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The American Wood Council Launches Fire Service Advisory Council

Leesburg, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has launched its Fire Service Advisory Council, a national group of fire service experts that will provide AWC...

CFSEI ANNOUNCES PROGRAM FOR 2019 EXPO

Washington, D.C. - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has announced the program for the 2019 CFSEI Expo, which will be held June 4-6,...

Swedish Steel Prize 2019 is now open for entry

Applications are now being accepted for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019, the steel industry’s most prestigious award, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The...

10 US and Five Canadian Projects Receive Copper Architecture Award

McLean, VA – From a new copper clad university building seeking LEED accreditation to a restored 100-year-old copper roof, 15 unique and creative buildings from the United...

ACMA Announces May is Certified Composites Technician (CCT) Month and Celebrates Twenty Years of...

Arlington, VA - The American Composites Manufacturers Association(ACMA) is pleased to announce that the month of May is Certified Composites Technician (CCT) Month. Additionally, ACMA celebrates the...

Tall Wood Buildings in the 2021 IBC

Scott Breneman, PhD, SE, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, Matt Timmers, SE, John A. Martin & Associates, and Dennis Richardson, PE, CBO, CASp, American...

INFRASTRUCTURE FIX AND PLASTICS RECYCLING GO HAND-IN-HAND INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES TELL CONGRESS

Washington, D.C. - April 18, 2019 - Opening up federally funded infrastructure projects to include thermoplastic pipe can increase the elimination of plastic waste....

COOEC-Fluor Completes Module Fabrication for Dongfang Gas Fields Development Project in China

Irving, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (COOEC-Fluor) fabrication yard has completed the central and...

Finished Import Market Share at 20 Percent in February 2019

Washington, D.C. – Based on final Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,433,000...
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