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CISC Monthly Bulletin | March 2019

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U.S. International Trade Comission Rules in Favour  of Fabricated Structural Steel Trade Case

On February 4, 2019, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) initiated an anti-dumping (AD) and subsidy (CVD) trade case on imports of fabricated structural steel (FSS) from Canada, Mexico and China into the United States.
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has since voted in favour to proceed with a full investigation. The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will now commence its detailed investigation of all countries named and will be reporting back to the ITC for the final determination.
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Federal Government Invests $100MM in Funding for Canadian SME Steel & Aluminum Manufacturers

On March 11, 2019, the Government of Canada announced the launch of the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Steel and Aluminum Initiative.This new Initiative will provide $100 million in non-repayable contributions to SMEs within Canadian steel and aluminum supply chains for investments in innovative projects that will enhance productivity and/or competitiveness.
Contributions will range from $150,000 to $1 million, to support up to a maximum of 45 percent of eligible project costs.
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The CISC Applauds the Federal Government’s Commitment to Stand Behind the Canadian Middle Class with Federal Prompt Payment Legislation

The implementation of federal prompt payment legislation will provide a structured process that ensures all payments flow down the construction supply chain promptly…
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What’s New – CISC Handbook 11th Ed. & CSA S16-14

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Steel Bridges – Design, Fabrication, Construction

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Statics and Strength of Materials

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On-going site updates continue as we aim to provide a more user-friendly & intuitive online presence.


Industry job postings continue to be posted online & broadcasted on all CISC social media platforms.

Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups

The second module in CISC’s Design Modules lineup, “Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups” is now available.

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Advantage Steel No. 63 – Modernizing with Steel

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  • HSS Joint Welding

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CISC Education & Research

2019 Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition Newsletter

A message from Marie-Pier Diotte.

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Congratulations to the 2019 G.J. Jackson Fellowship Award Recipient

Pedram Mortazavi, M.A.Sc, P.Eng., Ph.D. Candidate, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious G.J. Jackson Fellowship.
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2019 Canadian Steel Conference Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is soliciting submissions to be considered for technical presentations.
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Sponsor the 2019 Canadian Steel Conference Today!

This year we have a number of marketing and sponsorship opportunities available throughout various business development, educational, networking and social events. We’re offering four levels of sponsorship and trade show exhibit opportunities designed to boost your company’s profile through various branding options at pre-event, on-site and post-event activities.

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Upcoming CISC Events – Everyone’s Invited!

2019 CISC Manitoba/NW Ontario Steel Design Awards

April 10, 2019
RBC Convention Centre
375 York Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
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Hilti Equipment Demo

April 24, 2019
Carpentry UnionTraining Centre
1306 Capital Way
Thunder Bay, ON
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2019 CISC Alberta Steel DEsign Awards of Excellence

May 2, 2019
Edmonton Expo Centre
7515 118 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
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CSCE-CISC Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition

May 15-18, 2019
École Polytechnique de Montréal
2900 Edouard Montpetit Blvd
Montréal, QB
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Steel Castings & Steel Projects Conference

May 31, 2019
Concordia University
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.Montreal, QC
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CISC Manitoba/NW Ontario 7th Annual Benefit Golf Spectacular

July 11, 2019
Assiniboine Golf Club
2045 Ness Ave
Winnipeg, MB
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The CISC has developed 6 verified & registered industry average Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for both painted and unpainted products. View Summaries of the CISC Structural Steel EPDs are available online.
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