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GALLERY: Nedco Electrifest X (April 2014) Mississauga, Ont.

April 17, 2014 - Earlier this week, Nedco Ontario hosted its Mardi Gras-themed Electrifest (10th edition), which is among the industry’s largest single-day selling shows. The EBMag team always has a blast at this event: besides the food and entertainment, it’s always great meeting with top-notch vendors, friendly Nedco staff…

GALLERY: IEEE “Mega Projects” ESTMP Workshop (March 2014) Calgary

March 12, 2014 - Were you following our Tweets from last week’s IEEE IAS Electrical Safety, Technical & Mega Projects (ESTMP) Workshop in Calgary? We hope so, as there was a ton of good information coming from great speakers, on subjects ranging from:

GALLERY: Work Truck Show (March 2014) Indianapolis, Ind.

March 7, 2014 - EBMag has just returned from the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA’s) annual Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., and what a show it was! We visited dozens of industry heavyweights who showed off new trucks, the latest in truck accessories, chassis updates, new vehicle storage solutions…

GALLERY: IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (Feb 2014) San Diego

February 6, 2014 - Where else can you bump into so many professionals with a shared passion for electrical safety? IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop delegates come from all over the world (like Trinidad, China, Nigeria and, of course, Canada and the States) and from all manner of organizations—from forward-thinking…

Business

Westinghouse and OPG partner to service global nuclear markets

April 17, 2014 - Through its subsidiary Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) and Westinghouse Electric Co. (a group company of Toshiba Corp.) have agreed to work together on a range of nuclear projects globally, including refurbishment, maintenance and outage services, decommissioning and remediation of existing nuclear…

CenturyVallen undergoes rebranding; meet Vallen!

April 17, 2014 - CenturyVallen (part of the Sonepar Canada family) says it is ready to take the next step in its evolution and enhance its brand; moving forward, CenturyVallen will be known as Vallen.

FLIR and ING robotic aviation to offer advanced IR inspections

April 17, 2014 - Ottawa-based ING Robotic Aviation has selected FLIR (a global player in thermal imaging systems) to develop aircraft for aerial industrial IR inspections and visual gas leak detection.

Personalities

Who are Balla, Horsman, McDonald and Power cycling for?

April 22, 2014 - What do George Balla, Tim Horsman, Tere McDonald and Brian Power have in common? They are the Power2Feed Cyclists, who will be cycling from Toronto to Montreal for EFC’s Electrical Council’s annual conference, May 27-30, and they need your help in achieving their fundraising goal.

“It’s about bloody time the industry recognized you” Charles Cipolla

April 17, 2014 - Charles A. Cipolla—chair of Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) and chair of Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro—received Electro-Federation Canada’s (EFC’s) 2014 Industry Recognition Award (IRA). Congratulations!

Electrofed 2014/2015 executive “will provide great leadership this year”

April 18, 2014 - At its annual general meeting this week, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) announced its 2014/2015 executive committee of the board of directors, recognizing six industry executives who will “provide leadership and represent the EFC membership”.