On March 31st, an inspiring new page in Brazilian history will be written with the christening of their new ADB-D-X01 airship. ISOPolar has been invited to attend and is very excited to see this airship featured on Brazilian stamps. On May 17th, Dr. Barry Prentice will be talking about airships and iceroads at the 2017 […]
By: Joseph Quesnel Republished from the Winnipeg Sun print edition September 20, 2013 First Nations in northern Manitoba are finally seriously considering another solution to deal with their isolation. The next wave of the future for transporting goods to the north still might be in airships and hybrid air vehicles. A group of northern First […]
On October 9th & 10th, 2013, First Nation and Northern Conference visitors and delegates attended a unique event with future implications for economic growth and stability in northern regions.
By: Barry Prentice Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 22, 2013 A11 A proposal to build an ice road from Churchill to Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, has been presented with the endorsement of both federal and provincial politicians (Nunavut link down the road? March 23). Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation Minister, Steve Ashton, is […]
Global warming forcing a rethink of how best to resupply remote communities By Dr. Barry E. Prentice, October 27th, 2007 MOST discussions of climate change, melting ice caps and global weather events are focused on measurement. The debate needs to shift to consider how we are going to cope with these changes. In no case […]
Barry E. Prentice, Supply Chain Management, University of Manitoba, and Stuart Russell, Braden Burry Expediting (BBE) Introduction Economic development in Northern Canada is constrained by the cost of transportation and logistics. The limited transportation options available increase the direct costs of shipping and add to the indirect costs of inventories. Concerns about climate change impacts, […]