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The Voice of the Canadian Steel Construction Industry Gets Stronger

MARKHAM, Ontario, January 15, 2021—The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is pleased to announce an agreement has been reached with the Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute (CSSBI), to integrate the Canadian sheet steel construction sectors within the CISC. Effective January 15, 2021, the integration will see the Canadian sheet steel construction sectors join forces with [...]

2021-01-15T11:12:40-05:00January 15th, 2021|

Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives

Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility TORONTO - In response to a doubling in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, the real and looming threat of the collapse of the province's hospital system and alarming risks posed to long-term care homes as a result of high COVID-19 transmission rates, [...]

2021-01-12T15:02:32-05:00January 12th, 2021|

Thinking Inside the Box – Steel Curing Structure at Calgary’s Compost Facility

  By James Peters When the City of Calgary was looking for expertise on pre-engineered buildings for its new compost facility, the project’s general contractor (GC) included Behlen Industries, a manufacturer of steel building systems, on the tendering list. Behlen’s buildings are expandable, energy efficient and straightforward to construct—and they also retain architectural flexibility. Everything, in [...]

2021-01-08T12:59:06-05:00January 5th, 2021|

CISC Members and Associates Champions for Education

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), its members and associates are always at the forefront in providing Canada’s most innovative educational programs and unique mentorship to support the future generations of our industry. Efforts are always geared towards means to expose, entice, and fulfill their interest in designing and building with steel. Recently a noteworthy [...]

2020-12-18T15:51:16-05:00December 17th, 2020|

Message From the CISC National Steel Bridge Committee

For years, the CISC NATIONAL STEEL BRIDGE COMMITTEE, composed of Members & Associates from across the country that are directly involved in the bridge construction industry, has worked tirelessly to promote, and grow Canadian steel bridge construction. The committee provides a forum for its members to identify, address, discuss and find solutions to issues relating to [...]

2020-12-18T15:51:25-05:00December 17th, 2020|

The CISC Advocates for Immediate Release of Infrastructure Stimulus

The CISC Advocates for Immediate Release of Infrastructure Stimulus Dear CISC Members & Associates, Over the last several months the CISC has been driving force within the National Trade Contractors’ Council of Canada (NTCCC) urging the Federal and Provincial governments to get agreements in place to put infrastructure funding to work and get projects started.  We [...]

2020-12-21T17:14:27-05:00December 10th, 2020|

In Memory of Martin Haalstra

    Last Sunday, Martin Haalstra, a fellow valued and respected member of our CSA CHBDC Steel Structures Technical Clause 10 Subcommittee, passed away from complications due to Covid-19. With great sadness, we wish to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends for their terrible loss. May he Rest in Peace. His contributions will always [...]

2020-12-04T11:16:40-05:00December 4th, 2020|

Construction Recovery: According to the Industry, Nothing Can Be Taken for Granted

MONTREAL, Nov. 23, 2020 / CNW Telbec / - Alongside the Relançons Montréal - Strategic Forum on Construction and Infrastructures event held today by videoconference, industry players gathered within of the Forum for Strategic Initiatives in the Construction Industry (FISIC), recalled that all is not acquired as regards the revival of the sector. Even though companies [...]

2020-12-04T11:08:58-05:00December 3rd, 2020|

Strong Restrictions to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Alberta’s government is declaring a state of public health emergency and putting aggressive measures in place to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 cases. New restrictions and increased enforcement will reduce the spread of COVID-19 in communities, protect hospitals, keep schools and businesses open as much as possible, and better protect [...]

2020-11-25T11:51:27-05:00November 25th, 2020|