(Updated April 13, 2012) Electrical Business was there as Siemens Canada’s Industry Automation Division officially launched three new product lines in the area of industrial control: Sirius Innovations; reengineered family of Tiastar MCCs; and the Sinvert PVM family of solar inverters. This gallery contains photos from the market launch event at Atlantis Pavilions in Ontario Place. (Photos A. Capkun) CLICK HERE for VIDEO
Electrical Business was pleased to receive an invitation to tour Fluke Corp.’s campus in Everett, Wash., and learn about product design, metrology (the science of measurement), new product introductions, and more. These photos...
April 5, 2012 - Talk about some honest discussions. EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton was in Toronto this week tweeting live from the third annual Ontario Feed-In Tariff Forum. Running from April 3-4, the extremely timely event brought together FIT contract holders, developers, manufacturers, suppliers and government to discuss the state of the renewable energy sector approximately two weeks after FIT 2.0 was released. While some individuals were more optimistic than others, the overwhelming consensus noted the need for increased communication, transparency and a united industry voice. This gallery contains photos from some panel discussions and exhibitor booths. (Photos A. Dalton)
UPDATED: I’ve got to hand it to workshop organizers: the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety, Technical and Mega Projects (ESTMP) Workshop held this week in Edmonton, Alta., was perhaps the best yet, and plans are well underway for the next installment in Calgary 2014. CLICK HERE for VIDEO. (Photos A. Capkun) Check the pages of an upcoming edition of Electrical Business for a wrap-up. Big thanks to Tim Driscoll and George Morlidge, and the rest of the organizing committee for having us there!
March 22, 2012 - EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton was there at Ontario Energy Network (OEN)'s March 20, 2012, luncheon, with featured speaker Jim Burpee, the newly-appointed president and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA). There, he stressed the importance of informing the public about the need for government investments in infrastructure, and minimizing the skilled labour shortage.
March 21, 2012 - School's almost out for summer – what are your plans? Whether you're an employer or a potential employee, it's time to get working. On March 21, Durham College hosted Tradesmart CareerFair 2012 at its Whitby, Ont., campus, bringing together those looking togged hired and those hiring in the trades and renewable energy fields. These photos here feature the booths from the Canadian Forces, International Brotherhood of Electrical Works - Local 894, Wes Vickery of Vickery Electric (and a fully-functional electric vehicle form 1977!), Celestica, Deep Foundations Contractors, Tradeability.ca, and Durham College Community Employment Services. (Photos A. Dalton)
While in Indianapolis, EBMag dropped in on the University of Industrial Distribution at Indiana/Purdue universities. UID is a concentrated educational program that, for 19 years, has focused on the unique needs of the industrial wholesale distribution.
We’re excited to again attend The Work Truck Show, put on by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA). This photo gallery contains shots from Altec, BAE Systems, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Ford, GM Commercial, Adrian Steel, Ram Truck, Sortimo, Via and Weather Guard. Videos are coming! (Photos A. Capkun)
Gallery 2 of 2 - This gallery contains IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop photos from the Tuesday night Welcome Reception (plus a few from the iGard Hospitality Suite), Speaker photos, and photos of award winners, such as: Daleep Mohla, winner of the IEEE Charles Proteus Steinmetz Technical Field Award; IEEE IAS ESW Founders Award winner Joseph Andrews; and Prize Papers from ESW 2011 in Toronto. (Photos A. Capkun) Visit our Calendar and plan to attend the 2013 event in Dallas.
Gallery 1 of 2 - Electrical Business was excited to attend the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop in Daytona Beach, Fla. (who wouldn't be, right?). We met quite a few fellow Canadians there, and reconnected with others. This gallery contains photos from the Product & Services Expo. (Photos A. Capkun) Visit our Calendar and mark down the 2013 event right now.