December 4, 2018 - Bartle & Gibson, an independent Western Canadian distributor of electrical, heating and plumbing products, recently hired Erica Grinnell for its distribution branch in Port Coquitlam, B.C., as electrical sales manager.
December 3, 2018 - Lumca, an outdoor lighting firm based in Quebec City, won the lion’s share of a tender for a $28-million project to replace Montreal’s decorative light fixtures with LEDs.
November 27, 2018 - While the title of this article may seem somewhat harsh, there is a trend in subcontract language today we need to address because it could cause ‘project cancer.’
November 26, 2018 - Electrical contractors have increasingly adopted light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for illuminating industrial settings, primarily because they offer a more energy-efficient alternative to high-pressure sodium (HPS) and other conventional lighting systems. Recent data, however, also demonstrates a correlation between the technology and industrial workplace safety and efficiency, suggesting a switch to high-performance LED systems in these environments can significantly improve productivity and reduce the risk of accidents and other hazards.
November 26, 2018 - One winter morning in early 2004, PhD student Jodie Lane was walking her dogs through the slushy sidewalks of New York City when all of a sudden, without any warning, both she and her dogs were writhing in pain, hit by an invisible force. A metal sidewalk plate had become energized at 57 V, due to the corrosion and insulation failure of an antiquated and poorly maintained wiring system beneath it.
November 25, 2018 – The board of directors for the Electrical Contractors Association of Ottawa (ECA Ottawa) recently appointed Daryl Sharkey executive director.
November 23, 2018 – Technical Safety BC’s president and CEO, Catherine Roome, has been honoured as one of Canada’s ‘top 100 most powerful women’ for 2018.
November 20, 2018 – On Nov. 6 and 7, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) hosted its inaugural Supporting Women in Trades (SWIT) Conference in Halifax, bringing together more than 350 delegates to discuss female participation in electrical work and skilled trades.
November 19, 2018 – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has welcomed Claudia Hamza as product sections manager. She is filling in for Cherith Sinasac’s maternity leave.
EFC Montreal Christmas Reception
December 12, 2018
EDIST Conference & Exhibition
January 16-18, 2019
EIAA Annual Technical Conference
February 1-2, 2019