Unprecedented $399.8M federal investment in TRIUMF advances Canadian science and innovation

TRIUMF, Canada's particle accelerator centre (CNW Group/TRIUMF)

VANCOUVER, BC, April 16, 2024 /CNW/ – The Canadian government is sending a strong signal of support for Canadian science with an unprecedented $399.8M in funding for TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, as announced in today’s federal Budget 2024. The funding, which represents the largest investment in the laboratory to date, will enable TRIUMF’s national and … Read more

New MPP tracker reveals heavy industry transition has started but needs to accelerate sevenfold to meet 2030 climate targets

Industrial decarbonisation has started but needs to accelerate to meet 2030 targets.

Tracker maps announcements, investment decisions and operations of net-zero-aligned projects across critical industrial sectors globally. The pipeline is growing, but rapid acceleration is needed as almost 600 decarbonised plants must break ground in the coming years to meet 2030 net-zero targets. MPP urges collective action by governments, companies, and financial institutions to unlock investment barriers … Read more

Forum set to deepen BRI ties and promote infrastructure

Forum set to deepen BRI ties and promote infrastructure

BEIJING, April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — A news report from chinadaily.com.cn: The Digital Silk Road Development Forum of the World Internet Conference aims to build a platform for exchanges and cooperation among countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, promote the construction of network infrastructure, reduce the digital divide and create a better … Read more

Renterra Announces $3 Million in New Funding to Expand Its Modern Operating System for the Equipment Rental Industry

Renterra creates software for equipment rental companies to run and improve their businesses

CHICAGO, April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Renterra (getrenterra.com), a modern software platform for the $70 billion equipment rental industry, announced today that it has raised $3 million, led by Bienville Capital. This investment will accelerate Renterra’s product development, expand its market reach, and enhance customer support services, ensuring that Renterra remains at the forefront of … Read more


Johnson Controls Logo. (PRNewsFoto/JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.) (PRNewsFoto/)

CORK, Ireland, April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) (the “Company” or “Johnson Controls”), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced the pricing of its offering of $700 million senior notes due 2029. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment, redemption or refinancing of outstanding … Read more

Schumacher Opens Its Third Permanent Location in Europe During Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy

Schumacher Logo (PRNewsfoto/FS&CO)

NEW YORK, April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Schumacher, the renowned luxury design house founded in 1889, is proud to announce the opening of its third international location. Following its success in London and Paris, the company’s new showroom and boutique in Milan—located in the city’s famed Brera design district—will open its doors April 15 during … Read more