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Long Bridge and IDT Systems join forces

Long Bridge Inc., specializing in the construction of custom electrical control panels and based in Cambridge, Ont., has merged with IDT Systems Inc. This addition—as well as the 2014 purchase of Machine Control Systems—now creates a combined workforce of over 60 team members.

A northern Canada first for Yukon Energy

Celebrating a first for a northern Canadian company, Yukon Energy Corp. has achieved the Sustainable Electricity Company designation for its “commitment to sustainable business practices”, from the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA).

Have an Ontario electrical safety story?

The Ontario Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) wants to hear from you! The organization is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Ontario Electrical Safety Awards, which seek to celebrate those who have “demonstrated a strong commitment to electrical safety in Ontario—whether it’s through electrical safety programs, initiatives or efforts in the workplace or in the community.”

Western Star Trucks first made in Canada 50 years ago

Western Star Trucks—first made in Kelowna, B.C.—kicked off its year-long 50th-anniversary celebration at its annual dealer meeting recently.

Deziel Drive branch family moves back home

EBMag has learned the Graybar Canada branch staff of 2760 Deziel Drive (Windsor, Ont.) is moving back home. You may recall the branch was displaced back in August 2016 after being struck by an F2 tornado. » Read full article

Arc Flash & Shock PPE 101

Do arc flash and shock PPE requirements give you a migraine? This webinar has got you covered! Follow along with Hugh Hoagland and Mike Doherty of e-Hazard on our YouTube channel—no need to register! » Read full article

Dialight expands smart LED platform

Dialight has developed a new integration via BACnet/IP adaptor connecting its smart LED lighting system to Tridium’s Niagara Framework. » Read full article

Eaton strengthens surge protective device line with SPC series

Eaton has launched its new SPC series surge protective device, which provides “flexible, configurable surge protection for commercial and light industrial applications”. » Read full article

Wrong temp code ratings on Noribachi high-bays

Intertek has issued a warning about the Noribachi Corporation LED high-bay luminaire for use in hazardous locations (Class I Division 2 Groups A-D Product Class II Division 2 Groups F, G), as it may pose a public hazard. » Read full article

AEA Electrical Learning Expo

Date & Location: March 2 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: Alberta Electrical Association (formerly AEL) is hosting its one-day Electrical Learning Expo at the Marriott River Cree. Among the expo’s delegates are electrical contractors, maintenance supervisors, lighting design consultants, industrial electricians, electrical inspectors, consulting engineers, distributors and utility personnel.
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The Work Truck Show

Date & Location: March 15-17 • Indianapolis, Ind.
Info: The Work Truck Show features the newest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor covering more than 500,000 sf.
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Date & Location: March 28-29 • New York, N.Y.
Info: LEDucation is dedicated solely to LED technology and last year it drew an attendance of over 4200 and 300+ exhibits by manufacturers from the United States, Canada and Europe.
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Electrifest XI

Date & Location: April 24 • Mississauga, Ont.
Info: Nedco Ontario’s Electrifest XI, primarily a buying event, is being held at the distributors head office & distribution centre at 5600 Keaton Crescent. Nedco aims to host over 120 suppliers, manufacturers and agents from all industry corners, including wire & cable, datacom, lighting & lighting controls, electrical distribution, renewable energy, and energy management solutions.
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Date & Location: April 26-27 • Montreal, Que.
Info: Taking place every two years, the MCEE (Mécanex • Climatex • Expolectriq • Éclairage) tradeshow & conference returns to Montreal at Place Bonaventure in Montreal. The event attracts those involved in all areas of sales, design, specification and installation of electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems, including contractors, wholesalers, engineers, building managers, builders, developers, designers and buyers.
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