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November 28, 2018
The Buildings Show

GE promotes Jennifer Erickson to CCO

In her new position, she will lead efforts on a global scale, including internal and external communications, public affairs, executive communications and public relations.

Fluke celebrates 70th anniversary with sweepstakes

Electricians and other professionals across both Canada and the U.S. have until Dec. 31 to enter the contest to win a prize package valued at US$6,000.

Ficodis Group acquires Transbearco shops in Montreal and Mississauga

“This gives us a foothold to bolster our offerings,” says Christophe Bévillard, president of Ficodis. “We are moving closer to major urban centres to develop high-potential markets.”

Convectair appoints Jean-Christophe Samson sales rep for Montreal

Samson has sales and marketing experience in both multinational corporate and small business environments. In his new role, he will report directly to Yves Giard.
New apprenticeship

Featured: New apprenticeship conference in Halifax supports women in trades

Delegates included tradeswomen, apprentices, employers, educators, labour group and women’s organization representatives and jurisdictional authorities. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 
LED puck lights

LED puck lights illuminate specific objects

The lights can be installed directly with a 120-V power cord, as they do not require a separate LED driver. » Read full article

Tamper-resistant receptacles meet new safety requirements

Leviton also offers weather-resistant versions of the power receptacles to comply with requirements for damp and wet locations. » Read full article

Inrush current limiter protects LEDs and power supplies

This new expansion module can be used as an upstream or downstream device to protect 230-V AC devices, preventing unintentional tripping of fuses. » Read full article

IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Date & Location: March 4-8 • Jacksonville, Fla.
Info: IEEE’s Industry Applications Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) is dedicated to changing the electrical safety culture. The 2019 edition will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverside, sponsored by the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Committee (ESafC). Topics will include, but not be limited to, hazard phenomena, inherently safer design, work practices, hazard mitigation and electrical safety management.
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Work Truck Show & Green Truck Summit

Dates & Locations: March 5-8 • Indianapolis, Ind.
Info: The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) will host the 2019 edition of its Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit at the Indiana Convention Center, promising North America’s largest work truck event. The exhibit hall will be open from Mar. 6 to 8.
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ICT Canada – Presented by BICSI

Dates & Locations: April 8-11 • Toronto
Info: ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety and security, project management and audiovisual (AV) technologies. BICSI is currently seeking presentations for pre-conference seminars and general sessions; submissions are due by Nov. 30, 2018.
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