May 7, 2015

Environment and energy


Nissan and Hydro-Québec Partner to Expand the Electric Circuit Public Charging Network in Quebec

The partnership agreement is part of a new phase of development of the Electric Circuit, which targets up to 50 sites in high-traffic, major road corridors and large urban centres. Québec City based AddÉnergie will supply the chargers which will be manufactured at AddÉnergie's plant inShawinigan


H2O Innovation announces $14 million in new contracts and implementation of a proprietary remote monitoring solution SPMCTM for a municipality in Florida

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.


H2O Innovation completes its largest integrated UF-NF project to date

H2O Innovation Inc., leader in membrane filtration, completed the commissioning of one of its largest drinking water project to date, which was designed for the City of Delaware in Ohio (the "City") and provide continuous support to the City with its proprietary remote monitoring solution SPMCTM (System Performance Monitoring Center).  The City also selected the green chemistry of Professional Water TechnologiesTM ("PWT") to operate the plant.


Nemaska Lithium Secures $12.87 Million Grant From Sustainable Development Technology Canada for Phase 1 Lithium Hydroxide Plant

Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NMX)(OTCQX:NMKEF) announced today that it has secured a $12.87 M technology commercialization grant for its Phase 1 Lithium hydroxide hydromet plant from the federally-funded Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The Phase 1 plant is designed to produce 500 tonnes per year of high purity lithium hydroxide. Once built, Nemaska intends to use this facility to demonstrate its proprietary lithium hydroxide technology and produce commercial samples to send to end users primarily in the lithium battery market with a goal of securing off-take agreements in advance of starting operation of its lithium mine and commercial hydromet facility.


For the first time in Québec, Canada: World Uranium Symposium

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.


An International Symposium on Northern Development held in Québec City

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.


H2O Innovation's fast response to drought stricken California community

H2O Innovation Inc., leader in membrane filtration, is proud to have successfully delivered a containerized advanced water treatment system to the Cambria Community Service District, California to help this community overcome the impact of a 10 year drought affecting the Golden State. The system, designed to be used during the dry months, produces a flow rate of 587 gpm (3,200 m3/d).