Building Materials

News and announcements for building materials including the steel, asphalt, concrete, glass, wood, prefab, and recycled material industries.

 

American Wood Council’s Flame Spread Guide Updated

LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released an updated version of Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) 1 - Flame Spread Performance of Wood Products Used for Interior...

SSSBA Publishes New Research Report in Innovative Press-Brake-Formed Steel Tub Girder Bridge Technology Series

Washington D.C. - The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) has added a new research report to its series on the development and experimental...

ACMA Releases 2nd Edition National Standard Fiberglass Grating Manual

Arlington, Va. – The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has released a new resource on the ACMA Education Hub. The official ANSI Approved: FRP Composites...

Innovative Materials: Carbon Fibers Made from Algae

Munich – In combination with granite or other types of hard rock, carbon fibers make possible all-new construction and building materials. Theoretical calculations show:...

AEM: Equipment Manufacturers Optimistic Trade Deal Possible

Washington, D.C. – Progress towards a U.S.-China trade deal during the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, raised hopes by equipment manufacturers for a prospective deal...

AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-to-Steel Screw Connections-Update to Provisions

Washington, D.C. - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16,...

Bringing Graphene and New Materials to Market

Remember the computer triode? Unless you’re an early-tech enthusiast, it’s unlikely. Used as switches in the first electronic computers, these vacuum tubes consumed a...

Tindall’s South Carolina Operation Advances with New Batch Plant Facility

Spartanburg, S.C. — Tindall Corporation’s Spartanburg location is currently building a new state-of-the-art batch plant facility that will increase production and support the company’s...

NCEES Contributes $3 Million to Partnership Promoting Excellence in the Next Generation of Engineers...

Denver, CO – Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) and the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) are pleased to announce a new partnership promoting...
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