Author: Lena Helmts

03. September 2013

ComBAR® Project Highlights

from Lena Helmts

Spring and summer have been some very busy months for us and we would like to highlight a few projects which incorporated ComBAR® glass fibre reinforced polymer rebar.

The most scenic construction site is just behind the Niagara Falls.

Niagara Parks Commission, Ice Bridge, Behind Niagara Falls
Niagara Parks Commission, Ice Bridge, Behind Niagara Falls

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10. December 2012

ComBAR® in North America 2012: A review

from Lena Helmts

A year has gone by and we would like to review the great development with you: Important projects we completed and our efforts to expand east and west in Canada as well as in the USA

We have had a good year with ComBAR®Some jobs we have completed this year are: Queens University Reactors, WEP Bridge 15, Barb Road Bridge Rehab, York/Durham Sewer Caissons, Bonnechere Bridge and Canal Bridge.  North Channel Bridge has been released and completion is scheduled for 2013.  We are looking forward to 2013. The buzz is that the MTO is preparing packages for a number of bridges in a single release. We also heard that epoxy coated rebar will no longer be used by the ministry, which will hopefully open up a new market for GFRP in the next few years.

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26. September 2012

ComBAR® Project Updates: International Bridges and LRT Expansion

from Lena Helmts

North Channel Bridge and Canal Bridge are two projects in eastern Ontario incorporating ComBAR® GFRP reinforcement. These bridges are both part of the Three Nations Bridge Crossing project (also called the Seaway International Bridge) in Cornwall, Ontario. This international border crossing was named in honour of the Mohawks of Akwesasne who inhabit the region. … read more