This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit January 15, 2015

Home   About Us   Membership   Events   Careers   Contact Us


 


 EAM News

It's bonspiel time again
EAM
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 8:30 am
Heather Curling Club
132 Youville Street.

Enter soon! Only the first 16 pre-paid teams will be accepted.

Two or three member volunteers are needed to assist in running the bonspiel this year. Interested members who could help out should contact Judy/Gord at the EAM office.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  


2015 Ride for Kids
EAM
The Ride for Kids is fast approaching and will be held Friday, February 6th, 2015. Following is the link for the complete registration and information package. This event is limited to the first 150 registrants.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Line Locator Seminar
EAM
February 2nd, Winnipeg, MB
Holiday Inn Airport — Polo Park
1740 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg

February 3rd, Brandon, MB
Canad Inn Destination Centre
1125 18th Street, Brandon

Locating in today's complex and congested environment has never been more difficult or necessary. This comprehensive program covers the full spectrum of what locate staff needs to know to get the job done safely, accurately and with confidence. Join us for a day and we'll help make you and your crew better locators, explaining and solving many of the dilemmas, mysteries and myths that locators face every day.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


2015 Manitoba Electrical Expo is charged up and ready to put a charge into the Electrical industry
EAM
For over 20 years, the Manitoba Electrical industry was serviced and monitored by the Manitoba Electrical League. While not satisfied with the status quo and having experienced some decline in membership, the organization recognized that significant change was necessary. New, progressive ideas were required to stimulate and help advance the organization and promote the industry. The economy has changed and the technology that makes up our industry is constantly changing, as are the rules that control our every effort.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Pre-order 2015 CSA Code books from EAM
EAM
The 2015 CSA Code book will be coming out in early January. There are more changes to the code this time than in the 2012 version. Pre-order your book(s) now through the Electrical Association of Manitoba. To place your order, call 204-783-4125 or fax 204-783-4216.

EAM member pricing is $185.00 per book plus GST, a total of $194.25.

Non-member pricing is $200.00 plus GST, a total of $210.00.

You are helping to support the EAM with your purchase.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Construction work led Manitoba job growth in 2014
AM 680 CJOB
Statistics Canada says Manitoba's job growth was flat in December. A spokesman tells 680 CJOB while there were technically 1,900 more jobs than the month before, there has to be an increase of at least 2,700 before an increase is registered.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Highest electricity rates in North America
Inside Belleville
The Liberals claim Ontario's hydro rates are competitive but they remain the highest in North America. I am going to give you a few examples of hydro rates from British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Federal agency approves power line from Manitoba
Duluth News Tribune
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a construction agreement for Minnesota Power's proposed Great Northern transmission line from Manitoba to Grand Rapids.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


 In the Media


Manitoba shows economic growth in 2014
Portage Daily Graphic
The Manitoba government has made great strides during 2014 to support front-line services, grow the economy and invest in infrastructure renewal, Deputy Premier Eric Robinson said recently. "We know that we have to invest in the services and infrastructure Manitoba families rely on to keep our economy strong and growing," said Robinson. "This year, we've seen work begin on important projects that will help build a stronger Manitoba in the years ahead."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Manitoba ranks twice on top 10 mega-project list
Winnipeg Sun
Manitoba has two mega-projects on a list of the nation's top 10. ReNew Canada's ninth annual Top 100 Projects report found mega-project spending on the rise for 2015, growing to $157.9 million, a 12 per cent increase over 2014. The top four spots are all hydroelectric projects, lead by B.C.'s Site C Clean Energy Project, with a $8.775 billion price tag. But at No. 4 is Manitoba's Keeyask dam, pegged at $6.5 billion. The Bipole III transmission line ranks at No. 8 at $4.6 billion.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Another look at Hydro's rising rates
Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba Hydro comes before the Public Utilities Board twice this year, first for a rate review and second to look at how the rates are structured. Hydro is expected to ask for a 3.95 per cent rate increase again to help pay for the utility's multi-billion dollar development plan — a plan that every independent expert who has studied it has called "risky."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Manitoba Hydro seeks electrical engineering design for low-head hydro power projects
Hydro World
Manitoba Hydro took bids in October to provide consulting engineering services to its hydro power and other operations in the province. It took bids this month to provide inspection of equipment manufacturing at the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project and by next month to supply generator circuit breakers for Keeyask.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Federal agency approves power line from Manitoba (Duluth News Tribune)
Highest electricity rates in North America (Inside Belleville)
This new LED light lasts 40 years (Digital Journal)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


City purchase of Parker lands inches forward
Winnipeg Sun
The city is moving towards buying 12 acres of land near the proposed dogleg of phase two of bus rapid transit. At a recent property and development committee meeting, members gave the go-ahead for the city to begin negotiations with Canadian National Railway to purchase the land in the Parker neighbourhood. Committee chair Coun. John Orlikow said the area can be used for a variety of things, noting it is a development "in flux" at the moment.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SaskPower sets record for use of electricity
The StarPhoenix
SaskPower set a record for the consumption of electricity recently. The combination of low temperatures, shorter daylight hours and a growing population pushed the Crown utility's record peak load to 3,583 megawatts (MW). The previous record, or peak, was 3,543 MW in December 2013. TransGas, the natural gas transmission subsidiary of SaskEnergy, also recently set its own record for energy consumption.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Guelph emerges as national leader in renewable energy jobs
Inside Halton
Guelph is emerging as a leader in the renewable energy sector, with almost 2,000 jobs tied to alternative energy sources such as solar, wind and geothermal, accounting for more than its share of national clean energy jobs. According to data generated by the City of Guelph, for every clean energy job in Canada, Guelph has 1.14, and from 2002-2012 the number of clean energy jobs rose here by 42.3 per cent from 1,370 to 1,950.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Sengled unveils lightbulb that can boost Wi-Fi, spot burglars
Digital Journal
A Shanghai-based company is looking to bring some unexpected features to the light bulb, including recording, facial recognition and Wi-Fi boosting. CES 2015 is still in full swing, and though tablets, televisions and smartphones are popular offerings, Shangai's Sengled is whole-heartedly embracing the Internet of Things with its Snap lightbulb. Snap, as Mashable explains, does a lot more than just light up a room. It has a built-in speaker, security camera and microphone.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 

Power Up
Frank Humada, Multiview, Director of Publishing, 289.695.5422
Download media kit

Katherine Radin, Multiview, Content Editor, 289.695.5388   
Contribute news

This edition of Power Up was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Jan. 8, 2015
Holiday week 2 - Jan. 1, 2015
Holiday week 1 - Dec. 25, 2014
Dec. 18, 2014



50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8