View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy

BC Hydro working to support wildfire suppression & response

BC Hydro reports continued wildfires through the Central and Southern Interior regions are creating challenging conditions for both the province’s firefighters and BC Hydro crews.

Section 8 circuit loading & demand factors • Code File

What do circuit loading and demand factors mean, and how are they different? A circuit load is a component or portion of the circuit that consumes power. A demand factor is a time-dependent fractional quantity that will always be less than, or equal to, one. Huh?

CSA Z463 transforming from Guideline into Standard

CSA Z463 “Maintenance of electrical systems” has been adopted across Canada—even globally—since being first published in November 2013. Rather than publish a second edition guideline, the steering committees and CSA Group senior staff approved the development of Z463 as a standard.

Stelpro appoints Balleine as Nova Scotia sales rep

Stelpro has appointed Christopher Balleine as sales rep, Maritimes (responsible for Nova Scotia), under the supervision of John-Daniel Chabot.

N.B. unveils eCharge Network; Irving sports its first EV fast-charge station

NB Power recently unveiled the eCharge Network: the province’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging network aimed at giving drivers “worry-free travel everywhere in the province”.

Wow! Milton Shop marks 40 years without LT injury

Believe it or not, there hasn’t been a lost-time injury at Nova Scotia Power’s Milton Heavy Maintenance Shop since June 27, 1977. » Read full article

Become the Obvious Choice in a Competitive Market

Avoid the income rollercoaster by mastering your marketing. To do that, join EBMag and our Level Up columnist Andrew Houston in the 3rd webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time” to learn specific strategies to help improve this area of your contracting business. » Register today

19 new product additions in Arani’s Spring 2017 catalogue

Montreal-based lighting supplier Arani launched 19 new products (41 new SKUs) with its Spring Catalogue 2017. » Read full article

5th Annual Electric Elle Golf Tournament

Date & Location: September 12 • King City, Ont.
Info: The annual Electric Elle is a 9-hole round of Best Ball, followed by dinner and awards, open to women working in all areas of the electrical industry, including contracting, distribution and manufacturing.
» More Info

PCIC 2017 • 64th IEEE Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee Conference

Date & Location: September 18-20 • Calgary, Alta.
Info: The largest industry conference for the IEEE PCIC committee is being hosted by the IEEE Chapters of Alberta at the Telus Convention Centre, and EBMag will be there!
» More Info

IAEI Canadian Section Meeting 2017

Date & Location: September 22-24 • Peterborough, Ont.
Info: The Canadian Section of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) is conducting its 2017 meeting at the Holiday Inn Hotel Peterborough Waterfront. The event is hosted by the IAEI Ontario Chapter.
» More Info

AD North American Meeting

Date & Location: September 25-27 • Grapevine (Dallas), Texas
Info: AD is hosting the 2017 North American Meeting of the Electrical Supply Division at the Gaylord Texan Resort, and EBMag will be there!
» More Info