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March 27, 2018

Team North Dakota – Where we do R&D differently

By Mike Holmes Vice President, Research and Development Lignite Energy Council North Dakota is often the metaphorical “Rodney Dangerfield” of […]
February 28, 2018

Saving energy is up to each of us

If we compared our lives to our parents, grandparents or even great-grandparents, one of the major differences would be our […]
February 23, 2018

NDIC invests in leonardite as key ingredient for batteries

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a $238,366 Renewable Energy Program grant to the University of North Dakota (UND) […]
February 5, 2018

The real power behind the lignite and energy industries

By Jeff Forsberg, Safety Director, BNI Coal’s Center Mine Often the lignite industry in North Dakota is encapsulated in just […]
January 29, 2018

Noblesse Oblige

Often philanthropy takes on a certain social obligation that can best be described by the French phrase “noblesse oblige.” Thus, […]
January 23, 2018

A rare opportunity: ND is a new frontier in vital rare earth element research

Lignite contains high concentrations of rare earth elements – ingredients that are essential to bringing most of today’s modern technology […]