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August 28, 2019

IBEW's Chris Taran earns NETCO's annual leadership excellence award

Taran manages pre-employment classes, has helped develop a virtual reality (VR) orientation program, volunteers for Skills Canada and speaks at high schools.

Legrand rehires Jimmy Siavelis for Wattstopper business in Ontario

Siavelis’ career in the electrical industry began with Legrand and he went on to serve as a technical sales representative with its electrical wiring system (EWS) division.

DFH agrees to acquire OmniCable

The transaction is expected to close later this month. OmniCable is set to continue to operate as usual, with no changes to its organizational structure, products or services.

CSA's president of standards reaches out to next generation

In her current role, which she took on three years ago, Mary Cianchetti is trying to increase the organization’s transparency through active outreach efforts.

Bjorn Rosengren to join ABB as CEO

The board for ABB has unanimously selected Björn Rosengren. He will join the company next February before succeeding interim CEO Peter Voser in March.

Dave Welsh joins Arlington as business development manager

Welsh is a master electrician who has worked as a chief electrical inspector and taught electrical technology classes to college students.

CCDA harmonizes 32 Red Seal trades

The partnership has reached consensus on the harmonization of the trades, including electricians, with new recommendations set to be implemented by September 2020. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Trimble enables electrical estimating 'anywhere'

Contractors can collaborate on estimates remotely, while Trimble manages the infrastructure and software, including periodic updates. » Read full article
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Type CSA conduit conforms to heavy-duty certification

Electri-Flex says the Liquatite jacketed metallic flexible electrical conduit conforms to C22.2 No. 56-17 Annex A ‘heavy-duty’ (HD) for CSA certification. » 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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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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BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition

Date & Location: September 29 - October 3 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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