We are pleased to announce that Westwood has been named 2016 Engineering Co-op Employer of the Year by the University of British Columbia (UBC Okanagan). Westwood has hosted 12 electrical engineering students since joining the program in 2015.
In Canada, April 28th has been declared the national “Day of Mourning”, in remembrance of those men and women who died from work related injuries or illness. Let’s each take a silent moment to offer our respect and prayers for all these friends and co-workers who’ve died, not only last year but in years gone by as well.
Westwood’s staff Food Bank collection is one of a handful of community involvement initiatives our industrial electrical company takes part in as the holidays approach, and many of us look forward to this special season of giving back.
Saskatchewan’s potash industry is in the midst of an interesting time. A mere handful of companies run Saskatchewan’s biggest potash mines, and Westwood Electric has provided industrial electrical & instrumentation services to the majority of these companies at one time or another.
The demand for renewable energy in Western Canada received a major boost this year when the governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan announced their new targets for renewable power generation.