Balfour Beatty US selected for $100 million high school update and expansion

February 17th, 2017 by

Balfour Beatty US was selected to serve as construction manager for Cleburne Independent School District’s $100 million, 500,000-square-foot update and expansion of Cleburne High School.

AISI publishes three new cold-formed steel framing research reports

February 14th, 2017 by

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published three new cold-formed steel framing research reports.

Ware Malcomb announces completion of Martignetti Companies headquarters

February 10th, 2017 by

Ware Malcomb announced construction is complete on the new Martignetti Companies corporate headquarters in Taunton, Mass.

Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption

February 10th, 2017 by

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial to act as a kind of air conditioning system for structures.

USGBC releases annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

USGBC releases annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

January 26th, 2017 by

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the Top 10 States for LEED, an annual ranking that highlights U.S. states that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation during the last year.

New revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification available for free downloading

New revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification available for free downloading

January 24th, 2017 by

The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016spec.

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

January 9th, 2017 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new Presidents Series of Webinars. The first webinar — ACI 318: What’s in Your Spec? — will be presented by William E. Rushing Jr., P.E., FACI, and ACI Past President.

CFSEI to host webinar on lessons learned from CFS framed mid-rise projects

CFSEI to host webinar on lessons learned from CFS framed mid-rise projects

December 21st, 2016 by

The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Devil in the Details: Learning From Mid-Rise Successes and Failures” on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

AISI publishes new report on direct strength prediction of cold-formed steel beam-columns

AISI publishes new report on direct strength prediction of cold-formed steel beam-columns

December 7th, 2016 by

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in partnership with the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, has published a report on the results of a research project that developed a new Direct Strength Method (DSM)-based design method for cold-formed steel (CFS) beam-columns.

Pitt’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to host structural engineer Ron Klemencic for 2017 Landis Lecture

Pitt’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to host structural engineer Ron Klemencic for 2017 Landis Lecture

December 6th, 2016 by

Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., Hon. AIA, chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, will deliver the 2017 Landis Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.

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