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NTCCC asks you to support construction cost relief for trade contractors

The National Trade Contractors Council of Canada is calling on all trade contractors to write to their local MPs to encourage the federal government to support the construction sector.

IoT is NOT the end: Attend the Buildings IoT Forum

The internet of things is the means by which we aim to achieve actionable intelligence for our spaces so we can save money, better deploy resources, reduce our footprint and improve life.

Oshawa Power is Standing Up to COVID

Oshawa Power’s Ivano Labricciosa joins us to talk about the utility’s donation of PPE to multiple community groups.

RECALL: Taurus safety shoes due to a lack of certification

The steel plate used in the shoe is not CSA-certified as indicated.

Phase 3 of Re-Open Saskatchewan is commencing

The guidelines are primarily directed toward business operators and service providers, but the public should familiarize themselves with them.

ESA provides guidance regarding inspections

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority has issued guidance regarding inspections (June 3).

Niagara Health receives innovative N95 mask cleaner from Alectra

Alectra Inc. is supporting Niagara Health’s front-line workers with the donation of a unique, made-in-Ontario N95 mask cleaner… originally designed for cleaning fresh produce.

Tecogen and Ainsworth team up for cogen in Canada

This Teaming Agreement provides a framework for Tecogen and Ainsworth to pursue projects that are a mutual fit for the former’s equipment and the latter’s installation services.

Tim King to lead Southwire Canada

Tim King has accepted the role of president of Southwire Canada, replacing Kelly Hanson.

Manitoba Hydro commences temporary layoff notices

“As I have said previously, this was absolutely not our preferred course of action,” said Jay Grewal, adding, “Unfortunately, we have no more flexibility.”
Estimating 101

Estimating 101 - What is Labour Burden?

The mistake that many contractors are making is they are using the per-hour rate they are paying their employee and not the per-hour rate and the labour burden when estimating the labour price for a job. » What is Labour Burden?

Alberta moves to Stage 2 of relaunch on June 12

“More Albertans can now return to work and to the activities so many of us enjoy. However, I encourage you to do it safely,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer of Health. » What’s opening?

765K training hours, mock-up reactor pay off; Darlington Unit 2 returns to service

The 4-unit Darlington refurbishment project required the support of hundreds of companies and thousands of workers within OPG and from across the province. » How’d they do it?

WSIB Health & Safety Excellence Program aims to improve businesses

WSIB’s new Health & Safety Excellence program can be tailored to individual business needs to help boost health & safety outcomes and culture. » Tell me more

Helping low-income electricity customers is more about reducing energy consumption

Sorry to the provincial government entities, regulators, commissions, electricity system operators throughout Canada... you don’t get the same level of trustworthiness as the electric utility. » Read more
Nodle M1

Nodle M1 answers call for privacy-preserving contact tracing smart device

The Nodle M1 is a contact tracing device that can be clipped to an employee’s shirt or badge, or worn as a necklace, to monitor physical distancing and buzz people when they get too close to one another. » Learn more

Cat GC diesel generator sets for standby power

Available for applications in 60Hz operating environments, the gensets include a 2-year warranty for standby power solutions, with a suite of available extended service coverage options. » Learn more

Wago Pro2 power supplies aim to maximize system uptime

The power supplies boast easy fieldbus connection with snap-on-type communication modules (with Wago’s TopBoost and PowerBoost capabilities). » Learn more

Attend the Buildings IoT Forum

Dates & Location: June 23 • Online (Toronto) » More info

LightFair Connect 2020

Date & Location: July 21-23 • Online » More info

Smart Energy Event

Dates & Location: August 18-19 • Halifax » More info

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