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The Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition (CNSBC) 2021

THE CANADIAN NATIONAL STEEL BRIDGE COMPETITION (CNSBC) A partnership between THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS (CSCE) & THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION (CISC) This competition aims to recognize the talent and perseverance of our young students in civil engineering who have invested a lot of energy in the field of [...]

2021-05-12T09:28:27-04:00May 6th, 2021|

Project Showcase: Grand Théâtre of Québec

Awards and Mentions 2021 Grand Prix d'excellence en architecture Ordre des architectes du Québec 2021 Award of Excellence in Architecture: Public's Choice Ordre des architectes du Québec 2019 Winner in Building renovation Awards of Excellence in Steel Construction (CISC) 2018 Honorable Mention International Design Awards (IDA) 2021 Existing Building Upgrade Award Canadian Green Building Awards 2021 [...]

2021-05-12T09:28:08-04:00May 6th, 2021|

CISC Member Showcase: JP Metal Masters

J.P. METAL MASTERS 2000 Inc. draw upon a legacy of experience and they create visionary goals in construction, metal fabrication, and market demands. www.jpmetalmasters.com Their services include: DRAFTING SERVICES: by their subsidiary company JP Drafting, employing a team of certified Steel Detailers and Engineers, detailing a range of projects for fabricators all over Canada and the [...]

2021-05-27T10:39:23-04:00May 6th, 2021|

Happy Retirement Mike! Wishing You Happy Adventures in Every Journey Ahead

  MARKHAM, Ontario, April 26, 2021 – The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), its members, and the Canadian steel industry wish Mike Fox a wonderful retirement filled with good health, relaxation, and fun! After a lengthy career in the steel industry, Mike announced his retirement.  From May 1st on, he can begin the next chapter [...]

2021-05-06T11:43:52-04:00April 23rd, 2021|

Engineers’ Corner: Maximum Unbraced Length of a Beam

A quantity that is often used when designing a steel beam according to CSA Standard S16 Clause 13.6 is Lu , the longest unbraced length with which the beam will reach either Mr = φ Mp or Mr = φ My , depending on the class of the cross-section. In other words, whenever the unsupported length of a [...]

2021-04-26T15:41:33-04:00April 21st, 2021|

A Quick Look At Recent Developments in Both Canadian Prompt Payment and Construction Law Reforms

For years, the CISC has been a strong supporter and advocate for the implementation of Prompt Payment legislation across the country. To date, through continuous efforts and collaboration with industry partners, we have achieved several milestone accomplishments, but the work is still ongoing. Our efforts will ultimately result to timely payments for Canadian contractors and sub-contractors [...]

2021-04-26T15:41:25-04:00April 20th, 2021|

The 2021 Federal Budget

This Budget Represents a Starting Point For the Healing These Are Important Markers for the Construction Industry Hellen Christodoulou, PH.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL. B, M.B.A   Helping Employers Train and Recruit Workers Budget 2021 proposes to provide $470 million over three years, beginning in 2021-22, to Employment and Social Development Canada to establish a new Apprenticeship [...]

2021-04-20T14:44:55-04:00April 20th, 2021|