Lambton College Launches Canadian Research Extrusion Lab (CERL)

October 11, 2023 – Today, Lambton College officially launched of the Canadian Extrusion Research Lab (CERL) at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Sarnia. Lambton College has been at the forefront of collaborative applied research in the area of material development since the early 2000s. With a deep commitment to nurturing a skilled workforce and … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario Issued BDO Zone ‘A’ Rating for Corn Stover

September 12, 2023 – The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), and Ecostrat are pleased to announce the issue of an investment grade Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) Zone rating for corn stover for Sarnia-Lambton. The Sarnia-Lambton BDO Zone is ‘A’, or “high quality”, based on reliable generation of biomass, lack of large-scale competition for feedstock, and access to larger supply … Read More

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Advanced Recycling Facility Being Considered at Imperial Oil in Sarnia

Melanie Irwin (Sarnia News Today) – June 29, 2023 Imperial is considering constructing an advanced recycling facility in Sarnia with the capacity to process over 300 Olympic sized swimming pools of plastic bags. Chemicals Planning and Basic Chemicals Manager Kathy Porter tells Sarnia News Today they would use technology similar to what ExxonMobil has at its newly … Read More

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NOVA Chemicals and Plastic Energy to Explore Feasibility of Advanced Recycling Facility in Sarnia-Lambton

June 28, 2023 – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) and Plastic Energy have entered into an agreement to explore the feasibility of developing a pyrolysis-driven advanced recycling facility in the Sarnia, Ontario, region. If constructed, the facility would be the largest of its kind in Canada with a potential initial capacity of 66kt per annum. “Post-use … Read More

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Renewable natural gas project coming to Watford-area landfill

Tyler Kula – June 13, 2023 A methane-harnessing project at Waste Management’s Twin Creeks landfill near Warwick could be operational in early 2025, producing enough natural gas to heat 35,000 homes a year for 20 years, a site official says. “That’s pretty cool,” said engineering manager Wayne Jenken. The project, announced at the landfill Tuesday, … Read More

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New St. Clair Township Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Plant will be ‘Hydrogen-Ready’

Paul Morden – May 19, 2023 The president of the company set to build a second natural gas-fired electricity generation plant at the Greenfield South Power site in St. Clair Township says it will be designed to switch to hydrogen once the fuel source is commercially available. Gregory Vogt, president of Toronto-based Easter n Power, … Read More

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Skilled Job Seekers Can Connect with Employers at Networking Event

SARNIA, ON: Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and Lambton College are hosting an innovative workforce event to help local employers connect directly with skilled workers and hear from industry leaders. The event, “Recruit without Borders” will take place on Thursday, February 23rd from 8:00 am-noon at the Dante Club in Sarnia. This action-packed morning event will include … Read More

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