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Phil Davis succeeds Andy Cleven as EJTC managing director

Phil assumes his new position January 22, 2018. Andy will remain as training director emeritus with responsibility for special projects until his retirement date of June 29, 2018.

CE Code 2018 better aligns Section content

The number of changes coming to the 2018 CE Code are fairly substantial, and while a number of them involve tweaked wording and/or definitions, there are also a fair number of what I would call “significant” changes.

SNC-Lavalin and MUHC settle out of court

SNC credits a mediation process agreed to by both parties—and entered into earlier in 2017—for achieving the settlement.

First eBuses with ABB flash-charge tech go into service

Two articulated electric buses sporting ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology, TOSA, went into service on Line 23 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Philips Lighting appoints Greg Blackett head of marketing, Canada

Blackett brings over 18 years of senior level experience in strategic marketing, product management, business development and brand development.

VIDEO: Veolia now able to recycle your lamps in Ontario

Veolia is expanding its lamp recycling capabilities with a new 5000-sf recycling facility located in Pickering, Ont. (Greater Toronto Area) whereas, previously, the company would collect fluorescents and CFLs and ship them to the States for recycling. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Milwaukee develops brushless, 18V one-handed reciprocating saw

The new saw combines Milwaukee’s Powerstate brushless motor, Redlithium battery pack and Redlink Plus intelligence. » Read full article
DIversified Technologies

Diversified Technologies' solid-state MVDC circuit breaker

Exhibiting over 99.7% switching efficiency and around 30 years MTBF, the circuit breaker supports micro-grid alternative sources and storage systems, including wind and solar power, battery storage and flywheels with various voltages, frequencies and power levels. » Read full article
Hubbell Lighting

Remedi LED bed light — Hubbell Lighting

Hubbell Lighting says it has designed a “first-of-its-kind” luminaire for patient room lighting. » Read full article

NEMRA Annual Conference 2018

Date & Location: January 31 - February 3 • San Diego, Calif.
Info: The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is hosting its 2018 annual conference. Among NEMRA’s membership are members of CEMRA, the Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association.
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Electrical Inspectors Assoc. of Alberta 2018 annual conference

Date & Location: February 2 - 3 • Edmonton
Info: The Electrical Inspectors Association of Alberta (EIAA) is hosting its annual conference February 2-3, 2018, at the Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre in Edmonton. EIAA’s mission is to promote the uniform and unbiased understanding and application of the Rules & Regulations adopted under Alberta’s Safety Codes Act.
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NAILD Innovation Conference 2018

Dates & Locations: February 13 -16 • Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Info: The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) Innovation conference 2018, “Unlocking the Future of Lighting,” will be held February 13-16, 2018 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The conference will offer educational sessions, workshops, other networking opportunities, and exhibits showcasing lighting products.
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