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June 26, 2019

Area sales manager Mark Mercer retires from Ideal Industries Canada

Mercer joined Ideal in June 1979, starting in the shipping department and progressing through many roles over 40 years. His last day in the field will be June 28.

LED fixtures gain ground in hazardous locations

Advantages include energy savings, low emitted heat, solid-state construction, moderate voltage and a newfound freedom from design constraints.

ITC celebrates 25th anniversary

Founded in 1994, the company has grown to offer more than 10,000 different industrial, electrical and automation products from its warehouse in Concord, Ont.

Electrical contractors share financial successes, frustrations

When you work in the electrical business, you may wonder if you are charging enough for your services, compared to your counterparts across the country.

How VFDs were upgraded for Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant

Installed in 2017, the drives continue to perform well today, outpacing the plant’s minimum requirements with up to 98% efficiency.

Tackle June’s Code Conundrum

Ray Yousef of the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) challenges you with three new questions to test your knowledge of the CE Code.
Prompt payment legislation

Canada passes prompt payment legislation for contractors

"We have been working on this issue for well over a decade,” says Sandra Skivsky, chair of the National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC). “Prompt payment is crucial to the efficiency of all work throughout the sector, on jobs big and small.” » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

SPD2 line protects sensitive equipment from industrial power fluctuations

Features include thermal protection, an interlocking tab mechanism to withstand vibration and a visual indicator for checking module replacement status. » Read full article

FLIR T840 thermal camera improves the view

An integrated colour viewfinder helps plant managers find failing components, particularly during inspections outdoors in very bright lighting conditions. » Read full article
EASA 2019

NETCO Annual Training Conference

Dates & Location: August 10 - 11 • Vancouver
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EFC Federation Cup Golf Tournament

Date & Location: August 21 • Milton, Ont.
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The NECA Show

Dates & Location: September 14 - 17 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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IAEI Canadian Section Meeting

Dates & Location: September 20 - 22 • Halifax
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EAM Electrical Expo

Dates & Location: September 24 - 26 • Winnipeg
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