Category Archives: Conference

April 13, 2016

Canam-Bridges at the World Steel Bridge Symposium

Canam-Bridges at the World Steel Bridge Symposium

Canam-Bridges is participating this week at the World Steel Bridge Symposium (WSBS) in the scope of the North American teel Construction Conference (NASCC). The event, organized by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), is taking place at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from April 13-15, 2016. On April 13 at 10:30 a.m., Brian Raff, Director of Marketing, Canam-Bridges, Tom Langill, American Galvanizers Association and Charles-Darwin Annan, Université Laval (Quebec City) will…

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December 14, 2015

Webinar on Metallizing of Steel Bridge Applications

Webinar on Metallizing of Steel Bridge Applications

On December 16, 2015, the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) will hold a one-hour lunch time webinar focusing on the use of metallizing in steel bridge applications. Metallizing is rapidly joining the list of mainstream corrosion protection systems for bridge structures. While metallizing has been around for almost 100 years, until now the process has been used sparingly in the bridge community. In response to recent increased usage, the National Steel Bridge Alliance is holding…

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October 15, 2015

7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium: Canam-Bridges to Deliver a Presentation on Metallizing

7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium: Canam-Bridges to Deliver a Presentation on Metallizing

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) will hold the 7th Annual Quebec Steel Symposium on October 29, 2015 at the Palace Convention Center in Laval. As part of this event, Project Development Representative and Project Manager Michel Pettigrew and Junior Engineer Maxime Ampleman, both of Canam-Bridges, will deliver a joint presentation on the subject of metallizing. The presentation, which is entitled La métallisation : un revêtement anticorrosion innovateur, will be given in…

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August 18, 2015

2015 New York City Bridge Conference: Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation

2015 New York City Bridge Conference: Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation

The Bridge Engineering Association will hold the 8th edition of the New York City Bridge Conference on August 24-25, 2015 in Manhattan, NYC. During this event, Canam-Bridges engineering intern and master’s degree candidate Maxime Ampleman will deliver a presentation entitled Slip and Creep Performance for Metallized Connection Faying Surfaces used in Steel Bridge Construction. The presentation will review the results of a joint research project conducted by Université Laval and the

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May 21, 2015

Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation at the CSCE Annual Conference

Canam-Bridges to Give a Technical Presentation at the CSCE Annual Conference

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) will hold its annual conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, next May 27-30, 2015. During this event, Canam-Bridges engineering intern Maxime Ampleman, who is currently pursuing his master’s degree, will give a presentation entitled Long-Term Slip Resistance of Metallized Faying Surfaces used with High Strength Bolted Connections. The presentation discusses an investigation of the long-term sustained tension creep performance of metallized faying surfaces used with slip-critical connections, the findings…

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May 12, 2015

New Edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code: Canam-Bridges to Take Part in the Training Tour

New Edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code: Canam-Bridges to Take Part in the Training Tour

Canam-Bridges will accompany the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) in the capacity of partner sponsor as the society tours various Canadian cities to conduct seminars discussing the new edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code. Aimed at civil engineering professionals, the seminars will present and explain the major revisions made to four main sections of the code. Project Development Manager Jean Fournier, Eng. will make a brief presentation of Canam-Bridges at the…

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May 2, 2015

Two Canam-Bridges Engineers to Present and Moderate at the Upcoming MTQ Symposium

Two Canam-Bridges Engineers to Present and Moderate at the Upcoming MTQ Symposium

The Ministry of Transport of Quebec (MTQ) will hold its 22nd symposium on the advancement of research in Quebec on engineered structures next May 5-6 in Quebec City. As part of this event, Canam-Bridges Technical Manager Patrice Tremblay will present a case study of the Gilbert River Bridge that was erected in Notre-Dame-des-Pins, Quebec, using the launched-girder erection technique. Mr. Tremblay will discuss various aspects of the launch, including challenges, planning, execution, measurements…

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March 24, 2015

Montreal Structural Engineers: Canam-Bridges to Make a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

Montreal Structural Engineers: Canam-Bridges to Make a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

Canam-Bridges accepted an invitation by Montreal Structural Engineers (MSE) to present the orthotropic deck product at the association’s upcoming conference at McGill University in Montreal. Éric Lévesque, Engineering Manager of New Products at Canam-Bridges, will outline the characteristics of this high-potential solution for bridge rehabilitation projects. The presentation, which will be delivered in French, is slated to take place on March 25, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Room G10 at the Macdonald-Harrington Building. Admittance is…

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October 29, 2014

Canam Group to Deliver Three Presentations at the Quebec Steel Symposium

Canam Group to Deliver Three Presentations at the Quebec Steel Symposium

The 6th Annual Quebec Steel Workshop and Awards of Excellence, which is organized by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), is slated to take place on October 30. In addition to sponsoring the event, Canam Group will make three presentations. Alexandre Perron, Engineering and Drafting Manager at Canam Buildings, will discuss the use of steel in the transportation industry.   Goodco Z-TechSenior Civil Engineer Pierre Lapalme, for his part, will explore…

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July 9, 2014

CSCE Annual Conference: Structal-Bridges Makes a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

CSCE Annual Conference: Structal-Bridges Makes a Presentation on Orthotropic Deck

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineers(CSCE) held its annual conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, last May 28-31, 2014. Structal-Bridges Junior Engineer Yannick Martin was among the speakers at the event. His presentation, entitled “Development of a generic connector system for attaching conventional traffic barrier to orthotropic steel decks”, was on the subject of his master’s project that he is currently completing at Laval University. Written in collaboration with Charles-Darwin Annan and Mario Fafard of…

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