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February 7, 2018
News 
 

Safety Codes Council moving to new office

By the end of April 2018, Alberta’s Safety Codes Council (SCC) will have moved to a new location in downtown Edmonton.


Stelpro sales appts. • Lalonde, Galarneau, Lamoureux

Stelpro—a Quebec-based player in heating products and controls—has promoted Gilles Lalonde to the position of sales manager, Electrical Distribution, and announced changes to Galarneau and Lamoureux’s positions.


Code Conundrum Nov/Dec 2017 • Ray Yousef

Tackle the code conundrum if you dare!


ABB to deliver power for new Toronto light rail line

“Delivering power to a modern, sustainable mass transit system is in line with our vision to power Canada’s innovation ecosystem,” said Nathalie Pilon, President, ABB Canada.


Mattias Peters receives scholarship from Standard Products

“I am extremely appreciative to have been chosen to receive the Standard Recognition of Excellence Scholarship. This scholarship will help enable me to pursue a career in the field of electronics and technology innovation,” said Mattias Peters.
 
 
FEATURED NEWS 
 
Feature

Advertising for illegal electrical work costs unlicensed contractor $12,500

Yvon Richer of Orleans, Ont. was convicted in an Ottawa court and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine plus a 25% ($2,500) victim fine surcharge for advertising for electrical work without a license. » Read full article
 
 
Products & Solutions 
 
RAM

2019 Ram 1500 • Max payload increased to 2300 lb

Alongside all the changes in truck body and power, the 2019 Ram 1500 is more than a little tech friendly. The truck sports the 4th-generation Uconnect system and class-exclusive, 12-in. reconfigurable touchscreen. » Read full article
Caterpillar

Caterpillar introduces the Cat XQ125 mobile diesel generator set

Rated at 125 kVA for prime operation, the new product meets Tier 5 Final emission standards and is equipped with the Cat Connect platform. » Read full article
Eaton

Control security lighting with Eaton’s All-Pro MS180BT sensor

Compatible with any LED or incandescent security lighting product that uses a standard 1/2-in. threading connection, the sensor features a 180-degree detection area. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

NAILD Innovation Conference 2018

Dates & Locations: February 13 -16 • Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Info: The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) Innovation conference 2018, “Unlocking the Future of Lighting,” will be held February 13-16, 2018 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The conference will offer educational sessions, workshops, other networking opportunities, and exhibits showcasing lighting products.
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Work Truck Show & Green Truck Summit 2018

Date & Location: March 6 - 9 • Indianapolis, Ind.
Info: The National Truck Equipment Association is hosting the 2018 edition of The Work Truck Show—along with the Green Truck Summit—at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, March 6-9, 2018. The show features the latest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and truck equipment on an exhibit floor covering more than 500,000 sf. The event includes an educational conference with sessions designed to help attendees improve their operations.
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Electrical Safety Innovation Summit 2018 • Toronto

Date & Location: March 7 • Toronto
Info: Hosted by Schneider Electric Canada, the half-day Electrical Safety Innovation Summit brings together experts from different industries to present and discuss the latest trends in electrical safety. Join the electrical safety experts and learn about: CSA Z462 “Workplace electrical safety,” the new class of MV switchgear using shielded solid insulation system technology and more.
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