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The Liberal Government Hands $42 Billion In Construction Projects to China At Expense Of Canadians

  NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release   MARKHAM, Ontario, August 20, 2019 — The federal government announced on August 9, 2019, that it will be granting full duty remissions on illegally dumped fabricated steel from China to supply two liquid natural gas (LNG) projects located in British Columbia. Their recent action was announced with their assurance [...]

2019-11-08T12:48:43-05:00August 20th, 2019|

The Legault Government Needs to Learn Lessons of the Past

The Legault government recently announced two massive construction and renovation projects: a $1 billion call for tenders for an expedited 30-dwelling construction project for the elderly and a $1.7 billion budget for projects to modernize Quebec schools. Via Association des Architectes en pratique privée du Québec (AAPPQ)   Shall we suppose that these projects, which are [...]

2019-08-20T17:22:21-05:00August 16th, 2019|

CISC Advocacy Snapshot – July 2019

The CISC is the voice of the Canadian steel construction industry. We are proud to be the premier organization in creating solutions for the critical issues that challenge the steel construction industry every day.   New Buy American Rules Further Restricts Canadian Steel Companies from Public Projects in U.S.   On June 15, 2019, U.S. President [...]

2019-07-17T17:28:30-05:00July 17th, 2019|

Canada Will Not Face Preliminary Countervailing Duties in Ongoing Trade Case on Fabricated Structural Steel

  NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release   MARKHAM, Ontario, July 09, 2019 -- The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is pleased with the findings of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imported fabricated structural steel (FSS) from Canada. In their assessment, the DOC evaluated a negative [...]

2019-11-08T12:48:29-05:00July 9th, 2019|

New Record! CISC Quebec Receives 111 Project Submissions for the 2019 Steel Design Awards of Excellence

The gala celebrating the 21st Annual Awards of Excellence will be held on November 11, 2019 at the Windsor Ballroom. This year’s gala theme is Across Canada We Are Steel, highlighting the best of steel construction throughout the country.   CISC Quebec Region receives a new record number of submissions for the 2019 CISC Quebec Excellence [...]

2019-06-21T11:08:44-05:00June 21st, 2019|

CISC Advocacy Snapshot – June 2019

The CISC is the voice of the Canadian steel construction industry. We are proud to be the premier organization in creating solutions for the critical issues that challenge the steel construction industry every day.   U.S. Section 232 Tariffs Lifted Against Canada, U.S. Anti-Dumping Action Continues U.S. Section 232 tariffs against Canada and Mexico were eliminated [...]

2019-06-14T11:19:51-05:00June 14th, 2019|

In Memory of Les Oakes

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Les Oakes, former CISC Manager of Education.   Les was born in Johannesburg, South Africa to William and Edith Oakes. He was the youngest of four active boys. After obtaining a civil engineering degree from the University of Natal in Durban in 1949, Les spent [...]

2019-05-29T16:20:36-05:00May 29th, 2019|

Congratulations to the First Place Winner of the 2019 Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition, École de technologie supérieure!

This year, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) hosted the Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition (CNSBC). The highly-anticipated fourth annual event was held at the École Polytechnique de Montréal in Montreal, QC, from May 16-18, 2019.     This exciting two-day program challenged nine university [...]

2019-05-23T21:11:59-05:00May 23rd, 2019|

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Is Pleased with The Removal of U.S. Steel Tariffs and Canadian Countermeasures

  NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release   MARKHAM, Ontario, May 21, 2019—The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) welcomes the successful lifting of U.S. Section 232 steel tariffs and all Canadian countermeasures. This effort negotiated by the Government of Canada will allow the Canadian steel industry, as well as those employed by it, to succeed and [...]

2019-11-08T12:46:13-05:00May 21st, 2019|

2018 H. A. Krentz Award Recipient Explores Fabrication of Welded Rectangular HSS

Professor Jeffrey A. Packer, PhD, DSc, FCAE, P.Eng., Bahen/Tanenbaum Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto was awarded the H.A. Krentz Award at the 2018 Canadian Steel Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His research in the steel industry explores welded rectangular Hollow Structural Sections (HSS).   By Jeff Packer   This project will clarify [...]

2019-05-10T16:37:10-05:00May 2nd, 2019|