High employee turnover can cost businesses much more than just money. So how can you ensure you don’t lose valuable staff members? It starts with creating a positive work culture where your team members can grow and develop their careers.
In step with the larger trend of consolidation in B2B distribution, Sonepar has been very active in acquisitions since 2021. The global electrical distributor recently released a “Growth Stories” video series, including a story featuring perspectives from entrepreneurial leaders of Sonepar-acquired companies in the US.
Maintaining wastewater treatment plants is essential to meeting the critical need for clean water. In the United States alone, about 34 billion gallons of wastewater is processed each day.
As part of its plans to acquire 4,000 MW of new electricity supply, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is recommending to the Minister of Energy that Ontario make a significant investment in battery storage, balanced by natural gas and other forms of non-greenhouse gas emitting generation to ensure reliability and affordability.
The way we generate power has been undergoing a radical shift over the last few years as our attention has turned more and more toward decarbonization, primarily using solar and wind power on a large scale.
It is our responsibility, as a large organization, to make a positive impact by reducing our energy consumption and CO2 emissions, and contributing to societal progress, while being profitable.
After 3 years, on September 30th, 2022, Bartle & Gibson’s head office finally got another chance to thank its customers for all of their support throughout the recent years.
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is proud to be selected as the inaugural CIO award winner by International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada and Foundry’s CIO, for the implementation of an inspector mapping tool.
Sustainability in the construction industry is being advanced by the public and private sectors. Governments are adopting more clean-air regulations at local and regional levels and companies are adopting sustainability policies and asking partners to help them meet their targets.
The kīsikāw pīsim solar farm is now in operation – generating renewable electricity to help power the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant. The solar farm will provide up to half the energy required by the plant, which supplies 65 per cent of the water required by Edmonton and surrounding communities.
The Ontario government is working for workers by launching career fairs this fall to prepare the next generation of young people for rewarding and well-paying jobs in the skilled trades. These fairs address labour shortages in high-demand sectors and help deliver the province’s ambitious infrastructure plans, including building 1.5 million homes by 2031.
The Manitoba government will adopt the 2020 editions of the national model building, plumbing, fire and energy codes, published by the National Research Council, earlier than required by legislation and as soon as practically possible in response to industry feedback on proposed changes to the regulations, Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services Minister Reg Helwer announced on October 20th.
BHP Group Limited, Caterpillar Inc., and Finning International Inc. announced an agreement to replace BHP’s entire Escondida mine haul truck fleet with electric drive trucks – the world’s largest copper producer, located in the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile.
Mike Burke is the National Manager for Milwaukee Tool’s utility vertical in Canada. We spoke to him to learn more about what is influencing Milwaukee in the utility industry through discussion about some of their recent product releases, as well as learning more about what goes into product development.
Le monde de l’électricité en ligne recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Aleksandr Brehm, a senior commissioning authority for global engineering design firm ESD.
When it comes to alternative-powered construction equipment, there’s little doubt that electric-powered compact machines have gained the most traction.