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Chinese, Canadian firms sign nuclear deals


  • Toronto Star, The

Two separate nuclear cooperation agreements were signed by Canada's SNC-Lavalin with China National Nuclear. The deals include the construction of reactors, power generation and mining in China and ot… Read More

Industry exec: N.D.'s first oil refinery in 30 years about 75% complete


  • KXMB-TV (Bismarck, N.D.)
  • Washington Times, The

MDU Resources Group and Calumet Specialty Products Partners are constructing a $350 million oil refinery, called the Dakota Prairie Refinery, near Dickinson, N.D. The facility is the state's first oil… Read More

RFA to promote ethanol at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally



The Renewable Fuels Association will be at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota Aug. 4 to 7, educating motorcyclists about ethanol. Among its promotions will be free E10 offered during "Free F… Read More