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March 30, 2019

AD and IDI to merge and create AD Canada Industrial & Safety

Effective Apr. 1, 2019, the transaction between the distributor groups will create a new brand, ‘AD Canada Industrial & Safety.’

ECA Ottawa and IBEW 586 negotiate new agreement

Teams from both sides met over three months to find common ground and reclaim local market share. Their agreement will come into effect on May 1, 2019.

CSA recommends climate change adaptations to CE Code

The Conference Board of Canada estimates $347.5 billion will need to be invested in electricity infrastructure to maintain today’s level of system reliability.

Electrical businesses among Canada's Best Managed Companies

“The Best Managed designation is a symbol of quality, reliability and consistency in the Canadian marketplace,” says Tim Horsman, president and CEO of E.B. Horsman & Son.

Siemens completes acquisition of Russelectric

Plans for the transaction were announced in October 2018, to combine the companies’ electrical power portfolios and service organizations.

Unlicensed electrical contractor fined for unsafe, illegal work in Ontario

This is not the company’s first conviction. In 2017, a manager was convicted of electrical work without a licence, failing to apply for inspection and unsafe electrical conditions. » Read full article

MCEE announces finalists for new product competition

The short list includes electrical, HVAC, lighting, hydronic and plumbing products, with a focus on efficiency and conservation. » Read full article

Canadian Hydropower Association rebrands as WaterPower Canada

The annual CHA Forum will be rebranded as the WaterPower Canada Conference for its next edition, scheduled to take place in September in Montreal. » Read full article

Legrand to acquire Universal Electric

With the deal, Legrand plans to broaden its product offerings and expand its market share in the data centre sector. » Read full article

NB Power to extract seawater's hydrogen for distributed electricity grid

The utility plans to use Joi Scientific’s production system at up to 30 distributed stations to help achieve net-zero carbon generation operations. » Read full article