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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 [...]

2021-08-18T15:58:32-04:00April 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|

300 Main Street – Will Soon Be The Tallest Building In Winnipeg, Manitoba-A Tribute To Our Steel Ironworkers!

The ironworkers of CISC Erector member E.S. Fox Limited are standing at the tallest point in Manitoba as they erect the final storeys of a new building in downtown Winnipeg.   Once complete, 300 Main Street will stand over 40-storeys (142metres) tall, surpassing the office tower at 201 Portage Avenue, the current tallest building that reaches [...]

2021-04-14T14:07:33-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Appointment of Dr. Hellen Christodoulou, as the National Director of Market Development

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hellen Christodoulou, as the National Director of Market Development. Hellen has worked for the CISC for over 9 years and was the Quebec Region Manager since 2012. Hellen holds a PhD in Civil Engineering with specialization in bridges, degrees in civil [...]

2021-04-14T14:07:21-04:00April 8th, 2021|

Mike Fox, Steel Market and Industry Development Manager Announces His Retirement

Mike Fox, a valued employee of the CISC has announced his retirement effective April 30, 2021. Mike started working for the CISC in 2018 as the Ontario Regional Manager and since 2020 as Manager, steel markets, and industry development. Mike is an experienced business leader with a track record in general management, sales, and business development. [...]

2021-04-14T14:07:05-04:00April 8th, 2021|

Sharing News From Our Members

THE SUPREME STEEL built Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is finally opening this week! Here at the Qaumajuq, you will find the world's largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art, in Winnipeg, Canada, and it is celebrating the opening with a virtual exhibition. https://www.linkedin.com/company/supreme-steel/posts/?feedView=all   CANAM’S STEEL AT THE CANADA GAMES This 207,904-square foot (19,315-square meter) building [...]

2021-04-14T14:06:54-04:00April 7th, 2021|