April 16, 2015 - Acuity Brands Inc. has acquired certain assets—including the patent portfolio and all other intellectual property rights—of ByteLight Inc., a provider of indoor location software for LED lighting.
April 16, 2015 - Joel S. Spira—credited with inventing the first solid-state electronic dimmer and founder of Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.—passed away at his home April 8, 2015, at the age of 88.
April 16, 2015 - Pentair has acquired ice and snow-melt solutions provider Bylin Engineered Systems.
April 15, 2014 – Novinium, owner of patented processes for rejuvenating aged underground power cables, has acquired UtilX from Willbros Group. Together, Novinium and UtilX provide about 30% of the North American cable rehabilitation and 10% globally, according to the company.
April 15, 2015 - A number of industry players were among those listed for the 9th year of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers competition.
April 14, 2015 - Aecon Group Inc. has been awarded contracts by five clients for work in Aecon's energy segment in Ontario. The value of work is about $93 million in hard backlog and about $85 million in annual recurring revenue, Aecon announced recently.
April 13, 2015 - “Trade contractors have a high dependence on cash flow and, right now, the money isn’t trickling down to pay people who’ve completed work—even when there is no dispute about the work that’s been done,” said John Blair, director with the National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada.
April 10, 2015 - “This is a major step in our strategy to focus GE around its competitive advantages,” said GE chair and CEO Jeff Immelt (photo), referring to the news that GE will create “a simpler, more valuable company” by reducing the size of its financial businesses through the sale of most GE Capital assets, and focusing on continued investment and growth in its industrial businesses.
April 9, 2015 - At Affiliated Distributors’ (AD) recent Electrical Division Spring Network Meeting, several Canadian organizations were recognized for exceptional performance. Congratulations to the following...
April 9, 2015 - Schneider Electric has named Juan Macias its Canada country president, replacing Daniel Péloquin.
April 8, 2015 - Simark Controls Ltd., a company of SFC Energy AG, can now sell and service Schneider Electric’s Telemetry and Remote SCADA solutions (TRSS) after both companies entered into a sales and service business partner agreement.
April 8, 2015 - SurgePure Canada has appointed Isted Technical Sales the central Canadian agency covering Saskatchewan, Manitoba and western Ontario.
April 17, 2015 - Aluminum and copper neutral bars are now available from Burndy, manufacturer and provider of connector and tooling solutions.
April 16, 2015 - Health Canada has published an expanded recall of the one announced January 2011 involving certain line-voltage thermostats that may overheat, emit smoke and damage the wall, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
April 9, 2015 - IEEE has approved four new standards in the IEEE 3000 Standards Collection for Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (formerly IEEE Color Books), which sets guidelines and establishes standards for power generation and distribution.
March 14, 2015 - Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is calling all young electrotechnology professionals for a chance to win a trip to the 6th Annual International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Young Professionals workshop in Minsk, Belarus.
April 17, 2015 - Two mobile generating units were sent to Pangnirtung, Nunavut by Northwest Territories Power Corp. (NTPC) to provide power for the community after an overnight fire damaged the local power plant earlier this month.
April 17, 2015 - Voith Hydro Mississauga in Ontario—which the company calls its “centre of excellence for coil production”—celebrated its 25th anniversary and, to commemorate the milestone, Voith invited customers and partners to an Anniversary Symposium.
April 10, 2015 - The Ontario government says it is investing an additional $55 million in three programs that support apprenticeships in the skilled trades.
April 9, 2015 - RBT Electrical & Automation Services in Brantford, Ont. has 2-3 full-time opportunities for experienced electricians.
February 11, 2015 - I came home from today’s Ontario Energy Network luncheon feeling pumped about Canada’s nuclear power legacy.
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