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11/10/2017

Canam Group will be Present at AU Las Vegas 2017 Annual Conference

Canam Group will be Present at AU Las Vegas 2017 Annual Conference

Tony Poulin, Drafting Service Manager and Carolann Lachance, Drafter, two employees of Canam Group, will jointly present a conference at the Autodesk University event in Las Vegas from November 14 to 16. The theme for this annual conference, which brings together thousands of professionals from the construction industry, will be The Future of Making Things. Their conference entitled Using Revit and Advance Steel for Heavy and Light-Gage Steel Detailing will explain how Canam…

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11/7/2017

Connection Details Updated for Canam Joists

Connection Details Updated for Canam Joists

In order to meet customers’ expectations, Canam-Buildings, a subsidiary of Canam Group, recently enhanced and updated the document entitled Standard Connection Details, which can be downloaded in PDF or DWG format. This document which presents a variety of joist and joist girder connections was completely redesigned. Some issues that raised questions were clarified, precautionary methods were integrated and new types of connections were added.   The use of joist and girder connection details, as described by Canam-Buildings,…

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10/30/2017

Lunch and Learn | Canam-Buildings Introduces its Reveal Series Architectural Deck

Lunch and Learn | Canam-Buildings Introduces its Reveal Series Architectural Deck

Course: AIA CES – RS101R Being an authorized service provider of continuing education by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Canam-Buildings, a subsidiary of Canam Group, invites you to organize a Lunch and Learn within your company. During this lunch and learn, you will discover the acoustic and aesthetic benefits of using Reveal Series architectural steel deck in roof systems. This presentation is intended, among others, to help designers recognize the…

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10/3/2017

New Features and Improvements to Canam’s Online Engineering Tools

New Features and Improvements to Canam’s Online Engineering Tools

Canam-Buildings, a subsidiary of Canam Group, recently added new features and improvements to an online tool that calculates maximum loads for various types of roof deck. Canam-Buildings’ engineering tools are designed to make calculations that comply with current steel construction industry standards. Personalized tables to calculate maximum roof deck loads It is now possible to generate tables that calculate maximum roof deck loads according to the specific needs of your project, directly from Canam-Buildings’ website. The changes made…

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09/25/2017

A Canam-Buildings Project Wins a Design Award

A Canam-Buildings Project Wins a Design Award

It was with great pride that members of the Canam-Buildings team learned that the Philip Simmons High School project in Charleston, South Carolina, won a 2017 Design Award in the “Unique” category. These awards are given out by the Steel Joist Institute based on criteria such as speed of construction, value and aesthetic considerations. The jury was won over by the use of girders 120 inches (3 metres) deep and 118 feet (36 metres) long, double pitched joists…

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