Weathering Heights

On the salt-soaked East Coast, Indaten® is drawing attention to incredible design.

Ask a Maritimer, and they will tell you a million stories about the weather. Hurricanes, snow-storms, gale-force winds – it’s part of the deal you make for living on the rugged and beautiful North Atlantic coast.  This is the sort of environment that presents unique challenges to architects, contractors, and engineers. The sort of challenges that limit the effectiveness of most staple …

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Living Life to the Smallest

Teacup Tiny Homes deliver sturdy, durable homes in tiny packages, thanks to steel

Three years ago, Lorraine Stephanyshyn was craving change. Faced with the daunting prospect of a big, empty house, with costs on the rise, the recent-retiree was looking for a dramatic shift in lifestyle. She found inspiration from her daughter. “She said, ‘Mom, you love those tiny home shows,’” Lorraine recalls. “And I just thought… yeah! I really like that idea!” Shortly thereaf…

Life in Technicolour

Sustaining brand integrity with the vibrancy of colour and resilience of steel

Way back in 1939, the world was amazed by the Wizard of Oz. Dorothy, picked up from sepia-toned dustbowl Kansas, landed in the brilliant and beautiful Technicolor world of Oz, right on top of a Wicked Witch.85 years later, and steel is having a similar ‘Technicolour’ moment. Steel’s colourful transformation wasn’t as quick or as dramatic as Dorothy stepping onto the Yellow Brick Road, but …

Steel Receipts

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is one step closer to manufacturing clean, net-zero steel. EPDs are there to back their claims.

The day I spoke to Stan Lipkowski, Principal Projects Manager – Sustainability, Construction and Manufacturing Products for ArcelorMittal Dofasco, was a snowy Thursday in February. That normally wouldn’t be noteworthy, except that this year, that winter storm was the only time in the entire month it snowed.Everywhere you look, you can see the growing effects of climate change: changing weather…

Inside Steligence®

Engineers and architects talk about the value of data-driven science in the built environment

It was a Tuesday morning at the Canadian Steel Conference, and most of the attendants of the panel were still holding paper cups of coffee from the hotel buffet. The session – titled CFS 12-storey building case study – took up the biggest session room at the conference, with seating for 240 people. And it was close to a packed house. The panel was just one of the many ways ArcelorMittal has…

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