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In Memory of Greg Burke

  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Greg Burke Peacefully at home, with family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, July 23, 2021, at the age of 53. Beloved husband and partner in crime of Sonja Burke (née Giles), for 34 years. Loving and devoted dad [...]

2021-07-27T11:54:35-04:00July 27th, 2021|

Featured Series: CISC Fabricators and Erectors Across Canada

IMPACT IRONWORKS was founded in 2001 and has completed many projects spanning BC, Alberta, NWT’s, and the Yukon. Their shop is in the Port Kells industrial area in the Lower Mainland of B.C. Their shop is well equipped to handle projects of any size, from the smallest of miscellaneous jobs to larger scaled ones specializing in [...]

2021-09-14T16:32:07-04:00June 18th, 2021|

Engineers’ Corner: Fillet Weld Resistance in CSA S16:19

CSA S16:19, Design of steel structures, has introduced changes to the factored shear resistance of fillet welds. In both the current edition, S16:19, and the previous one, S16-14, the shear resistance of a concentrically loaded weld segment is given in Clause 13.13.2.2: where: If we incorporate the strength enhancement factor and the reduction factor for multi-orientation [...]

2021-06-23T17:00:46-04:00June 18th, 2021|

CISC Member Showcase: Abesco

ABESCO LTD. is a Manitoba based fabricator, erector, and steel detailing company with over 50 years in the industry.  While specializing in Structural Steel, Abesco has been servicing Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario since 1965, and continues to satisfy its customers. A combination of certified professionals, journeymen, and with leading edge technology and the latest in [...]

2021-06-23T17:00:15-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

“You”, Need to Be Part of the “We”!

The CISC Launched the ‘Built by Canadians’ Initiative! A “CALL FOR ACTION” in support for the over 1.5 million Canadians that work in Canada’s construction sector. Revitalize Canadian Industries Invest in public and private infrastructure projects Stimulate economic growth and creates jobs WE HOLD THE KEY!         SEND US The name of your organization or [...]

2021-06-23T16:59:40-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

Major investment and job creation – Quebec supports Canam Bridges’ technological shift and growth plans.

Published by: Ministry of Economy and Innovation In collaboration with: Office of the Minister of Economy and Innovation SAINT-GEORGES, QC, May 13, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Quebec and Investissement Québec are pleased to announce $18 million in financial support to Canam Bridges for the modernization of its facilities and equipment.   This technology [...]

2021-06-23T16:59:31-04:00May 21st, 2021|

CISC Member Showcase: Weldfab Ltd.

Established in Saskatoon in 1985, Weldfab Ltd has serviced the commercial, industrial, and institutional markets in Western and Central Canada for 35 years. We specialize in structural steel and miscellaneous metals projects of all sizes. Through our professionalism, knowledge, and expertise, we continue to provide a high-quality product for our customers. Weldfab is currently functioning out [...]

2021-06-23T17:02:04-04:00May 21st, 2021|

The Built By Canadians Campaign

A “Call for Action” in support for the over 1.5 million Canadians that work in Canada’s construction sector. WHY? -Collectively we need to increase the focus on domestic capacities and capabilities for long-term prosperity, regional value-chains, and the leveraging our natural assets! -Collectively we need to focus in accelerating the economic stimulus for the Canadian construction [...]

2021-06-15T10:41:28-04:00May 21st, 2021|

Enbridge Line 5: Statement from Minister Savage

Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued the following statement in response to the federal government filing an amicus brief in the United States federal court regarding Enbridge’s Line 5: “Alberta’s government has consistently advocated for the continued operation of Enbridge’s Line 5 and all other pipelines. “We’re pleased that the federal government has listened to the [...]

2021-05-17T13:59:49-04:00May 14th, 2021|

Canam Celebrates 60 Years

The CISC team expresses our congratulations to our valued CISC Fabricator member. May 5th marked the 60th Anniversary of Canam’ operations. On May 5, 1961, exactly 60 years ago, the first Canam joist was fabricated at the St. Gédéon-de-Beauce plant. Canam celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2020. On August 15, 1960, Roger Dutil, Gilberte Lacroix-Dutil and [...]

2021-05-12T09:28:44-04:00May 10th, 2021|