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Flanders: Expanders

Company takes over a Canadian ABB facility In northern Alberta, a phoenix rises from the ashes. Almost a full year after lethal wildfires ravaged the Fort McMurray, Alberta service area—a municipality based on the rich oil sands located there—at least one company is targeting revival through its own expansion. Flanders, the Evansville, Ind.-based company which offers a range […]

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Alberta Wildfires: Update

Finally contained, fire still presents long struggle ahead For the first time late Monday night and early Tuesday, reports from Fort McMurray, Alberta characterized the rampant wildfires in the area as “being held” since they began May 1. It is a huge victory for firefighters who have been battling the blaze nonstop for over six […]

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Alberta Wildfire

Mass evacuation and a struggle for containment For the area of Fort McMurray in Alberta, the month of May has thus far been marked by peril and insecurity. Since wildfires started May 1, the oil-rich urban service area has struggled with the uncertainty of containment, and many of its approximately 60,000 residents have been forced […]

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