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Conductive concrete sneers at EMP attack

When we last told you about University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Chris Tuan, he was creating self-melting concrete. Now he’s turned his attention to conductive concrete that shields electronics from EMP attack.

Electricity Plan brings in penalty provision for Nova Scotia Power

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board says it now has the authority to impose financial penalties on Nova Scotia Power for not meeting customer service standards.

Manitoba joins New West Partnership Trade Agreement

Manitoba has joined the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, expanding the barrier-free interprovincial market, which commits each jurisdiction to enhance trade, investment and labour mobility, and to remove barriers to the movement of goods, services, investment and people between the provinces.
Canadian Power Conference 2016

Who were the award winners at Canadian Power Conference 2016?

Congratulations to Bonnie Hiltz and Bill Sutherland, who took the stage last week at the 28th annual Canadian Power Conference dinner to accept awards paying tribute to their industry contributions. » Read full article

VIDEO: Dewalt chasing corded AND gas-powered tools markets

In case you missed our Tweets, EBMag was in Baltimore this past summer to check out the latest market solutions at the Dewalt Experience, which included a side-trip to Stanley Black+Decker to check out their offerings. » Read full article

Ledvance adds sensors, under cabinet lights to Lightify

Ledvance has released a slew of new lighting products, including Sylvania Contractor series LED A19 and A21 lamps, Lightify additions and an integrated bulb and trim LED for updating recessed lighting as well as a motion and temperature sensor. » Read full article

Southwire introduces nine new meters

Southwire says it has nine new meters to specifically help residential and commercial electricians. Included in this product line are several meters which feature Bluetooth technology, allowing users to save and send readings using Southwire’s MApp mobile app. » Read full article

Wind Optimization & Maintenance Canada

Date & Location: Nov. 29-30 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Organizers say the 3rd Annual Wind Optimization & Maintenance Canada is an essential meeting point to gain the critical insights you need to optimize windpower generation, eliminate downtime and increase turbine earning power. » More Info

The Buildings Show

Date & Location: Nov. 30-Dec. 2 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Buildings Show returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), bringing together Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, the World of Concrete Pavilion, and IIDEXCanada. It is also held simultaneously with the Real Estate Forum Toronto. » More Info

EFC Christmas Reception • Toronto

Date & Location: Nov. 30 • Woodbridge, Ont.
Info: Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, as you network with key industry leaders and support a great cause for the holiday season. The event runs from 4-7 pm at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue. » More Info

EHRC’s Awards of Excellence Luncheon

Date & Location: Dec. 8 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is hosting its annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon, which will feature keynote speeches from Bruce Campbell, president and CEO of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), and Bob Delaney, MPP Mississauga-Streetsville, parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Energy. » More Info

EDA’s EDIST 2017 Conference

Date & Location: Jan. 18-20 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) 2017 Conference & Exhibition is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by Ontario’s Local Distribution Companies. Suppliers, manufacturers and service providers will have the opportunity to network and showcase their products and services. » More Info