News - LVM, a leading Canadian geotechnical, materials and environmental engineering firm, and EnGlobe Corp., a leading integrated environmental services firm, have agreed to combine their businesses in a transaction led by ONCAP Management Partners and supported by La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Combining these two complementary businesses will create the largest Quebec-based provider of integrated environmental and technical services, and one of the leading firms in Canada and internationally. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions.
News - CO2 Solutions, a leading innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has exceeded the second set of technical performance milestones for its oil sands project. CO2 Solutions patented process operated at the 0.5 ton/day scale and demonstrated that it can realistically lower the cost of CO2 capture to well below that associated with current carbon capture technology on the basis of cost per tonne captured.
News - With much pride yesterday, René Rouleau, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale Financial Group, officially displayed the LEED®-CI (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification plaques for interior design by six tenants of the Delta 3 building, located at 2875 Laurier Blvd in Quebec City.
News - Université Laval received the STARS (Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System) gold rating for its strong commitment to sustainable development. This distinction was awarded by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development, with a membership of more than 1,000 universities worldwide.
News - The mayor of Québec, Régis Labeaume, and the partners of the Electric Circuit announce that the city of Québec is joining the public charging network and will improve the availability of charging for electric vehicles on its territory. Over the next two years, the city will acquire 18 Level 2 (240 V) charging stations, which will be installed off-street, in municipal lots.
News - 4Degrees, the firm behind the largest eco-responsible Internet colocation centre in Quebec City, has sponsored the very first all-electric Tesla brand taxicab in North America, according to Tesla Motors. "We are very proud to be able to help offer the people of Quebec City this green transportation system, a first in North America. For 4Degrees, this partnership makes perfect sense because energy efficiency is central to our activities. We are also strong advocates of the electric transport network and, among other things, we plan to provide clients and employees with free charging stations for electric cars at our future data centre," points out businessman Martin Bouchard, the initiator of 4Degrees, founder of Copernic and cofounder of Coveo.
News - H2O Innovation Inc. wishes to make an update on the activities and integration of Piedmont Pacific Corporation, a company based in California acquired by the Company in December 2013 and one of the leading manufacturers of flexible pipe couplings for corrosive environments.
News - H2O Innovation is pleased to announce that it has been selected on the 2014 TSX Venture 50 ®. The Company is ranked 4th in the "Clean Technology" category. The list of the companies selected by the TSX Venture Exchange in each category is available at www.tmx.com/croissance50.
News - Université Laval is creating the first-ever chair devoted to the study of natural resources and energy law from a domestic and international perspective. University rector Denis Brière made the announcement in the presence of the Chair’s financial partners, represented by Goldcorp Inc. senior vice president, corporate affairs, Brent Bergeron, and Fasken Martineau managing partner, Québec region, Éric Bédard.
News - H2O Innovationannounces that it has been awarded a major contract of CAD$10 million in the United Statesto design, build and supply major equipment and services for a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) system. This will be the second largest SWRO system in the United States. The contract brings Company's order backlog for water treatment projects above CAD $25 million as of February 11, 2014.