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A local company that’s also a multi-national

This quick and informative read does a very nice job of reinforcing ABB’s position as a “local” company in Canada.

Ontario investing $75 million to make “skilled trades more accessible”

Some of the money will go to the Grant for Apprentice Learning: a $5.8-million commitment to support those ineligible for Employment Insurance (EI) while attending in-class training.

Aptly named WindCharger BESS comes online in Alberta

Alberta’s first utility-scale, lithium-ion energy storage project—WindCharger—began commercial operation October 15.

IREQ electricity research institute celebrates 50 years

When it was founded, Hydro-Quebec’s research institute’s purpose was to perfect power transmission technology on 735-kV lines—a technology that had been developed a few years earlier.

Scholarship program awards over $140K despite Covid

Supported by Electrofed member organizations, the scholarship program helps promote the Canadian electrical industry as a career destination boasting numerous opportunities.

CO7 acquires several product lines from Schneider Electric

With this acquisition, CO7 “strives to excel in the design and manufacturing of Canadian-made products to better serve North American and international markets”.

Online training for new CCDC 2, Master Spec for Div 01

CCDC will be providing online training next month—across four distinct presentations—to explain the key changes to CCDC 2 and to introduce the new Division 01 document.

RECALL: Various Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes

The affected ropes, which are also used in work-at-height applications, may have a deep cut or tape securing two ends of rope together, which may cause them to fail while in use.
Survey results

RESULTS from our annual Charge-out Rate & Revenues Survey

Reinforcing our data from last year, electrical contractors overwhelmingly tend to be SMEs. This is is why things like promptness of payment and onerous government bureaucracies have such a profound impact on the lifeblood of their businesses. Learn more about yourself and your peers in our Special Feature. » Read more

Leviton LEV Series IEC 60309 pin & sleeve devices with Inform

The devices are suitable for a variety of industrial environments; Inform is a technology platform that enables these products to provide real-time product data to the end user. » Learn more

Bosch GTC400C thermal camera

Bosch Power Tools has added a thermal detection product to its 12V Max line-up: the GTC400C, which sports a 3.5-in., 19,200-px colour display, and a trigger. » Learn more
Noark Electric

Ex9CA safety contactor from Noark Electric

The contactor is designed for safety control circuits with current ratings up to 38A. Applications include E-stops, light curtains, safety gates and safety interlocks. » Learn more

Buildings Week 2020 (online)

Dates: November 30-December 4 » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE