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CWB Welding Foundation Invests in Welding Education

  $1.9 million in total investment to benefit in high-school welding programs across Canada Twenty-two high-schools across Canada will benefit from over $1.9 million to improve and enhance their welding programs. The funding, made possible by the CWB Welding Foundation’s Capital Equipment and Consumables Fund and co-investment from other partners, will allow high schools to complete [...]

2020-08-06T16:28:17-04:00August 6th, 2020|

A Daring Renovation The Historical Building of 425 Viger Montreal, Quebec

Hellen Christodoulou, PH.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL.B., M.B.A. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA)   Fabricator QUIRION MÉTAL Architects LEMAY Structural Engineers ELEMA EXPERTS-CONSEIL Detailers ASIMUT Contractor POMERLEAU Owners ALLIED PROPERTIES REIT Credit Lemay Technical info.   This daring project involved the harmonious integration of a contemporary block into the Read Building, a historic building dating [...]

2020-08-06T16:30:29-04:00July 29th, 2020|

Saint-Jacques Street Overpass: A Cable-Stayed Bridge Conceived with Ingenuity!

Hellen Christodoulou, PH.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL.B., M.B.A. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) 2019 Winner of the Québec CISC-ICCA Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction in the category of “Erection - Ingenuity - Constructability” Owner Quebec Ministry of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification (MTMDET) Steel Fabricator Canam Engineering team SNC-Lavalin /CIMA Joint venture Contractor [...]

2020-07-20T10:22:55-04:00July 16th, 2020|

Message from the Chair!

A majestic ivory tower, dominating the skyline of a great metropolis with hundreds of people working in elegance developing and designing steel stuff. This is what I imagined the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction was thirty years ago, when I started an apprenticeship as a steel draftsman. Now I understand the institute is much more magnificent. [...]

2020-07-03T14:20:30-04:00July 2nd, 2020|

On Budget and on Time – Québec City’s Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB)

  The expansion and redevelopment of the terminal project named YQB 2018, is the core of this 227$ Million-dollar investment. Given the demands of an increase in international traffic, the terminal was expanded to having five additional boarding gates, a larger reception capacity and more efficient airport facilities. The first phase of the two-storey expansion basically [...]

2020-06-29T16:35:59-04:00June 25th, 2020|

2020‒21 Federal Gas Tax Fund Allocations

The Prime Minister announced on June 1st that the Federal Government would be fast tracking to $2.2 billion in annual Gas Tax funding to municipalities to help with jump-starting the economy post-COVID. Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna released further details on this in the form of a breakdown of the allocated funding by municipality.  Please [...]

2020-06-19T10:24:11-04:00June 19th, 2020|

Why is Certification Essential? Why Should it be Considered Mandatory?

  Hellen Christodoulou, Ph.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL.B., M.B.A. Regional Manager, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) The CISC-ICCA Steel Bridge Certification Standard, 3rd Edition, for Complex Steel Bridges and Simple Steel Bridges is designed to assess the Fabricator’s Quality System. Additionally, it provides a level of assurance that the company performing the fabrication processes has personnel [...]

2020-06-19T11:57:48-04:00June 18th, 2020|

Book Your Free Webinar Today!

CISC, in collaboration with the law firm of Conlin Bedard LLP, is pleased to present four webinars (two in English & two in French). Please see below for dates and times of each webinar. Registration is required by clicking the links.   Friday, June 26 at 1 pm EDT - *Register here The impact of CUSMA [...]

2020-06-17T12:09:00-04:00June 17th, 2020|