Years of preparation, planning and practice has ensured the Darlington Refurbishment will begin mid-October. OPG released the latest in a series of performance reports that have tracked the company's efforts for the past two years.
A new study from the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) used high-performance computing capabilities and innovative visualization tools to model, in unprecedented detail, how the power grid of the eastern United States could operationally accommodate higher levels of wind and solar photovoltaic generation. The analysis considered scenarios of up to 30 percent annual penetration of wind and solar.
MAGNA IV ENGINEERING announced that its board has appointed Kelly Butz, P.Eng. as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2016. Outgoing CEO Ken Unruh, P.Eng. will assume a position with the board of Magna IV Engineering.
RC LIGHTING announces the appointment of Adanac Sales as its new sales agency for the British Columbia region, effective Sept 1, 2016. (Fort St. John and Cranbrook will remain within the Alberta territory). This transition is viewed as a great opportunity to drive growth and increase branch support within the BC territory. Adanac offers an extensive team of sales professionals and an infrastructure to reach new prospects and areas together. Adanac Sales maintains a sales office in Coquitlam, B.C. and can be reached at 604-540-0220.
The redesigned series of Lineman’s Pliers are designed to reduce user energy and strain by 25 percent while providing superior cutting power.
There are several benefits to the new pliers, including a smaller rivet moved closer to the jaws to create an ultra-high leverage design, an oval-shaped design for better cutting of round or oval-shaped cable and a design well-suited for deburring conduit pipes.
Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has introduced a series of multipole push-in contact inserts for its revos BASIC Series of rectangular connectors, which are ideal for use in industrial equipment, construction machinery, instrumentation, automation and control systems, and any other harsh environment application that requires multiple wiring connections.
Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded its product line of machine safety devices with a sensorless standstill monitor compatible with all types of motors. The DIN rail mounted SVM4001K Series standstill monitor uses electromagnetic feedback, or back EMF, technology to provide machine safety engineers with a sensorless method of detecting motion in virtually all types of machinery applications, including high-speed rollers, slitters and winding equipment.