February 19, 2019 – During March Break, Hydro-Québec will offer free guided tours of its Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest run-of-river hydroelectric plants.
February 7, 2019 - Ocean Guardian claims its patent-pending eSpear is the world’s first handheld electrical shark deterrent for use while diving, snorkelling and spearfishing. The Australian company has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to expedite the product’s development.
January 4, 2019 – On Nov. 7, 2018, Justin Trudeau became the first sitting prime minister to address the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA).
December 14, 2018 – Toronto-based contractor Quantum Electric recently helped restore a widowed mother’s “faith in humanity” by coming to her family’s aid before Christmas.
No one wants downtime, and no one an wants electrical injury, yet how often are we reactive instead of proactive when it comes to the health of our electrical equipment?
December 13, 2018 - An eye-catching street bridge replacement project in Victoria and an arc-flash safety specialist based in Stoney Creek, Ont., are the big winners in Electrical Business Magazine’s 2018 Canadian Electrical Awards (CEA) program.
Oct. 4, 2018 - Graybar Canada, a Halifax-headquartered, employee-owned wholesale distributor of electrical products, will open its largest branch to date in Vaughan, Ont., this fall.
Published in Business
In a recent Ontario Electrical League (OEL) survey of employers in the industry, 73 per cent of respondents indicated they would hire more apprentices if ratio restrictions were eased.
July 30, 2018 — ABB and Ballard Power Systems have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on developing the next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility.
Published in Generation
June 7, 2018 — “Today for us is about answering the No. 1 question that I get day in and day out: ‘Can Milwaukee really do more with M18?’. The answer, my friends, is ‘Hell yes!’,” said Paul Fry, VP cordless management, in his opening remarks at Milwaukee Tool’s 2018 New Product Symposium.
Published in Photo Gallery
Renewable energies like solar and wind hog the headlines, but an important element is often missing from those stories: Energy Storage.
May 26, 2018 - Several years ago, Paul Buller of Calgary got to thinking about rooftop cargo solutions, like dropdown ladder racks, and the result is RazerLift.
Published in Vehicles
Spring is here, and the busy season is just around the corner—if not here already—but are you prepared? Are you losing profit due to constant callbacks and missed deadlines? Are you constantly having to fill in the missing pieces in the work your team failed to complete?
Attention contractors! Want to make sure you always stay profitable and make more money?You’re about to discover the secret to improving job costing based on the past.
April 25, 2018 - This Saturday, April 28—the national Day of Mourning—we remember and honour workers who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace.
Published in Blog
March 14, 2018 - What ubiquitous cable device is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, has travelled as far as Mars, and possibly now numbers in 28 billion units produced? If you said the Ty-Rap cable tie, then well done!
March 10, 2018 - Working with partner Umwelt Arena Spreintenbach, ABB says it has helped create the world’s first off-grid multi-occupancy building that does not compromise on comfort.
March 6, 2018 - Automobili Lamborghini, in collaboration with two laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently marked the first steps of a possible future Lamborghini electric supercar: the Terzo Millennio.
Published in Energy Storage
March 6, 2018 - For the first time, Canadian electricians are eligible to compete in the Ideal National Championship—which is entering its 3rd year in the U.S.—where they can vie for the title of National Champion and a prize payout of $75,000 US.
March 1, 2018 - Exactly 100 years after the brand delivered its first trucks to customers in January 1918, Chevrolet officially introduced the next-generation Silverado. However, those attending a special Chevy Truck Centennial Event at the Texas Motor Speedway in December were rewarded with a sneak peek at the 2019 work truck.
Published in Vehicles
IES Ottawa Lighting and Lighting Controls Trade Show
February 21, 2019
AD eCommerce Summit
February 25-27, 2019
Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit