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Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction Make a Return in 2022

Throughout the years, the CISC has created signature events across Canada that have showcased steel construction projects for their beauty, uniqueness and originality, raising the the bar for innovation in steel design and construction across Canada. After 2 years of challenges due to the pandemic, the Galas for the Awards of Excellence in Steel Construction will [...]

2021-12-02T17:53:51-05:00November 30th, 2021|

Engineers’ Corner: Recent Entries in the CISC Steel Design Series

Two new entries in CISC's Steel Design Series were published in August 2021: Lightweight Steel Framing Solutions and Steel Paints for Slip-Critical Connections. Both are available as free downloads at the Steel Store. Lightweight Steel Framing Solutions (Figure 1) focuses mainly on floor and roof members, and the following framing systems are considered:  ▪ Open-web steel joists (OWSJs) ▪ Castellated and cellular beams [...]

2021-12-02T17:52:19-05:00November 30th, 2021|

“Steel” Has Taken Centre Stage at the University of Toronto Redevelopment Project

University of Toronto Schools Huron Street Exterior. Image courtesy of Diamond Schmitt RenderingCredit: Dohere Digital Technology and Diamond Schmitt   By Matthew Bradford Structural Steel Was Essential to Bring Design to Life It’s a new day for the University of Toronto Schools (UTS). At 110 years young, the university preparatory school is undergoing a [...]

2021-12-02T17:52:34-05:00November 30th, 2021|

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Your Support of the CISC Education & Research Efforts Makes It All Happen

Hellen Christodoulou PH.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL. B, M.B.A. Director, Steel Market, and Industry Development. Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about some of the research investments done in the last 10 years! The CISC lives up to its entrenched role as the “Voice of the Steel Industry”. [...]

2021-11-16T12:05:29-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Engineers Corner: Technical Column

CISC provides this column as part of its commitment to the education of those interested in the use of steel in construction. Neither CISC nor the author assumes responsibility for errors or oversights resulting from the use of the information contained herein. Suggested solutions may not necessarily apply to a particular structure or application and are [...]

2021-12-22T10:24:04-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Steel Links Portal: Get Exclusive Access to CISC’s & CSSBI’s Best-In-Industry Content

  Steel Links is our brand-new member and associate portal with exclusive access to CISC's & CSSBI’s best-in-the-industry content.  Click here to check it out: CISC Steel Links CSSBI Steel Links Within the Steel Links portal, you will find:  Recordings of our informative webinar series, giving you insight and knowledge from within the steel construction industry.  Exclusive access to design series and guides that bring you inside some of the cutting-edge topics, trends, and technology [...]

2022-01-12T09:07:48-05:00November 16th, 2021|


BC Moving Forward With Prompt Payment Legislation The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) continues to push for the implementation of regulations and adjudication procedures that will bring the Federal Prompt Payment Act into force!  The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction welcomes the announcement of a significant breakthrough by the British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA), confirming that the legal counsel of the BC's Ministry of the Attorney [...]

2021-11-16T10:00:34-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Congratulations to the 2021 CISC Architectural Student Design Competition Winners

Inspired by Nature, Made with Steel Common Market Concept Earns First Place in CISC Student Design Competition BY : James Kwon and Phil Carr-Harris, University of Waterloo Exploded view of the Common Market canopy system. Temporary/modular elements are in blue, permanent elements are in pink. Inspired by the protective water shedding properties inherent in [...]

2021-11-23T15:32:46-05:00November 12th, 2021|

Member Showcase: TECNO-MÉTAL

TECNO-MÉTAL is a manufacturer of structural steel and fabricated metal products in the commercial, institutional, and industrial sectors.    Established in 1976, this third-generation family business is experiencing strong growth allowing it to complete impressive projects such as the Jean Lesage Airport, the Quebec City Amphitheatre, the Musée National des Beaux-Arts de Québec, and the Centre des Glaces de Québec.   Tecno-Métal is able to help its [...]

2021-11-11T09:40:26-05:00November 10th, 2021|

Research Topic Suggestion Form – Extended Deadline!

Please complete and return by November 19th, 2021. The CISC is committed to supporting research at leading Canadian universities and colleges as part of its mandate to encourage the development of expertise, knowledge and innovation in steel design and construction. The Research Grant program supports the research of topics which are considered to be of interest [...]

2021-11-11T09:44:39-05:00November 10th, 2021|