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March 13, 2019

Siemens completes acquisition of Russelectric

“The synergies are significant and we look forward to seeing them come to life,” says Dorian Alexandrescu, president and CEO of Russelectric.

EFC names Ekaterina Lutovinova controller

Lutovinova is an accounting professional with more than 13 years’ experience in financial management and analysis.

LEDs save costs for new Buy-Low Foods store in Langdon, Alta.

Electrical designer Dan Melchior developed the store’s lighting plan with CDm2 Lightworks and sourced products from Wesco.

Sonepar promotes Kevin Bain to lead Dixon Electric

Bain was one of Dixon’s owners before Sonepar acquired it and he has been with the company for more than 25 years.

Same switchgear. Different day.

The new Masterpact™ MTZ circuit breaker, with customizable control unit and multiple communications platforms, installs into previous-model Masterpact draw-out circuit breaker cradles. Same connections. Same footprint. By adding Masterpact MTZ to your power distribution system, you enable EcoStruxure Power, our IoT-based power management solution that enhances connectivity, real-time operational reliability, and smart analytics

  • Masterpact MTZ integrates and installs into your existing system
  • Smartphone connectivity for wireless monitoring, operation, and event alerts
  • Easy customization with downloadable digital modules
  • Ultra-precise Class 1 power metering for energy efficiency

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    Unlicensed electrical contractor fined for unsafe, illegal work in Ontario

    The owner/operator of MJ Construction pleaded guilty to working without a licence, not taking out an electrical permit and creating an unsafe electrical condition. » Read full article

    Artificial intelligence (AI) could transform electrical safety

    AI has already represented a significant game-changer for many businesses. From a safety viewpoint, its ability to learn a task could be of great assistance. » Read More

    Former Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda joins Anixter board

    Swoboda led Cree as CEO and chair until 2017, when he retired for health reasons. He joins Anixter’s board concurrently with former Walmart president Bill Simon. » Read More
    Products & Solutions 

    CBS ArcSafe introduces RSA-224 for remote busway plug actuation

    The portable actuator allows technicians to remotely close or trip a busway plug from a safe distance of up to 300 ft, while stationed outside the arc flash boundary. » Read full article

    FCA restyles Ram 1500 for 2019

    The pickup has a maximum overall payload of 1,043 kg, trailer towing capacity of 5,783 kg and storage capacity of 151.1 L. » Read full article
    Alberta Electrical Association

    AEA Learning Expo

    Date & Location: March 26 • Lethbridge, Alta.
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    DesignLights Consortium Annual Stakeholder Meeting

    Dates & Location: April 1 - 3 • St. Louis, Mo.
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    ICT Canada Conference & Expo – Presented by BICSI

    Dates & Location: April 8 - 10 • Toronto » More Info