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August 21, 2019

Extension cord connectors carry counterfeit CSA certification marks

While there have been no reports of damage, fire or injury to date, it is important to note CSA has neither tested nor certified the products to the applicable standards.

Spark Power Group acquires Winnipeg's 3-Phase Electrical

The acquisition expands Spark Power’s Western Canadian footprint with 3-Phase as a wholly owned subsidiary, operating within its technical services group.

WorldSkills Competition heads to Russia

The 45th competition will be held in Kazan from Aug. 22 to 27, putting the skills of young electricians from around the world to the performance comparison test.

Ideal Industries hires Sean Bernard as Audacy sales manager for GTA, Eastern Canada

Bernard has more than 13 years’ experience in the lighting industry, including stints supporting Philips, Franklin Empire and Standard-Stanpro Lighting.

GB Agencies reps Delta Transformers in Saskatchewan

Winnipeg-based GB’s role as an exclusive manufacturer’s representative in Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba has now been extended to include Saskatchewan, too.

Leading the Charge Conference looks to future of energy storage

The conference, held at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy (CUE), marked the final day of the NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network (NESTNet) Week.

RECALL: Eaton safety switches pose risk of injury or death

The switches, which were primarily distributed and sold in Canada and the U.S., can supply power even when their handle is in the ‘off’ position. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Evluma increases OmniMax streetlight LED's lumen output

Designed for use with existing decorative streetlight fixtures, the Omnimax can be dimmed, pre-programmed and otherwise controlled wirelessly. » Read full article

NSI's PDBs are marked for higher SCCRs

The UL-listed line includes 26 NPDBs for applications up to 100 kA when properly fused, supporting a variety of line-side and load-side port configurations. » Read full article

Aartech Canada Vendor Expo

Date & Location: August 27 • Toronto
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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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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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