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CISC Monthly Bulletin | April 2019

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Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, QC
Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2019
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Trudeau Government Drops Trade Action on Five Steel Imports

The federal government is ending tariffs and quotas on five key Canadian steel products, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced late Friday, despite industry concerns over job losses.The Trudeau government said it is allowing safeguards to expire on imports of concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel and wire rod ends, but will maintain safeguards on steel plate and stainless wire.
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Manufacturing Sales Dip Slightly in February 2019

As reported by the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC), manufacturing sales dip slightly in February. After a modest rebound to start the year, manufacturing sales activity softened again in February as a recovery in petroleum refining was unable to offset weakness elsewhere.
Overall, manufacturing output across Canada was down slightly compared to January, falling by 0.2 per cent to reach $56.6 billion.
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Nova Scotia Government Passes Bill 119, the Builders’ Lien Act (Amended), Including Prompt Payment Legislation!

Nova Scotia’s Bill 119 received royal assent on April 12, 2019. The province is the second to adopt prompt payment and adjudication legislation, after Ontario.
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Ensuring practicing engineers have the latest in technical information

We offer a comprehensive portfolio including self-paced and live online courses for practicing engineers, architects or other steel industry professionals and students.
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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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NEW! Completed website update to highlight CISC’s Education & Research programs and industry news.
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NEW! Completed website update to provide insight on industry challenges, as well as CISC’s advocacy efforts.
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The Canadian Steel Conference website has been revamped to provide updates and news for attendees & delegates.
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Advantage Steel No. 63

Modernizing with Steel

  • Diaphragm-Collector Shear Transfer
  • Be the Disruptor
  • HSS Joint Welding

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CISC Education & Research

A Preliminary Schedule for the 2019 Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition is Now Available
Every year, the CNSBC challenges students with bright minds and competitive spirits to produce innovative ideas and to collaborate creatively. It’s a fun and competitive platform that gives young engineers the confidence to apply their knowledge and learn from our experienced industry professionals.
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Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups

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

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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 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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CISC Alberta 2019 Golf Tournament
July 29, 2019
Blackhawk Golf Club
51111 Range Road 225
Spruce Grove, AB
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CISC Quebec Steel Design Awards
Nov 11, 2019
The Windsor Ballrooms
1170 Rue Peel #110
Montréal, QC
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Save the Date:
CISC British Columbia Golf Tournament
July 3, 2019
Northview Golf & Country Club
6857 168 St.
Surrey, BC

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