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Women in Construction

Building construction price indexes still on the rise

Increases in the costs to construct non-residential buildings were mostly driven by a rise in prices for metal fabrication products and concrete elements. Contractors mainly attributed the higher costs to rising labour costs and rises in the price of steel products, which was impacted by supply constraints.

Alberta prompt payment comes into effect August 2022

The new Prompt Payment & Construction Lien Act (renamed Builders’ Lien Act), which introduces prompt payment, changes to the existing Builders’ Lien Act, and an adjudication process comes into effect August 29, 2022.
Cleantech Canada

Educating the next generation

Educating next generation of sustainability-focused technicians

Amid our societal drive to meet sustainability goals, it is important to pay attention to education programs that provide technicians with the knowledge and skills they need to install and maintain the solutions that support sustainability and net zero initiatives. » Read more

Far North Act and creating prosperity for First Nations

The Ontario government says it wishes to refocus the Far North Act and its regulations for economic development and joint planning with Indigenous partners “to enable the development of all-season roads, electrical transmission projects and mineral development [...]”. » Learn more

Ameresco awarded Slemon Park microgrid on The Island

Ameresco will develop the 10-MW project in collaboration with PEI Energy Corp. Construction began in December, with a target energize date scheduled for this fall. Located a short distance from Summerside, the park hosts aerospace, manufacturing, and safety training organizations. » Read more
Connected LED

Connected LED lighting in hazardous industrial locations

Oil, chemical and heavy industrial processing facilities are feeling the pressure to implement modern cost-cutting networking technologies throughout their operations, including in areas classified as hazardous. One of the ways industry is tackling these environments is through connected lighting. » Read more
Code Conundrum

Code Conundrum February 2022

Ready to challenge the newest round of questions that test your knowledge of the CE Code-Part I? Questions on circuit overload protection, MCCBs, and fire alarm power supplies. » Bring it on!
Adrian Thomas

Digitalization and sustainability – not so nebulous, after all

One of the terms that’s been rising in popularity is “digitalization” and, much like “sustainability”, we wondered: is this another possibly nebulous catch-all that defies definition, or does it mean something concrete? Enter Adrian Thomas, president of Schneider Electric Canada, who knows a thing or two about this topic. » Learn more

AD Electrical-Canada Spring Network Meeting

Dates & Location: April 13-15, Vancouver » More info

Ontario Electrical League Annual Conference

Dates & Location: April 27-30, Toronto » More info

Lumen Exhibition a.k.a. Salon Lumen

Dates & Location: May 3-4, Montreal » More info


Dates & Location: May 4-5, Moncton, N.B. » More info

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