April 22, 2015 - Congratulations to FLIR Systems for landing the honour of Product of the Year in the New Product Competition with its FLIR C2 (photo) at the MCEE 2015 tradeshow and conference in Montreal. And kudos to these other companies whose products were also recognized...
April 22, 2015 - A number of industry players received gold—or should we say green—stars this Earth Day after being named to Canada's Greenest Employers for 2015.
April 22, 2015 - MaxLite has appointed Greg Galluccio, an executive with more than 30 years of electrical industry experience, as vice-president of product management and engineering.
April 21, 2015 - The president & CEO of EPCOR Utilities Inc., David Stevens, is retiring, but will remain in his position as the board initiates the recruitment process for his replacement.
April 20, 2015 - Congratulations to Hilti (Canada) Corp., Phoenix Contact Ltd. and Rittal Systems Ltd.—all named to the list of 100 Best Workplaces in Canada for 2015, which is produced by Great Place to Work (GPTW) and published by The Globe & Mail.
April 20, 2015 - Thanks ECAO for letting us know Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is looking for licensed electrical contractors that regularly work on large new single-family dwellings, or large apartments or condos, to be part of Working Group meetings in May.
April 20, 2015 - Richard Racey has joined Global Tech LED as the director for sales and marketing, announced Gary Mart, CEO of Global Tech LED.
April 20, 2015 - CSA Group has opened its expanded hazardous locations laboratory in Edmonton, Alta. The new lab will specialize in testing and certification services for hazardous locations such as equipment used in oil, gas, mining, marine and fertilizer production.
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 24, 2015 - Jesco Lighting says it now offers flexible lighting strips with the ability to select specific white colour temperatures using a radio frequency remote or a DMX controller.
April 20, 2015 - Christopher Lee Dasher—a 36-year-old Duke Energy Florida Inc. worker—was testing and repairing electrical transformers at a substation in Reddick, Fla., when he was electrocuted by more than 10,000 volts.
April 20, 2015 - NB Power says its employees at the Coleson Cove Generating Station have reached 10 years of safe electricity production without a lost-time accident.
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 24, 2015 - For the second consecutive year, the Gartner Magic Quadrant—a source for competitive comparisons in the information technology industry—has named Schneider Electric a leader for Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS).
April 22, 2015 - The Electrical Generating Systems Association’s (EGSA) fifth edition of On-Site Power Generation: A Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power is complete and available for distribution and purchase.
April 24, 2015 - Bruce Power is launching a new post-secondary Aboriginal Scholarship program to support students from local Aboriginal communities.
April 10, 2015 - The Ontario government says it is investing an additional $55 million in three programs that support apprenticeships in the skilled trades.
February 11, 2015 - I came home from today’s Ontario Energy Network luncheon feeling pumped about Canada’s nuclear power legacy.