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03/21/2019

Tim Holtermann – Guest Speaker at the NASCC

Tim Holtermann – Guest Speaker at the NASCC

Tim Holtermann, Senior Sales Engineer, Canam Buildings USA, will be a guest speaker at the NASCC (North American Steel Construction Conference). HE WILL BE HOSTING  TWO SESSIONS: Wednesday, Apr 3, 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Apr 5, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. America’s Center Convention Complex St. Louis, MO In his presentation – Properly Specifying Steel Joists – Tim Holtermann will highlight the current codes and specifications that apply to steel joist construction…

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03/6/2019

Will my Roof Hold up?

Will my Roof Hold up?

With the month of March already underway, is it necessary to proceed with removing snow off your roof? Some signs do not lie. If you:See cracks appearing on the walls, Have difficulty operating your doors, Hear strange creaking noises of unknown origin, Notice sprinkler heads lower than usual See your ceiling deform or crackThen, it is necessary to act immediately. In the case of buildings where the roof structure is very high and without a…

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02/26/2019

What if the ‘Unseen Before’ Becomes the Norm?

What if the ‘Unseen Before’ Becomes the Norm?

Ice walls, plants, businesses and schools closed, car paint peeling off… it’s not a movie script, but our new reality. Experts have been studying for some time a weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex or the arctic whirlpool[1] which, under the influence of the jet stream, is expected to move more and more southward, accompanied by extremely low temperatures. Photo: Getty Images / Scott Olson Ice walls along Lake Michigan Murox offers a cost-effective and

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02/7/2019

The Voltigeurs of Quebec Armoury Awarded for Architecture Excellence

The Voltigeurs of Quebec Armoury Awarded for Architecture Excellence

On January 23, The Palais Montcalm, in Quebec City, hosted the 15th edition of the Quebec City Mérites d’architecture ceremony. On this occasion, among approximately one hundred applications, 20 awards were granted by the jury. Architects STGM Architectes/DFS inc./A49 received the most prestigious awards: the public award as well as the special award of the jury for the reconstruction of the Voltigeur of…

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11/29/2018

Five CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Five CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

At the 20th Gala of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Awards of Excellence for the Quebec Region held on November 8 in Montreal, Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges received five awards for three winning projects. Buildings Category: Institutional projects The Pierrefonds Library project includes an expansion and complete renovation of the existing building. This green building has clear walls with different sections designed to foster meetings while the stairs suspended on the central atria invite…

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