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Schneider invests $40 million to strengthen its supply chain

Susan Uthayakumar, president for Canada, says this investment will address the supply issue with residential panelboards experienced here back in the summer.

Best practices for preventing motor failure: Be proactive, not reactive

Motor failure can be the result of mechanical or electrical issues, so it is important to keep both in mind when troubleshooting. Instead of always fixing issues after they arise, look for signs a problem is coming.

PEI launches Covid-19 Workforce Integration Fund

The fund will support projects from organizations that help Islanders gain skills and knowledge so they can find long-lasting jobs, advance their careers and access entrepreneurship opportunities.

Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it • From the Editor

If you spend any time online, you will have experienced a veritable tsunami of digital information flooding your way. It can be exhausting, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it.

EBH & Son unveils Employee Share Ownership Plan

The B.C.-based independent electrical distributor, which is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year, recently unveiled its Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) named “Empower”.

Andrew Temes joins EDA as vice-president

Temes has joined Ontario’s Electricity Distributors Association as vice-president, Marketing, Communications & Member Relations.

ABB and enCompass partner on drives in the West

EnCompass Solutions Group and ABB have partnered on delivering and servicing low- and medium-voltage system drives for Western Canada.
Building Prices

Building construction prices rise across all sectors in Q3 2020

As market uncertainty continues, general contractors reporting data for the Construction Contractors Survey indicated they are bidding on fewer projects, reducing margins and constraining price increases. » Read more

Eaton Power Defense MCCBs now available in Canada

The MCCB family incorporates Power Xpert Release electronic trip units, which feature built-in communications, allowing you to use fewer components and a simplified design. » Learn more

Vickery Electric JR1/15T-DB parks model power post

Suitable for applications such as trailer parks, these units can be fitted with power monitoring capabilities for accurate usage and billing information. » Learn more

CurrentLeak monitors branch circuits for undetected ground faults

Developed by Canadian electricians (Pivotal Product Developments), CurrentLeak aims to tackle the issue of undetected ground faults in residential applications. » Learn more
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

Buildings Week 2020

Dates: November 30-December 4 » More info

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