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- Horrific Hydro Bypass on Campbell Road Written on Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:46 Read more...
- Festering flip-flops! Written on Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:16
- Good thing Christopher Columbus didn’t trip over this! Written on Monday, 23 January 2012 21:11
- Abhorrent extension cords for wiring bedrooms Written on Monday, 09 May 2011 13:57
- Scary serpentine service - Texas style Written on Wednesday, 09 February 2011 23:21
- Scary serpentine service Written on Monday, 15 November 2010 15:00
- Parched panel of repugnance Written on Tuesday, 03 August 2010 16:21
- Pitifully puny panel of putrescence Written on Saturday, 24 April 2010 16:55
- Loathsome load-bearing light fixture Written on Friday, 23 April 2010 19:00
- Woeful Wooden Junction Box Written on Thursday, 03 December 2009 09:53
- Repugnance while re-labelling disconnects Written on Thursday, 01 October 2009 17:42
- This contactor IS NOT carbon-neutral Written on Thursday, 24 September 2009 17:58
- VIDEO - Where is all that current coming from? Written on Friday, 06 March 2009 18:53
- VIDEO - Corrupt Eddy Currents by Michael Kelly Written on Friday, 27 February 2009 05:47
- Loathsome light pole Written on Thursday, 27 November 2008 16:42
- Frightful compressor room feeder Written on Monday, 27 October 2008 09:03
- Shocking service! Written on Thursday, 03 July 2008 10:31
- Exploding underground duct bank Written on Thursday, 03 July 2008 06:56
- The dark well of doom Written on Thursday, 03 July 2008 06:54
- Hanging control duct Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:22
- Exhibitionist EMT Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:19
- Belligerent ballast Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:14
- Wicked water damage Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:11
- Ominous signs of overheating Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:07
- Evil goo in the panel Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:01
- Concrete mixer controls calamity Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 16:55
- Bx Leaving the building Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 16:52
- Floating neutral of fear Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 16:50
- Distasteful disconnect Written on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 16:47
- Mixed-up Mexican meeting place Written on Thursday, 20 March 2008 06:52
- Frightful Siberian fuses Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 10:04
- Restaurant of standby revulsion Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 10:02
- Worrisome weatherproofed receptacle Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 05:58
- Service mast of suffering Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 05:56
- A bitter bond Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 05:55
- Kitchen of consternation Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 05:53
- Bewildering Bx debacle Written on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 05:50
- Swimming with shorts? Written on Wednesday, 29 August 2007 06:43
- Panelboard of pain Written on Wednesday, 29 August 2007 06:41
- Bewitched weatherproofed receptacle Written on Thursday, 16 August 2007 06:56
EBMag's associate editor, Alyssa Dalton, was in Brookfield, Wisc., last week for a special media preview at Milwaukee Electric Tool's corporate headquarters. Multiple new products were out on display... many of which we are not allowed to tell you about yet!! Here are some photos from the event, including our very own Alyssa testing out her tool skills. (Photos A. Dalton.)
Electrical Business’ editor, Anthony Capkun, recently returned from CSA’s Annual Conference and Committee Week in beautiful Quebec City, Que., and what an amazing experience. It is here that the top minds gather to discuss the important matter of advancing society through CSA’s consensus-built standards, like the Canadian Electrical Code.
EBMag was there as GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business celebrated the five-year anniversary its Canadian Assembly Centre (Mississauga, Ont.), saying the centre exemplifies “the company’s commitment to providing timelier, cost-effective service to its customers operating in Canada”. CLICK HERE for VIDEO.
EBMag’s editor, Anthony Capkun, was pleased to attend Manitoba Electrical League’s (MEL’s) “Current Connections” Electrical Showcase. It was great to meet the league’s ‘newish’ general manager, Gord Macpherson (VIDEO to come), as well as the many loyal Electrical Business readers—both exhibitors and attendees.
EBMag editor Anthony Capkun had the opportunity to pop in on a supper meeting of the Prairie Chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI). It was great catching up with friends and acquaintances, and making some new friends to boot—like our new pals Arthur Lennie, Stan Norn, Kevin Dunbar and Ron Hiscock from the Northwest Territories (Photo 7).
May 28, 2012 - EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton joined the celebrations this past weekend as the Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA) commemorated its 50th anniversary. Many congratulations, everyone!
EBMag is back from CanSIA (Canadian Solar Industries Association)'s eventful Solar Ontario Conference in London, Ont. This year's two-day event doubled in size from last year - pulling 100 booths and 1000 attendees. This gallery contains photos from a tour of London Transit's new solar installation (sponsored by Schletter, Siliken and Solsmart), opening reception, panel speakers, and the tradeshow floor. (Photos A. Dalton.)
EBMag had the opportunity to pop in on the grand opening of Chatsworth Products Inc.’s (CPI) new Canadian sales office & product showroom—the company’s first solid footprint in Canada. As the banner reads: “CPI Enters the Great White North”.
EBMag just returned from the Ontario Electrical League’s (OEL’s) Electrical Industry Conference in Ottawa, and what an occasion! This year marks the association’s 90th anniversary, which started January 11, 1922, as the Electric Service League of Ontario.
May 7, 2012 - After a long week at the office, don't we all need a trip to the racetracks? Last Friday, Ontario Energy Network (OEN) held its annual Spring Networking Event at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ont., and EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton was there to join in the festivities. The event pulled a great turnout and capped off with a raffle draw. (Photos A. Dalton.)