Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

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Most of us have a difficult enough time managing one job and a home life. However, some of us go above and beyond with our involvement in our career and community and Cody Oschefski is one of those people. He is the Senior Electrician at TRW Canada Limited, Vice President and Skilled Trades Rep for Unifor local 1411 and a town councillor in Midland, Ontario.

 

 

Barnstormer Brewery

 

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.

 

Redpath Mining

 

Electrical Industry Canada was recently given the unique opportunity to see Redpath’s team of electricians working side by side with engineers and mechanics . . .

 

Vickery Electric

 

Vickery Electric has been providing electrical services to the Whitby area since 1923, and continues to maintain its position as a leading electrical contractor in the area. Vickery Electric has also kept the business close to home, being family run for nearly a century.

 

Andrew Morrissey

Safety standards in the electrical industry are constantly evolving, which requires that contractors adapt to changes as fast as they occur. To ensure its continued success serving Newfoundland and Labrador, H.J. Bartlett Electric Inc. has found in Andrew Morrissey the knowledge and commitment to ensure all staff are trained on and practice current safety standards.

 

 

 

Newman Electric

Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor throughout Atlantic Canada. Just last year the company was named “2016 Best Electrician” in The Chronicle Herald’s Reader Choice Survey.  Newman Electric offers electrical services in the residential, commercial and Industrial sectors that range in size from big to small projects. 

 

 

Schneider, Hugo LafontaineSchneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the appointment of Hugo Lafontaine as National Sales Manager, Building Automation Systems in Canada.

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).

Aesthetics, design, flair, anchored in his community, these are words easily associated with Jean-Claude Calabro, President of LumiGroup, a manufacturer's agent for lighting and control products. His business model is that of a contractor — one who has evidently done well since LumiGroup is on an exclusive list of Canadian companies experiencing the most growth over the past five years.

Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals Network. He is also VP of Marketing at Standard Products. Married and a father of two young teens and very involved with Habitat for Humanity, he gathers, grows and gives.

 

 

 

Changing Scene

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This month the first of two high-voltage power transmission cables that will enable the ...
Alectra Utilities recently presented a Hamilton, Ontario retirement and long-term care residence ...
Silicon Energy flat plate photovoltaic modules that bear an Intertek Certification Mark for Canada ...

Emera

This month the first of two high-voltage power transmission cables that will enable the transmission of clean, renewable and reliable electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia was successfully anchored at Point Anconi, NS.

The cables are the longest in North America, and will link Newfoundland to the North American transmission system for the first time

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Tools for the Trade

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Latest Articles

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UL and The HDBaseT Alliance, a cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT ...
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Practical Benefits

The Practical Benefits of Modular Industrial Enclosures, Part 1

Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages when compared to traditional unibody enclosures. Many times these attributes are overlooked either out of a false perception of increased enclosure costs, reluctance to change, or a simple lack of awareness of the possible benefits of modular solutions.

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Product News

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Cooledge

Cooledge Lighitng Tile Premium Tunable White Dynamic LED enabled tunable white system for luminous surfaces that provides constant lumens at all CCTs and dim levels. Create luminous ceilings, feature walls, and large graphic displays with Cooledge TILE Interior lighting systems. Features: - Three choices of constant lumen output ensure consistent highly calibrated illumination - Color consistency of typically 2 SDCM between TILEs meets stringent requirements for large area installations

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