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September 25, 2019

ABB charges TTC's electric buses

Developed in accordance with the Combined Charging System (CCS) standard, ABB’s overnight chargers are compatible with both New Flyer and Proterra e-buses.

Survey results: Are you earning enough as an electrical contractor?

Earlier this year, Electrical Business conducted an industry survey to find out if our readers, scattered across the country, are equally compensated for their work.

VIDEO: Hydro One builds power grid for International Plowing Match

Over four weeks, crews of powerline technicians and apprentices install enough poles, transformers and wire to power the equivalent of a small town.

Hilti names Martina McIsaac North American head

Currently the supplier’s general manager (GM) for Canada, McIsaac will succeed Avi Kahn as CEO for North America on Jan. 1, 2020.

BICSI revises Data Centre Design Consultant program

The program’s final updates affect an applied data centre design and best practices training course and a credential exam for consultants.

Arc-resistant gloves among Dupont award winners

Entries were judged on criteria in the areas of technology development, innovation and benefits to the wearer, including enhanced protection in industrial environments.
Encore Electric

Mobile escape room taps students in to electrical trade

Encore Electric has taken a novel—and highly interactive—approach to getting high school students interested in an electrical industry career path. » Read full article
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Products & Solutions 

FLIR T860 includes Inspection Route software

The on-board software for surveying and reporting allows electrical professionals to streamline industrial inspections by running a pre-planned path through a facility. » Read full article

Toughbook updated with personalization in mind

Panasonic Canada has added modular expansion packs and accessories to its ruggedized laptop computer to better accommodate the needs of utility workers in the field. » Read full article

BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition

Dates & Location: September 29 - October 3 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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InfraCanada West

Date & Location: October 1 • Banff, Alta.
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IEC Convention + Expo

Dates & Location: October 2-5 • St. Louis, Mo.
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BCEA Thrive Women’s Summit

Date & Location: October 4 • Burnaby, B.C.
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