Thursday, 14 February 2013 13:23
February 14, 2013 - Powerline technicians Paul Kramer, Steve Lang and Chris Smith were recently congratulated by BC Hydro president and CEO, Charles Reid (far right) and executive vice-president of Transmission & Distribution, Greg Reimer (far left), for placing first in the Municipal Division at the International Lineman’s Rodeo and Expo in Kansas City last fall. Congratulations!
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 20:02
January 29, 2013 - Back in December, employees of Schneider Electric participated in Tremblant’s 24h Ski, helping the charitable sporting event surpass its 2012 fundraising objective of $2 million for Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, Ottawa Senators Foundation, Fondation Martin-Matte and La Fondation Tremblant—all of which are devoted to children.
Saturday, 12 January 2013 12:35
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 22:15
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 21:49
Electro-Federation Canada hosts several Christmas Receptions across Canada this time of year, and we were fortunate to check out both the Montreal and Toronto stops. (Meantime, the reception visits Edmonton on December 7 (hosted with Alberta Electrical League [AEL]) and Halifax on December 11. Here are a few shots from the Toronto event. (Photos A. Dalton) The EBMag team feels truly blessed to be a part of this wonderful industry. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 13:48
EBMag is at the Canadian Solar Industry Association’s (CanSIA) Solar Canada 2012 Conference & Exhibition, and what a spectacular event! It’s the association’s 20th anniversary, after all! It is truly is the preeminent venue for anyone serious about solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies, business opportunities and legalities.
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 00:00
That was just one of the many lessons delegates learned while attending EBMag’s inaugural Partners in Training’s “Electrical Maintenance & Reliability Forum” last month. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg...
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:21
October 30, 2012 - The Alberta Electrical League (AEL) and its executive director, Tara Ternes, invites everyone to attend one of two EcoConferences being held November 21 and 22 in Calgary and Edmonton, respectively. Check out some of these sessions:
Monday, 29 October 2012 19:48
October 29, 2012 - Lenox introduced two medium-tension hacksaw frames complete with T2 blades that promise longer blade life “and a superior cutting experience”. The 2012 compact hacksaw features an aluminum beam that tensions to 20,000 psi; also, users can mount the blade at a 45º angle for flush-cutting applications. The 1512 hacksaw has an adjustable aluminum beam that tensions to 15,000 psi, features a rubberized grip, and accommodates 10-in. and 12-in. blades (ships with a 12-in. blade installed). All Lenox hacksaw frames include a blade with T2 Technology, which promises longer blade life and faster cutting in a variety of metal materials. With the 2012 and 1512, the full family of Lenox hacksaw frames now includes: the high-tension HT50 (50,000 psi); low-profile 5012 (40,000 psi); and lightweight 88300 (30,000 psi).
Thursday, 18 October 2012 08:32
October 18, 2012 - EBMag has learned the upcoming 5th annual Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CCSR) Conference—being held November 6, 2012, at Algonquin College in Ottawa—will feature a special session entitled “Emerging Priorities: Managing Sustainability in the Electrical & Electronics Industry”.