Category Archives: Conference

October 18, 2017

Canam Group Optimizes its Participation in the CISC Steel Rendez-vous

Canam Group Optimizes its Participation in the CISC Steel Rendez-vous

The 9th edition of Steel Rendez-Vous, organized by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, will be held on October 23, 2017 under the theme “The Sky is the Limit for Steel”. This symposium will bring together a group of specialists and three Canam Group employees, whose expertise is recognized in their respective fields of activity will deliver short addresses on advanced technology as well as research findings on certain…

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September 26, 2017

Éric Lévesque to Participate in a Technical Session on P3 Projects at the Canadian Steel Conference

Éric Lévesque to Participate in a Technical Session on P3 Projects at the Canadian Steel Conference

Éric Lévesque, Eng., M.Sc., Project Services Manager at Canam-Bridges, a subsidiary of Canam Group, will participate in a technical session in the scope of the upcoming Canadian Steel Conference, which is slated to take place in Calgary, Alberta, from September 27-29. In this session, entitled Eyes Wide Open: Pros and Cons of P3s), panelists will discuss their experience with P3s, the lessons learned on the risks and benefits, and…

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May 29, 2017

The Use of Orthotropic Steel Deck for Short-Span Movable Bridges

The Use of Orthotropic Steel Deck for Short-Span Movable Bridges

The Hastings Bridge and the Kingston Mills Bridge, two short-span swinging bridges in Ontario that belong to Parks Canada, were recently rehabilitated using an innovative Canam-Bridges product: orthotropic steel deck. Éric Lévesque, Eng., M.Sc., Project Services Director, and Brian Raff, Strategic Development Manager, both of Canam-Bridges, will present a case study of the rehabilitation of these two unique bridges at…

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April 24, 2017

The Orthotropic Steel Deck Solution

The Orthotropic Steel Deck Solution

In recent years, the orthotropic steel deck solution has become increasingly popular with owners when it comes to building new bridges or rehabilitating existing structures. At the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s (CISC’s) 9th Annual Steel Symposium taking place on Monday, May 1, 2017, at Hôtel Mortagne in Boucherville, two engineers from Canam-BridgesFrédéric Bergeron and

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October 20, 2016

Speakers from Canam Group at the CISC 8th Annual Steel Workshop

Speakers from Canam Group at the CISC 8th Annual Steel Workshop

On October 25, three of Canam Group’s employees will give mini-lectures in a “Speed Meeting” style during the CISC 8th Annual Steel Workshop held in Quebec City. Their fifteen-minute-long presentations will be delivered to about 10 people at a time. Canam-Buildings Laurence Ferland-Brissette, Eng., Structural Engineer, will present various less-known products and novelties of Canam-Buildings. She will focus on the innovative aspects of some products along with a few projects examples for each…

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September 26, 2016

2016 TAC Conference: Canam-Bridges to give a joint lecture on metallizing

2016 TAC Conference: Canam-Bridges to give a joint lecture on metallizing

Maxime Ampleman, Jr. Eng., M.Sc. and Éric Lévesque, Eng., M.Sc. The annual conference and exhibition of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) will be held in Toronto, Ontario from September 25 to 28, 2016. During this event, a team made of Éric Lévesque, Project Services Manager and Maxime Ampleman, Project Development Junior Engineer from Canam-Bridges as well as Charles-Darwin Annan and Mario Fafard from Université Laval will give a lecture titled Slip Characteristics of…

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September 23, 2016

Goodco Z-Tech to Present Two Lectures at the 2016 IJBRC Congress

Goodco Z-Tech to Present Two Lectures at the 2016 IJBRC Congress

The International Joints and Bearings Research Council (IJBRC) will hold its 8th World Congress on joints, bearings and seismic systems for concrete structures in Atlanta, Georgia from September 25 to 29, 2016. At this event, Goodco Z-Tech, will present two lectures. Monday September 26, 2016 Speaker: Parinaz Pakniat, Chief Engineer, Goodco Z-Tech Special Applications of Bearings ─ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, and Other Projects Structural bearings are typical in bridge construction. However, they are also…

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September 19, 2016

Canam-Bridges to Present a Case Study at the HMS 2016 Symposium

Canam-Bridges to Present a Case Study at the HMS 2016 Symposium

The 2016 Symposium of Heavy Movable Structures, Inc. (HMS) will take place from September 19 – 22, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. During this event, Éric Lévesque, Project Services Manager for Canam-Bridges will present a case study titled Hastings Swing Bridge-Orthotropic Steel Deck. The lecture will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:35 a.m. Éric Lévesque, Eng., M.Sc. The superstructure of the Hastings swing bridge, a small bridge in Hastings, Ontario, has been…

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May 30, 2016

Canam-Bridges’ presentation at the 2016 CSCE Annual Conference

Canam-Bridges’ presentation at the 2016 CSCE Annual Conference

Maxime Ampleman The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) will hold its annual conference in London, Ontario, June 1-4, 2016. During this event, Canam-Bridges’ junior engineer, Maxime Ampleman, will give a presentation entitled The Effect of Relaxation on the Slip Resistance of Metallized Faying Surfaces in Slip-Critical Connections. The presentation will focus on the evaluation of the relaxation in slip-critical bolted connections used with metallized faying surfaces. The effect of the relaxation on the slip…

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April 18, 2016

New Edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

New Edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

Canam-Bridges pursues its commitment as a sponsoring partner to support the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) for seminars discussing the new edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code. Éric Lévesque, M.Sc., P.Eng., Engineering Manager, New Products, will make a brief presentation of Canam-Bridges at the beginning of each seminar, which are slated to take place on April 19, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and April 29, 2016 in Quebec City, Quebec. The purpose…

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