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Leviton acquiring Berk-Tek from Nexans in $202 million US deal

July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020 – Nexans announced it is selling Berk-Tek—a manufacturer of local area network copper and fiber cables—to Leviton, in a deal valued at $202 million US. “Berk-Tek is a highly respected North American cabling company with exceptional manufacturing

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The pull and push of cabling work: Who should install cabling for PoE applications?

June 24, 2020

“Electricians were the natural choice to receive this training in those early days, but over time, other training avenues became available.”

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Bill 25 aims to stamp out metal theft in Alberta

June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020 – Alberta says it is taking action to crack down on metal theft by making it more difficult for criminals to sell stolen materials, and imposing tougher penalties on those who do. “The theft of copper wire

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Powering learning at Ryerson University’s largest residences

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. Located in downtown Toronto, Ryerson is a distinctly urban university with a mission to serve societal needs and a long-standing

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Hyperscale & cloud growth: conquering connector challenges

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – The explosive growth of both hyperscale and cloud services has pushed network connectivity to unprecedented levels never before experienced. This has created extraordinary demands on data center connected infrastructure capacity, challenging businesses’ ability to deliver. The

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nVent acquires “substantially all of the assets” of WBT LLC

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020 – nVent Electric plc reports it has acquired “substantially all of the assets of WBT LLC”, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cable tray, which will become part of nVent’s Electrical & Fastening Solutions (EFS) segment, marketed as part

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Telecommunications and IT deemed Essential Services amid COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Ontario and Quebec have both released a list of Essential Services that are allowed to continue to operate as usual amid the spread of COVID-19. At the same time, the two provinces are ordering at-risk workplaces to shut down, while

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Smart cable for smart buildings

March 19, 2020

  By Carol Oliver   The terms “smart” or “intelligent” are synonymous when referring to designing today and tomorrow’s commercial buildings. A smart or intelligent building incorporates ICT-based systems, services and technology to reduce operating costs, optimally utilize space, and improve

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Ideal Networks brings on new Canadian representatives

March 3, 2020

Ideal Networks is boosting its presence in Canada with six new representative agencies to provide local support to data cable and network testing equipment users. Roney Marketing, Brodwell Industrial Sales and Sales Outsource Solutions Group have all teamed up with

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Meeting stadium cabling challenges

January 29, 2020

By Carol Everett Oliver This season, sports fans are focusing on football playoffs, bowl games and championships. High on their list are game tickets, travel plans and hopeful celebrations. Far from their minds are the intricacies of how the games