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July 10, 2019

Electrical Safety 360: Establishing and verifying an electrically safe workplace

There are moral, social and economic costs involved, to varying degrees, with the consequences of a significant electrical incident in the workplace.

City Electric Supply opens new West Edmonton branch

Formerly known as Torbram Electric Supply, CES is part of a privately owned electrical wholesale network with more than 850 locations.

RECALL: AmazonBasics 1,500-W ceramic space heater, due to fire hazard

The recall involves a range of black or white heaters, with or without oscillating fans, that offer three output options: low, high or fan-only.

Hydro One chair to step down

Tom Woods will leave the electricity transmission and distribution company’s board of directors on July 31, to be succeeded as chair by Tim Hodgson on Aug. 1.

Safer cutting tools ensure healthy hands for electricians

The profession requires fine motor skills for many common tasks. Indeed, for some electricians, this is the case for almost everything they do.

Employees elect electrical execs among top CEOs

Three executives of corporations that loom large in the electrical industry are among the winners of Glassdoor’s awards program for 2019.

NRStor plans Canada's first battery-and-flywheel electricity storage project

“We are excited to develop operating expertise and intellectual property that can be exported to electricity systems around the world,” says CEO Annett Verschuren. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

ArcBlok enhances safety for motor control centres

Schneider Electric has introduced the technology in its Square DTM Model 6 MCC for mitigating arc flashes and protecting electrical workers and equipment. » Read full article

Fusetek stocks Littelfuse products in B.C.

From its warehouse in Burnaby, the company says it can supply fuses to customers across Western Canada with same-day or next-day shipments. » Read full article

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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