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Economic Analysis Report: Insight on Current Manufacturing Trade Trends

  As reported by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), higher crude oil prices have effectively wiped out Canada's trade deficit in July. Consequently, exports have increased by 0.8 per cent in July to reach an all-time monthly record of $51.3 billion. Canada's year-over-year export growth rate has exploded after remaining stagnant for the [...]

2018-09-13T11:18:02+00:00 September 10th, 2018|

Quebec Government Re-Evaluates the Lowest Bidder Model

In Quebec, amendments to the current Regulation respecting certain service contracts of public bodies proposes that the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports (MTMDET) and Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI) can award engineering and architectural service contracts in favor of the lowest bidder. CISC Quebec has been supporting the efforts [...]

2018-08-24T10:20:54+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

Minister of Finance Announces Plans to Implement Safeguard Tariffs on Steel Products

Yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government’s intention to implement emergency safeguard measures as a result of global steel tariffs imposed by the U.S. earlier this year. This new provisional safeguard is intended to protect the Canadian steel market from a surge of foreign steel imports. As of August 14, 2018, the Canadian government is [...]

2018-08-16T17:01:41+00:00 August 15th, 2018|

Canadian Government Implements Steel Tariffs Against U.S.

On June 29, 2018, the Canadian government announced the official implementation of their new dollar-for-dollar retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. in effect as of July 1, 2018. Since this announcement, the Canadian government has released their list of steel products that are affected by the Canadian 25% tariff—all of which were unchanged from the original list [...]

2018-08-13T09:17:23+00:00 August 13th, 2018|

CISC Promotes the Strength of Steel at 2018 Small & Medium Span Bridge Conference

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) hosted the 2018 Small and Medium Size Bridge Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Quebec City on August 1-3, 2018. The co-chairs were Dr. Josée Bastien, Laval University Professor of Laval University and Adel R. Zaki, Vice-President-Chief Engineer of SNC Lavalin. Over 500 delegates from across the [...]

2018-08-10T09:57:30+00:00 August 6th, 2018|

Canadian Government Releases Commissioned Report Outlining the Need for Federal Prompt Payment Legislation

Earlier this year, the Canadian government announced their decision to move forward with federal prompt payment legislation by seeking out industry recommendations. The government sought out the help of Sharon Vogul and Bruce Reynolds, the leading consultants in the successful implementation of Ontario’s Bill 142, to provide a review. The Government of Canada has released the [...]

2018-08-10T11:23:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

Public Review of Changes for CSA S16 Design of Steel Structures is Open

The next edition of CSA Standard S16 Design of Steel Structures is due for publication in September 2019. The changes and new provisions proposed to be incorporated into S16-19 have been released for public review. This Public Review period will close on September 24, 2018. The public may access the Public Review draft, and submit comments, [...]

2018-09-05T17:21:50+00:00 July 30th, 2018|

The CISC Invites You to the 2018 Canadian Steel Conference

The 2018 Canadian Steel Conference is only two months away, and we’re excited to have you join us! The Canadian Steel Conference brings our steel industry together every year to learn, build relationships, develop businesses and celebrate steel—while having fun! This year’s event will be held from September 19-21, 2018 at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel in [...]

2018-09-05T17:25:02+00:00 July 25th, 2018|

CISC Manitoba Hosts Another Successful ‘Golf Spectacular!’

Every year, CISC’s Manitoba Region welcomes golfers for a day on the green to raise money and celebrate steel! On July 12, 2018, a total of 56 players from both eastern and western Canada, as well as local fabricators and suppliers, enjoyed a great day of golfing. This event supports six post-secondary school bursary [...]

2018-09-06T10:30:29+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

6 Reasons to Join Us on SteelDay 2018

SteelDay is an annual event held nationwide that showcases the versatility, performance and sustainability of steel, as well as its various innovative applications. Every year, CISC Members & Associates from across Canada open their doors to welcome industry professionals and the general public for various tours, BBQs, demonstrations and/or special presentations. You’re invited to join us [...]

2018-09-06T10:36:10+00:00 July 12th, 2018|