October 2, 2018
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Fun and games at MCAC’s Whistler gathering

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) recently staged its 77th annual conference at the Westin Whistler Resort and Spa in the B.C. mountains.

Congrats go out to Bradford White Canada’s Dan Milroy (pictured) for being named the association’s 2018 Doug Crawford Award winner, which recognizes an associate member for their outstanding efforts on behalf of MCAC. In addition to awards, the four-day event also featured education sessions as well as extracurricular activities, such as wine tasting and the MCAC Games at Whistler Olympic Park.

Next year’s conference will be held in Nashville, Tenn...
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Radon gas a focus of updated B.C. Building Code
The British Columbia Building and Plumbing Code has been updated and will come into effect on December 10, 2018, covering all building permits applied for on or after that date...
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Professor Heyl recognized by college
George Brown College plumbing professor Bryan Heyl was recently presented with the school’s faculty of the year award. Heyl, who also serves on the executive of the Ontario...
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Bradford White unleashes Ellen Rohr online
Business makeover expert Ellen Rohr has teamed up with Bradford White to provide its "For the Pro" contractors and wholesalers a powerful new business resource...
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Weil-McLain names new GTA sales applications engineer
Weil-McLain Canada recently announced the hiring of Simon Sorouri for the position of commercial sales applications engineer. A professional engineer, Sorouri...
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Build your know-how and business at CIPHEX West
The CIPHEX West trade show in Calgary will be the place to be in November. Score FREE admission, courtesy of Mechanical Business Magazine by using promo code MECHBIZ when registering...
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Danfoss radiator thermostat still going strong at 75
The original Danfoss radiator thermostat might be turning 75, but the company says the product invented by its founder Mads Clausen way back in 1943 is as relevant as ever in a world...
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Wolseley acquires James Electric
Wolseley Canada has purchased Calgary-based James Electric Motor Services. In addition to selling pumps and motors, James Electric also specializes in motor repair and maintenance...
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Venters Recruits welcomes Evans to team
Plumbing industry veteran Ross Evans has joined Venters Recruits, where he will be responsible for furthering relationships and deepening the company’s recruitment efforts...
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Parting Shot: Portable toilet takes off

Water closet users left adrift

We’ve all been guilty of allowing ourselves to drift away while locked safely behind the bathroom door, but these folks travelled a lot further than usual when the Just for Laughs gang set up this portable toilet prank in the park. All the more reason to look for indoor plumbing options, if you asked us.


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October 14-16, 2018
HRAI 50th Annual Conference
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
October 16-18, 2018
Nuremburg, Germany
November 7-8, 2018
Canadian Hydronics Conference
Calgary, AB
November 7-8, 2018
Calgary, AB

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