March 5, 2015 - Horizon Utilities recently took home the Gold MARCOM award for its “Just Ask Us” conservation campaign.
March 5, 2015 - Epcor Utilities Inc. has been named one of Alberta’s top employers for a 10th year in a row.
March 4, 2015 - Wago has appointed Ron Bin as the new field application engineer for its Ontario region.
March 2, 2015 - Affiliated Distributors (AD), a contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, recently announced it is expanding into the power transmission and motors market.
February 28, 2015 - At the Council of Ontario Construction Association’s (COCA) recent annual general meeting, Eryl Roberts—executive vice-president of Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO)—was awarded the Cliff Bulmer Award. Congratulations!
February 27, 2015 - Energy management specialist Schneider Electric has won SCM World’s inaugural Power of Profession Award in the “Talent Breakthrough of the Year” category. Congratulations!
February 26, 2015 - Hammond Power Solutions Inc. (HPS), a manufacturer of dry-type transformers and magnetics, has named Jay Davis as chief operations officer.
February 26, 2015 - Terex Utilities celebrates its digger derrick product line’s 70th birthday today.
February 25, 2015 - House of Electrical Supplies—an electrical distributor headquartered in Markham, Ont.—has opened a new branch in Cambridge, Ont., at 375 Sheldon Drive, Units 3-4.
February 24, 2015 - Alstom Hydro France and Alstom Network Schweiz, as well as their affiliates were released from their World Bank debarment as of February 21, 2015.
February 24, 2015 - AEMC Instruments has appointed Chris Glowacki as western district sales engineer, a new position.
February 20, 2015 - Thanks to Electro-Federation Canada for letting us know of the passing of Ideal Supply’s John MacDonald on February 14, 2015. He was 83.
March 6, 2015 – A new 2-in. x 2-in. LED retrofit-kit expands Litetronics’ patent-pending system that converts conventional T8 or T12 U-shape fluorescent ceiling troffers to more energy-efficient linear LEDs.
(UPDATED March 2015 with video) November 28, 2013 - Yesterday, the Ontario government unanimously passed the Hawkins-Gignac Act into law, making carbon monoxide (CO) alarms mandatory in all Ontario homes with fuel-burning appliances or heating systems, fireplaces or attached garages.
February 24, 2015 - The U.S. CPSC informs you of a recall involving Brewmaster ceiling fans by Fanimation.
March 6, 2015 - The regulations that clear the way for implementing the Alberta Building Code 2014, National Energy Code for Buildings 2011, Part 9 changes for energy efficiency and Fire Code 2014 were passed by the Alberta Provincial Cabinet. (Thanks to ECAA [Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta] for the heads up!)
January 31, 2015 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA in the U.S.) along with Underwriters Laboratories announced changes to UL 943 Standard for Safety for Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs)—a tri-national, harmonized UL 943/CSA C22.2 No. 144.1/ANCE NMX-J-520—that will take effect June 29, 2015.
March 5, 2015 – The Canadian government announced today it would be funding a new research and development project for renewable sources of natural geothermal energy in Yukon.
March 5, 2015 – SunEdison says it now offers battery storage solutions to complement solar and wind projects worldwide.
February 26, 2015 - Ouellet Canada, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes electric heaters, is looking for a sales representative in British Columbia.
February 25, 2015 - For over 35 years, House of Electrical Supplies has been servicing clients in the industrial, OEM, entertainment and construction markets. We offer a wide array of product solutions ranging from electrical, automation, safety, lighting and portable power distribution. We are currently seeking an:Outside Sales Representative for our new Cambridge, Ont., branch
February 11, 2015 - This coming Sunday, Canada’s national flag turns 50!