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Electrical Industry Newsweek is published by Kerrwil Publications Limited with support from the Electrical Council, Electro-Federation Canada

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What makes the news?

The mid-flight disappearance of an aircraft with 239 passengers on board, or a BC Hydro team that discovers copper thieves in Langley have chopped down two electrical poles and gutted three transformers. But there are also developing standards, scholarship offers, and new lighting solutions. You can share all kinds of news with us as well. Good reading, and looking forward to reading your news too.

Line Goyette
Managing Editor, Electrical Industry Newsweek
linegoyette@kerrwil.com


 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Making a Difference for Students and Industry

By Scott Williams
May 31 — just weeks away — is the application deadline for the 2014 EFC Scholarship Program. Now in its 19th year, the program has already awarded over $600,000 to Canadian post-secondary students enrolled in a discipline that would lead to a career in the electrical industry. According to Joris Myny, Chair of the scholarship program and Senior Vice President of Siemens Canada's Industry Sector, the program is essential for students, the electrical industry, and Electro-Federation Canada member companies. Read More
 

MARKETING

What is Branding?

By Stan Rydzynski
By definition, branding aims to establish a significant and differentiated presence in the market that attracts and retains loyal customers. Or, the marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product/service from other products/services. Read More
 

PEERS AND PROFILES

AirWater Engineering Inc

A progressive engineering company based in Ottawa, AirWater Engineering Inc. designs and implements building facility systems for real estate property management, commercial, advanced technology, R&D laboratories, government buildings, and high-tech private clients. Read More
 

PRODUCT FOCUS

Eaton's J-Hook Colour ID Products for Data Centre and Light Commercial Cable Applications

Eaton's B-Line division is helping to simplify the content designation process with its new J-Hook Color ID products. For use in data centres and light-duty commercial cable management applications, these simple solutions snap onto existing B-Line J- hook products, allowing installers and inspectors to verify that cables are running in their correct, designated pathways. Read More
 

SURVEY SAYS

Types of Work Performed by Electrical Contractors in Canada

This survey explored 16 types of work. Among the top three: power (81%), lamps (77%) and lighting controls (75%). Among the least performed: smart grid technology (6.98%), electric vehicle charging stations (7.89%) and smart or net metering (7.98%). Read More
 

THE ELECTRICAL STOCK MARKET

Track the stock market performance of 25 publicly traded electrical equipment suppliers and electrical wholesalers. Updated weekly.

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