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Message From the CISC National Steel Bridge Committee

For years, the CISC NATIONAL STEEL BRIDGE COMMITTEE, composed of Members & Associates from across the country that are directly involved in the bridge construction industry, has worked tirelessly to promote, and grow Canadian steel bridge construction. The committee provides a forum for its members to identify, address, discuss and find solutions to issues relating to [...]

2020-12-18T15:51:25-05:00December 17th, 2020|

The CISC Advocates for Immediate Release of Infrastructure Stimulus

The CISC Advocates for Immediate Release of Infrastructure Stimulus Dear CISC Members & Associates, Over the last several months the CISC has been driving force within the National Trade Contractors’ Council of Canada (NTCCC) urging the Federal and Provincial governments to get agreements in place to put infrastructure funding to work and get projects started.  We [...]

2020-12-21T17:14:27-05:00December 10th, 2020|

In Memory of Martin Haalstra

    Last Sunday, Martin Haalstra, a fellow valued and respected member of our CSA CHBDC Steel Structures Technical Clause 10 Subcommittee, passed away from complications due to Covid-19. With great sadness, we wish to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends for their terrible loss. May he Rest in Peace. His contributions will always [...]

2020-12-04T11:16:40-05:00December 4th, 2020|

Construction Recovery: According to the Industry, Nothing Can Be Taken for Granted

MONTREAL, Nov. 23, 2020 / CNW Telbec / - Alongside the Relançons Montréal - Strategic Forum on Construction and Infrastructures event held today by videoconference, industry players gathered within of the Forum for Strategic Initiatives in the Construction Industry (FISIC), recalled that all is not acquired as regards the revival of the sector. Even though companies [...]

2020-12-04T11:08:58-05:00December 3rd, 2020|

Strong Restrictions to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Alberta’s government is declaring a state of public health emergency and putting aggressive measures in place to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 cases. New restrictions and increased enforcement will reduce the spread of COVID-19 in communities, protect hospitals, keep schools and businesses open as much as possible, and better protect [...]

2020-11-25T11:51:27-05:00November 25th, 2020|

Up to $55 Million in Funding for Alberta Businesses to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Emissions

ERA’s new Energy Savings for Business Program—a funding opportunity to support small- and medium-scale industrial and commercial businesses—is awarding up to $55 million for cost-saving and emissions reducing projects. The program will help Alberta businesses reduce emissions, decrease operating costs, grow their operations and become more competitive, while creating skilled jobs and boosting economic recovery. The [...]

2020-11-23T14:16:40-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Supreme Court Upholds Municipalities’ Rights to Impose “Reprisal Clauses” in Construction Contracts

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed a BC contractor’s appeal relating to the use of “reprisal clauses” in muncicipal procurement policies, effectively legalizing the practice across the country. Contractor J. Cote & Son Excavating had tried to get the courts to overturn a clause in tender documents used by the City of Burnaby, which stated [...]

2020-11-13T15:19:18-05:00November 13th, 2020|

CISC-ICCA Fabricators and Erectors – Atlantic Region

  Founded in 1996 and having its head office in Northern New Brunswick, Canada, Design Built Mechanical Inc. (DBM) is a mechanical contracting company, working in the design, installation, and management of institutional, commercials, industrial and biotechnological projects. DBM specializes in environmental performance as well as the design and manufacturing of custom equipment. With a vast [...]

2020-11-06T14:50:01-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

An Emblematic Project Comes to an End

The Turcot Interchange is a Montreal beacon for the steel industry. A remarkable infrastructure project that will benefit users and businesses for decades to come. View of the new interchange and the Saint-Jacques street bridge (Photo credit: MOCA)   Over 300,000 vehicles use the Turcot Interchange daily, noting that approximately 30,000 are considered heavy [...]

2020-11-06T14:50:13-05:00November 3rd, 2020|