La Capitale Financial Group inaugurates the La Capitale Building, its new head office on Parliament Hill

News - Adjacent to Complex G and built between D'Artigny and De la Chevrotière streets, the new La Capitale building is located at 625 Saint-Amable Street in Quebec City. Its 250,000 square footage is spread out over 10 floors of living space and a five-level parking deck.

Technology entrepreneurship is a priority in Quebec City

News - Two initiatives aiming to support technology entrepreneurship were recently announced in Quebec City.

Canada's video-game industry ranks No. 3 worldwide

News - In its recent report, Essential Facts 2012, the Entertainment Software Association of Canada provided a snapshot of the computer and video-game market, with profiles of gamers in various age groups, a list of the top-selling titles of the year (for the 12 months ending August, 2012), and breakdowns of the industry's size and structure.

The International Summit of Cooperatives, recipient of the prestigious award Fidéide Événement d'affaires 2012

News - During the 30th Fidéides Gala of the Québec City Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday, the Québec City Convention Centre Society recognized the outstanding contribution of the International Summit of Cooperatives for the international event it held last fall. The Summit was honoured with the Fidéide Événement d'affaires 2012 (Fidéide for Business Event) award.

Acuren to Deploy Creaform’s Pipecheck Solution for Pipeline Integrity in North America

News - Acuren Group Inc (AGI) and Creaform have entered into a commercial and technical partnership agreement covering the deployment of the Pipecheck inspection solution in North America for external corrosion and mechanical damage on pipelines and in facilities. Acuren has been an early adopter of laser scanning technology, having worked with the technology since 2009. In response to strong demand, Acuren has just taken delivery of 20 Pipecheck systems and had their technicians trained by Creaform. The systems are being deployed across Canada and the U.S. to support the needs of their clients.

Supermetal's AESS projects in Construction Canada Magazine

News - Two prominent Supermetal projects, Eighth Avenue Place's Winter Garden (cover page) and Calgary International Airport's Arrivals Hall (inset), are Architecturally Exposed Sructural Steel specification examples in an article written by Terri Meyer Boake.

EXFO Launches MXS-9100 MEMS Matrix Optical Switch

News - EXFO announces the launch of the MXS-9100, jointly developed with DiCon and available exclusively from EXFO. DiCon Fiberoptics' MXS-9100 MEMS MxN Matrix Optical Switch is optimized for use with EXFO systems and software control, and allows any M input fibers to connect to any N output fibers in a fully non-blocking manner.

Université Laval and Cisco create new Chair in Educational Leadership devoted to Distance Education in computer science and software engineering

News - As part of the Program of Chairs in Educational Leadership (CEL), Université Laval Rector Denis Brière and Executive Vice-rector, Development, Éric Bauce launched a new Chair in Educational Leadership devoted to Distance Education in computer science and software engineering - Cisco. Also in attendance were Cisco Canada President Nitin Kawale and the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, André Darveau.

Valero exporting crude from U.S. shale plays to Canadian refinery

News - Valero Energy Corp. will export crude oil from Texas to its refinery in Quebec City starting this summer. Valero’s Jean Gaulin refinery in Quebec City, as the facility is known, has the ability to process 265,000 barrels per day.

Opsens receives largest-ever order for its OPP-W fiber optic pressure and temperature sensors

News - Opsens is pleased to announce that it has been awarded its most single significant contract to-date, to supply and install 48 OPP-W sensor systems in an Alberta SAGD oil sands project. The contract has been placed by an oil and gas producer with a multibillion dollar market capitalization. The systems will monitor pressure and temperature during the working life of the wells.


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