Annual Archives: 2015

December 14, 2015

Webinar on Metallizing of Steel Bridge Applications

Webinar on Metallizing of Steel Bridge Applications

On December 16, 2015, the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) will hold a one-hour lunch time webinar focusing on the use of metallizing in steel bridge applications. Metallizing is rapidly joining the list of mainstream corrosion protection systems for bridge structures. While metallizing has been around for almost 100 years, until now the process has been used sparingly in the bridge community. In response to recent increased usage, the National Steel Bridge Alliance is holding…

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December 3, 2015

Canam-Bridges Launches its New Website

Canam-Bridges Launches its New Website

Canam-Bridges is proud to unveil its new website featuring fully revised and enhanced content. The site displays an all-new look, with refined visuals highlighting the company’s expertise, achievements, products and services. The content was enhanced in line with Canam-Bridges’ business strategy of offering customers an integrated range of products and services. In addition, all content from the Goodco Z-Tech website is now part of the new Canam-Bridges site. The site was built using responsive design, meaning…

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November 16, 2015

Canam-Bridges Contributes to a Modern Steel Construction Article

Canam-Bridges Contributes to a Modern Steel Construction Article

Junior Engineer and Master’s Student in Civil Engineering Maxime Ampleman, and Engineering Manager, New Products Éric Lévesque, both working at Canam-Bridges, recently contributed to an article entitled “Getting a Grip,” published in the November 2015 edition of Modern Steel Construction magazine. In collaboration with Charles-Darwin Annan, P. Eng., Ph.D. and Mario Fafard, Eng., Ph.D., they present an overview of metallizing, an emerging option for coating steel bridge components. Link to the article

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November 11, 2015

Canam Group Excellence Award winner at the CISC

Canam Group Excellence Award winner at the CISC

Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges stood out prominently at the CISC Design Awards, taking home two awards each at the gala held on October 29th under the theme “Contribution of the Steel Industry to the World of Music and the Arts”. Industrial Projects Canam-Buildings received an award in the Industrial Projects category for its participation in the PJC Head Office and Distribution Center project in Varennes, Quebec. In addition to housing administrative offices and…

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October 15, 2015

7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium: Canam-Bridges to Deliver a Presentation on Metallizing

7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium: Canam-Bridges to Deliver a Presentation on Metallizing

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) will hold the 7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium on October 29, 2015 at the Palace Convention Center in Laval. As part of this event, Project Development Representative and Project Manager Michel Pettigrew and Junior Engineer Maxime Ampleman, both of Canam-Bridges, will deliver a joint presentation on the subject of metallizing. The presentation, which is entitled La métallisation : un revêtement anticorrosion innovateur, will be given in…

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September 10, 2015

Deliveries Completed for the Milestrip Road Bridge

Deliveries Completed for the Milestrip Road Bridge

The Milestrip Road Bridge is a 380-ft. (116 m) structure that spans Interstate 90 in Erie County, New York. Built in 1956, it needed to be replaced. Last week, Canam-Bridges, which supplied a total of 945 tons of metalized steel components for the new bridge, delivered the last two girders. Fabrication was carried out at the Canam Group plant in New Hampshire between March and August 2015 while deliveries took place in August and September.…

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August 25, 2015

An Overpass in Boston for Canam-Bridges

An Overpass in Boston for Canam-Bridges

Canam-Bridges will fabricate steel components for the replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue overpass that spans Interstate 90 in Boston. Once completed, the new structure will have a greater capacity. The contract to fabricate 1,950 tons of steel components for the 450-ft. (137 m) overpass is for Walsh Construction, a long-time partner of Canam-Bridges, and is being carried out as a design-build project. The components will be fabricated, painted and metallized at the Canam

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August 24, 2015

Canam-Bridges Confirms its Participation in the New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project

Canam-Bridges Confirms its Participation in the New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – Canam-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), today announced that it has signed a $225M contract with Signature on the St. Lawrence Construction G.P. to supply the steel superstructure for the approaches of the new Champlain Bridge. The contract also includes the fabrication of steel components for the new Île-des-Sœurs Bridge but excludes the cable-stayed section of the new Champlain Bridge. In monetary terms, this is the largest contract…

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August 17, 2015

2015 New York City Bridge Conference: Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation

2015 New York City Bridge Conference: Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation

The Bridge Engineering Association will hold the 8th edition of the New York City Bridge Conference on August 24-25, 2015 in Manhattan, NYC. During this event, Canam-Bridges engineering intern and master’s degree candidate Maxime Ampleman will deliver a presentation entitled Slip and Creep Performance for Metallized Connection Faying Surfaces used in Steel Bridge Construction. The presentation will review the results of a joint research project conducted by Université Laval and the

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August 13, 2015

Canam Group Acquires Dessin Cadmax

Canam Group Acquires Dessin Cadmax

On August 1, 2015, Canam Group acquired Dessin Cadmax, a company that specializes in detailing steel structures of various types and sizes. In addition to its knowhow in producing shop drawings, Dessin Cadmax’s talented team also has a high-level expertise in building information modeling (BIM) and business process management. This transaction will allow Canam Group to pursue its growth objectives and enhance its product and service offering in the construction industry. Components for Arthur Ashe Stadium’s…

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