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January 23, 2019

RECALL: Stanley Black & Decker Canada drills

CSA Group reports the company recently recalled several models of its hammer drills and drill/drivers, following a report of injury in the U.S.

Feds support Canada's first geothermal power facility in Saskatchewan

The initial 5-MW facility near Estevan will convert heat from the Earth’s crust into electricity—and more such projects may be yet to come in the same area.

Weidmuller promotes Canada's Terry Hodgson to EVP for North America

Hodgson began his career with the company more than 17 years ago as a sales representative in Alberta, then rose to regional sales manager for the province.

Code File: Electrical safety updates for pools and hot tubs

Inspectors must check a pool’s proximity to electrical equipment, the equipotential bonding of the equipment and the locations of overhead and underground conductors.

Atkore names Jay Lahman SVP of electrical raceway sales

Prior to joining the business, Lahman spent 14 years with General Cable, where he served in a number of executive roles.

Level Up: Do you own a business or have a job?

The three core reasons electrical contractors decide to own their business are (a) more control, (b) more freedom and (c) more money.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Schneider Electric

Masterpact™ MTZ: Operate outside the Arc Flash boundary

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Container ships

Container ships connect to new shore power at Port of Vancouver terminal

The plug-in system for docked ships was designed by Schneider Electric Canada and PBX Engineering, then installed by Houle Electric and operated by DP World. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 
Platinum Tools

Platinum Tools launches Exo cable termination kits

The kits are designed for use with Platinum’s original EZ-RJ45 Cat 5e cabling and ezEX-RJ45, ezEX 44 and ezEX 48 connectors. » Read full article

Wiley ACC F490 clip manages PV cables for solar panels

Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the ACC-F490 is installed at a 90-degree orientation onto module frames or purlins. » Read full article

CanWEA Operations & Maintenance Summit

Dates & Location: January 29 - 30 • Mississauga, Ont.
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EIAA Annual Technical Conference

Dates & Location: February 1 - 2 • Edmonton
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 4 - 8 • Jacksonville, Fla.
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