October 13, 2017 - Following the retirement of Tom Salpietra, Eye Lighting International—manufacturer of LED luminaires, HID lamps and controls—announced Greg Barry has been appointed president & COO effective immediately.
October 12, 2017 - Lafarge Canada Inc. was fined $115,000 after pleading guilty to the offence of failing as an employer to ensure the power supply to an electrical installation, equipment or conductors was disconnected, locked out of service and tagged before any work was done and while being done on or near live exposed parts of the installations, equipment or conductors.*
October 12, 2017 - François-Xavier Morin will be joining the Leviton Manufacturing of Canada team as director, Lighting, effective October 16.
October 11, 2017 - Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Climate Change & Industry, Claire Perry, issued a joint statement saying their two countries “will champion a global alliance on the transition from unabated coal-fired electricity at next month’s United Nations climate change meetings in Bonn, Germany”.
October 5, 2017 - “The Building Trades regrets the opportunities that have been lost in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and on the Prairies,” said Robert Blakely of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) on the news that TransCanada has cancelled the $12-billion “nation-building” Energy East Pipeline.
October 3, 2017 - The Weidmüller Group—a player in industrial connectivity and automation headquartered in Germany—has acquired W Interconnections companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico from Rockwell Automation Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
October 3, 2017 - Montreal-based LED lighting player Arani announced it made Profit 500’s 2017 ranking, coming in 34th place with 2052% revenue growth over a 5-year period. Congratulations!
EPEC 2017: IEEE Canada Electrical Power & Energy Conference
October 22-25, 2017
Electrical Safety in Construction Workshop
October 25-26, 2017