Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Ribbon cutting for Philips' new Lighting Concept Centre (LCC)On June 20, 2017 Philips held the grand opening of its new Lighting Concept Centre (LCC), designed to demonstrate the fundamental principles of lighting and design…

Assessing stream flow on Ahtaapq Creek for Hot Springs Cove hydro projectThe Hesquiaht First Nation on BC’s Vancouver Island hopes to reduce Hot Springs Cove’s dependence on diesel fuel through a hydro power project…

Hydro pole with lithium ion battery for energy storageToronto Hydro is testing pole-mounted energy storage devices that can supplement electricity during peak hours in homes. One unit has already been installed in the northwest part of the city…

Bill 142, Construction Lien Amendment Act 2017Legislation introduced by Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi could be passed by the end of the year, says the Council of Ontario Construction Associations. However, COCA notes the bill faces a number of challenges…

Cover shot of NECA's Recommended Practice for Installing Energy Storage SystemsThe National Electrical Contractors Association has published NECA 416 – 2016, Recommended Practice for Installing Energy Storage Systems (ESS), describes methods and procedures for installing multiple types of energy systems...

Cyber SecurityWestburne and partners are presenting a symposium on technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers and data from attack in the industrial space. The event takes place June 21 in Calgary…

Trades College Announces Winners of Inaugural Chair’s Award of ExcellenceAll winners if the Ontario College of Trades’ first annual Chair’s Award of Excellence “are outstanding examples of how the college, our members and many stakeholders come together to promote and grow the skilled trades in Ontario,” says Pat Blackwood, Chair of the Board of Governors…

 

cover of waterpower history catalogueThe Ontario Waterpower Association is joining in the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary with the release of a catalogue featuring facilities that have operated for over 100 years…

Diverse Electronics Achieves ISO 9001:2015 CertificationTo become ISO 9001:2015 certified, Diverse underwent an evaluation process that included quality management system development, a management system documentation review, pre-audit, initial assessment, and clearance of non-conformances…

crate of lightbulbs for recyclingStandard has developed a web page grouping all the recycling programs available in Canada… 



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Latest Articles

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Canadian municipalities issued $7.1 billion worth of building permits in April, down 0.2% from ...
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 Two researchers at the Convectair Center for Expertise and Training presented their plans for ...
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Low-Voltage TrendsThe shift from electrical to digital systems, and the emerging low-voltage power options to supply them, may be the biggest change the electrical industry has seen in the last 100 years. This transition is having significant impact on every aspect of the traditional electrical channel, from product conception, production, sales, delivery and installation.Equipping the channel to embrace emerging technologies, specifically those related to low-voltage direct current (LVDC) power developments,* and opportunities derived from LVDC systems, is the purpose of this research study by Electro-Federation Canada.

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Product News

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Peers & Profiles

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Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor ...
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced ...
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Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals ...

Newman Electric

Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor throughout Atlantic Canada. Just last year the company was named “2016 Best Electrician” in The Chronicle Herald’s Reader Choice Survey.  Newman Electric offers electrical services in the residential, commercial and Industrial sectors that range in size from big to small projects.

The company started and remains locally owned and operated, employing over 40 certified and experienced electricians in the Halifax region.

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