Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Changing Scene

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January employment statistics from BC Hydro indicate 2,124 total workers on the Site C project. ...
An independent electricity consultant estimates that the province’s transition to a cleaner ...
Enmax Energy Corp. has received a five-year contract worth $131 million to supply the federal ...
NB Power is seeking public input from New Brunswickers on their priorities regarding clean energy, ...
As part of a much-needed overhaul at the R.H. Saunders Generating Station in Cornwall, Ontario, ...
Workers assembling a tower related to the Manitoba Hydro Bipole III power line recently escaped ...
The Electrical Contractors Association was honoured with a Council of Ontario Construction ...
John Loucks will join the Ontario Energy Network (OEN) as president effective April 1, 2017. After ...
Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act, has undergone a rigorous review and is ready to undergo ...
A SaskPower supervisor has been found guilty of health and safety violations that contributed to ...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Up to 205 First Nations people in BC communities stretching from Prince George to Fort Nelson will benefit from new skills-training opportunities designed to spark careers in trades and technical jobs such as electrical, carpentry, piping, welding, carpentry, and machining.

Funding of more than $2.1 million is being provided for five projects through B.C.’s Aboriginal Skills Training Development Fund. Two of these projects, located in Fort St. John, include electrical training.

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Tools for the Trade

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Dual-flute design makes for faster drilling with less force...    
Eliminate loose pieces and the need for additional tools during setup...      
Utility Ergonomics is the science of evaluating and designing products and work environments around ...
The FLIR CM174 Imaging 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter is the only clamp meter with the power to lead you to ...
Troubleshoot more efficiently, create detailed reports easier, and share images and findings ...
If you install or maintain data cabling, SignalTEK CT allows you to generate PDF test reports that ...
The Non-conductive S-Class® Fiberglass Fish Tape is designed for use around energized sources. The ...
Magnetic Wire Pulling System Versatile wire pulling tools for low voltage applications. Each of ...
Speeds up the entire bending process up to 30%, Built-in protractor for quick and accurate bends, ...
The Maxis® XD10 EXTREME Duty Cable Puller is designed to get the job done, thriving in the most ...

Latest Articles

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Lumen is proud to announce that its new headquarters and distribution centre in Laval has been ...
The Non-residential Building Construction Price Index (NRBCPI) was up 0.6% in the fourth quarter ...
Lots of factors come in to play. Availability and manufacturer's rep are neck 'n neck, closely ...
As the President and CEO of Hydro Ottawa, Bryce Conrad leads a team of more than 700 employees, but ...
When deciding on a large home improvement or upgrade decision, most people will take the time to do ...
Open and honest communications play an important role in any positive and respectful workplace. ...
Ubisoft's 400 video game creators located in Quebec City have been settling in to their new ...
Indistrial distributors have a small lead over full line distributors. Last choice: retail.
In this article: Section 38 — Elevators, dumbwaiters, material lifts, escalators, moving ...
Lind Equipment’s LED Jobsite system of temporary LED lighting was a featured part of a BC ...

Bill Burr

William (Bill) Burr

In this article: Section 38 — Elevators, dumbwaiters, material lifts, escalators, moving walks, lifts for persons with physical disabilities, and similar equipment. The CE Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need. This series of articles provides a guide to help users find their way through this critical document. This is not intended to replace the notes in Appendix B or the explanations of individual requirements contained in the CEC Handbook, but will hopefully provide some help in navigating the code.

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Product News

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Increase efficiency by replacing your fluorescent lamps with LED lamps, without changing your ...
With a luminous opening of 5”, this luminaire offers Metalumen’s widest line of light ...
EiKO’s LED slim panel features an ultra slim modern design with smooth uniform light guide ...
Deploying several small or medium-sized classified fixtures can take up a lot of space, use large ...
Philips now offers a single, compact cost-effective fixture control.
The Aluminum Slim Edge-Lit Pictogram Exit Sign is a new and improved version of standard pictogram ...
Surgency surge protectors deliver high performance, award winning TVSS/SPD surge protection for the ...
Samos Pro Compact modules offer extensive functionality, a compact design and user-friendly ...
The Insulated Rescue Hook is an essential tool for working in hazardous conditions, confined spaces ...
The Aflens Anti-Fog Inner Lens provides an added layer of protection and comfort.  

LegrandPopOutOutlet

Legrand’s adorne collection now includes a 20A pop-out outlet. This new adornePop-Out Outlet has two 20A receptacles that elegantly hide away when not in use. Ideal for kitchens, hallways, bathrooms, and media rooms, simply push the outlet to pop it out.

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Peers & Profiles

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Safety standards in the electrical industry are constantly evolving, which requires that ...
Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor ...
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced ...
New York City’s Queens-Midtown tunnel is the latest lighting project to be undertaken by ...
Aesthetics, design, flair, anchored in his community, these are words easily associated with ...
Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals ...
François Anquetil? You’ll never get him to sit down for an interview, people told me. ...
EDP, a lighting manufacturing agent, stands out as a leader in a changing industry. The company ...
DX3 is an Alberta-based, Canadian-owned manufacturer of commercial electrical equipment. ...
Flextherm, a company in Montreal’s southern reaches that specializing in the design, ...

Lighting in a tunnel

New York City's Queens-Midtown tunnel is the latest lighting project to be undertaken by Quebec City’s Nyx Hemera Technologies, which provides flexible and intelligent lighting control systems for roads tunnels. The company’s flagship solution is the Tunnel Lighting Addressable Control System (TLACS).

 

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