Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Clean Engery Association The BC government and BC Hydro have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

 

 

 

Top 10 2016These four organizations from Canada’s electrical industry rank among Canada’s Top 100 Employers...

 

 

 

Manitoba Hydro LED ConversionAs traditional, high pressure sodium (HPS) street lights burn out, Manitoba Hydro plans to replace them with LEDs...

 

 

 

EFC ScholarshipsStudents Eric Willcock (Georgian College, Ontario) and Kristopher Graff (MacEwan University, Alberta)...

 

 

 

H & S Awards

At a recent Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) 2015 Occupational Health and Safety Awards reception in St. John’s NFLD...

 

 

 

Weinstein CSADavid Weinstein, who officially assumed his new role on November 11, was formerly CEO of ABS Group...

 

 

 

PowersteamPowerStream customers conserved a total of 496.34 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity between 2011 and 2014...

 

 

 

Horizon Silver AwardThe local utility, based in Hamilton and St. Catharines, ON, is one of 19 award recipients across Canada and is the only electric utility to make the 2015 list of winners for this designation...

 

 

 

Hydro Site CBC Hydro has announced that it has signed a contract with ATCO Two Rivers Lodging Group for the design, construction, partial financing, operation and maintenance of worker accommodation at the Site C dam site. Construction and operation of the worker accommodation camp, an eight-year project, will create 360 positions...

 

 

Flemming CollegeSiemens’ $100,000 in-kind contribution will provide equipment, software and training for the Fleming College School of Trades and Technology. In recognition of Siemens’ support, Fleming College has renamed an area of the Instrumentation Lab, located on the mezzanine level, “The Learning Loft” which houses the majority of the donated equipment...

 

 

 Electrician Forum Brought to You by Schneider Electric             

The Electrician Forum is a monthly column that provides valuable information to electricians and electrical contractors on current industry trends and concerns. 

Schneider ElectricSponsored by Schneider Electric

In this issue: 

Quite simply put if you feel that job site costing and quote development are a lot of work, you are right! To properly assess a job and estimate the required work time, product costs and various other expenses can take more time than is often feasible for a small company. You need to be spending your time completing projects, which can become difficult if you are spending your hours doing cost analysis. We learned this first hand in last month’s edition of the Electrician Forum when Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric discussed the balance required to own and operate an electrical contracting company.

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Watch a portion of the interview conducted by Electrical Industry Canada with Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric

 

Fluke Hammon Healy

As our population grows and consumers continue to rely on technology for both essentials and comfort, the need for power quality has become vital. Fluke is a leader in this field, offering power quality training seminars, as well as employing power quality specialists with years of industry experience.

This month’s personal profile is a double feature of two of Fluke’s senior power quality specialists, Hilton Hammond and Frank Healy.

Hilton Hammond has been with Fluke since 1995, and in 2013 moved into his current position as Power Quality Business Unit Manager. He has a deep and thorough knowledge of power quality and related electrical instrumentation. 

Frank Healy, Power Quality Product Marketing Manager at Fluke since 2006, has been in the industry for well over three decades. He globally manages Fluke’s power quality products, including measuring instruments and precision power analyzers.

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