News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced the latest feature set for EXFO’s iOLM application designed to simplify optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR) testing. The iLOOP intelligent feature relies on the loopback single-ended measurement method allowing two fibers to be characterized through a single acquisition. This feature performs automatic result-splitting of the two fibers–live from the test site–thus eliminating the need for additional post-processing. The fiber-certification process is quickened, resulting in time spent on testing and analysis being slashed by more than 50%.
News - H2O Innovation Inc. announced that it was awarded, at the end of its second quarter and in January 2015, six (6) new contracts for an aggregate amount of $14 million, mainly for the supply of drinking water systems to municipal customers. With the addition of these new contracts, the backlog for water treatment projects has reached $38.2 M at the beginning of the third quarter. In addition, H2O Innovation is pleased to announce the implementation of its proprietary remote monitoring solution, SPMCTM (System Performance Monitoring Center), at a municipality located in Florida for a period of three (3) years.
News - Desjardins Group, Canada’s largest cooperative financial group posted $12,654 million in operating income, an increase of close to 6% over the previous year. Surplus earnings before member dividends total $1,593 million, up 4.1%, compared to the $1,530 million recorded in 2013.
News - Co-chaired by the Québec Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers, the International Symposium on Northern Development, organized in collaboration with Université Laval, was held from February 25 to 27 2015 in Québec, at the Québec City Convention Centre. The Symposium brought together representatives of the Nordic countries, of academia, of inhabitants from the North, including aboriginal Nations, as well as representatives from the world of business and industry, for exchanges on knowledge, experiences and visions associated on sustainable development of the North.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) today announced that it has been named recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2015 New Product Innovation Award in the performance monitoring market for network operators.
News - Medicago, a leading company in the development and production of plant-based vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that it has received a task order from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for three anti-Ebola virus monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) with expected performance comparable to that of ZMapp™, from Mapp Biopharmaceutical.
News - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading supplier of big data analytics for the human capital marketplace, reported today revenues of $2,483,815 for the second quarter ending December 31, 2014, a 5% gain over the same quarter of the prior year.
News - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) unveiled its new EXFO Mobile Agent (EMA) application, which turns any smart device into an active probe offering a series of mobile service tests. Unlike other applications that passively monitor user activities on the device, the EMA actively emulates mobile service transactions. This enables operators to proactively determine which service tests to run, when, and at what frequency for an accurate and dynamic view of their network and service delivery performance. This has led to a complete paradigm shift, as operators can now leverage their workforce's smart devices to automatically capture massive amounts of real-time data at the heart of customers' quality-of-experience (QoE) window.
News - The World Uranium Symposium was held for the first time in Québec City, Canada, from April 14 to 16, at the Centre des congrès de Québec. Organized by medical associations and civil society partners, the symposium welcomed more than 100 national and international specialists who examined major questions associated with the nuclear fuel chain, including issues related to economic trends in the industry, safety and governance, social and environmental aspects, health, ethics, human rights, and indigenous peoples' rights.
News - Davie - Canada's largest shipbuilder - has been voted 'North American Shipyard of the Year' at the industry's most prestigious awards ceremony; the Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards 2015. The award ceremony took place yesterday in Houston, Texas together with the leading maritime companies in North America. The panel of judges included chairmen and presidents of the marine industry's leading governing bodies and trade associations.