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Regina powerhouse now Historic Civil Engineering Site

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering has recognized the 101 year-old powerhouse on Wascana Lake in Regina, Sask. (now home to SaskPower’s research facility and the Saskatchewan Science Centre) as an Historic Civil Engineering Site. >> Read full article

CEA hosts special events for National Electricity Month

For the third year running, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) has designated June as National Electricity Month in Canada. CEA, in partnership with its corporate utility members, is celebrating the month with facility tours, activities, speeches, and special events across the country. >> Read full article

GALLERY: Sesco Party & Tradeshow

The Sesco team at 51 Vinyl Court (Vaughan, Ont.) held an Industry Party and Tradeshow recently, featuring Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Doug Gilmour, and EBMag was there to take in the action. >> Read full article

Manitoba introduces electronic Call Before You Dig system

There will likely be more digging, sawing and hammering in yards across Manitoba this summer due to a new underground natural gas and electricity line locate system by Manitoba Hydro. >> Read full article

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Electrical contractor employee charged

Electrical contractor employee charged after $200K fraud spree

The York Regional Police Major Fraud Unit has charged a 37-year-old Bradford, Ont. man with fraud for over-purchasing materials on behalf of the electrical contractor that employed him. >> Learn More…

 
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GE launches SecoGear metal-clad switchgear

GE’s Industrial Solutions business recently announced that its two-high SecoGear, air-insulated medium-voltage (MV) switchgear is expected to be available later this year. >> Read full article

G&G LED’s WPX Series

G&G LED says it has enhanced its WPX Series of wet location LED luminaires with the addition of new push-and-click IP68 connectors and cabling. >> Read full article

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Triplett’s Model 9065 DMM

Triplett’s Model 9065 DMM

Triplett says its Model 9065 digital multimeter (DMM) brings data recording to the company’s DMM line. Coined “The Data Logger”, it stores up to 20,000 recorded measurements. A 4-5/6 digit (60,000 count) logger, it offers a variety of measurement features including AC/DC voltage, AC/DC current, resistance, continuity, diode test, temperature, and frequency. >> Learn more...

 
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CSA 2015 Annual Conference & Committee Week

Date & Location: June 14-19 • Niagara Falls, Ont.
Info: The 2015 CSA Group Annual Conference & Committee Week—where the CE Code, Part I Committee meets to discuss the Canadian Electrical Code—brings together members, customers, partners and experts representing industry, government, consumer groups and academia “to explore new frontiers and celebrate the value standards bring to helping shape our world”. >> More Info

ECAO IBEW 2015 Annual Golf Tournament

Date & Location: June 17 • Milton, Ont.
Info: The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO) and IBEW present the 10th Annual Golf Tournament at the Royal Ontario Golf Course. The registration fee is $225 per golfer and includes a continental breakfast, barbecue lunch, prime rib dinner, power cart and a gift. >> More Info

EFC Ontario Region Golf Day 2015

Date & Location: June 24 • Nobleton, Ont.
Info: The 7th Annual Ontario Region Golf Tournament brings together industry members from across the province for a day of golf and networking. >> More Info

Utility Contractors Association of Ontario 2015 Convention

Date & Location: July 26-28 • Minett, Ont.
Info: The Utility Contractors Association of Ontario is hosting its annual convention at the JW Marriott Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa. Attendance at the convention is restricted to UCA members and their guests. >> More Info