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May 30, 2017

Canam Group Shines Outside Québec with Four CISC Awards of Excellence

Canam Group Shines Outside Québec with Four CISC Awards of Excellence

Canam Group and its business units took center stage at the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Alberta and Ontario Steel Design Awards that took place in Edmonton and Toronto last May 4 and 9 respectively. The following projects took a total of four awards:   CISC —

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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…

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May 4, 2017

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the New Dolbeau Bridge

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the New Dolbeau Bridge

Canam-Bridges has landed a contract to provide Goodco Z-Tech products for the project to replace the Dolbeau Bridge in Quebec. The bridge was built in 1947 in the town of Dolbeau-Mistassini and now needs to be replaced, as its structure has reached the end of its useful life. The new…

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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…

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March 21, 2017

Quick Bridge Turnaround in Saskatchewan

Quick Bridge Turnaround in Saskatchewan

At the beginning of the year, Canam-Bridges won a contract to manufacture 570 tons of steel components for the construction of a new bridge for the North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge Replacement Project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Canam is currently manufacturing at its Quebec City plant in Quebec 12 steel girders…

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March 10, 2017

Lachine Canal Bridge Takes Shape

Lachine Canal Bridge Takes Shape

Nearly three months after putting the first girder in place, the Lachine Canal Bridge has begun to take shape. St. Lawrence Erectors, a subsidiary of Canam Group, has erected more than 22 girder sections to date for the construction of the northbound portion of the bridge. This work has been…

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February 23, 2017

First Piece of the Portageville Bridge Delivered

First Piece of the Portageville Bridge Delivered

The Canam Group bridge division recently delivered the first piece for the Portageville Railway Bridge, which crosses the Genesee River in New York. The piece is a bottom chord box section of an arch truss. The piece weighed 93,500 pounds, measured 53 feet, 6 inches (16 metres) in length and with the shop bolted gusset…

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February 21, 2017

Canam Group Projects in the List of Canada’s Top 100 Biggest Infrastructure Projects in 2017

Canam Group Projects in the List of Canada’s Top 100 Biggest Infrastructure Projects in 2017

Since 2007, ReNew Canada magazine has been publishing its annual Top 100 biggest infrastructure projects in Canada.  This list represents a valuable source of information for the industry’s decision makers by providing a brief overview of the current construction projects in the country, including their value, source of financing, LEED…

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February 15, 2017

Highway 407 East Extension – Phase 2

Highway 407 East Extension – Phase 2

As part of the second phase of the Highway 407 East Extension project in Ontario, Canam-Bridges has obtained a contract to supply and erect steel components used in the construction of two overpasses in Oshawa. Canam will fabricate 26 curved box girders for a total of 1,690 tons on this project.…

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February 3, 2017

New Goodco Z-Tech Brochure: Modular Joints

New Goodco Z-Tech Brochure: Modular Joints

Goodco Z-Tech recently published a new brochure presenting Series 2000 modular expansion joints. Series 2000 modular joints have proven their effectiveness in hundreds of installations over the years. This joint system, which ensures the continuity of the road surface while maintaining a watertight seal during large structural movement…

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December 22, 2016

Unique Challenges for Jacques Cartier Bridge Major Reinforcement Work

Unique Challenges for Jacques Cartier Bridge Major Reinforcement Work

Started in May 2016, the major structural steelwork to reinforce the Jacques Cartier Bridge will continue until 2019. The work aims to extend the operating life of this Montreal icon. St. Lawrence Erectors, a subsidiary of Canam Group, will carry out work for The Jacques Cartier…

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December 16, 2016

Turcot Interchange: Lifting of the First Girder of the New Bridge Above the Lachine Canal

Turcot Interchange: Lifting of the First Girder of the New Bridge Above the Lachine Canal

St. Lawrence Erectors proceeded to the lifting of the first girder of the new Highway 15 bridge over the Lachine Canal. This structure will be erected as part of the roadwork completed by KPH Turcot, which is responsible for the design and construction of the main infrastructures of…

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