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Electrical hazards net campground $187K

The organization running a campground in Corinth, N.Y., is facing $187,000 in fines for exposing its employees to numerous electrical hazards. >> Read full article

EBMag launches 2nd Electrical Safety Champion Awards

Participate, sponsor and nominate in our 2nd Annual Electrical Safety Awards Program, which recognizes Canadian companies and individuals who are passionate about promoting the health & safety of Canadian electrical workers. >> Read full article

Nelson Squires to lead Wesco Canadian Operations

Wesco International Inc. has appointed Nelson Squires to serve as group vice-president and general manager of its Canadian operations, Wesco Distribution Canada LP. >> Read full article

Synergy between wastewater bacteria can maximize electricity

By demystifying certain electrochemically-active bacteria, two Virginia Tech researchers believe they have discovered a way to maximize the amount of electricity that can be generated from the wastewater we flush down the toilet. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
GALLERY: NTEA’s Work Truck Show

GALLERY: NTEA’s Work Truck Show

EBMag recently returned from the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) annual Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. to bring you the latest information on products and updates for your office on wheels. >> Learn More…


Fluke’s Ti450 with MultiSharp

Fluke says its Ti450 infrared camera with MultiSharp technology rapidly takes multiple images and combines them to produce one in-focus image, enabling users to capture an automated, focused image of multiple targets at once. >> Read full article

Sonim’s XP7 & XP5 phones

Sonim Technologies says its XP7 and XP5 smartphones are dust, water, oil and chemical, temperature, extreme-pressure and drop resistant, and can be used with work gloves. >> Read full article

 Featured Product 
Arlington FSCB44 & FSCB24 concrete block boxes

Arlington FSCB44 & FSCB24 concrete block boxes

Arlington’s 4x4 FSCB44 box and single-gang FSCB24 box promise a simple way to install a steel electrical box inside a concrete block wall. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

Light+Building Show 2016

Date & Location: Mar. 13-18 • Frankfurt, Germany
Info: With the support of the Central Association of the German Electrical and Electronic Engineering Industry and the Central Association of German Electricians, Messe Frankfurt presents the Light+Building Show. Every two years, this international show presents the latest innovations for the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, house and building automation and software for the construction industry. The 2016 theme is ‘Where modern spaces come to life: digital – individual – networked’. >> More Info

IEEE IAS ESTMP (Electrical Safety, Technical & Mega Projects) Workshop

Date & Location: Mar. 14-16 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: As in years past, the 2016 IEEE IAS ESTMP (Electrical Safety, Technical and Mega Projects) Workshop provides a forum for exchanging and advancing industry knowledge in the areas of safety, engineering design, and system reliability of electrical systems and technologies for the execution of Mega Projects. >> More Info

AEL 2016 Electrical Learning Expo

Date & Location: Mar. 23 • Red Deer, Alta.
Info: The Alberta Electrical League is hosting its annual Learning Expo in Red Deer, Alta. at the Prairie Pavilion at Westerner Park. The expo allows companies to showcase new products, services and innovations. There will also be seminars from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The trade show runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. >> More Info

LEDucation - LED Lighting Education & Expo

Date & Location: Mar. 29-30 • New York, N.Y.
Info: Touted as “the largest tabletop expo and educational event dedicated solely to LED technology,” LEDucation is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. LEDucation organizers say it will feature an “unprecedented number of educational sessions and record-breaking number of exhibitors”. >> More Info

EFC YPN Workshop & Yuk Yuks Night

Date & Location: Apr. 7 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Ontario region of Electro-Federation Canada’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) is gearing up to host its 2nd event. There will be a Dale Carnegie educational training session from 3-5 p.m., followed by an optional dinner at 5:30 p.m. and a Yuk Yuks comedy “hangout” show from 8-10 p.m. >> More Info