January 31, 2012


NEIA News                                                           


Space available at next week's 40-hour HAZWOPER in Goose Bay

Atlantic Environmental Training & On-Site Services Inc. is conducting a 40 hour HAZWOPER

- Hazardous Waste & Emergency Response - February 6-10 in Goose Bay, NL. This course meets all of the requirements of the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER Training Standard.  HAZWOPER Certification has also become a requirement for bidding on some government contracts involving hazardous materials. More info

Ducks Unlimited offering offset program with developers

Ducks Unlimited wants to talk with NEIA members this Wednesday on how it can help you offset damages to wetlands from development. Contact Kieran by email ( or phone (709-772-3342) to confirm your attendance. 


NEIA Interview: Dr. Mary Williams from NRC-IOT

The National Research Council's Institute for Ocean Technology is a unique and world-class facility. NEIA recently spoke with Dr. Mary Williams, as inimitable and heralded as the Institute she runs. Read more.  


Do you sell to the provincial government?

The Provincial government is looking at amending the Public Tender Act and wants to your recommendations and ideas. A two-hour session will take place on February 2nd at 9:00am for NEIA members interesting in giving their input. Email Kieran ( to confirm your attendance. 

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Importing/Exporting? Meet the Expert!

On February 8, join the St. John's Board of Trade as it welcomes Michael Carter - who will speak about the Canada Border Services Agency requirements for exporting and importing. To be discussed: when export documentation is required, who is responsible to report the goods to CBSA, Tariff treatment, and much more. More info


Free Importing and Exporting Seminar

Canada Business Newfoundland and Labrador is hosting a FREE Importing & Exporting seminar on Thursday, February 9th, 2012 at 9:30am. Call 1-888-576-4444 to register - Limited in person seats at 90 O'Leary Ave, or participate via Webinar. More info

Applications for trade mission to New Orleans due Tomorrow

NLOWE is seeking applications from women business owners to participate in a trade mission to New Orleans, LA, including a conference and business fair, from April 18-19. More info  


11th Stay in Newfoundland and Labrador Career Fair

The YMCA is hosting their fair on Wednesday, March 21st at the Holiday Inn in St. John's, and are strategically targeting employers who are hiring within the next six months and within the province and there is no cost to be an exhibitor. More info

Conferences, Workshops & Seminars  


February 1 - 4, 2012:  Northern Lights 2012, Ottawa (ON) 


February 2, 2012:  OTANSAnnual Dinner - w/ Steve Durrell, President, Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax (NS)


February 13 - 14, 2012:  2012 EnerCan West Conference, Regina (SK) 


February 15, 2012:  Canadian Cleantech Investor Day, Boston (USA)


February 15, 2012:  MEIA 4th Annual Remediation and Prevention Conference, Winnipeg (MB)


March 1, 2012:  Marine Energy and Geohazard Research, St. John's (NL)


March 11, 2012:  TEDxFortTownshend, St. John's (NL)


March 14, 2012:   Solutions Summit: What's Next?, St. John's (NL)


March 14 - 16, 2012:   GLOBE 2012 Business Environment Event, Vancouver (BC)


March 27 - 29, 2012:  2012 Clean and Safe Drinking Water Workshop, Gander (NL)


March 27 - 29, 2012:   Asia Water 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


April 11 - 13, 2012:   Water Technologies Symposium (WaterTech), Banff (AB)


June 6-9, 2012:  CSCE Conference 2012: Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure, Edmonton (AB)


September 25-28, 2012:  ARC2012 - Atlantic Reclamation Conference, Sydney (NS)


September 30 - October 5, 2012:   Eco Summit 2012, Columbus (USA) 



For more listings of conferences, workshops & seminars: 



Professional Opportunities


Need help bringing your clean technology to market?

Sustainable Development Technology Canada is accepting Statements of Interest. SDTC invests in late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean technologies by Canadian companies in a range of innovative solutions across all industries that address Climate Change, Clean Air, Water and Soil. More info

Call for proposals on health, safety and the environment in arctic and harsh environments

Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (Petroleum Research) is issuing a 'Call for Proposals' that aim to develop technologies to reduce health, safety and environmental risks for offshore operations in Arctic and harsh environments. For more information contact Robert Trask at (709) 738-7974 or


Becoming an NSPS supplier to Irving Shipbuilding

In order to establish a procurement relationship with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. as it begins to gear up for the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, it is vital to understand the fundamentals of how the company conducts business. Click here for more information from OceansAdvance.


Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI): White Rose, Prequalify for General Materials; Deadline: Open
Trade Mission: Oceanology International Atlantic Canadian Pavilion, March 13 - 15, 2011, London (UK)

For links to procurement opportunities:


Email:      Phone: 709.772.3342 


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