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Building Bridges for the Future

As the steel industry navigates through challenges from steel tariffs and safeguards, it reinforces our need to invest in the future though Education and Research. With great knowledge and comprehension, we can position steel as the material of choice. The Education and Research Council (ERC), remains committed to enhancing the steel industry by supporting education and [...]

2019-05-02T15:32:05-04:00March 8th, 2019|

2019 Canadian Steel Conference Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Steel Conference will be held on September 30 – October 2, 2019 at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal, QC. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is soliciting submissions to be considered for technical presentations. Abstract submissions are being sought for 60-minute presentations (45 minute presentation + 15 minute Q&As) on topics of interest [...]

2019-03-07T12:41:42-05:00March 7th, 2019|

Nova Scotia Government Expresses Commitment to Introduce Prompt Payment Legislation

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 [...]

2019-02-28T16:36:24-05:00February 28th, 2019|

Why Expand Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline?

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 [...]

2019-02-26T14:46:38-05:00February 26th, 2019|

WestJet Goes Global

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, [...]

2019-02-13T15:59:21-05:00February 20th, 2019|

Vancouver’s Iconic Telus Gardens

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 [...]

2019-02-13T15:43:04-05:00February 13th, 2019|

Unique Girders Essential to Winnipeg’s Kenaston Flyover Project

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 [...]

2019-02-13T15:43:08-05:00February 6th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-11-08T12:44:06-05:00February 5th, 2019|