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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…

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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…

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August 30, 2016

A New York State Railroad Viaduct for Canam-Bridges

A New York State Railroad Viaduct for Canam-Bridges

Canam-Bridges will provide steel components for the replacement of the railroad viaduct spanning over Nott Street in Schenectady, New York. This viaduct originally built in 1905 has only one span and will require 265 tons of steel components including two through plate girders—the largest one being 122 feet…

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August 22, 2016

Fore River Bridge Lift Span Erection

Fore River Bridge Lift Span Erection

The Fore River Bridge lift span in Massachusetts is longer than a football field and weighs almost three million pounds. The huge piece, fabricated at the Canam Group plant located in Point of Rocks, Maryland, was floated on a barge early in the morning of August 15, 2016. The span,…

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August 17, 2016

New NY Bridge: The Four Towers on the Northern Span are Getting Close to Their Full 419-Foot Height

New NY Bridge: The Four Towers on the Northern Span are Getting Close to Their Full 419-Foot Height

Read the article ”Rising to the Top” published on the project website to learn more about the New NY Bridge towers construction which started in August 2015. See the project sheet Photo: New York State Thruway Authority

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June 21, 2016

Canam-Bridges’ First Pieces Erected on the New Tappan Zee Bridge

Canam-Bridges’ First Pieces Erected on the New Tappan Zee Bridge

Canam-Bridges’ first pieces of steel being erected on the main span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (New NY Bridge Project). The field section (pre-assembled deck section) is about 40 feet long and lift weight was about 340,000 lb. One field section completed… 99 more to go! Photo: Tappan Zee…

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June 14, 2016

Île-des-Sœurs Bridge: First Girders Delivered!

Île-des-Sœurs Bridge: First Girders Delivered!

Canam-Bridges delivered its first girders for the Île-des-Sœurs Bridge in the scope of the new Champlain Bridge project in Montreal, Quebec. A total of 160 girders will be fabricated at the Canam Group plant located in Quebec City, QC and delivered for the Île-des-Sœurs Bridge. Erection will start…

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June 9, 2016

An Industrial Catamaran to Build the New Champlain Bridge

An Industrial Catamaran to Build the New Champlain Bridge

If you are following the progress of the new Champlain Bridge construction project, this article on the use of an industrial catamaran to transport concrete footings to the bottom of the St. Lawrence River will interest you. The machine can lift and transport parts that can weigh up to 1,000 tons. Article…

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June 6, 2016

Modern Steel Construction: 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Winners

Modern Steel Construction: 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Winners

The Modern Steel Magazine presented the winning projects of the 2016 Prize Bridge Awards. Canam-Bridges was involved in the Alexander Hamilton Bridge located in New York and the Memorial Bridge that links Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. Read articles on pages 36 and 49.

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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…

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May 9, 2016

Canam Group Acquires Majority Interest in TecFab International

Canam Group Inc announced the purchase of a 70% interest in TecFab Internationl Inc., a structural steel fabricator located in Shawinigan, in the Mauricie region of Quebec. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. TecFab International, which was founded in 1997, specializes in the fabrication of…

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April 29, 2016

St. Lawrence Erectors Lands Two Contracts for Major Infrastructure Projects in Montreal

St. Lawrence Erectors Lands Two Contracts for Major Infrastructure Projects in Montreal

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – St. Lawrence Erectors Inc., a Canam Group Inc. (TSX:CAM) subsidiary, announced today that it has signed agreements totalling $35M for the rehabilitation of the Jacques Cartier Bridge and the installation of the Lachine Canal Bridge as part of the Turcot reconstruction of main infrastructures project, in Montreal. For…

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