Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Hydro-Québec’s Karim Zaghib: a Global Expert for 2nd Consecutive YearFor a second consecutive year, Hydro-Québec’s Karim Zaghib has been named by Clarivate Analytics as one of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds…

 

 

Electrical and Lighting Industry Members Among Canada’s Best Managed for 201Each of this year’s winners had an unquestionable expectation of growth that helped drive them beyond the status quo and their peers, says Deloitte. See who’s among the winners…

 

 

 

Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index Declines 0.3% in Q4 2016The AESPI declined by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2016, following a 0.5% decline in the third quarter. This marked the sixth consecutive quarterly decrease…

 

 

Nominate Someone for ECAO’s Douglas J.B. Wright AwardNominations are open for the Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario’s annual Douglas J.B. Wright Award. Submission deadline is Friday, April 7… 

 

 

EHRC Launches Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity for the Canadian Electricity IndustryIn honour of International Women’s Day, Electricity Human Resources Canada and Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, officially announced EHRC's newest initiative to introduce more women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector…

 

Survey Shows Utilities' Cybersecurity Not Keeping Up with TechnologyResults from EY’s 19th Global Information Security Survey 2016-17 indicate a need for improved resilience in the ability of the power and utilities sector to respond and recover from cyber incidents so that safe and reliable operations can be restored and maintained…

 

Manitoba Hydro Undertaking $445 Million Network ModernizationThe utility plans to reduce the number of overloaded stations to 20% by 2020. Of the 97 stations in Winnipeg alone, Manitoba Hydro says 37 are operating beyond their technical limitations; 8 stations are more than 60 years old…

 

 

Three Hydro One Employees Win EPRI Technology Transfer AwardsThree Hydro One employees have been awarded prestigious Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute for their achievements in research and development...

 

 

 

The Future of Energy: March 8 Panel and Networking Event in OttawaHear and discuss how we're moving to a low-carbon future. Meet and network with clean energy leaders. Have your say on engaging and advancing women in the clean energy sector…

 

 

Deadline Looming for NECA Project Excellence Award ApplicationsMarch 31 is the deadline for the National Electrical Contractors Association’s Project Excellence Award, a new program that recognizes companies for outstanding commitment, professionalism and ingenuity in delivering an electrical project…

 



 

Teledyne FlirTeledyne Technologies Incorporated announced the successful completion of the acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. At each of the respective company’s special meeting of stockholders held on May 13, 2021, the stockholders approved and adopted merger proposals related to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated January 4, 2021.

FLIR will now be included in Teledyne’s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.



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Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussion Group: Can You Count the Deficiencies?

EIN CECD 400Have you ever been called to fix the work of a 'handyman'?

"Was supposedly done by a"certified ' electrician....told the homeowner that he got a $266 permit....no record at TSBC. Can you count the deficiencies?"

"There is a second panel change in the triplex also.......even more deficiencies. Think the guy was a glorified handyman. Ones not obvious: 240 BB heat hooked up 120....drier on 2p20....range on 2p50....water heater fed with 2c14 Bx on 2p15."

Go HERE to join the discussion

 


 

Latest Articles

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Terry BeckerTerry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member

IEEE 1584.1 Guide for Specification of Scope and Deliverable Requirements for an Arc-Flash Hazard Calculation Study in Accordance with IEEE Std 1584 provides detailed guidance on how to complete an arc flash hazard incident energy analysis study and recommended content for the P.Eng. authenticated report.  This is a complimentary Standard to IEEE 1584.

It has been my experience in my work as an independent electrical safety consultant working in industry across Canada that not many P.Eng. Electrical Engineers are aware that the IEEE 1584.1...

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Swati Vora-PatelBy Swati Vora-Patel


The electrical market is at the helm of innovation — from robotics and automation products that support advanced manufacturing to smart technology in homes and businesses, our industry leads innovation and competitiveness in Canada. With advanced electrical and automation products shaping how we work, live and play, our industry is continually at the forefront of designing technologies that meet the needs of Canadians today.

Over the past year, we have all been reminded that clean, hygienic spaces are critical to our health and well-being.

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Product News

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JSBT SlimBasics™ Tapered LED Disk Light Series comes in 4" and 6" sizes and provides even ...
An all-in-1, low-profile, linear and narrow wraparound with 18 possible color/lumen configurations ...
EdgeEnergy™, a subsidiary of Single Phase Power Solutions, introduces the EdgeEV70™ single phase ...
New energy technologies, like solar, require specialized test tools to efficiently provide critical ...
The Allia hub is essential for creating your smart home. It connects all network-compatible smart ...
Legrand AV announced the addition of five new models to its popular On-Q In-Wall Power & Cable ...
Excelitas TechnologiesÒ Corp., a global technology company delivering innovative, customized ...
Designed to visually scan large areas for moisture issues, air leaks, electrical problems, and ...
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Rittal VX SE Free-Standing EnclosureRittal introduces the new VX SE free-standing enclosure system that offers greater versatility. For applications where Rittal’s AX compact enclosures are too small, and the TS 8 baying enclosures are too large - the VX SE is an ideal midway alternative for applications where baying is not required. Additionally, the VX SE size range includes a 300 mm deep version that is suitable for applications where space is limited.

The VX SE offers quicker time-to-delivery and faster, streamlined assembly, enhanced reliability, greater safety, and compatibility with other Rittal systems. 

 

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HPS CenturionHammond Power Solutions (HPS) has a new addition to their line of power quality products – HPS Centurion P Passive Harmonic Filter.

It is specifically engineered to mitigate harmonic currents created by non-linear loads. The initial product release has ratings from 5 to 500 horsepower. It improves power quality by simultaneously reducing harmonics and improving true power factor, resulting in an efficient and reliable solution.

 

 

 

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Peers & Profiles

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Bryan Smith started his now 20-year career at the ground floor, so to speak, as a draftsperson and ...
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Kyle Manfredi is the owner of ARK Electrical alongside his wife, Shannon. Operating out of ...
Like most major events over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic put serious restrictions on the ...
This past December Jennifer Green was honoured with Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Award for ...
“It was quite surprising,” said Stephanie Smith of being named EHRC’s Leader of the Year. ...
As an advanced networked lighting controls company serving the industrial and large commercial ...
Trilliant, an international provider of utility solutions for advanced metering and smart grid ...
For more than a century, ABB has been investing in Canadian technologies and products to support ...
Mackenzie Gillan, a bright young lady from Baysville, Ontario, tells us about how she learned ...


House of Electrical SuppliesFrom small construction to sophisticated industrial projects, House of Electrical Supplies has been servicing clients in the industrial, OEM, entertainment, and construction markets across the Greater Toronto Area for just over 40 years. The company has earned a reputation for providing a high-quality customer experience.

As per President Austin Brennan, their experienced and knowledgeable team can be depended upon in any situation to deliver quick and efficient service. On top of their product solutions — ranging from electrical, automation, safety, lighting and portable power distribution — 

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