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CS Wind Canada fined $60,000

CS Wind Canada Inc.—a manufacturer of wind turbine towers—pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by moving components of a tower under construction. >> Read full article

Franklin Empire will assemble Siemens’ Simogear motors

Under a new agreement, Siemens Canada and Franklin Empire will assemble and service Siemens’ Simogear geared motors in Canada for the first time, thereby promising customers faster product delivery, product customization, training and customer service. >> Read full article

SUBMIT your Electrical Safety Champion Award nominations!

The 2016 edition of our Electrical Safety Champion Awards is open to all Canadians across our nation. It’s FREE and you can submit to more than one category! Nominate yourself! >> Read full article

NB Power’s Mactaquac Project reports now online

NB Power says the decision-making process about the future of Mactaquac Generating Station has reached another milestone with the completion of environmental, social, scientific and public engagement reports—all of which are available online for public viewing. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
“Lots of blue cable” in Bergeron Centre

“Lots of blue cable” in Bergeron Centre

Part of the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University’s Bergeron Centre is the “first building of its kind purely for engineers,” says Svetan Veliov, the senior electrical engineer with Arup, the design and consulting firm involved in the 169,500-sf project. >> Learn More…


Milwaukee unveils M18 RedLithium 9.0 battery pack

Milwaukee recently unveiled its M18 RedLithium “High Demand” 9.0 battery pack, which promises up to 5x more run-time and 35% more power while running 60% cooler than standard lithium-ion batteries. >> Read full article

RECALL: Burn hazard with Cree BT848

In a joint recall with Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cree Inc. is recalling a 48-in. LED replacement lamp for traditional indoor 2-pin T8s. >> Read full article

Carlo Gavazzi’s Dupline Safe monitoring system

According to Carlo Gavazzi, Dupline Safe, a safety bus, can transmit signals up to 5 km without repeater, making it possible to implement plant-wide solutions. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Green Energy Doors Open 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 9-11 • Across Ontario & Alberta
Info: Green Energy Doors Open is a campaign brought to you by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). It’s a province-wide, year-round communications campaign and showcase of individual, community and commercial sustainable energy projects organized and spearheaded by OSEA. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% sustainable energy system. The event is free to participate in as a host and to attend. >> More Info

BICSI 2016 Fall Conference & Exhibition

Date & Location: Sept. 11-15 • San Antonio, Texas
Info: Join BICSI in San Antonio, Texas for the 2016 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Centre! Featuring forward-thinking and motivational presentations, insight into new technologies and industry trends in the Exhibit Hall and a chance to network with peers, this conference is one organizers say you don’t want to miss. >> More Info

Electric Elle

Date & Location: Sept. 13 • King City, Ont.
Info: The 4th annual Electric Elle golf tournament is being held at the Cardinal Golf Club. It brings together women of the electrical industry for a 9-hole round of Best Ball golf followed by dinner and awards. >> More Info

CUEE Show 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 13-14 • Mississauga, Ont.
Info: The Canadian Utilities Equipment & Engineering Show (CUEE) is returning to The International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. “We are Canada’s largest marketplace for utility products and services, featuring a display of equipment, technologies and services related to the utility sector,” organizers say of the show. >> More Info

Franklin Empire Customer Appreciation Day 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 14 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Join Franklin Empire at its Toronto location at 350 Carlingview Dr. for the 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day. The event kicks off at 11 am and wraps up at 2 pm. >> More Info