News - FPInnovations supports the Québec Wood Charter announced by the Minister of Natural Resources, Mme Martine Ouellet, and the Minister of Labour, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Mme Agnès Maltais. Created with a view to increasing wood construction in Québec, the charter will support the use of the material in publicly financed projects and provide for the construction of 5- and 6-storey wooden residential buildings that respect the requirements of the Régie du bâtiment du Quebec
News - The Québec City Convention Centre and its exclusive food and beverage partner, Capital HRS, have developed a flavorful dish to meet Health Canada food allergy guidelines. Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), allergy associations and the medical community have identified ten substances most frequently associated with food allergies and allergic-type reactions. These substances are referred to as the ten priority food allergens.
News - Quebec City-based ridesharing community Kangaride has launched across Canada after grossing $800,000 dollars last year. They also pitched to the Dragons' Den investors during the CBC show’s latest episode Monday night.
News - Canam Group announces the signature of an agreement by its subsidiary, Canam Steel Corporation, to acquire the steel joist fabrication assets of Quincy Joist Company, a subsidiary of Schuff International, Inc. These assets comprise a plant in Buckeye, Arizona, including all equipment and inventory, as well as a plant in Quincy, Florida, including all equipment and inventory but not the land. The transaction is subject to due diligence.
News - Baldor, a member of the ABB Group, is pleased to announce that Investissement Québec has agreed to support investments in the Baldor St-Claire facility. The investment is intended to increase production capacity and modernise its equipment in preparation for moving a production line from Mexico to Quebec.
News - CO2 Solutions announces that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its patent application entitled Methods And Formulations Using Carbonic Anhydrase And Reaction Compound Combinations.
News - Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has secured two large contracts totaling close to $60M for the fabrication of the steel structures that will replace the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia, located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge, which overlooks the Merrimack River between Newburyport and Amesbury in the state of Massachusetts.
News - CO2 Solutions is featured in the May/June 2013 issue of the subscription-based Carbon Capture Journal. The Company is highlighted as an example of Canada’s leadership in the development of proprietary carbon capture technologies, particularly as they relate to the Alberta Oil Sands industry. Articles featuring CO2 Solutions can be found on pages 5, 13 and 26. CO2 Solutions is developing carbon capture technology for use in oil sands production, including in-situ methods such as Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage, and bitumen upgrading.
News - We have been reporting on the format of teh "Seeks Solution" conferences before. The idea is both simple and surprisingly effective: turn a scientific conference upside down: Skip the presentation of successful research and undertakings and focus, together, on what is really interesting for everybody: challenges yet unsolved.
News - CQDM is joining the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) in a new initiative to create an International Collaborative Industry Program (ICIP). This initiative is a concrete action to promote and facilitate the establishment of partnerships between Massachusetts and Quebec-based life sciences companies for research and development of new products and processes intended for commercialization.