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Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)

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Did You Know? Benson Steel, in a joint venture with Walters Group fabricated and erected the Structural Steel for the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC).  The facility was completed in July 2014, a year before the scheduled Pan American … Read More

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

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Did You Know? From 2004 to 2007 Benson Steel fabricated and erected the steel structure for the transformation of the Art Gallery of Ontario AGO, by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Established in 1900 as the Art Museum of Toronto, it … Read More

Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto

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Did You Know? From 2011 to 2013 Benson Steel fabricated the steel structure for the Ripley’s Aquarium Canada located in Toronto, Ontario.  Originally the Aquarium was planned in 2004 to be built in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Eventually construction was moved … Read More

Roy Thompson Hall

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Did You Know? Roy Thompson Hall construction began in 1978.  The hall often received criticism, particularly from the TSO, for its stark aesthetic and cold acoustics so plans for a renovation started in 1989.  Benson Steel fabricated the steel structure … Read More

Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS)

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Did You Know? The Canadian High Arctic research Station (CHARS) construction was done by EllisDon. Benson Steel Fabricated and erected the structural steel, metal deck and all miscellaneous metals inside the building.   CHARS is a world-class hub for environmental … Read More

SunnyBrook Hospital Helipad

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Did You Know? Benson Steel fabricated and erected the steel structure for the helipad, bridge and covered tunnel access to the Sunny Brook Hospital M-Wing at the Bayview Campus in Toronto.  The platform measures 75 feet by 75 feet, it is … Read More

Iqaluit International Airport

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Did You Know? Benson Steel fabricated and erected the new terminal building and Fire services hangar of the Iqaluit International Airport that serves Iqaluit, the only city in the northern territory of Nunavut, Canada.  It is an important transportation hub … Read More

The CN Tower

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Did You Know? The CN Tower construction was completed in 1976. At the time, Paul Benson, a Benson Steel past President was the Project Manager for Canron Inc. who built the tower. The CN Tower held the record for the world’s … Read More

Nancy and Joe are back!

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The very own Benson Steel Canada geese residents are back. Over the last few years a pair of birds have chosen the parking lot of our office as their breeding grounds.  We had to be careful as once the nest … Read More

Leon’s Centre, Kingston

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DID YOU KNOW?   The Steel for the Large Venue Entertainment Centre in Kingston, Ontario was fabricated and erected by Benson Steel in 2006-2008. It is 1445 Tonnes of structural steel. The arena was designed by Brisbin Brook Beynon Architects … Read More

PROJECT UPDATE 08-20

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PROJECT: WILLIAMS PARKWAY FIRE STATION Brampton, Ontario, Canada Project awarded to Benson February 18, 2020. Drafting and Fabrication is completed, erection is 85% completed. Through drafting and erection efforts we were able to erect this job efficiently to help with the … Read More

PROJECT UPDATE 03-18

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PROJECT BESSARION COMMUNITY CENTRE Toronto, Ontario, Canada Project awarded to Benson on May 11, 2018. Drafting completed, Fabrication is 95% completed, erection is 85% completed. Benson is working safely to erect our steel quickly to help the overall project schedule.

The Rosehill Tower

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The Rosehill Tower Benson Steel is fabricating the structural steel for the Rosehill Tower on Rosehill Ave. and Yonge St. in Toronto, with Girder Slab® technology. A DANIELS GROUP Project, with an independent steel frame, is the first residence building in Ontario … Read More

Benson welcomes GirderSlab®

An Innovative Idea with a conventional approach We are thrilled to welcome GirderSlab® technologies into the Benson Family.  This highly innovative system provides a unique and viable alternative to standard mid high rise residential condominium and multilevel storage facility construction. … Read More

We are COR!

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  As President and CEO of Benson Steel I am very pleased and proud to announce Benson Steel Limited has completed our first IHSA COR audit and, after review, we have been presented our OFFICIAL COR Accreditation by IHSA.  Certificate … Read More

Pickering Casino

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Our wonderful steel workers have been making the pieces for the construction of the Pickering Casino for quite a few months and working hard to make them exactly as it should be. One ordinary day at the shop some of the … Read More

Ideas News and Updates

A pilar of our values:  INNOVATION One of Benson Steel core values is innovation and we are constantly in search of ideas that help our every day work be better, faster, more effective and efficient. An example of this is … Read More

Active in our community

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Last February 27th, 2020, The Toronto Construction Association had a Ski day at the Craigleith Ski Club in Collingwood where attendants enjoyed a fun day on the beautifully groomed trails with friends and colleagues. Benson Steel sponsored the breakfast provided … Read More

Moving forward with inclusiveness

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Meet Kaitlin, Victoria and Amanda According to Statistics Canada less that 4% of the work force in the trades are women. At Benson Steel we started paving the way of change last year. Victoria was hired 9 months ago and Kaitlin … Read More

Ideas News and Updates

A pilar of our values:  INNOVATION One of Benson Steel core values is innovation and we are constantly in search of ideas that help our every day work be better, faster, more effective and efficient. An example of this is … Read More