Blogs

Michel Carreau

Renewable energy is a necessity, not a choice

Michel Carreau | December 6, 2018
Without rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented change, scientists predict that our planet’s temperature is likely to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius in as little as 12 years. This level of climate change has devastating and irreversible effects.
George D. Thomas

Reimagining infrastructure in a smart new world

George D. Thomas | November 12, 2018
The digital economy is transforming the way cities will function, provide services to their citizens, and support businesses. Only with innovation will a city or region be able to attract the best and brightest to its workforce and continue to grow and prosper.
Sutherland_Michael

Cities of the future: sustainable wealth and health

Michael Sutherland | October 30, 2018
More than half of the world’s population—3.6 billion people—now live in cities. The United Nations predicts that by 2050, 68 percent of all people will be urban dwellers, with 90 percent of that growth taking place in Asia and Africa.
Adel Muna

Geothermal energy: the missing link in the lithium story

Adel Muna | October 17, 2018
Use of geothermal energy to power an entire facility is one way in which Hatch is enabling new technologies for lithium recovery. It also demonstrates that it is possible to have the best of both worlds: green energy being used to harvest lithium, the very mineral needed to create one of the basic building blocks for storing electrical energy.
Julia Stefanishina

Don’t let good projects go bad

Julia Stefanishina | October 1, 2018
Most big capital projects fail to get the results they promise. But if you take a few precautions and step in quickly with the right solution at the right time, it doesn't have to be that way.
Derek Vanstone

Engineering government

Derek Vanstone | September 28, 2018
Expanding a government-owned nuclear power plant. Getting the right permits to build a new diamond mine. Redesigning busy train crossings. All benefit from expert knowledge about how to work effectively with government.
Kari Lentowicz

An equal opportunity to save lives

Kari Lentowicz - Guest Author | September 17, 2018
If the mining sector’s focus on diversity has done anything, it’s proven that gender should never determine who gets what job or pursues what kind of career.
Herbert Lam Hatch

Why your power plant needs the right LTSA

Herbert Lam | August 31, 2018
Long-term service agreements can be lifelines for owners of gas turbine and combined-cycle power plants. But be sure you know what these complex contracts can and cannot do.