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03/10/2017

Cougar’s Helicopter Hangar

Cougar’s Helicopter Hangar

Canam’s services were selected for the supply of the structural steel for the Cougar Helicopters hangar located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. This 108,000 ft.2 (10,034 m2) hangar is made of standard and long-span joists measuring 93 ft. (28.3 m) long, steel deck, purlins and girts as well as welded wide-flange sections (WWF). These sections had to be segmented for delivery purposes and assembled with bolted splices on the site. Once assembled, they measure between…

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03/3/2017

Quebec City Airport Checkpoint

Quebec City Airport Checkpoint

Canam Buildings services were selected for the construction of an Econox building for the Quebec City Airport checkpoint located in Quebec.  A manufacturing challenge As there were already foundations, the manufacturing of the building totalizing 3,160 ft.2 (293 m2) had to be custom-made in accordance with architectural plans. This building was to be paired with an existing annex on the same foundations, thus complicating its installation. Coordination between stakeholders has helped to understand the needs and to…

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10/13/2016

MAC Air Group Hangar

MAC Air Group Hangar

Canam’s services were selected for the supply and installation of the entire building envelope for the MAC Air Group’s aircraft hangar located in South Portland, Maine. This 41,112 ft.2 (3,819 m2) hangar benefited of the Murox shop-fabricated load-bearing wall panels system. This panels have the doors and windows installed at the plant, facilitating the erection on site. Joists, joist girders, structural steel and steel deck were also required for the construction of this double hangar with an…

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09/15/2015

Jean-Lesage International Airport – temporary corridor

Jean-Lesage International Airport – temporary corridor

Canam’s services were selected for the design, fabrication and installation of the entire envelope for this temporary corridor, without foundations, installed on the Quebec Jean-Lesage International Airport existing tarmac. This project, unique in its kind, featured many challenges of implementation and coordination including a sloping floor subject to vibrations, a thermal expansion (cold floor, hot wall), a building geometry with angles and a connection to an existing building on two floors. For this corridor, Canam provided Murox…

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12/12/2014

Aviation CMP Hangar

Aviation CMP Hangar

Canam’s services were selected for the supply and installation of the entire envelope of the Aviation CMP aircraft hangar. Canam provided Murox prefabricated load-bearing wall panels as well as conventional steel structure such as open-web steel joists, joist girders, structural trusses and steel deck. The concrete floor with radiant heating is coated with epoxy and white urethane paint. The walls are fire resistance UL & ULC 1-hour rating certified. The lighting is from 800 to 1,000…

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