February 7, 2012


NEIA News                                                           


NEIA interviews Dennis Peck on 'Booming Labrador'

The Big Land is booming. And with massive expansions in iron ore production and a hydro mega-project on-stream, Labrador West and Central communities are experiencing rapid growth. NEIA caught up with planning and Labrador expert Dennis Peck for his insight into the challenges and opportunities posed by these resource developments. Read more  


Golder Associates earns platinum status from ReNew Canada

A platinum badge designation has been awarded to NEIA member Golder Associates Ltd. by ReNew Canada magazine for its involvement in 14 of this year's top 100 Canadian infrastructure projects. Visit the "Top 100 Canada's Biggest Infrastructure Projects" here.


Newfoundland & Labrador missing wetland protection legislation found in other Atlantic Provinces
Ducks Unlimited Canada officials met with NEIA members last week on how it can work with developers to help offset damages to wetlands from development. During the session (pictured below) many interesting facts and opportunities came to light. More info

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Reserve your space at the Solutions Summit

This year's Solutions Summit features speakers who identify the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow and present solutions to address them - solutions that will encourage you to look forward and proactively address the tomorrow that your business faces. Click here for information on how to reserve your space at the St. John's conference.

Importing/Exporting? Meet the Expert!

Join the St. John's Board of Trade tomorrow as it welcomes Michael Carter - who will speak about the Canada Border Services Agency requirements for exporting and importing. More info


Free Importing and Exporting Seminar

Canada Business Newfoundland and Labrador is hosting a FREE Importing & Exporting seminar this Thursday at 9:30am. Call 1-888-576-4444 to register - webinar also available. 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 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: www.neia.org 



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  Robert.trask@petroleumresearch.ca.


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: www.neia.org


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