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B.A. Robinson acquires Sescolite Lighting

B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd. (Winnipeg, Man.) has acquired of the operating assets of Sescolite Lighting, a retailer and distributor of lighting products in Ontario.

Blue Hills site selected for Sask. wind project

SaskPower and Algonquin Power have agreed on a change of location for a 177MW wind project to the Blue Hills area, which is located between Herbert and Neidpath in southwest Saskatchewan.

NAIT celebrates first Trades to Degrees graduates

Launched in the fall of 2012 through NAIT’s JR Shaw School of Business, Trades to Degrees is “one of the first pathways in North America to allow qualified tradespeople the opportunity to move directly from a trades certificate to the third year of a degree program”.
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Douglas Lighting Controls opens new HQ in Burnaby

Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, has opened a new 9500-sf facility in Burnaby, B.C. to serve as its headquarters. » Read full article

Webinar recording: Ontario’s Construction Lien Act Review And You

In case you missed it, watch the video of Dan Leduc’s presentation “How will you get paid” on our YouTube channel. No registration, no hassle. Learn about the Ontario Construction Lien Act review from our Legal expert and columnist! » Read more

RECALL: Honda EU2000iT1 generators owner's manual

Honda Canada is recalling the owner’s manual provided with certain Honda EU2000iT1 inverter-type 1600W generators because of missing pages in the French-language section. » Read full article

Fulham introduces high-bay retrofit kit

Fulham Co. has released a new LED high-bay retrofit kit designed specifically for use in warehouses, hangars, gymnasiums, or any building where 400W HID high-bay lighting is traditionally used. » Read full article

Panasonic enhances Toughpad FZ-G1

Panasonic has upgraded its Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged 10.1-in. tablet, now featuring a 6th generation IntelCore i5-6300U vPro processor along with the latest Microsoft Windows 10 Pro platform. » Read full article

BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Date & Location: Jan. 22-26 • Tampa, Fla.
Info: Discover new technologies, network with peers and other ICT professionals, and hear presentations from industry leaders as well as keynotes by motivational speaker Jeff Havens and former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin at BICSI’s Winter Conference at the Tampa Convention Centre.
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW)

Date & Location: Jan. 31-Feb. 3 • Reno, Nev.
Info: The IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) 2017—the Super Bowl of electrical safety—aims to “Change the Electrical Safety Culture” by targeting two areas: 1) advancing the application of state-of-the-art knowledge and practices, and 2) stimulating innovation in creating the next generation of safe work practices, technology and managing systems.
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NEMRA Annual Conference

Date & Location: Feb. 1-4 • Orlando, Fla.
Info: The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is hosting its 2017 annual conference at the Marriott World Center Orlando, which is also attended by members of CEMRA (Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association).
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EIAA Annual Technical Conference

Date & Location: Feb. 3-4 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: The Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta (EIAA) is holding its Annual Technical Conference at the Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre. Hear from Alberta Municipal Affairs and the chief electrical administrator as well as the latest on electrically connected life safety systems, new products and more.
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Saskatchewan Safety Council Industrial Safety Seminar

Date & Location: Feb. 6-8 • Regina, Sask.
Info: Known as “Saskatchewan’s Premier Safety event”, organizers say this seminar brings together hundreds of safety professionals from across North America to see the latest products, services, and information in over 100 safety and related display booths.
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