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December 29, 2018

ECA Ottawa appoints Daryl Sharkey executive director

Sharkey’s experience includes senior positions with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC), including a stint as director of member services.

VIDEO: Thermal inspection tips … for safety's sake!

It is essential for thermal inspections to be conducted safely within your high-voltage switchgear maintenance routine and to reduce exposure to arc flash and shock incidents.

O'Neil Electric switches partnership from Schneider to Siemens

The partnership is expected to help both O’Neil and Siemens expand their reach with small, medium and large contractor customers.

New apprenticeship conference in Halifax supports women in trades

The agenda showcased initiatives to better attract girls at an earlier age to the trades, through increased awareness, and then to prepare them with the necessary, up-to-date skills.

Technical Safety BC identifies electric shock risks, responds with recommendations

The study suggested expanding oversight of electrical contractors to ‘close the gap’ related to journeypeople not having workplace-appropriate knowledge or training.

Claudia Hamza joins EFC as products section manager

Hamza has professional experience in the electrical, electronics, medical equipment, oil and gas industries.

New investment in Northern Transformer to expand capabilities and reach

The company plans to use the capital to extend its product range to 250 kV and to serve the U.S. and other international markets.

CHA introduces Hydropower Awards

Timed for the organization’s 20th anniversary, the program recognizes the contributions of and dedication demonstrated by leaders in the sector.

Bartle & Gibson hires Erica Grinnell as B.C. electrical sales manager

Grinnell has 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing. In her new role, she will manage the team, facilitate new business opportunities and address customers’ needs.

Next Sales and Marketing reps Britech heating cables in Atlantic Canada

The Halifax-based business seeks to represent leading electrical manufacturers’ products in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.