At Nova Scotia’s Annual State of the Province Address on February 6, 2019, Premier Stephen McNeil shares his enthusiasm and support of legislating a new prompt payment policy that will ensure the timely payments of contractors and subcontractors throughout the province. With his announcement, Premier McNeil noted the positive response his provincial caucus has had [...]
Canada’s energy sector generates employment nationwide and substantial tax revenues provincially and federally. Future investment and the viability of oil, gas and mining developments depend on sufficient and economical market access. The expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is not only necessary for the economical benefits it provides the industry, the province and Canada, it is [...]
WestJet is joining the ranks of global airlines as it gets ready to deploy 10 new Boeing 787-9 wide body aircraft. The addition of these new “Dreamliner” aircraft to the fleet is the next chapter in the WestJet story. By Dave Crawford, P.Eng. & Brian Breukelman, P.Eng. With the new additions to the fleet, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]