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Lorraine Deuville: among Nova Scotia’s first female journeymen

Meet journeyman Lorraine Deuville, who is among Nova Scotia’s earliest female licensed electricians, and still on the tools at 72 years of age.

Bekevar Wind Energy Project is greenlighted for Summer 2022

Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. and its partner Cowessess First Nation announced a tender award with SaskPower for a 200-MW wind project located south of Kipling, in southeastern Saskatchewan.

LM Wind expanding Gaspé turbine blade facility... again

The expansion will result in the creation of 200 skilled jobs, says GE, adding the plant has manufactured over 10,000 blades to date.
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June building permits

Here’s some good news – June building permits

Seven provinces contributed to the gain, led by Ontario, which jumped 22.7%. Construction intentions in the residential sector were up 9.1%, while the non-residential sector advanced 2.2%. » Learn more
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ABB reports achieving “major milestone” in Finch West LRT

In collaboration with CYMI, ABB successfully installed the traction power substation of the new Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Toronto. » Read more

EDA recognizes Ontario’s top LDCs for excellence

“We are pleased to highlight this year’s most remarkable and inspiring achievements that our members are delivering on for the benefit of their customers,” said Teresa Sarkesian, EDA. » Learn more

Support Ontario Youth gets cash infusion to support boot camps

Ontario is investing almost $4 million through SOY to help up to 2100 young people access training and networking opportunities to become electricians, plumbers, etc. » Read more

Aimlite Nucleus for remote emergency lighting management

Nucleus is an “all-in-one” solution that promises simpler wiring setup and network connectivity, putting remote monitoring and maintenance at your fingertips. » Learn more

Procore enhances Preconstruction for better cost and risk management

Tailored for Subs, owners and GCs, every project stakeholder can be connected to a project’s design, estimates, bidding and budgets within the Procore platform. » Learn more
Schneider Electric

Schneider launches Square D smart home-enabled wiring devices

The devices connect via Wi-Fi or Z-Wave, allowing users to control their lights remotely using the Wiser Home app (which offers integration with Alexa and Google Home). » Learn more

The Utility Expo (formerly ICUEE) 2021

Dates & Location: September 28-30, Louisville, Ky. » More info

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