Industry Market Trends

Will We Ever See a Technology for Cleaning Up Oil Sands Tailing Ponds?

April 11, 2013

The technology and processes used to extract oil from bitumen in “oil sands” deposits is promising to vastly expand the world’s supply of oil -- providing thousands of jobs and, hopefully, bringing down prices through abundance.

What will also provide many jobs is cleaning up after the process. This presents a great technological challenge as well. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Workforce and Economic Development Is Priority for Minneapolis-St. Paul Group at Germany’s Hannover Messe

April 11, 2013

Supporting workforce and economic development in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region is a core priority for the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership (Greater MSP), which is currently exhibiting in Germany at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, ending Friday. Greater MSP, a public-private nonprofit partnership, has been promoting the region’s manufacturing sector at Hannover Messe, the grand-scale industrial event that consists of a lineup of leading trade fairs covering a number of different industries and markets. Read More