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Congratulations to the 2018 G.L. Kulak Scholarship Recipient!

From left to right: Dean Anderson (Steadfast Engineering and E&R committee member), Dr. Robert Driver & Dr. Yong Li (UAlberta & co-supervisors to Michael), Michael Manarin & Amir Jamshidi (Supreme Steel and chair of E&R committee). We are pleased to announce that the 2018 G.L. Kulak Scholarship, presented by the CISC Alberta Region, [...]

2018-06-20T16:24:00+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

The UTSR Announces the Inclusion of Fabricated Steel to U.S. Section 301 Tariffs Against China

In addition to the recent tariffs that have been implemented globally by the U.S. administration (citing Section 232), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has revealed a new list of products imported from China that will face further tariffs. The current verified listing had been valued at $34 billion and will be tariffed by 25% starting [...]

2018-06-26T14:40:15+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

CISC Quebec Region Gathers at the National Assembly to Discuss Steel Industry Challenges

  MONTREAL—On June 14, 2018, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) held its 3rd Day at the National Assembly. CISC-ICCA Members and Associates met with caucus members to discuss issues and concerns affecting the steel industry, including the topic of U.S. and Canadian steel trade tariffs. Delegates were greeted by Robert Poëti, Minister [...]

2018-06-15T17:00:43+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

All You Need to Know About Sponsoring & Exhibiting at the 2018 Canadian Steel Conference

The 2018 Canadian Steel Conference will be held from September 19-21, 2018 at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia—one of North America’s most cultural and historic cities. Every year, this event brings our steel industry together to learn, build relationships, develop businesses and celebrate steel—while having fun! Over the course of three days, we’ll [...]

2018-06-07T16:40:32+00:00 June 7th, 2018|

Canadian Government Responds to Trump’s Steel Tariffs With Reciprocal Tariffs

On May 31, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, confirmed that Canada’s exemption from their newly instated 25% steel tariff is set to expire on June 1. Only hours after this announcement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference expressing the Canadian Government’s disapproval of this action, as well as an intent to impose [...]

2018-06-04T13:14:49+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

Canadian team ranks third overall in 2018 international steel bridge competition!

For our five Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition (CNSBC) winning teams, the excitement of competitive engineering continued on May 25-26, 2018—this time at an international level. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) hosted the 2018 National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC) at the University of [...]

2018-06-01T10:53:26+00:00 May 28th, 2018|

Students get interactive and learn about Manitoba’s steel industry at career day

Manitoba's Career Day welcomed all trades throughout the province to meet with eager and curious students. CISC Manitoba partnered with welders, iron workers, inspectors and detailers from the steel industry to help promote the various career opportunities available in the structural steel sector. We had representatives from Iron Workers Local #728, Arcweld Industries, Abesco [...]

2018-05-31T17:59:00+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

President of Shopost Ltd. retires after 50 years in the steel industry

Surrounded by industry friends & colleagues, Rolke (third from the left) was honored at a CISC Manitoba networking event in April 2018 Wolfgang Rolke, a veteran of the Canadian steel industry, has announced his well-deserved retirement after an incredible career that has lasted nearly 50 years. Rolke held strong leadership roles during the length [...]

2018-05-08T17:14:37+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

CISC Quebec’s breakfast conference explores the advantages of hot-dip galvanization

On May 2, CISC Quebec hosted a breakfast conference on galvanization in downtown Montréal. This successful event gathered architects, engineers, fabricators, suppliers & specialty service providers, bridge authorities, municipal representatives and detailers from the steel construction industry. The distinguished speakers and panel of experts presented the overall advantages of hot-dip galvanizing for the protection [...]

2018-05-03T17:27:03+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|