CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services, is pleased to announce the publication of a new standard that when adopted will help to prevent damage and protect underground infrastructure such as pipelines, electrical and telecommunication cables, water and sewer lines, altogether enhancing public safety.
Kingman Rural Electrification Association (REA) members have voted to sell their electricity system assets to FortisAlberta. At a special general meeting on April 18, more than 80 per cent of members voted to sell these assets. Kingman REA is located in central Alberta, north of Camrose.
ELECTRO-FEDERATION CANADA, a not-for-profit industry association representing electrical and electronic products in Canada, honoured four award recipients at its annual conference held this year in Banff, Alberta.
IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA) CORP. National Sales and Marketing Manager, Bill Stephens, announces the appointment of sales agencies across Canada to represent its new product, AUDACY™ Advanced Wireless Solutions by IDEAL™ - a wireless management system targeted for the reftrofit, new construction, retail and institutional lighting markets. The AUDACY™ System provides wireless control via a web or mobile app over multi-building lighting systems by automatically sensing and adjusting to ambient light, movement and room occupancy.
NOVINIUM, owner of patented processes for rejuvenating aged underground power cables, announces Novinium’s acquisition of UtilX from Willbros Group, Inc. As a result of this acquisition, Novinium now has over 100 customers and over 300 employees across all 50 states, Canada, and Europe. Together, Novinium and UtilX now provide about 30% of the North American cable rehabilitation, and 10% globally.
EasyHeat, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, announced that its SR and TSR self-regulating electric heat trace cables are now CSA and CSA-UL approved and comply with recent requirements in NFPA 13 for freeze protection from main water lines to fire sprinkler heads.
Cylinder, a new series of contemporary LED fixtures, is now available from NSpec by Nora Lighting. With clean, trim lines, the Cylinder family is available in three styles and four mounting options, and is designed for installation as a group for a thematic appearance.
Greenlee® / A Textron Inc. company continues to provide innovative solutions for contractors bending needs with the introduction of the Shotgun™ Shoe for the 854DX. This shoe can bend up to four pieces of conduit at the same time. The bending process is now twice as efficient, and increases productivity. Contractors can generate big savings on high volume bending scenarios with four times the productivity.
Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded the product range of revos MINI rectangular industrial connectors with a series of male and female contact inserts specifically designed to fit the revos MINI plastic and metal connector housings. The connector inserts are available with 5 or 12 poles, plus ground (PE) connection.