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Press Releases and News

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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December 8, 2016

Dorval Interchange: Fabrication and Installation Challenges

Dorval Interchange: Fabrication and Installation Challenges

Canam Group has begun fabricating steel components for the Dorval interchange reconstruction project in Quebec at its Quebec City and Shawinigan plants. Canam-Bridges will supply 14 box girders, the heaviest weighing in at 84 tons, and 16 standard girders. These components will be used in building two parallel…

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November 24, 2016

New Champlain Bridge: Canam Delivers its First Box Girders

New Champlain Bridge: Canam Delivers its First Box Girders

After several months of work, the Canam-Bridges team is very proud to have delivered its first two steel box girders to be used to construct the approaches of the new Champlain Bridge. The first of the two pieces measured 80 feet 4 inches (24.5 metres) and weighed 64.51 metric…

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November 17, 2016

Canam Group Wins Five CISC Awards of Excellence!

Canam Group Wins Five CISC Awards of Excellence!

Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges excelled at the 18th CISC Awards of Excellence Gala for the Quebec region, held on November 4th in Montreal. Canam is proud to have participated in the projects that received awards in the following categories: Category: Green buildings Soprema Plant, Drummondville, Quebec. This plant, which…

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