Annual Archives: 2013

October 17, 2013

Structal-Bridges Projects Honored at the CISC-Quebec Awards of Excellence

Structal-Bridges Projects Honored at the CISC-Quebec Awards of Excellence

Structal-Bridges received two awards in the Bridges category at the 2013 Awards of Excellence gala that was held recently by the Quebec chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC). Goodco Z-Tech General Manager Denis Fleurent and Structal-Bridges Vice President Robin Lapointe (third and fourth from left) accepted the awards on behalf of the company. Beauharnois Canal Bridge The first project to be recognized was the Deh Cho Bridge, a 3,428-ft. (1,045 m) cable-stayed structure…

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September 7, 2013

Structal-Bridges Showcases its Expertise at a Conference on Orthotropic Deck

Structal-Bridges Showcases its Expertise at a Conference on Orthotropic Deck

Structal-Bridges recently presented its innovative orthotropic steel deck technology at the 3rd Orthotropic Bridge Conference that took place last June in Sacramento, California. Éric Lévesque, Engineering Manager, New Products, was among the group of international experts attending the conference to discuss the possible standards that could be adopted by the industry. Éric Lévesque, second row, first from left, in the company of the group of international experts. The objective of the conference was to discuss…

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September 5, 2013

Structal-Bridges Lands Five Major Contracts in Canada and the United States

Structal-Bridges Lands Five Major Contracts in Canada and the United States

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has been awarded five contracts totaling close to $33M for the rehabilitation or replacement of highway infrastructures in Canada and the United States. Structal-Bridges will fabricate 1,300 tons of steel components for the rehabilitation of the Highway 21 southbound viaduct and two access ramps in Newark, New Jersey. The Point of Rocks plant in Maryland has been mandated to fabricate the 48…

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August 22, 2013

Deh Cho Bridge: Structal-Bridges Recognized by the BC CISC

Deh Cho Bridge: Structal-Bridges Recognized by the BC CISC

Structal-Bridges received an award in the scope of the 2013 BC Steel Design Awards of Excellence that’s held each spring by the British Columbia chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC). Structal-Bridges earned top honors in the Engineering category as the steel fabricator for the Deh Cho Bridge project in the Canadian Northwest Territories, a contract that was undertaken as part of a joint venture with Rapid-Span Structures Ltd.…

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July 19, 2013

Structal-Bridges Receives an Award from the Ontario Chapter of the CISC

Structal-Bridges Receives an Award from the Ontario Chapter of the CISC

Structal-Bridges was recently presented with an award in the scope of the 2013 CISC Ontario Steel Design Awards, an annual event hosted by its namesake, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. Structal-Bridges received the Award of Merit in the Engineering category as the steel fabricator and drafter of the Hogg’s Hollow Bridge redecking and widening project on Highway 401 in Toronto. Structal-Bridges supplied close to 1,200 steel girders totaling approximately 1,350 tons as well as…

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July 3, 2013

Canam Group’s Plant Located in Laval is now Certified ISO

Canam Group’s Plant Located in Laval is now Certified ISO

In the past few weeks, Canam Group’s plant located in Laval successfully passed ISO 9001-2008 certification. The process to obtain this certification started two years ago. The whole team had to put their efforts to implement the process and meet the requirements of the standard. Alain Leduc, General Manager of the Boucherville plant and Plant and Manufacturing Operations Manager in Laval, stated, “this certification is directly in line with our mission to pursue a better customer…

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June 18, 2013

Deh Cho Bridge Wins an Award at the 2013 International Bridge Conference

Deh Cho Bridge Wins an Award at the 2013 International Bridge Conference

The Deh Cho Bridge, one of the longest continuous superstructures in the world, was awarded the prestigious Gustav Lindenthal Medal at the 2013 International Bridge Conference. Structal-Bridges fabricated 110 modified Warren girders for this one-kilometer-long cable-stayed bridge that’s located in Fort Providence in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The 4,200 tons of steel components were shipped by rail from the Canam Group plant in Quebec City, Quebec, to the bridge erection site over 5,000 kilometers away. The Deh…

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May 30, 2013

Structal-Bridges to Make a Presentation at the CSCE 2013 Annual Conference

Structal-Bridges to Make a Presentation at the CSCE 2013 Annual Conference

Structal-Bridges will make a presentation at the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2013 Annual Conference that’s slated to take place in Montreal, Quebec, from May 29th to June 1st, 2013. The presentation, entitled Development of an innovative orthotropic steel deck solution for bridges rehabilitation will be made by Yannick Martin, a junior engineer at Structal-Bridges. Yannick Martin, junior engineer, recently completed his undergraduate studies at Université Laval in Quebec City. He received an industrial research award…

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May 10, 2013

Largest Contract Ever at Goodco Z-Tech

Largest Contract Ever at Goodco Z-Tech

Goodco Z-Tech recently landed a contract to fabricate multiple expansion joints for the Northeast Anthony Henday Drive leg of the Edmonton Ring Road project that’s currently underway in Alberta. Architectural rendering of the Northeast Anthony Henday Drive project The company will supply approximately 1,000 meters of finger expansion joints and Series 1000 strip seal joints to the Flatiron-Dragados-Aecon-Lafarge Joint Venture for 46 bridge structures that are being built in the scope of this project. Last fall,…

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April 26, 2013

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachussetts

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachussetts

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has secured two large contracts totaling close to $60M for the fabrication of the steel structures that will replace the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia, located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge, which overlooks the Merrimack River between Newburyport and Amesbury in the state of Massachusetts. Credit: HNTB Project in Newfoundland and…

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