Annual Archives: 2014

November 14, 2014

Changes to the Names of our Product Groups

Changes to the Names of our Product Groups

In order to bolster recognition of our trademarks and streamline the presentation of the company to customers, partners, shareholders, job seekers, media and the population in general, the Canam Group management team has decided to use the Canam name for its three main product groups, i.e. buildings, structural steel and bridges. Therefore, starting January 1, 2015, the names Structal Heavy Steel Construction and Structal-Bridges will be replaced by Canam-Heavy and Canam-Bridges respectively. Another important change is…

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October 29, 2014

Canam Group to Deliver Three Presentations at the Quebec Steel Symposium

Canam Group to Deliver Three Presentations at the Quebec Steel Symposium

The 6th Annual Quebec Steel Workshop and Awards of Excellence, which is organized by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), is slated to take place on October 30. In addition to sponsoring the event, Canam Group will make three presentations. Alexandre Perron, Engineering and Drafting Manager at Canam Buildings, will discuss the use of steel in the transportation industry.   Goodco Z-TechSenior Civil Engineer Pierre Lapalme, for his part, will explore…

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August 14, 2014

Structal-Bridges Lands Over $90M in Contracts in New York

Structal-Bridges Lands Over $90M in Contracts in New York

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX : CAM), with US corporate office located in Point of Rocks, Maryland, has obtained two contracts totaling over $90M for the fabrication of the steel structures that will replace two major bridges in New York: the New NY Bridge Project to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River owned by the New York State Thruway Authority and the Goethals Bridge…

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July 9, 2014

CSCE Annual Conference: Structal-Bridges Makes a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

CSCE Annual Conference: Structal-Bridges Makes a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineers(CSCE) held its annual conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, last May 28-31, 2014. Structal-Bridges Junior Engineer Yannick Martin was among the speakers at the event. His presentation, entitled “Development of a generic connector system for attaching conventional traffic barrier to orthotropic steel decks”, was on the subject of his master’s project that he is currently completing at Laval University. Written in collaboration with Charles-Darwin Annan and Mario Fafard of…

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June 19, 2014

A Structal-Bridges Project Wins an Award at the NSBA 2014 Prize Bridge Competition

A Structal-Bridges Project Wins an Award at the NSBA 2014 Prize Bridge Competition

The project to replace the access ramp over Interstate 95, undertaken in the scope of the rehabilitation of the Alexander Hamilton Bridge in New York City, received the Merit Award in the Medium Span category at the NSBA 2014 Prize Bridge Awards organized by the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Structal-Bridges supplied 20 box girders for this 659-ft. (201 meter) ramp that features five spans. The Alexander Hamilton Bridge, which crosses the Harlem River, links…

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June 13, 2014

Structal-Bridges Launches its Blog

Structal-Bridges Launches its Blog

Structal-Bridges is pleased to invite you to discover its brand new blog that will serve as a platform for sharing expertise on various topics related to the bridge construction industry. The blog will feature regular posts consisting of technical articles and case studies written by the experts at Structal-Bridges and Goodco Z-Tech. It will also serve to inform readers of new products and services. This initiative is in line with the company ongoing efforts aimed at the…

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April 4, 2014

Structal-Bridges Welcomes Jean Fournier

Structal-Bridges Welcomes Jean Fournier

The Structal-Bridges business unit is pleased to welcome Jean Fournier to its team in the capacity of Project Development Manager. In line with the Structal-Bridges business plan, Jean’s main responsibilities will be to grow new business relationships and generate new opportunities while also integrating the products and services that have been developed in recent years by the business unit. Jean has a degree in civil engineering from Polytechnique Montréal and another in law from Sherbrooke University. Prior…

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February 26, 2014

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Projects with Distinctive Architectural Features

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Projects with Distinctive Architectural Features

Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc., recently obtained two contracts totaling over $30M for projects in Ontario and Quebec. Architectural rendering of the Burgoyne Bridge Burgoyne Bridge The first contract is for the fabrication of steel components that will be used to replace the Burgoyne Bridge in St. Catharines, Ontario. This is a unique bridge as its structure is composed of box girders, the main span of which will be supported by a 410-ft. (125 m) arch…

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January 29, 2014

Extension of Highway 407: Goodco Z-Tech Lands a Major Contract

Extension of Highway 407: Goodco Z-Tech Lands a Major Contract

Goodco Z-Tech recently concluded an agreement with the 407 East Construction General Partnership, a public-private partnership (PPP), to design and fabricate over 1,900 structural bearings and more than 300 meters of expansion joints for 32 bridges that are being built in the scope of the Highway 407 extension project which is underway on the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario. All of the products will be designed and fabricated at the Canam Group plant…

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