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March 20, 2017 - Organizers of MCEE 2017 revealed 120 products have been accepted into the New Product Competition; the winners in the 14 product categories will be announced April 25, a day before the show opens.
March 14, 2017 - A research team of State Key Laboratory of Ultra-precision Machining Technology (partner laboratory in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and PolyU students boasts it has developed “the most energy-efficient [LED] filament technology, with a luminous efficacy of 129lm/W”.
March 10, 2017 - Lumen’s new headquarters and central distribution centre in Laval, Que., was recently awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Certification.
March 2, 2017 - “This is a very exciting project,” said OPG’s president & CEO Jeff Lyash of the news that OPG and its venture arm, Canadian Nuclear Partners, are participating in a project to produce isotopes in support of deep space exploration.
February 25, 2017 - EBMag has learned the Graybar Canada branch staff of 2760 Deziel Drive (Windsor, Ont.) is moving back home. You may recall the branch was displaced back in August 2016 after being struck by an F2 tornado.
February 9, 2017 - Through its partnership with Habitat for Humanity-Quebec, electric heater manufacturer Convectair is providing heating units for two semi-detached houses in Ormstown.
February 9, 2017 - “This is a historic moment [...] We want to recognize it throughout the year, and we will therefore be organizing celebratory events every month,” said Martin Beaulieu, president of Ouellet Canada, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Congratulations!
January 24, 2017 - Through its subsidiary Canadian subsidiary, German-based Siemens AG plans to invest $110.6 million in R&D activities at its plant in Dorval, Que., to design and make improvements to aero-derivative gas turbines, which are used for the production of electricity (among other things).
January 24, 2017 - A new energy efficiency report, “Getting it right: A more energy-efficient Alberta” aims to provide the province with a roadmap “for creating jobs, diversifying the economy and saving Albertans money”.
January 13, 2017 - Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has issued its Call for Entries for the 2017 Industry Recognition Award, which is presented annually to an individual who has influenced the Canadian electrical industry—either as a current or retired industry delegate—or as an industry supporter.
January 11, 2017 - Submissions are now being accepted for the IES’ (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) 2017 Illumination Awards program, via the Illumination Awards portal.
December 1, 2016 - According to ABB, it’s the heaviest item ever airlifted in the Americas.
November 18, 2016 - The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) was busy handing out an abundance of awards during its 125th anniversary celebration recently. Congratulations to all the winners of the 2016 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Awards, Lifesaving Awards and the Sustainable Electricity Awards.
November 17, 2016 - Manitoba has joined the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, expanding the barrier-free interprovincial market which commits each jurisdiction to enhance trade, investment and labour mobility, and to remove barriers to the movement of goods, services, investment and people between the provinces.
October 28, 2016* — Electrical Business Magazine congratulates the winners of its second annual Electrical Safety Champion Awards (ESCA) program, the first and only program of its kind to recognize companies and individuals who are passionate about promoting the health & safety of Canadian electrical workers. Kudos to 2016’s champions:

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