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David Wardleworth Patterson-Kelley
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People on the move: Patterson-Kelley, AD

April 19, 2018

David Wardleworth has joined Patterson-Kelley as vice president and general manager. Prior to Patterson-Kelley, Wardleworth was the vice president and general manager at Ergotron. He also held leadership positions in global operations, channel distribution and supply chain.      

Zey Emir CCA Chair
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CCA Chair, Zey Emir, focused on efficiency, diversity

April 6, 2018

Zey Emir has been appointed chair of the 2018 Canadian Construction Association (CCA) board of directors. She will take over the position from Chris McNally, director of C & M McNally Engineering. Emir is president of Revay and Associates Limited,

Humber College Career fair
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Humber College second annual HVAC career fair a success

April 4, 2018

Humber College’s second annual HVAC career fair attracted a crowd of students and soon-to-be graduates to network with potential employers. The fair is offered exclusively to the college’s HVAC/R Technician and Technology programs, as well as its Sustainable Energy and

CMPX Bob Collins BuildForce
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Bob Collins talks national construction outlook at CMPX

April 3, 2018

Bob Collins, senior economist with BuildForce Canada, kicked off the Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) with a construction and maintenance forecast. The seminar, “BuildForce: Canada’s 2018-2027 Construction and Maintenance Forecast for Ontario,” covered national and provincial trends, economic drivers,

A.O Smith People on the Move Barbara Vandermolen
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People on the move: Ice Air, A.O. Smith

March 29, 2018

Barbara VanderMolen has been recognized by The Manufacturing Institute with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. VanderMolen is the vice president of finance for North America Water Heaters at A.O. Smith. The STEP Ahead

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Mitsubishi VP joins HRAI manufacturers board

March 27, 2018

Dermot McMorrow has been appointed to the HRAI Manufacturers division board of directors. He will act as chair of the Heating and Air Conditioning Product Section. McMorrow is the vice president and general manager of the HVAC division at Mitsubishi

Gerald McDonald Engineers Canada
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Engineers Canada appoints new CEO

March 21, 2018

Gerald McDonald is the new CEO of Engineers Canada. He will replace Stephanie Price, the organization’s interim CEO since February 2017. Price will remain a member of Engineers Canada’s senior leadership team. “I am delighted to have been given the

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Nominations open for Darryl Cruickshank Red Seal Industry Award

March 14, 2018

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship has called on nominations for the fifth biennial Darryl Cruickshank Red Seal Industry Award. The award honours the life-long impact of the late Cruickshank to the Red Seal Program. It is presented to

Shelley Gray Industry Training Authority
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BC’S Industry Training Authority names new COO

February 12, 2018

Shelley Gray has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) for Industry Training Authority (ITA) in British Columbia. Gray acted as ITR’s director of customer experience and industry relations since early 2017. As COO, she will be responsible for overall operational

D record breaking member sales
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AD reports record-breaking member sales, overall growth in 2017

February 7, 2018

Pennsylvania-based contractor and industrial products wholesaler, AD, reported $37.3 billion in member sales in 2017 – a record-breaking year, according to the company. AD saw a total company sales growth of 10 per cent, with same store sales up nine