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 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 20, 2015 - Burndy has added to its Patriot family of installation tools with the PAT500SJ series—a pistol-grip style, 6-ton 18V lithium-ion battery powered crimper with interchangeable cutting jaws.
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 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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