Generally, the longer you work the more you make. However, this isn't always true on a year-to-year basis. For some people, salaries dropped from 2015 to 2016.
The best contractors become the best by working harder and smarter than everyone else. Here’s how to work smarter to help you gain more customers and beat out your competition.
In November and December 2016, Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors conducted an enforcement blitz involving electrical and related hazards at construction sites.
Last fall we reached out to industry ask for their thoughts and concerns in relation to the Government of Canada’s proposed legislation on the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Canadian municipalities issued $7.5 billion worth of building permits in February, down 2.5% from January.
Vickery Electric was founded in 1923 by John W.T. Vickery, and four generations later the company is still family run.
Electric welders. The CE Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need.
Manufacturing continues to employ half of all electrical maintenance and mechanical electricians. The remaining half are dispersed among six other areas.
Total spending on new housing construction increased 8.7% year over year to $4.0 billion in January. Six provinces posted increases, led by Ontario and British Columbia. Nationally, investment increased for every dwelling type.
The deadline to submit a nomination for this year’s R. H. (Hugh) Carroll Award, created in 1999 by the Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario, is April 28.
The award pays tribute to member firms who best exemplify the dedication and commitment to safety as demonstrated by R. H. (Hugh) Carroll through his years of service. Shown in photo, L-R: 2016 winner Ove Bakmand, President of Net Electric Limited, with ECAO First Vice-President Mark Lloyd and President Dan Lancia.
Tools for the Trade
Fluke 1735 three-phase power logger. The Fluke Power Logger is the ideal electrician’s power meter for conducting energy studies and basic power quality logging. Set the Power Logger up in seconds with the included flexible current probes and color display. The power quality meter measures most electrical power parameters, harmonics, and captures voltage events. Has on board battery capable of operating for 12hrs without backlight and 6hrs with backlight on. The meter is also equipped with 4mb’s of internal memory with 3.5mb’s dedicated to measuring data.
Peers & Profiles
Applications for electrical control panels and automation have reached nearly every sector imaginable, including the brewing industry. In Canada, micro breweries are on the rise, and one of leaders of that charge is Barnstormer Brewing and Distilling Co located in Barrie, Ontario. Owned and Operated by Dustin Norland, since 2012 Barnstormer has advanced the abilities of their brewery with the installation of electrical controls for monitoring brewing temperatures, emergency electrical shut-off switches to protect staff and equipment, and implemented a fully automated filling and seaming system.