December 19, 2013 - The Lightfair International (LFI) 2014 Conference says it is bringing together top lighting and design experts to create the largest conference in its 25-year history. The Conference—“continues as a centrepiece of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference”—will take place in June 1-5, in Las Vegas, Nev.
December 19, 2013 - Throughout the year, the CCDA (Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship, which administers Canada’s Red Seal program) has witnessed several arrivals and departures among its membership. CCDA took the opportunity in a recent newsletter to recognize departing CCDA members and welcome new members who have joined within the past year.
December 19, 2013 - Toshiba reports the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its final ruling relating to Toshiba Corp.’s alleged infringement of EU Competition Law in Europe’s gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) market, and says it “greatly regrets that its arguments were not accepted in the end”.
December 19, 2013 - The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) invites you to submit presentation ideas for consideration for TIA 2014 “The Network of the Future”, being held June 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.
December 18, 2013 - FLIR Systems Ltd. announced the addition of Hallwood Milham Technologies (Delta, B.C.) as its manufacturer rep for FLIR thermographic cameras and Extech Instruments in the province.
December 18, 2013 - Greenlee (A Textron Company) has acquired HD Electric Company, an Illinois-based designer and manufacturer of power utility products.
December 17, 2013 - Major energy, resource, infrastructure and commercial projects will counterbalance reduced residential activity to deliver stable workloads and escalation in 2014, according to BTY Group’s annual Market Intelligence Report on construction costs across Canada.
December 17, 2013 - Southwire has named Axel Schlumberger president of Southwire Canada, where he will manage sales, marketing and support operations from its headquarters in Mississauga, Ont.
December 17, 2013 - Schneider Electric announced a long-term agreement with North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) to engineer and build the electrical infrastructure within the NWR Sturgeon Refinery near Edmonton, Alta.
December 16, 2013 - Investments in energy efficiency programs, developing alternative energy systems, and reducing the high cost of energy in the Northwest Territories are highlights of the NWT Energy Action Plan, released today by the Ministerial Energy Coordinating and Climate Change Committee-of-Cabinet (MECC).
December 16, 2013 - A recent study from Fraser Institute finds that uncertainty about protected areas and environmental restrictions, combined with increased regulation and tax changes, has damaged Quebec’s image in the eyes of mining investors.
December 12, 2013 - Chris Hummel (in photo) is joining Schneider Electric as chief marketing officer, executive vice president and member of the executive committee. Reporting directly to Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chair and CEO of Schneider Electric, Hummel has responsibility for the company’s marketing.
December 19, 2013 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published a white paper, NEMA ADP 2-2013 Molded Case Circuit Breaker Systems Testing with Conductors.
December 19, 2013 - E2S has published a 384-page catalogue to present its portfolio of signalling products, offering specifications including hazardous area classifications, performance data, third party approvals, dimensional diagrams and part code configuration.
December 19, 2013 - Health Canada informs us of a recall involving 2012 and 2013 Red Wing Shoe Company work boots in which the toe caps in certain sizes and styles of footwear may not comply with applicable voluntary standards for protective footwear, ASTM F2413 and CSA Z195, and may not withstand impact.
December 11, 2013 - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU of the United Nations) membership has reached first-stage approval of ‘G.fast’: a new broadband standard promising access speeds of up to 1 Gbit/s over existing telephone wires.
November 26, 2013 - CSA Group says it has signed an agreement with the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) allowing online distribution of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.
December 18, 2013 - Hydro-Quebec issued a call today for tenders for the purchase of a block of wind power produced by facilities with an installed capacity of 450MW, composed of 300 MW for the Bas St-Laurent and Gaspésie–Iles-de-la-Madeleine regions, and 150 MW for projects across the province.
December 16, 2013 - Sonepar Canada is a member of one of the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor, Sonepar, present in more than 30 countries with about 2100 locations and 30,000 employees. Sonepar Canada is currently looking to hire a: Health and Safety Manager
September 17, 2013 - The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster, but what if we’ve got nuclear power wrong? That’s the question posed by Pandora’s Promise, a new film by director Robert Stone, presented by Impact Partners and CNN Films.
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