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Pub night an informal get-together for the local business community

Pub night an informal get-together for the local business community

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce hosted a new kind of event that departed from the usual formality of its luncheons. Pub night at the Estevan Public Library, on the evening of Oct.

Small business matters to Estevan

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce is stressing the value of small business to the local and provincial economy during Small Business Week from Oct. 16 to 22.

Solar project will help SaskPower achieve renewable energy goal

SaskPower announced recently they will add 60 megawatts of ground mount solar photovoltaic generation for the provincial electrical grid by 2021. This will provide enough electricity to power between 10,000 and 12,000 homes.

Chinook will be newest natural gas power plant

The new natural gas-fired power plant near Swift Current, named Chinook Power Station, is slated to come online in the latter part of 2019.

Difficult weather halts harvest operations

Producers were only able to get back into their fields for a couple of days during the past week thanks to sporadic rain and other poor harvesting conditions. In their Oct.

Land rights sales doubled thanks to major October offering

The public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights on Oct. 4 pretty well doubled the amount of money taken in by the province for 2016-17. It was revealed that $17.

Refined petroleum product numbers slide

At the start of this past summer, the supply of refined petroleum products in Canada had generally declined compared with the same time period in 2015. Canadian refineries received 7.
Boundary Dam Unit 3 stayed operational throughout September

Boundary Dam Unit 3 stayed operational throughout September

The carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station was online for the entire month of September, the fifth time in nine months that it has happened. SaskPower released the monthly figures for the CCS plant on Oct.
Enbridge cooks and friends raise money for United Way

Enbridge cooks and friends raise money for United Way

It was a concept that took root eight years ago and it has borne financial fruit for the Estevan United Way campaign ever since.

Ceres a finalist in competition

The Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) recently announced the finalists for their 2016 Exporter of the Year Award. The winner will be announced at the STEP Trade Conference on Oct.