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  • Terra Nova production drops

    Suncor Energy says production is down at the Terra Nova oilfield because the company encountered hydrogen sulphide in some oil wells late last ...

  • Weather ahoy

    Anchored at the mouth of Placentia Bay, a two-tonne weather buoy loaded with sensors monitors wind, tide and visibility in one of the foggiest ...

  • AG: government vehicles bigger, more expensive

    Auditor General John Noseworthy says the province’s fleet of light highway vehicles — sedans, SUVs, trucks and ATVs — is getting bigger, ...

  • Hydro surplus predicted

    Ontario may have more hydro power than it’ll need as wind energy comes onstream in the next two years — potentially bad news for projects such as ...

  • Replenishing oil reserves

    Suncor Energy’s Alan Brown says more offshore oil exploration is needed off Newfoundland and Labrador. Suncor, operator of the Terra Nova ...

  • SmartBay buoyed by funding

    The SmartBay project in Placentia Bay will reel in $224,000 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) over the next two years.An ...

  • A well in time

    How do you keep an offshore exploration licence as it nears expiration? Diligently pursue drilling the well, to paraphrase the offshore ...

  • Mortgage rules won’t cool market

    A trio of real estate agents in the St. John’s area say Ottawa’s new mortgage rules won’t send the local housing market into a deep freeze ...

  • Union, Vale disagree again

    An industrial inquiry report into the 17-month-old Voisey’s Bay labour dispute seems no further ahead in bringing striking workers and the mining ...

  • Labrador’s next iron ore mine OK’d

    New Millennium Capital Corp. aims to become one of the biggest miners in western Labrador — and its direct shipping ore project is the first ...