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HRAI’s Contractors Division looking to award leaders

HRAI’s Contractors Division is currently accepting nominations for the Craig McCarty Memorial Award and the Gerald Inch Award for Chapter Leadership.The Craig McCarty Memorial Award is presented to HRAI’s Contractors Division members for outstanding leadership and dedication in the HVAC/R contracting industry in Canada, through…

Wolseley branches out in Brampton

Wolseley recently opened a plumbing and hydronics branch in Brampton, Ont. The new location is part of the company’s Greater Toronto Area region and will be headed up by general manager Craig Dunford and branch manager Darren Wright.The branch is located at 56 Bramsteele Rd., Unit 2A. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to…

MEET 2014 dates announced

The next Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) trade show will take place from May 7 to 8, 2014 at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, N.B. It is the largest trade show east of Montreal and is expected to attract more than 5,000 industry professionals and feature more than 400 booths. For more information, click here.

Public review open for CSA C873

CSA’s C873 Building Energy Estimation Methodology (BEEM) series of standards are open to public review until April 30. The standards offer an approach for assessing the overall energy efficiency of buildings.csa.ca

Emerson Swan comes to Canada

Emerson Swan recently expanded its operations into Canada, under the name Emerson Swan Canada, ULC.  The company will serve the mechanical engineering and contracting community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and will initially be representing products from Taco Commercial, Flow Design and Twin City Hose. They are located at 8450…

CIPH endorses Canada Job Grant program

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) declared its support for the Canada Job Grant program announced in Budget 2013. The program is designed to "directly connect skills training with employers and jobs for Canadians."Ralph Suppa, president of CIPH, expressed the need for a variety of skills sought after by his…

Anile promoted at American Standard

American Standard recently expanded the role of Joe Anile, director of wholesale sales. He is now responsible for all sales managers across Canada for the company. Anile has been with the company since 1985, holding several sales and product support positions over the years. He was promoted to director of wholesale sales in…

Lochinvar product showcase hits the road

Lochinvar’s product showcase truck will be travelling across Canada and the continental U.S. through 2013, offering a first-hand look at the latest innovations in high-efficiency water heating. Contact your local reps to find out when the tour will be coming to your neighbourhood.lochinvar.com 

CIPH to celebrate milestone in Halifax

CIPH’s 80th anniversary as a national not-for-profit trade organization took place on Feb. 8, 2013.  Since its incorporation in 1933, CIPH has grown to represent more than 260 companies that employ 20,000 employees across nine regions, with annual sales exceeding $5 billion. The institute will celebrate the milestone at its 2013 Annual…

WorldSkills team announced

Skills Canada has announced the 35 members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2013. Representing the mechanical trades are Michael Scheideman of Grand Prairie, Alta., in the refrigeration and air conditioning category; Nolan Spak of Morinville, Alta., in sheet metal; and Jean-Sébastien Simard of Terrebonne, Que., in plumbing. The team will…
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