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Think There are No Green Energy Jobs? Think Again
2014-09-22 16:55:52
In 2009 the Ontario provincial government passed the Green Energy Act, with the purpose of expanding renewable energy generation in Ontario, creating clean energy jobs and encouraging energy conservation efforts across the province.

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Farmers, Fighters, Clean Energy: How Smart Policies Help the Economy and the Environment
2014-09-19 21:21:35
The Obama administration has come up with a way to support our farmers and our military veterans -- while at the same time helping our economy and our environment through more clean energy.

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A New Solar Energy Job-Training Pilot Program for Veterans
2014-09-19 21:17:34
Solar energy is shattering records in the United States. Since President Obama took office, installed solar power has increased 13-fold, topping nearly 16 gigawatts today – enough to power the equivalent of 3.2 million average American homes.

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Where the Jobs are in Australia
2014-09-19 21:14:35
Australian data continue to paint a positive picture of employment, with the number of jobs rising 119,800 in the June-August quarter, the biggest increase in almost a decade, the government said.

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API supports pro-job legislation to encourage education and training in the energy industry
2014-09-19 21:12:43
API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered the following testimony at a US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014:

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Shale gas development can be done safely, produce new jobs
2014-09-19 21:09:09
Shale Resource Centre’s Katie Brown argues shale gas can also help renewable energy sources

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Construction of College Buildings Is Booming and New York City Is Reaping the Benefits
2014-09-17 18:51:21
Spending Will Top $2 Billion This Year and Continue Near That Level for Next Three Years, Report Says

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The U.S. Oil And Gas Industry By The Numbers [Infographic]
2014-09-17 18:47:45
Have you ever wondered about the impressive numbers behind the U.S. oil and gas industry?

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BHP Billiton Cuts Iron Ore Jobs in Australia
2014-09-17 17:46:58
Australia--BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) is cutting jobs at Port Hedland in Western Australia state where it ships most of its iron ore, as it deepens a drive to make the business more profitable at a time when iron-ore prices are sharply lower.

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Mining for new jobs
2014-09-17 17:45:07
Two new Manitoba mines are expected to create 373 jobs.

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Want Job Security? Jobs of Tomorrow will be in Service, Applying Manufacturing Technologies
2014-09-17 17:43:36
The world of work continues to change in the United States as brains replace muscle.

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Environmental group moves to block M&G plant
2014-09-17 17:41:58
 The Citizens for Environmental Justice and the Corpus Christi-based Clean Economy Coalition have submitted paperwork with the state to block an Italian company’s plans to open an $800 million PET resin processing plant in Nueces Bay.

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Ahead of UN Climate Summit, Environmental Report Sees Economic Opportunities
2014-09-17 17:40:14
Report says economic growth is possible even while tackling climate change.

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Flores MBA Program offers engineering and business dual degree
2014-09-17 17:38:19
The College of Engineering and the E.J. Ourso College of Business announced last Thursday that they will offer a dual

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Demand For 3D Printing Skills Is Accelerating Globally
2014-09-16 18:39:05
35% of all ads posted for engineering jobs in the last 30 days prioritize 3D printing and additive manufacturing as the most sought-after skill.

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The Opportunity in the Difficulty
2014-09-16 18:37:28
Climate change can bring out the best in us and help reinvigorate our economy.

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Could Scotland's Independence Hinge On Energy?
2014-09-16 18:32:09
This Thursday the people of Scotland will choose between remaining in the United Kingdom or going at it alone.

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The state of the skilled trades sector in Canada
2014-09-16 18:30:12
Apprenticeships up but baby boomer retirements loom

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Schools’ wait lists called a drag on the economy
2014-09-16 18:28:46
Thousands seek vocational classes as skilled jobs go unfilled in state

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Clean Energy and Jobs
2014-09-14 21:16:45

To the Editor:

Re “Boom in Energy Spurs Industry in the Rust Belt” (front page, Sept. 9):

 

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The Most In-Demand (And Aging) Engineering Jobs
2014-09-13 19:50:19
Not pre-med. Not business. Not computer science. The most popular college major choice for high school seniors surveyed by CareerBuilder—the majority of whom already have a career in mind—is engineering.

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New ITA Action Plan for LNG Trades Training to Prepare Skilled Workforce for B.C.'s Developing LNG Sector
2014-09-13 19:45:37
Ensuring B.C. Has the Right Skills, in the Right Place, at the Right Time

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Mining industry questions some of the findings of the 457 visa program review
2014-09-13 19:42:18
The body that represents geologists and many engineers has questioned the transparency of the 457 skilled migration program.

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It's not just about jobs: Key
2014-09-13 19:40:51
PM and co outline Northland strategy in Whangarei

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Putting out a call for construction workers
2014-09-12 13:18:57
The number of major construction projects getting underway in Edmonton’s downtown has increase, as has the number of vacant job positions – and the industry is going into high gear trying to fill those positions.

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'Concerted policy push to add 69 million non-agriculture, 11 million manufacturing jobs'
2014-09-12 13:16:25
 Although the new government has undertaken measures that generate employment, a comprehensive 'pro-jobs policy' will help add 69 million non-agriculture and 11 million manufacturing jobs by 2020, credit rating agency CrisilBSE 0.42 % said today.

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Mines safety interim report recommendations frustrate critics
2014-09-12 13:12:38

Ministry of Labour announces mid-term progress report on its review of underground mining safety

 

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West Vancouver opposes LNG — again
2014-09-12 13:08:12
Council stands by earlier call to ban tankers in Howe Sound

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This Week’s Top Energy Jobs
2014-09-12 13:06:17
The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change

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STEM jobs to take off in St. Louis: lessons from Workforce Summit
2014-09-12 13:04:33
By the year 2022, jobs in the STEM fields — those in science, technology, engineering and math — will grow by 12.4 percent in St. Louis and 10.2 percent in Missouri.

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Mr. Open Pitbelly's campaign: environmental disaster to boost B.C. economy
2014-09-09 19:19:33
The latest mayoral candidate in Kamloops, B.C., has announced his bid for the job by strapping a model of an open-pit mine to his stomach.

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Abe Backs Women With Tough Jobs
2014-09-09 19:17:44
In Japan, when women enter a professional field dominated by men, they’re often branded with vaguely sexist but catchy nicknames—starting with the “moga” or “modern girl” professionals of the 1930s.

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Weekly Metals And Mining Recap: ArcelorMittal, Newmont And Rio Tinto
2014-09-09 19:16:15
Metals and mining stocks had an eventful week with ArcelorMittal unveiling a new range of steels, Newmont Mining reaching an agreement with the Indonesian government over the issue of export taxes and Rio Tinto deciding to cut jobs.

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Promoting President Obama's Clean Energy Economy
2014-09-09 19:12:17
Over the last decade, Colorado has emerged to boast one of the most aggressive clean energy standards in the United States -- something that began under the administration of former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr.

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Boom in Energy Spurs Industry in the Rust Belt
2014-09-09 19:10:39
Waist-high weeds and a crumbling old Chevy mark the entrance to a rust-colored factory complex on the edge of town here, seemingly another monument to the passing of the golden age of American industry.

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What will the sale of GE Appliance mean for jobs?
2014-09-08 21:01:31
The acquisition of GE's appliance business by Swedish-based Electrolux AB represents the end of an era for the storied, all-American brand.

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Squeeze First, Hire Later: What's Weighing On Jobs Growth
2014-09-08 20:59:46
As the August jobs report on Friday indicated, U.S. employers still aren’t hiring tons of employees on a consistent basis.

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The Job Hunt: Consider a ‘skilled trades’ job
2014-09-08 20:50:49
There’s a part of the local economy in which bosses are anxious to hire people.

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Environmental, economic interests must be balanced in election: policy expert
2014-09-08 20:49:15
David McLaughlin says it is a 'false choice' to put the environment or economy higher in importance

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Weekly Oil and Gas Notes: Exxon's Refinery Upgrade, BP's Oil Spill Liabilities
2014-09-08 20:47:30
Oil and gas stocks trended lower last week, as global crude oil prices declined after Ukraine signed a ceasefire deal with pro-Russia rebels, taking the first step toward ending the five-month old conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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GOP Senate candidate: To boost energy production, elect Republicans
2014-09-07 21:57:12
Alaska Republican Senate Candidate Dan Sullivan criticized President Obama and Senate Democrats on Saturday for stifling domestic energy production, warning that a failure to take full advantage of American resources is "costing us high-paying jobs."

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Nova Scotia closed for business
2014-09-07 21:53:50
The Liberal government of Nova Scotia announced last week it will permanently ban hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking.

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Renewable energy ‘is most competitive power source’
2014-09-07 21:51:27
Renewable energy is the most competitive source of power, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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Top ten highest paying oil and gas contract jobs
2014-09-03 18:25:33
The demand, and salaries, for skilled oil and gas workers is on the rise, according to staffing firm Swift Resources Worldwide

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American Manufacturing Is Alive And Well, There's No Need To Try And Save It
2014-09-03 18:21:48
Like all journalists who write about economics my inbox fills up with strident missives from this group and that, all insisting that American manufacturing is in a dire state and something must be done to rescue it.

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Growth in Canada Factory Jobs Not Keeping Pace with Output Growth
2014-09-03 18:15:33
Canada’s manufacturing sector is expected to be an engine of growth in the coming months, but in terms of job creation, it’s likely to remain stuck in low gear.

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What Women in Engineering Are Saying in the South
2014-09-03 18:14:03
What does a discussion among women engineers sound like in U.S. Southeast?

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Booming Skilled Trades Are Ready for More Women
2014-09-02 20:52:46
For Labor Day, Audrey Clark offers a look at four building trades that all promise strong growth and good pay.

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Canadians expose foreign worker 'mess' in oilsands
2014-09-02 20:50:32
'Only a matter of time' before someone gets hurt or killed, tradesmen claim

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Sask. contractor laid off Canadians, retained TFWs
2014-09-02 20:48:51
Ottawa investigating use of foreign workers at Vanscoy mine

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