View As Webpage | View Archives

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail a Friend
MMMM d, yyyy
FEATURED NEWS: Manitoba students win Focus on Safety contest
If you click the images or links in the Sponsor Spotlight advertisement we will provide your subscription contact information only to that sponsor.

26th OESC comes into effect

The latest edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC)—the legal standard with which all electrical work in the province must comply—came into effect on May 5, 2016, and includes new requirements. >> Read full article

Ouellet Canada opens Montmagny distribution centre

The doors are open at Ouellet Canada’s new 45,000-sf distribution centre in Montmagny, Que. Located at 270 Corriveau Ave., this “completely renovated” building will house the shipping, storage and repackaging activities of the Ouellet, Momento and Global Commander brands. >> Read full article

New app alert: MEET Show 2016!

Electrical Business is pleased to once again serve as the official electrical publication of the MEET Show (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology) and present—for the first time—the MEET Show App! Download it now on Google Play and iTunes and plan your show activities! >> Read full article

Round & round the EBMag video carousel

We have a ton of unique videos on EBMag’s Video Carousel, most of them shot by EBMag’s own editorial team, including vids from the 2016 Work Truck Show, Campbell’s Soups CHP project, Siemens & Seneca’s mechatronics-savvy students, and more. Check it out! >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Manitoba students win Focus on Safety contest

Manitoba students win Focus on Safety contest

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has announced the winners of the national Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest 2016. Congrats to Sarah Mohamed and Rain Cahigas from Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, Man. for their video “Safe Work 2016” that took home first place! >> Learn More…


RECALL: Chrysler’s 2007 Sprinter for airbags

Transport Canada has announced a recall from Chrysler on its 2007 Sprinter vehicles as “the driver frontal airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure during deployment”. >> Read full article

Dent Instruments and Emerson’s wireless power meter

Dent Instruments has combined their PowerScout 3037 power meter with Emerson’s “smart wireless” technology to provide “a measurement solution that will greatly impact energy efficiency and sustainability”. >> Read full article

 Featured Product 
ABB’s Ekip SmartVision connects networks to IoT

ABB’s Ekip SmartVision connects networks to IoT

ABB says it is connecting electrical plants to the Internet of Things (IoT) with Ekip SmartVision to “transform how industry monitors, manages and optimizes its power loads, and boosting energy savings by up to 30%”. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

AQME 30th Annual Conference

Date & Location: May 11-12 • Laval, Que.
Info: The Quebec Association for Energy Advancement (AQME) is hosting its 30th Annual Conference and also celebrating its 30th anniversary. Winners of the association’s Energia contest will also be announced and their projects showcased. The conference boasts technical training opportunities as well as an exhibition, and “conference themes” focus on the industrial, building management and transport sectors. >> More Info

OEL 2016 Electrical Industry Conference

Date & Location: May 11-14 • St. Thomas, Ont.
Info: The Ontario Electrical League’s (OEL) Elgin & District Chapter is hosting the association’s 2016 annual Electrical Industry Conference in Elgin/St. Thomas at the Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn. Master of Ceremonies Barry Buchanan will start things off followed by sessions, networking opportunities and a keynote speaker. There will also be a panel discussion and the annual awards dinner. >> More Info

Ideal Supply Tradeshow

Date & Location: May 11-12 • Stratford, Ont.
Info: Our friends at Ideal Supply are hosting their ‘Southern’ tradeshow May 11 and 12, 2016, at the Stratford Rotary Complex, 3 pm to 9 pm both days. This is Ideal Supply’s 90th anniversary year, so be sure to wish them an extra-special happy anniversary when you see them. >> More Info

EMC and NRCan’s Energy Summit

Date & Location: May 17-18 • Niagara Falls, Ont.
Info: Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) in partnership with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Industrial Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) says it is bringing together the country’s leading energy subject-matter-experts, industry leaders and energy efficiency suppliers, to share best practices and the latest innovations in industrial energy efficiency on a national stage. Energy Summit 2016 is building the case for ‘Efficiency Meets Profitability’ and features four industry keynotes, a tradeshow, and the CIPEC Leadership Awards dinner, among other attractions. >> More Info

Alberta Safety Codes Council 2016 Conference

Date & Location: June 1-3 • Banff, Alta.
Info: Under the theme “Enhancing Safety through Innovation, Partnerships and Leadership,” Alberta’s Safety Codes Council is hosting its annual conference at the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff. Organizers say Conference 2016 offers a friendly occasion to meet and engage with other safety codes professionals on areas of interest related to the challenges, opportunities and innovations in the safety codes system. Early Bird pricing ends May 4, 2016. >> More Info