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 10, 2013 - Iobridge Inc.—which “helps companies simply and cost-effectively connect products to the web”—announced a new licensing agreement with Schneider Electric.
December 11, 2013 - EBMag was at the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s annual Solar Canada Conference and, while smaller than in years past, it was nonetheless a breath of fresh air.
December 10, 2013 - Universal Lighting Technologies says it has appointed Martin Pint as vice president of distribution sales, which “builds on the company’s strategic commitment to growing the distribution channel for all Universal Lighting products sold”.
December 6, 2013 - Lighting player Royal Philips and carpet manufacturer Desso are partnering to develop solutions that combine LED lighting with light transmissive carpet. (Check out the images below!)
December 17, 2013 - Torbram Electric Supply says it has introduced its TES mobile application—a tool “jam-packed” with features to help contractors save time on and off the jobsite.
December 16, 2013 - Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has developed what it calls the province’s first integrated strategy to prevent injuries and improve the delivery of workplace health and safety. It aims to guide the ministry in setting priorities to prevent injuries and create a culture where health & safety are at the centre of every workplace. The strategy includes actions to:
December 11, 2013 - Thanks to Health Canada for letting us know Canadian Tire is voluntarily recalling a Mastercraft multimeter kit (product number 52-0727), which includes a DMM, non-contact voltage detector, socket tester and test leads.
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
December 12, 2013 - Intertek is unveiling a new internship and scholarship program to undergraduate students pursuing STEM studies (science, technology, engineering and math), which will award five scholarships up to $10,000, paired with an internship at an Intertek office, to be completed in the summer of 2014.
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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