June 2013

Transportation and materials

 

Canam Group among the winners at ENR's Best of the Best 2012

Canam Group among the winners at ENR's Best of the Best 2012

Marlins Park, the new home of the Miami Marlins, took top honors in the Sports/Entertainment category at the 2012 edition of the Best of the Best Projects competition stewarded by ENR magazine. Canam Group, by means of its Structal-Heavy Steel Construction business unit, built the retractable roof of the new 37,000-seat baseball stadium. Marlins Park is a LEED® Gold certified venue.

 

Virginia Mines Honored Once Again for Its Involvement in the Community

Virginia Mines Inc. ("Virginia") (TSX:VGQ) was awarded the "Community Involvement - IBR-QCA Company" during the 6th Annual Stock Company Gala that was held in Quebec City on April 3, 2013. This award recognizes the importance of a public company's involvement in the community. This is the second time Virginia has been recognized, in less than two months, for its social and environmental involvement.

 

Manac Outperforms All North American Semitrailer Manufacturers in Underride Guard Crash Tests

Manac Outperforms All North American Semitrailer Manufacturers in Underride Guard Crash Tests

Manac Inc., Canada's largest manufacturer of custom-built and specialty semitrailers, is pleased to announce that the Manac dry van passed the underride guard crash tests recently held by the USA "Insurance Institute for Highway Safety" (IIHS) with flying colors. Engineers from the IIHS put semitrailers from the eight largest manufacturers through a series of progressively tougher crash tests, but only the Manac semitrailer passed the most challenging one.

 

NOVIK Achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

NOVIK Achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) 9001: 2008 specifies the requirements for a quality management system and the processes for continuous improvement and assurance of conformity to customer, regulatory and statutory applicable provisions. By this certification the company demonstrates its capacity to consistently provide products that meet customer requirements. This certification is in direct connection with the sustained implementation, in the recent years, of a culture of continuous improvement where each member of the company contributes daily to improve the customer experience while creating value for shareholders.

 

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachusetts

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachusetts

Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has secured two large contracts totaling close to $60M for the fabrication of the steel structures that will replace theSir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia, located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and theJohn Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge, which overlooks the Merrimack River between Newburyport and Amesbury in the state of Massachusetts.

 

Baldor announces a capital investment in its Ste-Claire, Quebec facility

Baldor, a member of the ABB Group, is pleased to announce that Investissement Québec has agreed to support investments in the Baldor St-Claire facility. The investment is intended to increase production capacity and modernise its equipment in preparation for moving a production line from Mexicoto Quebec.