Category Archives: Awards

November 29, 2018

Five CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Five CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

At the 20th Gala of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Awards of Excellence for the Quebec Region held on November 8 in Montreal, Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges received five awards for three winning projects. Buildings Category: Institutional projects The Pierrefonds Library project includes an expansion and complete renovation of the existing building. This green building has clear walls with different sections designed to foster meetings while the stairs suspended on the central atria invite…

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May 29, 2018

An Award from the ABCD for Canam-Bridges

An Award from the ABCD for Canam-Bridges

The Portageville Railway Bridge, a project on which Canam-Bridges collaborated, received the 2017-2018 Outstanding Long Span Bridge Award from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design – Susquehanna Chapter (ABCD). Source: bridgesandtunnels.com Built in 1875 and spanning over the Genesee River in Portageville, New York, this old bridge no longer met the standards, making the rail traffic unsafe. The first piece fabricated by Canam weighed 93,500 pounds, measured 53 feet, 6 inches (16 metres) in length and, with the…

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March 12, 2018

SSPC award for Canam-Bridges

SSPC award for Canam-Bridges

The John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge, a project in collaboration with Canam-Bridges, received the Steel Structures Painting Council (SSPC) Eric S. Kline Award on January 15 during a lunch at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. This prize is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in industrial coatings performed in a fixed shop facility. The project can be either repair work or new construction. In 2016, the old

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November 21, 2017

Seven CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Seven CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges received seven awards from five winning projects at the 19th CISC Awards of Excellence Gala for the Québec region held on November 6th, 2017 in Montréal. Category: Institutional Projects Saint-Laurent Sports Complex, Montréal (Saint-Laurent district), Québec. This sports complex includes two swimming pools, one of which is recreational with a progressive beach, an indoor soccer field, two gymnasiums, a multi-functional room and a training room. This 153,805 ft.2…

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October 12, 2016

Canam Group Award Winner at the National Steel Design Awards

Canam Group was the recipient of three of four awards at the 2016 CISC National Steel Design Awards Gala held on September 30th in Toronto. Category: Architectural Canam-Buildings received this award for its involvement in the Cogeco Amphitheater project in Trois-Rivières, Québec. This prestigious building with a floor area of 14,000 m2 (150,700 ft2) has received several awards since it was built. With its specially shaped beams forming a triangle at the back of the structure, the Amphitheater houses a large stage with a covered hall containing 3,500 seats. There is also an…

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June 6, 2016

Modern Steel Construction: 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Winners

Modern Steel Construction: 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Winners

The Modern Steel Magazine presented the winning projects of the 2016 Prize Bridge Awards. Canam-Bridges was involved in the Alexander Hamilton Bridge located in New York and the Memorial Bridge that links Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. Read articles on pages 36 and 49.

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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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July 6, 2015

The CSCE Honors Canam-Bridges Intern Maxime Ampleman

The CSCE Honors Canam-Bridges Intern Maxime Ampleman

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) recently presented Canam-Bridges engineering intern and master’s degree candidate Maxime Ampleman with an award for his article entitled Long-Term Slip Resistance of Metallized Faying Surfaces used with High Strength Bolted Connections, which he presented at the 2015 CSCE Annual Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan. Maxime Ampleman received the Best Overall Student Paper Award in the Engineering Mechanics and Materials category. A summary of his article will be published…

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June 18, 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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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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