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Three Cranes Join Forces to Execute a Delicate Lifting Operation Over Lachine Canal

The team at St. Lawrence Erectors, a subsidiary of Canam Group, successfully executed a large-scale lifting operation over the Lachine Canal in the scope of the KPH Turcot design-build project. A 164-foot (50-meter), 300,000-lb (136,000-kilo) section composed of two preassembled steel girders was lifted over the waters of Lachine Canal. The crane used to lift the section, which will form part of the new Highway 15 bridge over the canal,…

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Lachine Canal Bridge Takes Shape

Nearly three months after putting the first girder in place, the Lachine Canal Bridge has begun to take shape. St. Lawrence Erectors, a subsidiary of Canam Group, has erected more than 22 girder sections to date for the construction of the northbound portion of the bridge. This work has been done for KPH Turcot, the consortium responsible for the design and construction of the main infrastructures of the Turcot interchange…

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Unique Challenges for Jacques Cartier Bridge Major Reinforcement Work

Started in May 2016, the major structural steelwork to reinforce the Jacques Cartier Bridge will continue until 2019. The work aims to extend the operating life of this Montreal icon. St. Lawrence Erectors, a subsidiary of Canam Group, will carry out work for The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) until the summer of 2017. Inaugurated on May 24, 1930, this historic structure was built to standards that permitted…

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Turcot Interchange: Lifting of the First Girder of the New Bridge Above the Lachine Canal

St. Lawrence Erectors proceeded to the lifting of the first girder of the new Highway 15 bridge over the Lachine Canal. This structure will be erected as part of the roadwork completed by KPH Turcot, which is responsible for the design and construction of the main infrastructures of the Turcot interchange in Montreal, QC. The mandate given to St. Lawrence Erectors includes the installation of the structural steel and the…

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Dorval Interchange: Fabrication and Installation Challenges

Canam Group has begun fabricating steel components for the Dorval interchange reconstruction project in Quebec at its Quebec City and Shawinigan plants. Canam-Bridges will supply 14 box girders, the heaviest weighing in at 84 tons, and 16┬ástandard girders. These components will be used in building two parallel flyover bridges that will pass over six railway lines. In terms of coatings, the exterior of the box girders will be metalized and…

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