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November 1, 2017
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Performers boycott, audiences disappear

For live indoor stage theatre events, it is extremely important that the audience clearly hears the performance. But at one particular 800-seat live stage theatre, it was almost impossible to book performers to come. Why?


“Standing on the shoulders of giants” • Erni Wiebe receives John Jenkins award

The John Jenkins Award is the most prestigious honour awarded by CSA Group, recognizing an individual for distinguished service in the development, advancement and application of voluntary standards.


Jebco to rep Hammond Power in Central Canada

Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) announced Jebco Agencies Inc. will cover the sale of its standard and custom dry-type transformers and reactors in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and the Ontario Lakehead region.


Code of Ethics launched for Ontario College of Trades members

The Code of Ethics aims to communicate to the public that college members are accountable, and there’s a process in place for handling complaints. Like the Professional Misconduct Regulation, the code is enforceable by the college.


Vincent Tremblay to rep Ouellet in PEI and New Brunswick

Stephane Larocque, national sales manager at Ouellet Canada, announced the appointment of Vincent Tremblay as sales rep for the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
 
 
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Entegrus Powerlines fined $70,000 after workers injured

Entegrus Powerlines Inc., a Chatham, Ont., electrical utility contractor, has been fined $70,000 after two workers received electrical burns, reports Ontario’s Ministry of Labour. » Read full article
 
Products & Solutions 
 

Become the Obvious Choice in a Competitive Market

Avoid the income rollercoaster by mastering your marketing. To do that, watch the recording of the 3rd webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time” to learn specific strategies to help improve this area of your contracting business. » Read full article

Systemize your business for profits (4 of 4)

Are you struggling to determine whether your team is actually doing what they say they are doing? Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”: November 28 at 2 pm EST. » Register
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Bosch launches GLI18V-300 and GLI12V-300 Max Worklights

Bosch has launched two cordless worklights that “can go virtually anywhere,” the company says. » Read full article
WAC

WAC Lighting introduces DUO AC LED light bar with colour option

WAC Lighting introduces the DUO AC 120V LED light bar with colour option, which features a “nearly 100% efficient reflector” that diffuses the light from the LED sources inside the mixing chamber to create evenly distributed illumination. » Read full article
Siemens

Siemens SGT-800 industrial gas turbine now offered with 57 MW power output

Siemens is now offering its SGT-800 industrial gas turbine with a power output of 57 megawatts (MW) and an electrical efficiency of over 40% in simple cycle application. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

Systemize your Business for Profits

Date & Location: November 28 • Online
Info: Get your team doing things the right way by systemizing the business beyond yourself! Only when you systematize habits and create accountability can you control the outcome and drive productivity. Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”.
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The Buildings Show 2017

Date & Location: November 29 - December 1 • Toronto
Info: More than 30,500 trade professionals attend The Buildings Show to discover innovations across the building industry and source the latest materials, products and more from over 1600 Canadian and international exhibitors. Attendees can choose from 350+ seminars, panels, keynotes and roundtables.
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EFC Holiday Celebrations 2017

Dates & Locations: November 30 through December 13 • Various
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites you to start the holiday season off right by celebrating with industry colleagues and friends from coast-to-coast at an EFC reception. Registration is now open. Visit EBMag’s calendar page for dates and locations.
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