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11/17/2022

Adrénaline Urbaine

Adrénaline Urbaine

Construction of the Adrénaline Urbaine action sports centre located in the heart of District 55 of Trois-Rivières, Quebec.  This centre is a place to practise more than 10 action sports, dedicated to beginners as well as amateurs: skateboard park, snow park, obstacle course, or climbing. In addition to individual sports, Adrénaline Urbaine offers event packages for schools and children’s birthday celebrations.   Features A sloping roof The structure consisted of non-standard side sloping joists with bridging design to…

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03/10/2021

Walker Sports and Abilities Centre (Canada Games)

Walker Sports and Abilities Centre (Canada Games)

Construction of the Walker Sports and Abilities Centre (Canada Games) building located in St. Catharines, Ontario where the highest level of national amateur sport competition will take place for thousands of Canadian athletes.   Features Complex joist girders This project required joist girders of great complexity with a wide variety of shapes. 11 cantilever trusses 12 balcony trusses The cantilever trusses included several angled (non-standard) members that had to be installed in the right places. A curved hollow square section…

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12/7/2020

Throttle Car Club

Throttle Car Club

Construction of the Throttle Car Club, a two-story building located in Scarborough, Maine, in the United States. This private Club includes indoor rental parking for 20,000 classic cars, office space, a showroom, a bar and a reception room for members. A garage, including all the necessary tools, is also available for users to do work on their cars.   Features A major design challenge It was a major challenge for Canam’s engineers to design this building with 61 windows…

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11/19/2019

Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton

Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton

Construction of the Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton located in Calgary, Alberta. Operated by the YMCA, this facility offers a mix of leisure, sports, artistic, cultural and recreational activities for individuals and families, while providing a competitive venue for Calgary’s amateur sport community. It includes a competition lane pool, ice rinks, gymnasiums, a theater, a library and a daycare center. This Facility is the largest YMCA in the world. Features Unique and complex connection…

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06/26/2019

Avenir Centre

Avenir Centre

Canam’s services were selected for the supply of steel joists and standard steel deck for the Avenir Centre located in Moncton, New Brunswick.  The arena Avenir Centre opened in 2018 and serves as the home to the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League as well as the Moncton Magic of the National Basketball League. The Avenir Centre includes a single NHL-sized ice surface with more than 8,800 permanent seats as well as…

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