SteelDay is September 16Click image to enlarge

On September 16, steel product manufacturers will be able to celebrate what they do by opening their doors to the public. SteelDay is an interactive and networking event created by The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction.

Across the nation, steel fabricators, mills, service centres, galvanizers, HSS producers, bender-rollers and others will open their facilities, job sites, and offices. Architects, engineers, contractors, developers, students, educators and the general public are invited to see how we contribute to building Canada.

Advantages of Structural Steel

SteelDay also provides an opportunity for the industry to communicate the benefits of structural steel as a building material including:

Sustainability, with the most recycled content of any structural materialTechnological sophistication for a fully integrated supply chain, eliminating errors and downtimeReduced risk, project costs are lowered as a result of reduced labour and equipment requirements, lower foundation costsAccelerated projects - using high quality, off-site fabricationIncreased returns with aesthetically pleasing structures that maximize floor space, generate revenue sooner

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BLM Group USA has announced the appointment of Mark Dilling as director of service, responsible for the US and Canada.

Canadian GDP growth strongest since 2017

Statistics Canada figures show that the Canadian economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2019.

New machining centre series

Quickmill has launched a new series of gantry style machining centres called the Annihilator Series. 

Punch, form, bend and tap on one machine

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Efficiently and cost-effectively complete multiple processes, including the processing of complex, three-dimensional parts.

Workplace safety milestone for Alberta fabricator

Waiward, an Edmonton, AB, steel fabricator and provider of construction services, has achieved a milestone in workplace safety: one million hours without a Lost Time Incident (LTI) at is Edmonton, AB, facility.

ATCO building RNG plant in Alberta

ATCO Energy Solutions and partner Future Fuel Ltd. have received provincial funding to build and operate a renewable natural gas (RNG) facility near Vegreville, Alta.

Emuge names national accounts manager

Emuge Corp. has appointed Scott Lowe as national accounts manager for Canada and the U.S.

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