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November 6, 2019

Variance of 2018 CE Code, Rule 2-024 issued

Alberta Municipal Affairs has issued a variance of the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Rule 2-024, Use of approved equipment.

WorkSafeBC fines contractor $662,102 for worker injury

Peace River Hydro Partners Construction Ltd. (PRHPC) has been fined $662,102.48 by WorkSafeBC after a worker received an electrical shock injury.

Rittal named Great Place to Work for seventh consecutive year

Rittal Systems Ltd. has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the seventh consecutive year following an independent review conducted by Great Place to Work Institute Canada.

Anixter International to be acquired by CD&R

Anixter International Inc., a global distributor of network and security solutions, electrical and electronic solutions and utility power solutions, is being acquired by a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) affiliate in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$3.8 billion. » Read full article
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OmniCable and Belden mark a decade of partnership

Omni Cable recently commemorated its 10-year partnership with Belden by hosting Belden representatives at each of its branches on October 10 to celebrate the milestone. » Read full article

Hydro-Quebec launches smart brand, Hilo

Hydro-Quebec is launching Hilo, a brand of personalized products and services that aim to help customers manage their energy use more efficiently and intelligently. » Read full article

AD’s 100th member goes live with eCommerce solution

After only four years of operation, AD’s 100th member is now live on eCommerce powered by AD eContent Service. » Read full article

FLIR releases CM65 solar clamp meter

FLIR has launched the CM65 clamp meter, designed for solar installation, maintenance and troubleshooting professionals. » Read full article
Schneider Electric and Tigo

Schneider Electric and Tigo launch MPPT Disconnect RS

Schneider Electric and Tigo have teamed up to launch the MPPT Disconnect RS (Rapid Shutdown), an accessory for Schneider Electric’s Conext MPPT Solar Charge Controllers for rapid shutdown PV arrays with Tigo TS4-F (Fire Safety). » Read full article

BCEA Link Conference

Dates & Location: Nov. 13-14 • Richmond, B.C.
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German Technology Days – Industry 4.0 Solutions

Date & Location: Nov. 19, Nov. 21 • Mississauga, Kitchener
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EFC Christmas Receptions across Canada

Dates & Location: Nov. 28-Dec. 12 • Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Quebec City
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Alberta Electrical Association Christmas Luncheons

Dates & Location: Nov. 29, Dec. 6 • Calgary, Edmonton
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The Buildings Show

Dates & Location: Dec. 4-6 • Toronto, Ont.
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NEMRA20 Annual Conference

Dates & Location: Jan. 29-Feb. 1 • Orlando, Fla.
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BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Dates & Location: Feb. 9-13 • Tampa, Fla.
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