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U.S. President Donald Trump provisionally exempts Canada from steel import tariff

On March 8, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump signed proclamations declaring a 25% steel tariff and a 10% aluminum tariff on imports, which will impact countries globally in 15 days. However, he has excluded Canada and Mexico from these taxes contingent on ongoing NAFTA negotiations being resolved -- claiming that the outcome of NAFTA could potentially [...]

2018-03-09T16:33:09+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

Ontario’s Fairness in Procurement Act, Bill 194, is ordered for Third Reading

On February 20, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 194, the Fairness in Procurement Act. If passed, this act protects Ontario businesses by allowing the province to take action as a result of unfair procurement practices in U.S. state and federal projects. Bill 194 is currently ordered for a Third Reading. The CISC applauds the Ontario [...]

2018-03-08T14:55:18+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

Exclusive online advertising opportunities on the CISC website for Members & Associates

We are pleased to launch two new EXCLUSIVE opportunities for members and associates to profile their products and services and grow sales by advertising on the CISC corporate website. The CISC website receives over 8 million hits a year reaching the entire construction industry and is a very targeted and high impact channel to drive your [...]

2018-03-07T13:58:39+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

CISC Educators Forum in Ottawa an undeniable success

This biennial event was held in Ottawa, ON, on March 2-3, 2018. The CISC brought together 38 academics teaching steel design to undergraduate students in faculties of engineering and architecture at universities across Canada. Thanks to the generous travel support from local CISC Regional Committees and these individual CISC Members & Associates: Walters Group, [...]

2018-03-09T14:28:03+00:00 March 5th, 2018|

Statement by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs on U.S. steel tariffs

March 1, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “As a key NORAD and NATO ally, and as the number one customer of American steel, Canada would view any trade restrictions on Canadian steel and aluminum as absolutely unacceptable. “Any restrictions would [...]

2018-03-02T10:20:57+00:00 March 1st, 2018|

Michel Bruneau spotlights the use of steel for seismically resilient buildings in construction

  CISC British Columbia hosted a steel breakfast symposium on February 23, 2018 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel. Michel Bruneau, Ph.D., P.Eng., professor of the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo, spoke on his evaluation of the post-earthquake effects in Christchurch, NZ. Bruneau shared his insight on [...]

2018-02-28T17:12:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

CISC showcases resilient steel at Buildex Vancouver 2018

CISC was at Buildex Vancouver 2018 from February 14-15! We connected with industry stakeholders to discuss the benefits and use of steel in building construction, as well as CISC products and services. We had a great time meeting everyone in Vancouver and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year!

2018-02-20T15:43:37+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

CISC Quebec will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Quebec Design Awards Gala

https://youtu.be/zCFN94JOn34   CISC Quebec invites you to save the date for the 20th anniversary of the Quebec Design Awards Gala for Excellence in Steel Construction! The event will be held on November 8, 2018! The period to send your intention to submit your projects forms is now open! Forms can be accessed here. Visit www.rendezvousacier.com [...]

2018-02-28T16:46:10+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

Canada defends native exporters as the U.S. issues new trade investigation

The U.S. has included Canada in a list of countries being investigated for dumping large-diameter welded pipes into the U.S. market. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, Canada shipped $66 million worth of pipe products in 2016. Alongside China, Greece, India, Korea and Turkey, Canada is under observation to determine if pipe products are being imported [...]

2018-02-14T12:08:08+00:00 February 14th, 2018|