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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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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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