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.
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.
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.
Published in Test & Measurement
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.
CANEW 2018 • Canadian Airports National Electrical Workshop
September 23-28, 2018
PCIC 2018 • 65th IEEE Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee Conference
September 24-26, 2018
NECA Show 2018
September 29-2, 2018