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05/6/2021

New Edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual

New Edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual

A new edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual is now available digitally on the Canam Buildings website. Primarily used by steel erectors, this manual is basically a guide that shows how to install the Hambro D500 composite floor system. Here are the new features:  additional information on spacing for spanner bars, with a 3D and an example; new section: Wire Mesh Installation, including 3Ds; QR code to view our system installation video. Download the Hambro

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05/5/2021

The First Canam Joist Was Fabricated 60 Years Ago

The First Canam Joist Was Fabricated 60 Years Ago

On May 5, 1961, exactly 60 years ago, the first Canam joist was fabricated at the St. Gédéon-de-Beauce plant. Today, fabrication has evolved, but let’s go back to 1961 to learn more about the plant at that time. Working conditions In 1961, about ten seasonal employees worked at the plant. During the first six months, they produced on average 50% of the time. It was not until 1962 that they worked full weeks, and by 1963, Canam…

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04/28/2021

Reading Time — Our Blog is Now Online!

Reading Time — Our Blog is Now Online!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the go-live of our new Canam blog. Whether you are looking for technical advice, for a solution to your project, or you simply want to stay up-to-date and learn more about construction, you now have the opportunity to check our experts’ recommendations. Our articles will touch upon a variety of subjects: technical information engineering project management jobsite health and safety case studies and much more. In order to offer you the best…

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03/4/2021

Canam’s Steel at the Canada Games

Canam’s Steel at the Canada Games

Canam is proud to have participated in the construction of the Canada Games building located in St. Catharines, Ontario.  Credit: MJMA This 207,904-square foot (19,315-square meter) building includes 1,150 tons of steel components (joists, joist girders, steel deck and beams) and will be hosting the games scheduled to take place from August 6 to 21, 2022 in the Niagara Region. Many challenges The design, detailing and fabrication of the steel deck have proven to be quite challenging.…

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02/23/2021

Canam’s Monthly Newsletter Is Out! Have You Subscribed Yet?

Canam’s Monthly Newsletter Is Out! Have You Subscribed Yet?

We are pleased to announce the launch of our monthly email newsletter. Subscribers will: Learn more about the engineering, design and estimation tools that we use to realize various construction projects Learn why safety is our priority and how we ensure we have safe work sites and work environments at all times Stay up to date with our latest projects, case studies and other documentation Not on board yet? Click here to join hundreds of engineers,…

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