March 16, 2016 – LMS Reinforcing Steel Group (LMS) has acquired Johasee Rebar (Johasee) of Bakersfield, California. Founded in 1979, Johasee has 37 years of experience with rebar fabrication and installation for industrial, commercial, and residential projects throughout California.
On March 8, 2018, LMS Reinforcing Steel Group (LMS) was recognized by the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program as a Platinum Member for 7 consecutive years of winning performance. We gained this recognition after a scrutinizing process that examines all aspects of our business process: strategic planning, marketplace capabilities, human resources initiatives and financial results.
January 9, 2017 – LMS Reinforcing Steel Group (LMS) has established a second fabrication yard in the United States. With this new yard in Corona, California, LMS now has 5 fabrication yards and 1 post tensioning facility in Western North American.
May 17, 2016 – LMS Reinforcing Steel Group makes $25,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross Fire Relief Fund in an effort to support those impacted by the Alberta wild fires.
- April 30, 2016 – Construction Business Magazine article on Post Tensioning
May 16, 2016 - Business in Vancouer feature article - Janice Comeau: Enumerating Success
April 19, 2016 – Today Business in Vancouver magazine and the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (CPABC) announced the 2016 BC CFO Award winners. Janice Comeau of LMS Reinforcing Steel Group was named the winner in the Large Private Company category.
March 9, 2016 – Today the National Post announced the 2015 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. LMS Reinforcing Steel Group was first recognized as a winner in 2011 and, since then, has successfully maintained its Gold Standard status.
March 8, 2016 – On International Women’s Day, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 7th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon where they recognized a select group of exceptional women in the Surrey business community.
September 1, 2015 - LMS’ Golf Tournament is filled with grand prizes, excitement and many laughs. And while we have fun with our partners in business success, we stay focused on our goal of making a difference in our community. This year, with the generosity of our sponsors and participants, LMS made a $75,000 contribution to the Canuck Place Hospice.
August 15, 2015 marked the date of LMS Reinforcing Steel Group's infamous Annual Golf Tournament in support of Canuck Place Children's Hospice. With the help of our sponsors and participants - all dawning costumes and full of excitement - we successfully raised $75,000 for this worthy cause. Since 2002, LMS has raised over $1 million in support of Canuck Place.
August 25, 2015 - Today Business in Vancouver announced their Fastest 100 - the fastest growing companies in BC based on percentage growth in revenue from 2010 to 2014.
October 21, 2015 - The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced the Silver Award winners for the 27th annual Awards of Excellence, a premier industry event honouring the region’s construction leaders.
May 15, 2015 - Over the course of 2014, LMS implemented far-reaching changes to our install crews and field organization in both BC and the Prairies. With these changes, we are confident that LMS install is once again the very best in the business.
Specifics of these changes include:
May 7, 2015 - Flags that represented countries from all over the world, powerfully reflected the global community Surrey has become, hung in the ballroom of another successful Surrey International Awards event.
July 17, 2014 - Steel prices have seen relative calm for several years now. This has been the result of a relatively balanced market – with demand in parts of the global economy being off-set by relative sluggishness in other areas. However, it is apparent to steel watchers in recent months that the equilibrium is shifting towards inflationary pressures on pricing.
Our people, systems and management practices continue to improve as we deliver on our mission to build an industry-leading reinforcing steel company – one that consistently delivers superior performance and customer services while earning the trust of our customers, suppliers and employees.
Providing timely and efficient shipping is integral to the success of LMS projects. To ensure the best and fastest service possible, LMS has opened its own trucking company to handle its Alberta and Saskatchewan shipments.
October 8, 2013 - Relative calm continues on global steel markets.
Steel prices peaked in 2008, fell dramatically in late 2008 and 2009, and then achieved a substantial recovery in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, the European recession and slowdown in China dampened steel prices.
April 11, 2013 - Steel prices have continued with general calm in recent months. Where prices go next will depend in part on whether and to what extent regional or global pressures on pricing prevail.
December 11, 2012 - Six years after the complete collapse of the United States housing market, a recovery is finally taking hold. In a healthy economy, the US has approximately 1.2 million new households a year. From 2007-2011, it averaged only 570,000 a year. This year, analysts are expecting the number to recover substantially, and close in on the 1 million mark again.
August 17, 2012 - After almost two years of relative steel market stability, volatility has returned with a vengeance this summer. The roller coaster ride of the past three months has demonstrated again the extent to which current global economic dynamics have made steel pricing wildly volatile, and nearly impossible to predict.
April 26, 2012 - For now, global steel prices appear to have found a continuing balance, as supply and demand forces have achieved equilibrium.
February 21, 2012: Today’s National Post features a special supplement announcing this year’s Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. LMS Reinforcing Steel Group is one of four BC companies that has joined the prestigious group of Best Managed Companies.
October 19 2011 - As we move into the final quarter of 2011, steel pricing remains relatively calm. The drama of recent years has, so far, been replaced with a welcome stability.
VANCOUVER – September 28, 2010: LMS Reinforcing Steel Group, a leading Western Canadian fabricator and installer of reinforcing steel products, today announced the creation of a new company that will manufacturer post-tensioned (“PT”) cable for distribution and sale.
Calgary, AB (March 11, 2009) - LMS Reinforcing Steel Group (LMS) is pleased to announce that its football season promotion with the 2008 Grey Cup winner Calgary Stampeders has successfully resulted in a donation of $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary. The promotion was based on the popular Kick for Kids promotion sponsored by LMS during the 2008 season, which saw a $100 donation fo
Vancouver, BC (October 10, 2008) - The LMS Reinforcing Steel Group is proud to announce that founders Ron McNeil and Ivan Harmatny are the recipients of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Award in the Real Estate/Construction category. This prestigious award was recently handed out at the EOY awards banquet and represents a tremendous achievement in the construction industry.