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EREN and 3G partner to develop renewable energy projects

3G Energy Development Inc. and EREN Renewable Energy have completed an agreement aimed at developing utility-scale wind and solar projects in all Canadian provinces and territories through a combination of greenfield development and acquisitions. >> Read full article

Ideal’s Audacy scores a big win at Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, is undergoing major expansion and restoration. Known as the 1060 Project, the 4-year upgrade plan includes structural upgrades, improved player facilities, new fan amenities, outfield signage, and more. And, as you can imagine, there’s going to be a lot of lighting—all of it requiring control. That’s where Ideal Industries’ Audacy comes in. >> Read full article

OSHA fines Resco Products, primarily for electrical hazards

OSHA in the U.S. has again cited Resco Products Inc. (doing business as Worldwide Refractories) for exposing employees to electrical and other safety hazards. The proposed penalties for Resco, a manufacturer of dolomitic brick and specialty refractory products, equal $40,600. >> Read full article

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Sheridan unveils the first ABB YuMi robot in Canada

Sheridan unveils the first ABB YuMi robot in Canada

Sheridan College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing & Design Technologies (CAMDT) says its has become the first facility in Canada to acquire ABB’s YuMi robot, which was shown off recently at a special event at the Brampton, Ont., Campus. >> Learn More…

 
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New fan/fixture mounting box from Arlington

Arlington says its new FBB900 fan/fixture mounting box with an installed steel-mounting bracket saves time in new construction installations on cathedral ceilings. >> Read full article

Zumtobel’s Basys LED with tiltShift

Zumtobel has expanded its Basys LED product range to include luminaires for downlight, wallwasher and adjustable applications. One of the highlights is the adjustable version with the patented tiltShift technology. >> Read full article

E2S introduces SIL 2 version of BEx range and manual

E2S Warning Signals has revealed a SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 2 version of its BEx range of explosion-proof alarm horn sounders and Xenon strobe beacons. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

OEN Networking Luncheon: Bruce Campbell, IESO

Date & Location: Jan. 11 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Ontario Energy Network (OEN) invites you to attend its first 2016 Networking Luncheon, featuring the head of Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), Bruce Campbell. The event runs from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is being held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Imperial Room). >> More Info

EDIST 2016 Conference & Trade Show

Date & Location: Jan. 13-15 • Markham, Ont.
Info: The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) 2016 event is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by Ontario’s Local Distribution Companies. Suppliers, manufacturers and service providers will have the opportunity to network and showcase their products and services. >> More Info

EFC 2016 Ontario Region Gala

Date & Location:Jan. 22 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) Ontario Region invites you to attend its Mardi Gras-themed Gala at the Delta Toronto East Hotel. Enjoy the networking reception, New Orleans-inspired dinner and lively entertainment throughout the evening plus dancing. Individual, Couple or Table bookings are available. >> More Info

BICSI 2016 Winter Conference & Exhibition

Date & Location: Jan. 31 - Feb. 4 • Orlando, Fla.
Info: BICSI is a professional association providing information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) community. This conference will expand technical insight, networking base and familiarity with quality vendors, it says. “Innovation speaker and advisor” Stephen Shapiro will be the opening keynote. >> More Info

NEMRA Annual Conference 2016

Date & Location: Feb. 3-6 • Dallas, Texas
Info: The 2016 Annual Conference of the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is also attended by members of CEMRA (Canadian Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association).The conference features educational sessions, manufacturer sales meetings, business review sessions, product & business services showcase, all-industry general session with keynote speakers, and a cocktail reception. Additionally, many manufacturers host after-hours events for their sales reps. >> More Info