VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) announced today that it has entered into an interim agreement with the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (“NGC”) for the supply of natural gas to its Titan methanol facility (“Titan”) for the period from January 1, 2020 to January 31, 2020.
In May of 2019, Methanex in Trinidad launched an employee volunteer programme called the ‘CSR Challenger’.
Methanex partnered with the National Energy Skills Center (NESC) and the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Chamber to sponsor additional competency assessments and certification for local plant fitters and fabricators in Trinidad commencing December 2019.
Methanex in Trinidad was proud to sponsor of a Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Robotics Workshop in partnership with the Smart Kids Educational Club.
The one-day workshop sessions exposed secondary school students to programming and robotics. Through the interactive sessions using robotics, the students were introduced to STEM applications and opportunities to pursue further learning and careers in the STEM field. We believe it is important to encourage and support education and are excited that 94 students from our neighbouring communities participated!
Methanex in Trinidad is the proud sponsor of Trinidad’s Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) Coding and Fundamentals for Secondary Schools Programme – introduced in 2018. The one-day sessions teaches secondary school students the fundamentals of coding and encourages them to pursue further learning. Methanex in Trinidad sponsored four of the seventeen participating secondary schools- Carapichaima East Secondary, Holy Faith Convent, Couva West Secondary, Preysal High School- all located within Methanex’s fence line communities.