December 2014

Transportation and materials

 

Nyx Hemera completes the installation of its intelligent lighting control system in the first highway rated speed tunnel fully lighted with LEDs in North America

Nyx Hemera Technologies’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Pierre Longtin, is proud to announce the installation of the Tunnel Lighting Addressable Control System (TLACS) in the Carlin Tunnel, located in Nevada, USA. Nyx Hemera Technologies’TLACS has been installed in the first Highway Rated Speed tunnel that is fully lighted with LEDs in North America.

 

Government of Canada Hails Inauguration of New Facilities at Complexe de Soccer Honco de Lévis

Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, took part in today's official ceremony inaugurating the new facilities of the Complexe de soccer Honco de Lévis.

 

Manac acquires specialty trailer manufacturer Peerless Limited

Manac, a North American leader in the design and manufacturing of specialty trailers, announces today the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Peerless Limited for $14.75 million in cash, subject to certain net working capital adjustments. Established in Penticton, British Columbia, Peerless is a designer and manufacturer of highly specialized trailers and chassis for a variety of industries, including oil and gas, mining, forestry, logging and construction. Peerless had been operating the Mobile Solution division of McCoy Corporation since 2004.

 

Davie and Aecon announced cooperation agreement

Chantier Davie Canada Inc. and Aecon Atlantic Inc. announced the signing of a cooperative agreement to work on marine-related projects.

 

Elster Solutions teams with DimOnOff for smart street lighting

Elster Solutions, a market leader in Smart Grid and Energy Management Solutions, is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to resell DimOnOff smart lighting solutions. DimOnOff, Inc. is a leader in wireless lighting control and monitoring systems headquartered in Quebec, Canada.

 

A first in Québec City: Gaudreau Environnement chooses natural gas as fuel

Gaudreau Environnement, Gaz Métro and its subsidiary Gaz Métro Transport Solutions (GMTS) underscored a major first in Québec City with the use of a cleaner, cheaper fuel and quieter engines. Gaudreau Environnement is the first company to choose natural gas as a fuel on a permanent basis within Québec City. 

 

First Canadian Tesla destination charging network rolled out at Le Germain and Alt Hotels across Canada

Group Germain Hotels is proud to announce today that all electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts will literally be able to recharge their batteries while getting a great night's sleep at its Le Germain and Alt Hotels across the country. The independent Canadian hoteliers are the first to roll-out the new Tesla Destination Charging program thereby providing its guests access to a private network of over 20 EV charging stations capable of delivering a full charge in 4 to 8 hours at its many hotels.