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April 24, 2019

GE sells Current to AIP

Under a long-term licensing agreement, the ‘startup’ lighting, controls, networked sensors and software business unit will continue to use the GE brand.

EFC appoints Roxanne Lafond regional leader for Quebec

Lafond has more than 13 years’ experience in marketing communications (marcom) and event planning, most recently working for Standard Products.

RECALL: Ouellet, Stelpro and Dimplex electric heaters

The products’ heating elements may be defective and fail, posing electrical arc and fire hazards. Customers should disconnect and stop using the appliances immediately.

Southwire Canada appoints Janny Hogen Esch CX manager

She joins the company from Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), where she served as customer services manager for lighting and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

'Pay when paid' clauses interpreted differently across Canada

This type of clause typically manifests itself in the contract between (a) a general contractor or construction manager and (b) a subcontractor or trade contractor.

Code Conundrum (April 2019)

Have you tackled this month’s quiz yet? The answers will be published in the upcoming May 2019 issue of Electrical Business magazine.
Grid improvements

Grid improvements needed to prevent transformer failures and power outages

Fault interrupters and microgrids are among the newer innovations that can help augment utilities’ existing electrical infrastructure. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 
Verizon Connect

Verizon Connect software saves time and fuel for electrical contractor’s fleet

“Our number one reason for implementing the technology was so everyone in the company could know where everyone else was.” – Tom Lund, Olson Electric » Read full article

Arlington introduces wiring kits for existing floors

The kit’s flange and recessed wiring device are designed to help reduce tripping hazards that could otherwise by posed by protruding plugs. » Read full article

OEL Electrical Industry Conference

Dates & Location: May 1 - 4 • Cornwall, Ont.
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BC Electrical Association Trade Show

Date & Location: May 2 • Victoria
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IEEE I&CPS Technical Conference

Dates & Location: May 6 - 9 • Calgary
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