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John Raepple concludes term; Dale MacDonald elected to ESA board

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority reports Honey Electric’s Dale MacDonald has been elected to the board, while John Raepple—president and owner of John Raepple Electric Ltd. of Cambridge, Ont.—concluded his term after nine years. >> Read full article

New atlas shows extent of global (light) pollution

The recently published “New World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness” documents the degree to which the world is illuminated by artificial skyglow. >> Read full article

SDTC ramps up funds for Schneider Electric, Opus One & more

A number of energy projects have received support from Canada’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development’s investment of over $39.6 million. $5.5 million in new funding for three previously funded Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) projects was also announced recently from the ministry. >> Read full article

Do you run on ISO 50001? Get CEM recognition!

Does your organization have an ISO 50001-certified energy management system? If so, sharpen your pencil and get ready to compete for prestigious awards from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)! >> Read full article


 Featured News 
New digs coming up for Cambrian’s powerline program

New digs coming up for Cambrian’s powerline program

The powerline program at Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ont. is getting a new permanent home all to itself, thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of $5.3 million. >> Learn More…


Milwaukee reveals M18 Force Logic 9T utility cutter

The M18 Force Logic 9T utility cutter boasts a self-latching jaw design that enables opening with just one hand, says Milwaukee, enhancing alignment while delivering easy operation with Class 3 gloves. >> Read full article

Prysmian P-Laser 600kV HVDC system boasts HPTE technology

Prysmian Group is launching a cable technology promising better electrical performance, lower costs and better environmental sustainability: the P-Laser 600kV cable system for HVDC (high-voltage direct current) applications. >> Read full article

Ridgid introduces 12-ton manual hydraulic crimp tool

Ridgid’s RE 12-M manual hydraulic crimp tool can be used for wire termination and grounding applications to crimp compression lugs and connectors onto copper, aluminum and ACSR wire and grounding rods. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

IEC Con 2016

Date & Location: Oct. 26-29 • San Antonio, Texas
Info: Electrical and systems contractors will meet for IEC Con 2016, learning how to grow their businesses and cut costs, courtesy of Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC). The event is known as the “conduit to profit” and features education sessions, expo, networking opportunities and more. >> More Info

BC Electrical Association LINK Conference

Date & Location: Nov. 2-3 • Vancouver, B.C.
Info: The British Columbia Electrical Association (BCEA) is hosting its first LINK Conference at the Fairmont Waterfront. BCEA says the LINK conference was created to provide a forum for leaders in the electrical industry to learn, share and practise the association’s four strategic pillars: Leadership, Integrity, Networking & Knowledge (LINK). >> More Info

EFC’s 6th Annual Future Forum

Date & Location: Nov. 2 • Brampton, Ont.
Info: Electro-Federation Canada’s 6th Annual Future Forum, Thinking Smarter, provides an opportunity to gain insight on how to strengthen and expand your sales and marketing strategies, taking into account new market trends and innovation. >> More Info

APPrO 2016 “Challenge + Change”

Date & Location: Nov. 25-16 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The 28th annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre (a.k.a. APPrO) hosts delegates and exhibitors from across the spectrum of the power generation business. >> More Info

Webinar • What does Ontario’s Construction Lien Act Review mean to you?

Date & Location: Nov. 22 • Online
Info: Register now for an important webinar where construction law expert and Legal Desk columnist Dan Leduc will unpack the results of Bruce Reynolds’ “expert review” of Ontario’s Construction Lien Act, and explain the ramifications for you and your business. >> More Info