Annual archives: 2019

12/19/2019

Future Leaders Program: Building the Future of the Construction Industry

Future Leaders Program: Building the Future of the Construction Industry

With the future of the construction industry at heart, Canam initiated the Future Leaders program, which aims at better understanding the challenges of those under 35 years of age in this field. This highly curated think tank program, held in Boston, Massachusetts last December, brought together fourteen participants from different areas of the industry. Engineers, architects, general contractors, steel fitters and other professionals pondered upon ways to actively contribute to future improvements by exchanging ideas, exploring new…

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11/18/2019

Canam Group Wins Five CISC Awards of Excellence

Canam Group Wins Five CISC Awards of Excellence

Canam Buildings and Canam Bridges proudly received five awards at the 21st Gala of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Awards of Excellence for the Quebec region held on November 11 in Montreal.   Canam Buildings Category: Buildings – Residential Urbano The Urbano project located in Sherbrooke, Quebec is a 12-storey residential complex that includes 91 high-end condo units, a fitness room, an indoor pool, a spa, and many other amenities.…

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11/5/2019

Case study: Delta Hotels Thunder Bay project

Case study: Delta Hotels Thunder Bay project

During the design phase of the Delta Hotels in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the owner identified some problems that could not be solved by conventional construction methods without incurring additional costs. With a limited budget and a tight schedule, he reached out to Canam to handle the following problems: Lack of space for the HVAC systems, electrical conduits and plumbing Fire resistance for a building with a constant flow of customers Soundproofing for bedrooms and other areas. Space for systems

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10/15/2019

An essential tool on a construction site

An essential tool on a construction site

PlanGrid is a construction productivity software that allows an entire team to access project plans.  This tool is very useful on a construction site where the users can add photos taken on site and link them to a specific location on the plan, record observations and request information, identify anomalies on site and document them simply by using their device.  This technology facilitates the collection of information in synchronization with the entire team.…

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10/10/2019

Murox products featured in a e-magazine

Murox products featured in a e-magazine

Canam distinguished itself with its Murox products in an article published on September 27, 2019 in the e-magazine Daily Commercial News. It talks about the La knowlton Co. microbrewery project located in Knowlton, Quebec, a modern building with an industrial style that uses steel and glass in an innovative way. The acoustic deck used on this project comes from the Reveal Series. This project is nominated for a 2019 CISC…

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