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Combined heat and power plant slated for Oshawa

The City of Oshawa and Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation Energy Services (OPUCES) has announced that a 600-kW combined heat and power plant will be installed at Delpark Homes Centre. The power plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2020, and will be owned, operated and maintained by OPUCES.

Kimberley, B.C. no longer using electricity to thaw residents’ water lines

During the winter, the potential for frozen water lines increases. However, operations staff in Kimberley, B.C. have announced that although they may be able to provide advice on mitigating freezing or thawing frozen lines, they will no longer be performing electrical thaws for residents.

UW&C partners with Trenwa to supply Maxiamp Underground Cablebus Systems

United Wire & Cable Inc. (UW&C) and Trenwa, Inc. have partnered to supply Maxiamp Underground Cablebus Systems to customers across the U.S. and Canada. Trenwa, Inc. will be the supplier of precast trench as the underground containment for the new system.

Marie-Eve Poulin joins Dura-Line Canada’s sales team

Marie-Eve Poulin is the newest addition to Dura-Line Canada’s sales team, and started in her new role on Jan. 20, 2020.

Suseth Allen joins Ideal Industries’ customer service team

Suseth Allen has joined Ideal Industries (Canada) Corp. as a bilingual customer service representative for Canada.

AD’s Marisol Fernandez receives Impact Award from W.I.S.E.

Marisol Fernandez, president of AD’s industrial & safety division – U.S. recently accepted the Impact Award at the October 2019 Industrial Supply Association’s Women Industrial Supply Executives (W.I.S.E.) Summit. This award honours commitment to advancing the development and influence of women in the industrial sector.
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ABB launches world-first subsea power technology system

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DeWalt expands Xtreme Subcompact tool series

DeWalt has expanded its Xtreme Subcompact Series tools, now a line of six compact 12V Max tools, with the Xtreme Subcompact Series 12V Max Brushless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw (DCS312). » Read full article

Bulbrite launches two new smart LEDs at Lightovation

Bulbrite is expanding its smart lighting collection, Bulbrite Solana Smart LED Bulbs. The new additions to the collection make it the first brand in the industry to introduce full glass smart bulbs with milky finishes. » Read full article

EIAA Technical Conference

Dates & Location: Jan. 31-Feb. 1 • Edmonton, Alta.
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EFC 12th Annual Ontario Region Gala

Date & Location: Feb. 7 • Toronto, Ont.
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BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition

Dates & Location: Feb. 9-13 • Tampa, Fla.
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Manitoba Women in Trades Conference 2020

Dates & Location: Feb. 18-19 • Winnipeg, Man.
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Hearts for Heroes Gala – 10th anniversary

Dates & Location: Feb. 29 • Vaughan, Ont.
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 3-6 • Reno, Nev.
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Light + Building

Dates & Location: March 8-13 • Frankfurt, Germany
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Dates & Location: March 16-18 • Edmonton, Alta.
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