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February 5, 2019
UE Systems

Cape Breton coal mine cited for breaking reporting rules in ‘massive’ cave in

Officials at an undersea Cape Breton coal mine broke a provincial regulation by not reporting a massive roof cave-in until government inspectors showed up 15 days after the first rock crashed down.

A new Canadian city flirts with the dream: heated downtown sidewalks

A winter-weary city councillor in St. John’s, N.L., is hoping to resurrect an idea that has been tried, tested and mostly abandoned in other Canadian cities: heated sidewalks.

N.S. mill’s future at risk without extension, Northern Pulp warns

The owners of a large Nova Scotia pulp mill are suggesting the operation will be forced to shut down – threatening 300 jobs – unless the province extends a legislated deadline for closing the highly polluted waste water facility at Boat Harbour.

Metrolinx to slap Bombardier with financial penalties over late LRT car delivery

Metrolinx plans to impose financial penalties on Bombardier Inc. after the Quebec train maker delivered only half of a promised six vehicles for Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT by the Friday deadline.
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Schneider Electric

Masterpact™ MTZ: Operate outside the Arc Flash boundary

Masterpact™ MTZ is the only insulated case circuit breaker in the world that can be operated using a secure Bluetooth connection from outside the arc flash boundary. You can use the wireless functions for ERMS, power system analysis, event recovery and many other functions by using the phone that’s already in your pocket! Masterpact MTZ is part of the EcoStruxure Power connected solution for electrical systems.

• Smartphone connectivity for wireless monitoring, operation, and alerts
• Easy customization with downloadable modules
• Ultra-precise Class 1 power metering for energy efficiency
• Masterpact MTZ integrates and installs into your existing system
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IDCON Reliability and Maintenance Conference

Date: March 18 - 22, 2019
Venue: Hilton Raleigh North Hills, Raleigh, North Carolina
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FPSA 2019 Annual Conference

Date: March 19-21, 2019
Venue: La Cantera Report and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
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ProFood Tech

Date: March 26-28, 20199
Venue: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
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