The Government seeks input from the Steel Industry on Carbon Procurement

The Government of Canada is seeking to engage the steel construction supply chain on its proposed strategy to procurement low-carbon steel products for Government of Canada building and infrastructure projects. This embodied carbon procurement strategy is part of the Government of Canada’s Greening Government Strategy (GGS). The proposed program will set embodied carbon caps on all [...]

2024-02-01T16:28:45-05:00February 1st, 2024|

In Memory of Benny Steunenberg

  It is with great sadness that Solid Rock Steel announces the passing of our founder Berend (Benny) C. Steunenberg, aged 90, on Monday  January 8th , 2024.   The sadness of his passing is overpowered by a wonderful legacy of love, generosity & faith. His dying wish was for us to rejoice and so we choose [...]

2024-01-11T11:16:44-05:00January 11th, 2024|

Federal Prompt Payment for Construction Work Act is Now in Effect

The CISC is pleased to announce that the Federal Prompt Payment for Federal Projects is finally in force as of December 9, 2023. The Public Services and Procurement Canada announced the news on December 12, 2023. Read the Government of Canada’s Official News Release here: Driven by the NTCCC (National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada) [...]

2024-02-02T16:18:04-05:00December 21st, 2023|

In Memory of Walter Verhey

  It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mr. Walter Verhey on November 18, 2023 in Harley, Ontario.   It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved Walter Verhey (Harley, Ontario), who passed away on November 18, [...]

2023-11-22T12:39:02-05:00November 22nd, 2023|

In Memory of Kenneth Benson

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Kenneth Benson, on Saturday July 22, 2023. Kenneth was the wonderful husband and best friend of his wife, Marilyn, for over 68 years. He will be greatly missed by her and by his daughter Catherine, son Stephen (Dawn), his four grandchildren, Sarah, Alex, Emily and Greg [...]

2023-07-26T16:32:05-04:00July 24th, 2023|

CISC Ontario Region Golf Day 2023 – A Day of Golf, Steel, and Networking

The 2023 CISC Ontario Region Golf Day was a huge success. With over 120 enthusiastic golfers joining us, it was truly a memorable event featuring friendly competition, networking, and steel. Congratulations to the individual and winning teams who showcased their incredible skills. Located in Milton, Ontario, Piper's Heath Golf Club golf course provided the perfect picturesque [...]

2023-07-12T14:17:05-04:00July 12th, 2023|

In Memory of Gordon Fisher

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mr. Gordon Cameron Fisher on June 14th, 2023 in Milton, Ontario. Please join us as we commemorate the life lived and support the Fisher family during these difficult times. Survived by his wife Anh La, his sons Kyle Alexander (Phyllis), Kristopher William (Stephanie), daughters [...]

2023-06-20T14:39:17-04:00June 20th, 2023|

Championing the Future of Steel Trades: CISC Ontario Region at Skills Ontario Competition 2023

Supporting Skilled Trades and Celebrating Excellence The Skills Ontario Competition 2023 was an incredible success this year! As a proud Silver Sponsor, the Ontario Region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) was amazed by the level of talent on display in the challenging Metal Fabricator Competition. The Metal Fabricator Competition tested participants in their [...]

2023-06-09T17:05:47-04:00May 22nd, 2023|

Thank You for Making CISC SteelWeek 2023 a Huge Success!

A Spectacular Virtual Event with 2100 Participants CISC SteelWeek 2023, a highly anticipated virtual event, brought together the Canadian steel design, manufacturing, community. From April 23rd to 28th, professionals including engineers, architects, fabricators, and educators gathered to participate in a comprehensive program focused on various aspects of steel construction. With an impressive attendance of 2,100 participants, [...]

2023-06-13T18:27:05-04:00May 18th, 2023|

The 22nd CISC Quebec Awards of Excellence Gala – It Was an Amazing Event – Press Release

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) Quebec Region celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the Steel Construction Awards of Excellence, at the Palace Convention Center, offering a welcome cocktail and a gourmet buffet, to a full house of guests. The evening was hosted by Stéphane Bélanger; funny, impactful, impressive, and extravagant! [...]

2023-01-17T12:11:07-05:00October 28th, 2022|


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