The Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton joined in on the festivities several weeks ago at the President's Gala in Edmonton, as former ECAA president Clem Gratton "passed the hat" to current president Kelly Wilde.
Electrical Business caught up with GE Energy’s Electric Odyssey Tour when it stopped at the Canadian Assembly Centre. On hand were GE’s Ajay Gupta, director, channels (Canada) and Michel Roy, Eastern Region sales director, to take us through the vehicle that’s on a six-month road show highlighting product and service offerings from the Industrial Solutions business.
EBMag recently attended the 5th anniversary celebration of GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions’ Canadian Assembly Centre. It involved a cake-cutting with Richard Attwood, plant manager, GE Canadian Assembly Centre, and Michel Roy, GE sales director, Eastern Region.
Hey managers – did you know that good safety also makes for good business? Kathy Lerette, VP of Utility Operations at Horizon Utilities, and Mike Doherty, Health & Safety Consultant at Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) stressed the importance...
In 1971, a group of electrical professionals within Manitoba Hydro got together and formed the Historical Interest Committee, with the aim of preserving Manitoba’s electrical heritage. Fast-forward several decades, and those humble beginnings have transformed into the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre .
Where do Manitoba’s electrical professionals gather for the latest in networking, education & training, etc.? Why, the Manitoba Electrical League, of course! While at MEL’s 2012 “Current Connections” electrical showcase in Winnipeg, we interviewed Gord Macpherson, MEL’s general manager,
May 30, 2012 - Many thanks to Caterpillar for inviting EBMag's associate editor Alyssa Dalton down to Lafayette, Ind., last month for an exclusive sneak-peek of its new C175-20 diesel genset. While there, Alyssa chatted with Ray Marfell and Chad Dozier, both of Cat's Electric Power Division, for their thoughts on where the genset market is headed.
It has been one week since Siliken Canada Corp., a solar module manufacturer, announced it will be closing the doors of its Windsor, Ont., manufacturing plant, citing a drought of six months without new contracts as the primary reason for closure. But are other players in the industry also feeling the heat?
Editor Anthony Capkun sits with Elaine Gerrie, chair of the EFC Foundation Scholarship Committee, to learn more about the over $100,000 in scholarship opportunities available through the Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship Program.
(Updated April 25, 2012) While at NTEA’s Work Truck Show 2012, we attended an exclusive Sortimo press conference to learn about the company’s latest offerings for your work truck.
Keith Potts, national trainer for Milwaukee Electric Tool, gives us a personalized demonstration of the new M18 FUEL system of cordless power tools, which integrates the Powerstate brushless motor, RedLithium battery technology and RedLink Plus intelligence.
Stephen Brown, electrotechnical director at CSA Standards, tells us about the upcoming CSA F900, “Solar PV Rooftop Installation Best Practices”. The intended audience for CSA F900 includes PV system designers, installers, owners, insurers, project financiers, local building officials, first responders and consumers.
While attending the inaugural, exclusive Fluke Press Summit, we learned about the many applications for thermography. Of particular importance is the fact that prices of infrared cameras have come down significantly, enabling just about anyone to get in on the action.
Electrical Business was pleased to attend an important market launch by Siemens Canada’s Industry Automation division (March 2012). Michael Riechle, Global Head of Siemens Control Products, and Joris Myny, VP of the Industry Automation and Drive Technologies divisions of Siemens Canada, helped officially launch
While attending the inaugural, exclusive Fluke Press Summit, we learned about the just-unveiled, affordable 62 Max and 62 Max+ infrared thermometers. Ideal for technicians in electrical, service, HVAC, process, industrial and facilities maintenance applications, these dust-, water- and drop-resistant tools promise drop-survival of 3 metres (onto wood).

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