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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
March 1, 2018 - Congratulations to James Keirstead and Jim Qualie, P.Eng., B.Sc. (Edmonton) who were recognized with a 2017 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award and $10,000-prize money for their GoConex wire-free switch.
February 21, 2018 - SNC-Lavalin is collaborating with Highview Power to deploy liquid air energy storage (LAES) solutions for utility-scale applications in Canada and the States.
February 9, 2018 - Ford recently revealed its 2019 Ranger, featuring a new exterior design, chassis and powertrain. “The all-new Ranger is designed for today’s midsize truck buyer, delivering even more utility, capability and technology for those who blend city living with more off-the-grid adventures on weekends,” said Ford’s Hau Thai-Tang.
February 8, 2018 - Nova Scotia Power has launched a pilot project to learn more about how battery storage can help it deliver “cleaner, affordable and more reliable energy to Nova Scotians”.
February 6, 2018 - The 3rd-generation Sprinter made its debut earlier today, and will be available in Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle centres and Van ProCenters (U.S. market) by the end of the year, while the eSprinter will enter the market in 2019 (U.S. availability to be announced).
September 25, 2017* - Fluke says its new T6 electrical testers with FieldSense technology can simultaneously measure (not just detect) voltage and current.
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February 1, 2018 - The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is the strongest Ram yet, says the truck maker; it’s 100 pounds lighter with 98% high-strength steel. The maximum payload has increased to 2300 pounds, with maximum trailer towing to 12,750 pounds.
January 24, 2018 - “Almost all of the previous recipients were either retired or almost retired when they received this award, and I hope this is not a suggestion that it’s time for me to move on, because I still have things to do,” joked Bob Shapiro when he received EFC’s 2016 Industry Recognition Award, but we have just learned the president of Franklin Empire will retire this December.
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January 12, 2018 - ABB and Formula E are teaming up “to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future”, with ABB bringing its name and technology to the series, which will be now known as the “ABB FIA Formula E Championship”.
October 25, 2017 - Veolia is expanding its lamp recycling capabilities with a new 5000-sf recycling facility located in Pickering, Ont. (Greater Toronto Area) whereas, previously, the company would collect fluorescents and CFLs and ship them to the States for recycling.
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January 5, 2018 - Last fall, Gerrie Electric Wholesale Ltd. asked friends and customers to help them celebrate 60 years of business by attending one of their 60th anniversary selling and education shows.
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OEL Golf Day
September 18, 2019
EFC Economic Forecast Day
September 19, 2019
IAEI Canadian Section Meeting
September 20-22, 2019