Category archives: Business

05/18/2021

1.5B: A New Steel Deck Profile for Roof and Floor

1.5B: A New Steel Deck Profile for Roof and Floor

Canam is pleased to announce that our current P-3615 and P-3606 steel decks are being replaced by the new 1.5B, a steel deck profile for roof and floor, covering 36 inches (914 millimetres). 1.5B main benefits: Up to 10% capacity and properties increase compared to P-3615 and P-3606. Can be used as a lateral load resisting system (diaphragm action) Provides adequate support for rigid thermal insulation board The new steel deck 1.5B is currently fabricated and available in Ontario only,…

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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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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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01/14/2021

New Video: From our Plant to your Achievement

New Video: From our Plant to your Achievement

Canam is proud to present a brand-new video: “Canam Joists & Deck: From our Plant to your Achievement”, revealing the secret behind our customer experience, which goes beyond fabricating construction products. We invite you to discover how Canam can help you materialize a project idea and add it to your achievements portfolio. The expertise of our teams, our construction speed, our large production capacity, along with our high quality standards are part of our commitment towards…

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