to do it is now.
Innovation in Alberta: Bringing New Technologies to Solar Power
As Canada works toward total carbon neutrality by 2050, a future rich in renewable energy moves ever closer. Canada’s largest renewable-energy constructor, Borea Construction, is making renewable energy more accessible and smaller in size and environmental impact than ever before.
All Hands on Deck: Committed to Customers, Community, and Collaboration
As a company that has experienced steady, impressive growth since 1968, Brannon Steel has not only enjoyed successful expansion, but has managed to maintain its initial goals and focus of caring for its employees, clients and community. Fostering a deep commitment to family and teamwork, this ISO certified manufacturer with three facilities in Brampton, Ontario offers a wide range of services processing carbon steel plate while expertly handling an array of top-level clients.
Leading the Way in Laser Manufacturing Solutions
Virtek Vision International is a Canadian manufacturer with international reach. Operating out of Ontario, this company primarily provides solutions to a diverse clientele based around the implementation of lasers and laser-outfitted products. These solutions include 3D laser projection systems, assembled from proprietary software and laser projection units assembled in-house. Virtek’s products are, in turn, used across a number of different industries to enhance the capabilities of manufacturing, projection, vision positioning, and quality assurance processes, among other areas.
Over a Century of Diverse Construction Solutions
McMullen & Pitz
McMullen & Pitz Construction Company has over a century of experience in America’s construction industry. In 1918, Oliver McMullen, the owner of a small construction company in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, teamed up with businessman Arthur Pitz to form the company that still bears their names. This new company touted a special focus on marine construction with attention paid to Manitowoc, Sheboygan, and the surrounding areas.
Always Moving Forward
While running Carl Construction and Carl Custom Homes about 30 years ago, Noble Carl saw that there was a growing need at building sites for building waste removal and disposal services. Other needs then presented themselves, each one an opportunity.
Shine On – How DIY Solar Power Pays Off
While Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson are sending rockets to explore space and make Mars habitable for humans, there’s a strong argument to be made for housekeeping changes on Earth, especially if you can’t afford to relocate to the Red Planet.
The World is Yours
The Economics of Influence
The Ups & Downs of Crypto