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Ideal Skills Challenge well underway

To participate, contestants simply need to come to one of Ideal Canada’s scheduled events, being held through November 2017. Registration takes place on the spot, and Ideal supplies all the necessary equipment to complete The Challenge.

FX Morin joining Leviton as director, lighting, for Canada

Reporting to Gaby Massabni, vice-president Distribution, Morin will be responsible for sales throughout Canada for ConTech Lighting, Intense Lighting and Birchwood Lighting products.

Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project receives financing

Alberta PowerLine, a partnership between Canadian Utilities Ltd. and Quanta Services Inc., has raised about $1.4 billion of bonds to finance the Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project.

Heizer joins Britech’s specs & special projects team

He brings 28 years of experience in the heating cable industry, with previous experience in sales, marketing and product management.

Section 62 "Fixed electric heating systems" - Code File, September 2017

In addition to a number of changes in 2012, CE Code Section 62 “Fixed electric heating systems” underwent a fairly substantial rewrite in 2015. So what’s changed?

Service Wire’s Cook serving BC; Richards serving all other provinces

Kerith Richards is now serving customers in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan.

Arlington and Bridgeport settle all pending litigation

In connection with this settlement, Arlington has received payment of $1.37 million for the judgment in case No. 3:06-cv-1105. Bridgeport has dismissed its appeal from that judgment and Arlington has dismissed its cross-appeal seeking attorney’s fees. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Systemize your business for profits (4 of 4)

Are you struggling to determine whether your team is actually doing what they say they are doing? Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”: November 28 at 2 pm EST. » Register

Contech adds several sizes to its Adjustable series

Contech Lighting has added three new sizes to its Adjustable series: the 4-in. Round, the 4-in. Square and 6-in. Round, which deliver up to 3400 lumens. » Read full article

Bosch launches multi-grip 18V recip saw GSA18V-125

Bosch has launched a multi-grip reciprocating saw that combines an “advanced” handle design with an 18V Bosch EC brushless motor and orbital/non-orbital action. » Read full article
Cost of workforce drugs

Briggs & Stratton service entrance-rated transfer switch now in Canada

The product automatically moves a home’s power from utility to backup power when there is an outage. » Read full article

Eaton's Crouse-Hinds launches EBMX enclosure technology

Eaton has launched EBMX enclosures that use clamping technology for hazardous areas to help oil & gas and other industrial customers “enhance safety and improve productivity”. » Read full article

LINK Conference • BC Electrical Association

Date & Location: November 1-2 • Vancouver
Info: BCEA’s LINK Conference attracts delegates representing every aspect of the electrical industry, including engineers, contractors, manufacturers, distributors and agents. The event includes opportunities for networking, Dale Carnegie U40 training, and planning meetings.
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The Buildings Show 2017

Date & Location: November 29 - December 1 • Toronto
Info: More than 30,500 trade professionals attend The Buildings Show to discover innovations across the building industry and source the latest materials, products and more from over 1600 Canadian and international exhibitors. Attendees can choose from 350+ seminars, panels, keynotes and roundtables.
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EFC Holiday Celebrations 2017

Dates & Locations: November 30 through December 13 • Various
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites you to start the holiday season off right by celebrating with industry colleagues and friends from coast-to-coast at an EFC reception. Registration is now open. Visit EBMag’s calendar page for dates and locations.
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