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January 30, 2019

April's MCEE trade show already 90% full

More than 400 exhibitors are anticipated for what is reportedly Canada’s largest trade show for the electrical, lighting, hydronics, plumbing and HVAC industries.

Incentive grant launched for women apprentices in Red Seal trades

The nearly $20-million, five-year initiative is intended to encourage women to enter and succeed in trades where they are currently underrepresented.

Catalyst hires Taylor Witty as head of operations

In her new role, she will run day-to-day and back-end operations, including planning, project tracking, accounting, purchasing, forecasting and client management.

AD member owners elect new board of directors

“The positive energy that has come from members becoming our owners has been tremendous,” says Bill Weisberg, chair and CEO of AD.

Code File: Understanding the intent behind Rule 10-210

“Single point system grounding” helps the inspector and the installer understand goals and methods for achieving a safer installation and eliminating parallel neutral paths.

Celco Automation hires new executives and electrical engineer

Dwayne Horner, Ryan Patterson and Bryce MacDonald are business development executives for Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Eastern Ontario, respectively, and Dan Blanchette is senior electrical engineer.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Schneider Electric

Masterpact™ MTZ: Operate outside the Arc Flash boundary

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TSASK inherits electrical licensing, inspections and permits

After a 2009 review recommended the development of a ‘one-stop shop’ for Saskatchewan’s safety regulatory services, TSASK was created in 2010 as an independent body. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Southwire debuts Maxis XD1 circuit puller

The lightweight portable device accepts most commercial 18-V drills and reportedly delivers continuous cable pulling power up to 600 lb. » Read full article

AMC introduces AB25A100 servo drive

The hardware is engineered to protect against overvoltage, undervoltage, overcurrent, overheating and short circuits across motor, ground and power leads. » Read full article

Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Dates & Location: February 26 - 27 • Edmonton
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

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