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August 2008 

Vol. 3 No. 10

Stand up for children... by sitting down to dinner

Canada’s Electrical Industry is galvanizing around a common cause: to feed hungry children in both Canada and impoverished nations in the world. It all starts on World Food Day, October 16, when caring Canadians share a meal together in support of children affected by poverty. It’s fun. And important. And deliciously simple.

Arc flash industry speaker session

The Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) has lined up what promises to be a remarkable session on arc flash. You’re invited to register and attend this timely and important session on September 10th to hear Dr. Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, MD, MPA—one of North America’s leading experts in the field of “uncontrolled” unintentional energy release during operation, maintenance and construction work.

NETcomm educational track published

The NETcomm Maritimes 2008 Conference—which is being hosted at the Delta Halifax in Nova Scotia, September 3 and 4—has published its educational track. This unique conference, brought to you by Network & Cabling—EB’s sister publication—combines a trade show-like forum with a series of training seminars and technical workshops for the telecom/datacom and cableco sectors.

Construction electricians to be licensed in Nova Scotia

The Province of Nova Scotia is seeking input on plans to introduce a licensing process for the construction electrician trade.

Ideal Supply customer appreciation BBQs

Ideal Supply is hosting several Customer Appreciation Safety/Tool Barbeques, starting at 11:00 a.m. and running until 2:00 p.m. Ideal also plans on having numerous vendors at these events to showcase their products and answer any questions you may have.

Ferraz acquires GE’s power fuse operations

Carbone Lorraine has acquired General Electric’s Power Fuse operations from GE Consumer & Industrial through its American-based Electrical Protection division, Ferraz Shawmut LLC. Based in Vieques, Puerto Rico, the operations will be combined with the existing Ferraz Shawmut medium-voltage fuse business based in Newburyport, Mass.

Ansell sponsors online PPE community

Ansell has launched a free social network where PPE professionals can meet, share ideas and work together to pioneer new ways of making workplaces safer and more productive.


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