News - This broad-ranging roadshow by Deloitte aims to shed light on the current state of Quebec’s manufacturing sector, but also to celebrate its champions’ achievements and to mobilize all stakeholders to ensure the sustained growth of this crucial economic sector.
News - On January 25, at the 2011 Project Finance International (PFI) Awards in London, England, representatives of Boralex accepted a prize for the $725 million financing of the first phase of the Seigneurie de Beaupré wind farms, which closed on November 8, 2011. The financing won the Americas Renewables Deal of the Year award, standing out for its unique structure as well as for bringing in Canadian funds, atypical investors in this type of project financing.
News - H2O Innovation announces today that its Indian joint-venture H2O Innovation India Limited, based in Mumbai, India, is presently completing the water treatment system which it has designed, assembled, and installed for the nuclear forging facility of Larsen & Toubro Heavy Engineering, an India company located in Hazira, Surat Metropolitan Region, State of Gujarat, India.
News - CO2 Solutions announced that the company will make a presentation on developments related to its carbon capture technology program to efficiently reduce carbon pollution from large industrial sources of these emissions. The presentation is entitled: ENZYME-ENABLED CO2 CAPTURE: LOWERING THE CCS COST BARRIER. The presentation is being made at the 15th annual Energy, Utility, and Environment Conference (EUEC) to be held in Phoenix, Arizona on January 31, 2012.
Press releases - Quebec City has successfully completed the second round of the prestigious international contest organized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) and has been named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities. The announcement was made in Honolulu, Hawaii by Louis Zacharilla, Director of Development for ICF. Last October, Quebec City was ranked among the Smart 21 Communities for the second year in a row. Nearly 400 applications from cities and regions around the world were evaluated.
News - H2O Innovation announces today that it was recently awarded new contracts totalling $4.7 million. These contracts will see H2O Innovation provide custom-built membrane filtration water treatment systems and equipment to industrial end-users in the United States and Canada, and, to a lesser extent, to municipal end-users. These contracts bring H2O Innovation’s equipment sales backlog to $30.6 million as of December 21, 2011.
News - Jacques Daoust, President and CEO of Investissement Québec, is pleased to announce that Investissement Québec is providing $58.6 million in financial support for the first phase of the Seigneurie de Beaupré wind farms, which will have an installed capacity of 272 MW and represent a total investment of some $750 million.
News - The purpose of this chair is to rethink northern development by harmonizing its social, human, environmental, and economic components and ensuring significant benefits for northern communities, where needs are great. In addition to an interdisciplinary approach, the chair will also help produce new knowledge and promote knowledge sharing among researchers and partners.
News - Fujitsu, having one of its biggest branches in Quebec City, recently openend a brand new Innovation Center, the very first of its kind in Canada. The total investment ranks at $20M and will lead to the creation of around fifty highly-skilled I.T. jobs. (article in french only)
News - Maheu&Maheu, the largest pest management company in the province of Quebec, announced the construction of new headquarters, which also will house its storage facilities as well as the regional office of Québec /Chaudière-Appalaches. In line with its sustainable development policy, the building will be LEED Certified and located at 605 des Rocailles Street in Quebec City. This is straight in the neighborhood of the current Head Office on Bouvier Street where the company has been operating for the last 25 years.