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Ready. Set. Launch!

Launching Monday, January 25: the EBPowerCon Cyber-Show & Expo! Register now (it’s free) and tell your friends and colleagues. Read further to learn more about the great sessions we’ve lined up just for you.

In Memoriam: Industry Recognition Award recipient Doug Baldwin

“The hallmark of a great leader is rooted in the stories told by those who worked for him, and with him,” said Carol McGlogan, EFC president & CEO.

Cancelled: The 2021 MEET Show

“The ongoing quarantine requirements, border closures [...] have led to this latest date change,” says MEET Show manager Shawn Murphy regarding the cancellation of MEET 2021.

Red Seal to “de-designate” Electric Motor System Technician program

“This has always been a small, highly-trained trade. Who is going to build, maintain and repair all the switchgear, padmounts, transformers, electric motors and generators?” asks Kelly Keinleitner.

Saskatchewan gets serious about scrap metal theft

“Police services, farmers and businesses in Saskatchewan have told us about the dangerous growth of metal theft,” said Gordon Wyant, justice minister and attorney general.

Emergency measures for Construction in Ontario: effective January 14

Ontario declared an second provincial emergency, and our friends at the Ontario Construction Secretariat issued a recap of these measures as they pertain to the Construction Sector.

Ottawa issues RFPs for purchasing clean electricity in Alberta

Public Services & Procurement Canada (PSPC) has launched Requests for Proposal to buy new, clean electricity in Alberta to power federal operations in that province.

Bartle & Gibson bringing ABB’s electrification products “closer to the customer”

“We are proud of this new partnership, which will increase satisfaction across our broad client base, thanks to ABB’s excellent products for electrical distribution lines,” said Greg Stephenson, Bartle & Gibson.

Ideal’s Bernard and Jackson are on the move again

Dag Nyhof of Ideal Industries (Canada) Corp. has news about Sean Bernard and Heather Jackson.

ESA warning involving metallic water meters or mains

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority warns of the potential electrical hazards associated with replacing metallic water meters or water mains.
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Smart tech, smart jobsites, smart journeymen - EBPowerCon

Start the year right by attending EBPowerCon (it’s free), and hear about the coolest things that are here, right now, in the construction and service sector, like robotics; augmented workers, reality & video; safety & security; data big and small; even creative financing! » Sign me up!
Eric Hollister

Robotics and augmented humans... they’re here, right now!

Eric H. Hollister of Hilti North America discusses the evolution of robotics and augmentations for the jobsite, and why they’re not just the next shiny thing for construction, but rather a necessity. » Meet Eric
Luke Krueger

The future of service calls: augmented video/reality

Calgary-based ICwhatUC deploys augmented reality-enabled video connectivity between companies and their customers. Luke Krueger joins us to discuss the current state of augmented video & augmented reality in customer service, and what tomorrow will bring. » Meet Luke
Jo-Anne Bailey

Closing the deal with leasing

Jo-Anne Bailey of Catalyst Finance Partners explains how to use leasing as a tool help win over your client and land the job. » Meet Jo-Anne
Gavin Daly

Upgrade your service offering to prepare clients for safety and security

Safety and security solutions are more important now than ever, and they’re not going away any time soon. Gavin Daly of Axis Communications discusses how electrical contractors are well-positioned to deliver these solutions right now! » Meet Gavin
David Burczyk

Jobsite data: how we get it, and how we make it useful

We all hear about data—big and small—all the time, but what good is it? with David Burczyk of Trimble Buildings discusses some of the tech we use for gathering data and recording jobsites, and how all project stakeholders benefit. » Meet David
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

BICSI Winter Conference

Dates: February 28-March 4 » More info


Dates & Location: May 5-6, Moncton » More info

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