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.

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

Danielle Kleinhans joins NSBA as managing director

January 10th, 2017 by

Danielle D. Kleinhans, Ph.D., P.E., joined the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), as its new managing director.

AISI publishes two new S900-series test standards

AISI publishes two new S900-series test standards

January 5th, 2017 by

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published two new test standards in its S900-series. These test standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the American National Standards.

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.

BuildSteel provides cold-formed steel framing educational resources

BuildSteel provides cold-formed steel framing educational resources

December 21st, 2016 by

BuildSteel, a newly-launched collaboration of steel and construction industry organizations, provides educational resources for building professionals on the uses and benefits of cold-formed steel framing.

Registration now open for 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference in San Antonio

Registration now open for 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference in San Antonio

December 13th, 2016 by

If you’re involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, NASCC: The Steel Conference is your once-a-year opportunity to engage with more than 4,500 of your peers and learn the latest design concepts, construction techniques and cutting-edge research.

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.

AISI and MBMA to host webinar on significant changes to cold-formed steel design specifications

AISI and MBMA to host webinar on significant changes to cold-formed steel design specifications

December 5th, 2016 by

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are hosting a continuing education webinar on the latest technical changes and additions to AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition.

2016 AISC Prequalified seismic moment connection standard available for free download

2016 AISC Prequalified seismic moment connection standard available for free download

November 10th, 2016 by

The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (ANSI/AISC 358-16) is now available for free downloading on the AISC website.

Nu Skin Innovation Center wins national steel design award

Nu Skin Innovation Center wins national steel design award

November 8th, 2016 by

The Nu Skin Innovation Center in Provo, Utah, earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS²).

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