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Marmen Plant – Expansion

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Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada

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BLH Architectes

Steel erector

Structures d’Acier Marthy Inc.


Canam’s services were selected for the design, fabrication and installation of the entire envelope of this second expansion of the Marmen Trois-Rivières’ plant that already had Murox products. A 9-week schedule in difficult winter conditions.

Marmen is a multiservice company specialized in manufacturing, high-precision machining and mechanical assembly of parts of all sizes.

Project’s special features:

  • Long span joists measuring 64′-0 “long.
  • Horizontal bracing under joists bottom chord.
  • P-3606 steel deck, 22 gauge.
  • 98 Murox load-bearing wall panels: 44′-10″-long panel in one piece.
  • Massive central columns: 3 columns weighing 5 tons each on the same base plate.
  • 2 bays of 64′-0″ wide x 300′-0″ length: one bay with two 60-ton overhead cranes and another one with four 20-ton overhead cranes.
  • 3-ton cantilever crane on each column.
  • Area: 42,400 ft2 (3,939 m2)

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