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July 31, 2019

Ideal Electrical holds qualifying rounds for 2019 championship

The company, which is part of Ideal Industries, is looking for the best electricians in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, China and Australia.

FedDev Ontario helps fund Northern Transformer's green retrofit

New vapour phase drying technology is expected to save energy and remove humidity more efficiently from industrial power transformers.

SATCC sanctions electricians for misconduct in their apprenticeship training

A third-party investigation found 22 Saskatchewan Polytechnic students had obtained access to certification exams before sitting for them.

Roger Hallett named GM of Phoenix Contact Canada

An electrical engineer by education, Hallett has held senior management roles with ABB, Siemens and Fiesto and his career has spanned three continents.

RECALL: Mastercraft air compressors, due to regulator knob failure

Canadian Tire received 13 reports of incidents, including one causing injury, after selling 14,000 of the units between January 2014 and June 2015.

Using VFDs with standard motors cause for concern

Speed-torque characteristics, shaft currents and installation details need to be considered before modifying existing induction motors with variable-frequency drives.
CSA Group

VIDEO: Celebrating a century of higher standards with CSA

CSA Group’s recent Annual Conference & Committee Week, held in Ottawa, highlighted the interdependence between standards and innovation. » Watch video
Products & Solutions 

Compass brings voltage and current detection to PPE

Once the size of a laptop, Safeguard Equipment’s voltage and current detector is now small enough to be attached to a hard hat. » Read full article

RobRoy adds stainless steel raceway line

The new product line includes conduit, couplings, elbows, nipples and accessories, with fittings to be added some time in the future. » Read full article

Electric Elle Golf Tournament

Date & Location: September 10 • King City, Ont.
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The NECA Show

Dates & Location: September 14 - 17 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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OEL Golf Day

Date & Location: September 18 • Oakville, Ont.
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IAEI Canadian Section Meeting

Dates & Location: September 20 - 22 • Halifax
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Canadian Airports National Electrical Workshop (CANEW)

Dates & Location: September 22 - 27 • Quebec City
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