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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|

CISC Featured Expert

Bonnie Pankratz, President, AXIS Inspection Group Ltd. NDT Methods The most important question you need to ask when approaching Inspection and testing, is what do you want to accomplish? How does the inspection and testing that is done affect my bottom line and what information do you need for the application? This article is intended only [...]

2020-06-08T11:11:52-04:00June 4th, 2020|

Record-Breaking Thrill Ride Erected by E.S. Fox Limited

Thrill seekers anxiously awaited the opening of Canada’s Wonderland Theme Park this year, as the 2019 season brought with it the public opening of the world’s longest, tallest and fastest dive coaster.   The Yukon Striker Dive Coaster is Wonderland’s newest attraction, taking park goers on an unforgettable ride as they plunge down 245 feet of [...]

2020-05-29T10:52:44-04:00May 28th, 2020|

Accepting Nominations for the CISC Alfred F. Wong Lifetime Achievement Award

We are now requesting nominations for the CISC Alfred F. Wong Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual Alfred F. Wong Lifetime Achievement Award honours individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and success of the Canadian steel construction industry over a sustained period of years. This award recognizes individuals participating within the structural steel design, [...]

2020-05-29T10:52:33-04:00May 28th, 2020|

Explore CISC’s Design Modules

There's no time better than the present to invest in yourself. Help take the next step in your career with the engaging, in-depth design modules from the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, available now.   The CISC Design Modules aim to address various topics ranging from design and construction of steel structural systems, members and components, to connection [...]

2020-05-15T10:44:33-04:00May 14th, 2020|