Les Hulicsko escaped from Hungary on Dec. 8, 1956, after the revolution he supported was crushed by Soviet forces, forcing him to flee to North America. But the Russians couldn’t crush the engineering student’s revolutionary spirit. In many ways, Hulicsko never stopped being a revolutionary – revolutionizing everything from rock picking and street sweeping to pothole patching and window cleaning. He was always designing, building and marketing new products and starting new businesses from the time he arrived in his adopted country in 1957. “Think outside of the box. That’s the way we did things,” said Hulicsko, on the eve […]

Kingston, ON – Nov. 6, 2014 – Performance Plants Inc. (“PPI”), a leading Canadian developer of agricultural biotechnology, receives the prestigious Agrow Award for Best Industry Collaboration. Held in Amsterdam on October 30th, Dr. Yafan Huang, President and CSO, Performance Plants, was present to receive the honour.     PPI was awarded Best Industry Collaboration for its successful commercialization strategy, securing licensing and co-development agreements with collaborators such as Bayer CropScience, Mahyco and Biocentury Transgene. In conjunction with its partners, PPI is opening new markets, creating and strengthening both new and established alliances, forming a solid technology and product matrix […]

On October 14, 2014, West Mountain Environmental Corp. (TSXV: WMT) announced that they have negotiated with M-I L.L.C., and Schlumberger Canada Limited (NYSE: SLB), to expand the scope of their licensing agreement for the application of TPS technology. According to the revised agreement, WMT now has a nonexclusive license to use TPS technology for any application. Previously, they were restricted from using the technology in the treatment of drill cuttings and waste associated with refinery operations and pipeline operations. The territory of use has also been expanded to include China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, […]

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – September 22, 2014 On September 19, 2014, Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden Opportunities”) acquired ownership and control over 75,000 common shares (the “shares”) of West Mountain Environmental Corp. (“West Mountain”) at a price of $7,500 in aggregate or $0.10 per share (the “Transaction”). The shares were acquired from Grant Kook, Director of West Mountain and President and CEO of Westcap Mgt. Ltd., the Fund Manager for Golden Opportunities, pursuant to a private agreement between Golden Opportunities and Mr. Kook. Mr. Kook exercised options to purchase the shares from West Mountain at a price of $7,500 in aggregate […]

Another slice of the Williston Basin is being touted as the next big thing. A look at the producers with significant holdings in the play By Geoffrey Morgan September 16, 2014 It’s never enough. Whenever government-run geological surveys release estimates on the potential of the oil-bearing rocks underneath the plains of North Dakota and southern Saskatchewan, operators cry foul. The potential of the Williston Basin, which contains the prolific Bakken formation, has been re-assessed multiple times by the U.S. Geological Survey over the years. Each time, oil and gas explorers have called the revised estimates of technically recoverable oil in […]

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Unique asset acquisition ensures power supply for plant-based pharmaceutical manufacturing. SASKATOON, MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014 – Prairie Plant Systems Inc. (PPS) announced today it has completed its purchase of Traxys Power Group Inc. (TPG), which will be renamed P.M. Power Group Inc., owner of the following assets in White Pine, Michigan: White Pine Electric Power LLC -a 40 megawatt natural gas generating power plant White Pine Copper Refinery Inc. – offering refining capacity to produce 85,000 short tonnes per year of anode quality copper Upper Peninsula Power Marketing LLC – an electrical supply broker company that buys and sells onto […]

CALGARY, ALBERTA (June 30, 2014)West Mountain Capital Corp. (“the Company” or “WMT”) (TSX VENTURE:WMT) Pursuant to a resolution passed by shareholders June 11, 2014, the company has changed its name as follows. There is no consolidation of capital. Effective at the opening on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, the common shares of West Mountain Environmental Corp. will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange and the common shares of West Mountain Capital Corp. will be delisted. The company is classified as a waste management and remediation services company. Capitalization: unlimited shares with no par value of which 53,440,046 shares are issued […]

By Jayne FosterStaff Reporter The Town of Battleford is hoping to avoid rising energy costs by signing with Connect Energy, rather than extend its contract with SaskEnergy. The Town’s current rate is 3.45 per gigajoule, but the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel recently recommended SaskEnergy’s request for a 26.7 per cent commodity rate increase. Town Administrator Sheryl Ballendine said Connect Energy indicated they have been buying gas for under the $5 mark, and in order to get in on this price council would have to decide by June 26 if they were interested. Alternatively, the Town could extend their agreement with […]