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Dismantling the barriers: Women in Manufacturing Summit

Inspired by women’s ongoing efforts to dismantle the barriers that prevent or discourage them from entering the manufacturing industry, Annex’s Manufacturing Group is hosting the “Women in Manufacturing” summit next week.

Emergency lighting – will it work when needed?

Unless they’re in the industry, or are in a building during an emergency, people generally pay little to no attention to emergency lighting. And therein lies the problem.

“Record-setting numbers” in building permits – March

Statscan reports March 2021 marked the third consecutive month of record-setting numbers as building permits rose 5.7% to $10.9 billion, reflecting a booming residential sector.
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Uniting to commercialize marine energy

Schneider Electric and Minesto, a marine energy developer, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop and build ocean energy farms based on Minesto’s Deep Green technology. » Surf’s up!

Looking to CANEW 2022

The Canadian Airports Electrical Association has cancelled CANEW 2021 (which was last scheduled to occur in Victoria in September), but we’ve got the details for 2022. » Learn more

Perspectives from a recently enlightened male – guest blog

To be sure, social norms and values are constantly evolving. What was once common practice can quickly become antiquated or unacceptable. Conversely, sometimes things that should change prove to be stubbornly resistant to progress. » Read more

Hydrostor’s A-CAES tech gets $500K boost

Hydrostor landed a $500,000 investment from Natural Resources Canada to develop its advanced compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) technology—a scalable and emissions-free, long-duration energy storage solution. » Learn more

Looking for talent? Special deal until May 15

ConstructionJobsite.ca is powered by seven of Canada’s leading construction media brands—including Electrical Business—and reaches some 468,000 industry players. Post by May 15 and enjoy a limited-time discount of 20% with the code CJS20. » I like a great deal!

Occupational Safety Officer - WorkSafeBC

If you have a growing passion for Occupational Health & Safety and want to make a real positive impact in helping ensure every worker in this province goes home safely at the end of the day, please read on. » Learn more

309A Electricians and Apprentices - O’Connor

O’Connor Electric, a full-service electrical contracting firm known for its reliability and superior performance, is seeking motivated and energetic individuals to join our team. We are currently hiring licensed 309A electricians and apprentices to work at numerous sites across Ontario. » Learn more
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

ECA of Alberta Training Day & Convention

Dates & location: May 27-30, Kananaskis, Alta. » More info

EASA 2021 Convention “Keeping Industries Moving”

Dates & Location: June 27-29, Fort Worth, Texas » More info

IEEE PCIC (online & in-person)

Dates & Location: September 13-16, San Antonio, Texas » More info

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