EKS-DT reduces the demand on fresh water sources by increasing the water available for reuse and decreases the disturbed land footprint from tailings handling,
EKS could secure up to $15M through ERA’s Shovel-Ready Challenge
Calgary, AB – (March 8th, 2021) – ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. (EKS) CEO Shaun Kavalinas announced today that its “Commercial Pilot of the EKS-DT Process” application has been short listed in Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA’s) Shovel-Ready Challenge. This Challenge provides successful applicants up to $15 million in funding for commercial demonstrations that have the potential to create economic stimulus and environmental resiliency in Alberta.
Across the Alberta oil sands, more than 250 square kilometres of tailings ponds hold a hazardous slurry of water, residual bitumen and fine clay particles — the byproduct created from the bitumen extraction process. Before those ponds can be reclaimed as forests or wetlands, the solids content must be boosted to at least 60 per cent. The question is how?
ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. (EKS) Announces New CEO; Provides an Update on the EKS-DT Field Demonstration
TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. (EKS) Chair and President James Micak announced today the appointment of Shaun Kavalinas as the new Chief Executive Officer. Shaun’s appointment is effective November 1. EKS also announced that retiring CEO James Micak will serve as Executive Chair of the Board and will continue to provide advisory support to the CEO.