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Industries Hiring The Most People In Canada, March 2013

Industries Hiring The Most People In Canada, March 2013

Statistics Canada’s latest payroll report shows earnings grew 3.1 per cent on average over the year to March, 2013. Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $915 in March, up 0.7 per cent from the previous month. The report also … Continued

Bill Gates launches toilet reinvention crusade

Bill Gates launches toilet reinvention crusade

Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, attends the Reinvent the Toilet Fair competition at the foundation’s campus in Seattle on Wednesday. (Anthony Bolante/Reuters) These aren’t your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste … Continued

China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

The State Grid corporation of China is constructing a power line capable of transmitting a staggering 37 billion kWh per year. The record-breaking cable stretches from the power rich eastern Hami Prefecture to the energy-starved city of Zhengzhou towards the east. Costing a twitch-inducing $3.7 billion, … Continued

Water Efficiency Saves Energy

Water Efficiency Saves Energy

The collection, distribution, and treatment of drinking water and wastewater nationwide consume tremendous amounts of energy and release approximately 116 billion pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year–as much global warming pollution each year as 10 million cars. The energy-water … Continued