The Global Petroleum Show 2015: Grow Your Electrical Contracting Business
Go big, or go home. If you’re only at one trade show or conference this year, make it the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary, Alberta, June 9–11.
The hook: direct, in-person access to the entire energy supply chain at Western Canada’s premier oil and gas industry innovation showcase. Strategically consolidate your business development to three days of quality lead generation, competitor research and new technology/process education... read more >
Trinity Brings Long-Term Solution to Tilbury LNG Expansion
Big projects can require big solutions, and the $400 million expansion of the Tilbury liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Delta, B.C., certainly qualifies as a big project. FortisBC broke ground on the project in October 2014 and expects to commence operation by the end of 2016. The site requires electric power – and a lot of it – to keep office trailers, cranes and construction tools running during construction, a need Trinity was able to... read more >
Potash Mine Long-Term Power Solution
Potash is a mined material that contains potassium in a water-soluble form, which makes it a very important fertilizing agent for food crops. When one of the world’s largest potash producers expanded operations at a Saskatchewan mine to meet rising international demand, facility managers found themselves in need of more power. Trinity Power answered the call, with equipment and a rental agreement that helped boost the mine’s electricity sup... read more >
Electrical Contractor Quote/Estimating Software: Three Top Picks
Precision is critical for electrical contractors — even small mistakes come with big consequences on-site. But the need for precision starts before the first conduit is run or coupling installed; accurate quotes and estimations breed a great reputation and help keep costs on track. Fortunately, the days of drawing up quotes by hand and waiting weeks for takeoff data are gone: Here are three software tools designed to make your life easier and... read more >
Eight Best Trade Shows for Electrical Contractors (April - November)
You’re an electrical contracting business, and you mean business: you want to sell, and at a trade show, people want to buy—in fact, 49 per cent come to trade shows with purchasing intent, according to the most recent Exhibit Surveys Inc.'s Trade Show Trends report.
Not only that: 81 per cent of trade show attendees have buying authority, as seen in this recent Globe and Mail article on the ten top reasons for attending trade shows, a.... read more >