• 2017 CSPI Photo Contest Now Open for Submissions

    Posted on April 24, 2017

    The CSPI is pleased to announce that all partners have the opportunity to participate in our 2017 Photo Contest.  Please submit your high quality photos along with the attached form to Ray Wilcock at rjwilcock@cspi.ca by May 26th. Winners will be announced at the CSPI June annual meeting and posted to the CSPI website. Prizes will be a $100 gift certificate for those photos chosen. This contest spearheads many initiatives in marketing Corrugated Steel Pipe and Structural Plate Corrugated Steel.  

    Photos can be from any of the following categories:

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  • Corrugated Steel Solutions Provide Substantial Savings to Taxpayers

    Posted on April 23, 2017

    As the Executive Director of the Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute (CSPI), I must admit to being biased.

    But, that’s principally because during my 30+ years in the pipe and bridge industry, I’ve learned an awful lot about the unpredictable performance and cost of various construction materials. As a Canadian taxpayer, my only bias is trying to ensure that our governments are getting the best bang to optimize the return on each and every one of my tax dollars.

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  • New CSP Fish Ladder Design Completes First Field Trial

    Posted on April 19, 2016

    After Four Years of Development, New CSP Fish Ladder Design Completes First Field Trial


    Fish ladder being attached to smooth steel casing pipe.


    Outlet to plunge pool.

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  • Web Series 001 Recap

    Posted on February 25, 2016

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  • Saugeen River Fish Baffle

    Posted on February 17, 2016

    A deteriorated concrete box culvert conveying a tributary of the Saugeen River under Highway 21 had reached the end of its lifespan and was in need of replacement.  Concern – the tributary’s support of a diverse range of coldwater fish species.

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  • CSA Updates: What's New?

    Posted on December 20, 2014

    Published earlier this year, the fifth edition of specification updates for "Corrugated Steel Pipe Products CSA G401-14" includes the following changes:

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  • Seeing Is Believing: New Site Locations

    Posted on December 19, 2014

    Results from a growing network of current CSP culvert installation test sites, spread throughout every region of Canada, are intended to demonstrate how matching a particular CSP steel type and/or coating to the specific threats posed by its local environment can greatly extend its service life. Seeing is Believing is an ongoing, CSPI database initiative that measures and records performance and longevity at designated test sites.

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  • CSPI News

    Posted on December 17, 2014

    This past month has witnessed a number of changes to CSPI’s Board and Executive Committees.  We are sad to say goodbye to our Past President Kenzie MacPherson, formerly of Atlantic Industries, and to Allan and Betty Hubbell of ES Hubbell, and Guy Gelinas from ArcelorMittall, and Mike Mounts from DOW Chemical. 

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  • Chatham-Kent upgrades five historic road structures

    Posted on October 05, 2012

    The Municipality of Chatham-Kent in Southwest Ontario has a long history in agriculture and trade. The Chatham dockyards (est.1790) supplied food stocks and implements to the British Navy’s Lake Erie fleet and Tecumseh’s large tribal confederacy throughout the War of 1812. It was here on Oct 5, 1813 at the Battle of the Thames, that Tecumseh was killed while waiting for reinforcements to come by road from distant Fort Burlington. The road was poor, reinforcements didn’t come and our history took a turn.

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  • Buried Steel Structures Perform

    Posted on March 30, 2012

    Understanding Performance throughout the Design Service Life of a project is the key to the selection of appropriate steel and coatings for Buried Steel Structures.

    Newly Published Tech Bulletin 13 and a supporting White Paper capture an in depth look at performance, based on experience and input from Canada's Bridge Engineers.

    Tech Bulletin 13

    White Paper

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