The iconic Telus Gardens Office tower, located on Georgia St. in Vancouver, B.C., presented special challenges to the innovative team at George Third & Son. By Rob Third, President of George Third & Son The project featured an “office bar,” which is virtually a building laid on its side that creates a horizontal office [...]
In a city not often lauded for its traffic planning decisions, the Kenaston Flyover in Winnipeg is clearly an exception to the rule. Situated around a curve joining two well-established 80 km per hour thoroughfares in the city—the bridge has been widely recognized, and awarded, for its innovative design and construction features. By James Peters [...]
Canada Will Fight Against U.S. Anti-Dumping and CVD Trade Tariffs on Canadian Fabricated Structural Steel
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release MARKHAM, Ontario, February 5, 2019—The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) strongly opposes the Petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain fabricated structural steel from Canada, filed by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) on February 4, 2019. “AISC’s allegations that these products from Canada [...]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark Mittleman. His year-long battle against cancer has come to an end over this past weekend.
With an exemplary career spanning 40 years in the steel construction industry [...]
10 Students Graduate from First-Ever Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters Training Course in Manitoba!
Manitoba’s construction industry has developed and implemented a certified Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters (SSFF) training course [...]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ted Henderson. Ted will be remembered in the steel industry by many. His distinguished career included his senior engineering positions at Frankel Steel and Dominion Bridge. Ted also authored and co-authored the CISC publications "Standardized Shear Connections" and "Hollow Structural Section Connections and Trusses". Donations [...]
The Government of Canada has proposed $67.5 million of funding over the course of five years to the National Research Council of Canada in order to provide free access to the National Building Codes. In addition to the ongoing $13.5 million, this funding will also provide sufficient resources for the federal government to address provincial, territorial, [...]
Public review on proposed changes to the 2015 editions of Codes Canada publications takes place from November 7, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites you to take part in the fall 2018 public review of proposed changes to the 2015 national model codes. Please visit the National Research Council [...]
On November 21, 2018, Canada's Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, presented the 2018 Financial Economic Statement in the House of Commons with a mandate to invest in middle-class jobs. Morneau's announcement included a commitment to passing federal prompt payment legislation that will help to resolve the systemic issues of delayed payments in Canada's construction industry. “The [...]