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.
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.
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.
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.
News - Québec City’s municipal management was looking to acquire a sophisticated control system that would facilitate the management, operation, and maintenance of the Joseph-Samson Tunnel. The TLACS enables operators to remotely configure and proactively manage the tunnel’s lighting system, enabling them to visualize the system status and the lamps’ state of ageing. The cost-benefits to the city are tremendous: the municipal government can now develop a more cost-effective preventative maintenance plan.
News - The results are in and Reader's Digest has named Quebec City Canada's Most Interesting Town. Last September, Reader's Digest launched a contest asking Canadians to craft stories explaining why their city, town or village was the most artistic, healthiest, greenest and all-round greatest place in the country. The judges considered almost 700 enthusiastic entries before unanimously selecting reader Pierrette R. Pelletier's entry for Quebec City as the grand-prize winner.
News - Nyx Hemera Technologies’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Pierre Longtin, has appointed Associated Lighting Representatives, Inc. to market its Tunnel Lighting Addressable Control System (TLACS) .in Northern California and Nevada. Dedicated to lighting control in road tunnels, the TLACS is the most complete and technologically advanced solution on the market.
News - CO2 Solutions announces that it has entered into an agreement with Statoil to provide certain project data and reports to the Norwegian-based international energy company. The data and reports are related to the pre-pilot phase of CO2 Solutions' Alberta oil sands project.
News - Management at both Groupe Le Massif and at architectural firm LEMAYMICHAUD are proud to announce the Hôtel La Ferme project has won first prize at the Retail and Leisure Interiors Awards 2012, in the Hotels and Service Retailers category. Judges pointed out the importance afforded to local artisans during construction, and efforts to preserve the site’s local colour and authenticity. As well, they appreciated the use of materials such as wood, reminiscent of the Charlevoix’s history and the site’s past vocation in agriculture.
News - Last February 23, at the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards gala held in Paris, the collection of four cookbooks Papilles pour tous! by Chef Stéphane Modat and his collaborator François Chartier, took top honors by receiving the coveted "Best food and wine pairing book" in the world.