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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…

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November 16, 2016

Canam Group to Supply Steel Tube Transmission Towers for Hydro-Québec

Canam Group to Supply Steel Tube Transmission Towers for Hydro-Québec

Canam Group will take part in the construction of a 400-kilometre long, 735-kV electrical line for Hydro-Québec between the Chamouchouane substation in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and the Bout-de-l’Île in Montreal, Quebec. The company will supply four tubular transmission power line pylons with three towers and their anchor…

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November 14, 2016

Informative Capsules on the Construction of the New Champlain Bridge

Informative Capsules on the Construction of the New Champlain Bridge

Learn more about the erection of the main pylon One of the largest infrastructure projects in North America, the New Champlain Bridge Corridor, will be the subject of a Web Series documentary in the form of educational web videos. The Web Series entitled “Inside the Giant”, of which the first…

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November 9, 2016

St. Lawrence Erectors Lands a Contract in Nova Scotia

St. Lawrence Erectors Lands a Contract in Nova Scotia

St. Lawrence Erectors is taking part in the replacement of Gardiners Bridge in Nova Scotia. It is a two-span 120-foot (37-meters) long truss bridge. Since the bridge has a rather short span, the launched-girder erection technique without launching nose is used. Let us not forget that Canam-Bridges

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November 8, 2016

Outing and Jobsite Visit for Canam Employees

Outing and Jobsite Visit for Canam Employees

In October, more than sixty employees from the Claremont, New Hampshire plant visited the construction site of the replacement of the John Greenleaf Whittier Bridge in Amesbury, Massachusetts. During their visit, employees saw both the completed bridge for the northbound lanes of Interstate-95 and the construction of the bridge for…

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October 25, 2016

A Bicycle Path Project for Canam-Bridges

A Bicycle Path Project for Canam-Bridges

Canam-Bridges has been awarded a contract to supply Goodco Z-Tech products for a bicycle path project linking Longueuil and Boucherville, QC along the St. Lawrence River. This agreement affects the section between the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel-Bridge and the Boucherville Rowing Club. The three raised parts of the…

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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…

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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…

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October 11, 2016

Another Swing Bridge for Canam-Bridges

Another Swing Bridge for Canam-Bridges

Canam Group’s Quebec City plant will soon start working on 69 tons of steel components for the replacement of the Kingston Mills swing bridge in Ontario. The 85-foot-long (26 meters) single-span bridge stretches over part of the Colonel By Lake and the sluice portion of the Saint Lawrence River. A tight…

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October 5, 2016

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the Regina Bypass

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the Regina Bypass

Canam-Bridges will provide different types of Goodco Z-Tech structural bearings and expansion joints for all the bridges and viaducts in the Regina Bypass project in Saskatchewan. Indeed, the business will provide 55 pot bearings, 50 laminated bearings, 787 feet (240 meters) of type 1 strip seal deck joints with multi-cell strip…

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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,…

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