Profile of Moira Baird

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  • Mind-bottling

    The day before Christmas Eve at the liquor corporation’s bottling plant in St. John’s, the Iceberg Vodka line is running.Hundreds of clear ...

  • Cougar’s helicopter OK’d for flights

    Suncor Energy says an offshore helicopter that experienced “higher than normal” vibration during an aborted Monday morning flight checked ...

  • Helicopter aborts flight at rig

    A helicopter transporting offshore workers from the Henry Goodrich safely returned to the drill rig when the aircraft experienced “higher than ...

  • Subsidy? What subsidy?

    When Memorial University economist Wade Locke saw studies by a renowned Canadian economist that said the province’s royalty regime unfairly ...

  • Hydro deal spawns opportunities

    Armed with a laser pointer and a map of the Lower Churchill transmission route, Nalcor Energy president and CEO Ed Martin walked business people ...

  • West coast drilling lessons

    Drilling onshore exploration wells may be cheaper than offshore drilling, but it isn’t as fast as Nalcor Energy was expecting at Parsons Pond.The ...

  • The royalty game

    It’s no surprise oil is the economic driver of the provincial economy these days. What’s less known is that royalty rates have climbed higher ...

  • Statoil snags land in Flemish Pass

    Statoil Canada bid $96.4 million for the rights to three parcels of offshore land in the deepwater Flemish Pass about 500 kilometres off ...

  • FAA issues new directive for S-92

    Improvements to the main gearbox of the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter haven’t solved the problem of cracking foot mounts. Earlier this month, the U.S. ...

  • Sea change

    The MV Caribou left the Marine Atlantic dock at Port aux Basques Friday morning on the last of its more than 160,000 trips to North Sydney, N.S. ...