4/12/2017 - This annual event is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers with an educational program focused on cold-formed steel framing.
4/6/2017 - The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors; it awards 1.5 PDHs.
3/28/2017 - The free webinar will be presented by Rafael Sabelli from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET and is eligible for one PDH.
3/23/2017 - The guide provides an online searchable directory of fire- and sound-rated cold-formed steel assemblies for residential and light commercial construction.
3/7/2017 - The webinar will be useful for practicing structural engineers, building officials, educators, researchers and students.
3/6/2017 - The webinar will be held from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
3/1/2017 - Five research proposals and four academic institutions were selected as the 2017 winners.
2/23/2017 - The SDI standards are included by reference in the 2018 International Building Code and are available for free download at www.sdi.org.
2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.
2/14/2017 - This new award honors the people and companies that champion the metal construction industry each year.
2/13/2017 - Research reports RP15-3, RP17-1 and RP17-2 are available for free download.
2/6/2017 - The new 200th Street Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa is the focus of a discussion and demonstration of the many benefits of steel buried bridges.
1/26/2017 - The awards were presented by MCA at the 2017 Chairman's Awards show and recognize the year's most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies.
1/25/2017 - Dr. James Fisher will present "Building Design-The Intelligent Approach" on February 15, 2017. The webinar awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
1/4/2017 - AISI S917-17 and S918-17 are available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
12/21/2016 - The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors, and awards 1.5 PDHs.
12/6/2016 - The new research report, RP16-3, is available for free download.
12/2/2016 - The webinar will be held December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST and will award 1.5 CEUs/Learning Units.
11/17/2016 - The Supplement is available to download free of charge at www.aisistandards.org.
11/16/2016 - The awards will be presented in three categories and submissions must be received by February 10, 2017.
11/15/2016 - Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., conducts this webinar designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors that awards 1.5 PDHs.
11/10/2016 - AISI was a co-sponsor of testing which resulted in revisions to UL D982, allowing fire protection costs to be cut nearly in half compared with old unrestrained applications.
11/9/2016 - Co-authored by AISI standards committee members, the document provides a comprehensive overview of the seismic design of cold-formed steel framed buildings.
11/6/2016 - Mark Thimons and Brandie Sebastian discuss the state of sustainability within the steel industry.
11/2/2016 - The new edition, AISI S310-16, incorporates changes made in the just-published 2016 edition of AISI S100, also known as the North American Specification.
11/1/2016 - This 2016 edition supersedes all previous issues of the "Harmonized North American Standard" and is available for free download.
10/21/2016 - Dr. Karl Barth and former student Dr. Greg Michaelson helped to develop and introduce a new way to design short span steel bridges.
10/12/2016 - Tech Note F140-16 covers the applicable codes, processes, design considerations and more involved in welding cold-formed steel members and hardware components.
9/28/2016 - The webinar will be held October 19, 2016 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EDT and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
9/27/2016 - Conducted by Rob Madsen, the webinar will introduce participants to the new standard and offer 1.5 PDHs.
9/22/2016 - The first of the AIA-accredited educational series will be held in Rosemont, IL on October 19, 2016.
8/31/2016 - The conference will be held November 9-10, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
8/18/2016 - The changes are being put in place for the 2016-2022 standards development cycle with an increased focus on analysis methods, mid-rise framing design and diaphragm design.
8/3/2016 - This year's competition is different in many ways than those held in previous years. It is under way now and will conclude on March 31, 2017.
8/3/2016 - Metal roofs offer installation advantages, have a longer life expectancy than other options, and can moderate the temperatures in the structures they cover.
8/1/2016 - The SDII is a multi-year effort to advance the seismic performance of steel floor and roof diaphragms utilized in structural steel buildings.
7/27/2016 - A new study shows about 70% of Americans have the opportunity to recycle empty aerosol containers at the curb or at nearby recycling facilities.
7/27/2016 - North American steel associations show sustainability of building products with Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
7/26/2016 - The Executive Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design.
7/14/2016 - The three award winners exemplified excellence in the structural design of new or renovated structures utilizing cold-formed steel products.
7/7/2016 - Dr. Rahman was recognized for his contributions of time, talent and resources to the cold-formed steel industry. The award was renamed this year in honor of John P. Matsen.
7/6/2016 - The webinar will provide a review of AISI D110-16, Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, 2016 Edition and cover a new design example for ledger framing.
6/29/2016 - The conference will bring together experts in structural mechanics and stability to discuss R&D developments, with a focus on thin-walled and slender metallic structures.
6/27/2016 - The Technical Note focuses on blast protection of building envelopes, specifically exterior walls.
6/23/2016 - Celebrating its third annual metal roofing challenge to be held at METALCON Oct 26-27 in Baltimore, the Championship Games Task Force has finalized event details.
5/26/2016 - The webinar will explore the use of cold-formed steel used in a BIM workflow for metal building design, with an emphasis on roll-formed members such as girts and purlins.
5/23/2016 - Alexander D. Wilson and Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. were recognized for their lasting contributions to the steel construction market.
5/12/2016 - A free download of the report is available. It provides results of a project that evaluated provisions for determining the strength of arc spot welds included in AISI S100-12.
5/11/2016 - The webinar will be held May 18, 2016 from 11 am to 12 pm EDT and earns 0.10 CEUs or 1.0 PDHs.
4/26/2016 - Released jointly by SJI and SDI, this is the first industry-wide assessment of the life cycle environmental impacts of these commercial building products in North America.
4/25/2016 - The courses for students/instructors and journeymen/apprentice linemen include videos, documents, quizzes and a certificate upon completion.
4/13/2016 - The joint event includes educational and networking opportunities designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers.
3/31/2016 - The webinar will provide an overview of issues that should be considered when specifying or designing cold-formed steel trusses to resist air blast loading.
3/30/2016 - The new edition updates the 2007 version, with references to new standards and revised design examples.
3/9/2016 - SMDI's Mark Thimons, P.E. shares the answers to six questions real estate investors should ask before considering wood-framed buildings.
2/23/2016 - Technical Note W400-16 examines the bridging and anchorage requirements, the methods to achieve them, and current code developments for buckling resistance.
2/11/2016 - In this version of LEED, there are opportunities for steel in a revamped materials section including credits for LCA, EPDs and transparency.
2/8/2016 - The EPD helps designers achieve the credits required for building certification within LEED® and other green building rating programs.
2/3/2016 - The awards recognize outstanding achievement for projects, products and individual service. The submission deadline is March 30, 2016.
2/2/2016 - Taylor Porter, a student at Ontario's University of Waterloo, won second place in the international competition.
2/1/2016 - This new standard merges AISI S110-07 with the seismic portions of AISI S213-07 and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
1/18/2016 - The standard addresses requirements for building construction with nonstructural members made from cold-formed steel; free download is at www.aisistandards.org.
1/14/2016 - Congratulations to Shaole Yu, Tongji Univ. (1st Place); Taylor Porter, Univ. of Waterloo (2nd Place); and Wenying Zhang, Tongji Univ. (3rd Place)
1/12/2016 - This first edition integrates several AISI standards into one document for easy reference and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
1/7/2016 - This is the first bridge in the U.S. to be designed with new press brake-formed tub girder technology.
1/4/2016 - The webinar presents topics from both practitioner and researcher perspectives and provides 1.5 PDHs.
12/16/2015 - The document serves as a state-of-the-art guide and is available for free download at http://www.aisistandards.org.
12/8/2015 - Two of the test standards are new, and all are available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
11/30/2015 - This new edition supersedes AISI S230-07 with Supplements 2 and 3 (Reaffirmed 2012) and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
11/23/2015 - The webinar covers the basics of sound transmission through steel stud walls and floors, and issues of flanking sound transmission in cold-formed steel-framed constructions.
11/23/2015 - At Greenbuild, a somewhat unlikely organization came away touting better opportunities for its green and sustainable products: SMDI.
11/21/2015 - At Greenbuild, if someone announced a new building construction material with several sustainable benefits, you'd want to hear more. The material is here - it's steel!
11/12/2015 - Abstracts are due December 31, 2015.
10/13/2015 - This edition complies with the requirements of the new AISI S310-13, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels.
10/6/2015 - The Tech Note provides insights into the complex vertical and lateral load path considerations for cold-formed steel framing.
10/1/2015 - The session covers all the basics of cold-formed steel framing and the latest techniques in design and practical applications for small, multi-family and mid-rise structures.
9/29/2015 - The website,snowload.atcouncil.org, allows users to easily obtain an ASCE 7 site-specific ground snow load based on GPS coordinates or a street address. It is free to use.
9/24/2015 - The new website, www.buildusingsteel.org, provides information for engineers, architects, owners, contractors, code officials and other construction professionals.
9/8/2015 - The webinar will cover common inquiries regarding cold-formed steel framed seismic force-resisting systems and will be conducted by Jeff Ellis of Simpson Strong-Tie Company.
8/12/2015 - Rick Blume, vice president, commercial for Nucor Corporation succeeds Dan Mull of ArcelorMittal USA as chairman of SMDI's Board of Directors.
7/30/2015 - The webinar will cover PAF technology, how technical design data is developed through lab testing, and common cold-formed steel applications.
7/8/2015 - Expressions of interest should be directed to Robert Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6/26/2015 - The DoD is host to a dynamic roofing system demonstration project that reduces a building's carbon footprint and lowers demand for energy and water.
6/25/2015 - In cooperation with AISI, MBMA is providing faculty fellowships to six universities to develop capstone courses that focus on metal building projects.
6/9/2015 - Seven standards have a comment deadline of July 6, 2015 and one standard has a comment deadline of July 13, 2015.
6/5/2015 - Eamon Geary is responsible for assessing environmental opportunities for steel in the marketplace, among other duties.
6/4/2015 - This information-packed course will be held October 27-29 in St. Louis, MO. It covers commercial and residential applications and provides 2.4 CEUs.
6/3/2015 - This is the sixth webinar in the "Back to Basics" series and covers several topics of interest.
6/1/2015 - Available to download free of charge, this resource updates the 2008 edition of "Thermal Design Guide for Exterior Walls."
5/27/2015 - ClarkDietrich, DSi Engineering, LLC and CEMCO were recognized for unique projects utilizing cold-formed steel products.
5/27/2015 - The award recognizes the significant contributions of an individual who has volunteered time, talent and resources to the cold-formed steel industry.
5/8/2015 - The announcement was made at STI-SPFA's annual meeting in Hilton Head, SC.
5/8/2015 - The awards were presented in 13 product categories at the company's annual meeting in Hilon Head, SC. Photos and descriptions are available.
5/6/2015 - The Steel Framing Industry Association takes a closer look at building codes that permit wood framing at heights above the typical four-story limits.
5/5/2015 - The competition is open to all students with an interest in design and learning new technologies. Submissions are due on September 30, 2015.
5/4/2015 - Jon-Paul Cardin, P.E. has a diverse background that fits in well with the strategic direction and long-term goals of AISI's Construction Technical Program.
5/1/2015 - The technical sessions are eligible for continuing education course hours with the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. The Expo will be held May 18-19 in Orlando.
4/27/2015 - Bonnie was recognized with this honor at the 2015 Structures Congress, which distinguishes members as leaders and mentors in the structural engineering profession.
4/22/2015 - Fifteen technical sessions offering continuing education credits will be held at the 2015 CFSEI Expo on May 18-19 in Orlando, Florida.
4/20/2015 - The report introduces new design methods for three limit states of cold-formed steel clip angles: shear, compression and pull-over of the screw connections.
4/2/2015 - The webinar will cover design considerations for mid-rise buildings with emphasis on cost, fire protection, weights, soils, plan irregularity and trade coordination.
3/19/2015 - The Expo is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program for both skilled CFS framing pros and newcomers.
3/13/2015 - The document provides a methodology for engineering a reinforcement solution for either the flange or web elements of a stud or joist.
3/12/2015 - The document covers design methods for the splicing of two cold-formed steel studs in a curtain wall or interior nonstructural wall condition.
3/4/2015 - Award entries are being accepted in three categories and are due by 5 pm EDT on April 1, 2015.
3/3/2015 - "Vibration of Steel Joist-Concrete Slab Floors" provides information on design considerations for floor vibrations and more.
2/18/2015 - Research results will impact the reliability, performance, and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in several end-use applications.
1/26/2015 - This is the fifth webinar in CFSEI's "Back to Basics" series and will be taught by Dr. Roger LaBoube on February 12 at 3 pm ET.
1/26/2015 - "Designing With Steel Joists for Lateral Loads" will be held Wednesday, February 18 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EST.
1/13/2015 - The consortium consists of principal investigators from several universities who are undertaking projects that span all aspects of cold-formed steel structural research.
1/12/2015 - Congratulations to Chris Willis from the University of North Texas, Zongya Xu from Tongji University, and Benjamin Dow from the University of Waterloo.
12/5/2014 - The design guide and Standard are available in PDF format as free downloads at www.aisistandards.org.
11/13/2014 - Dr. Sutton Stephens will cover stud and brick behavior, specific design recommendations for the elements that make up this wall system, and example calculations.
11/10/2014 - The Metal Construction Association has released new research findings that are a breakthrough for the metal construction industry.
10/27/2014 - SP131, Standard for Inspection, Repair and Modification of Shop-Fabricated Underground Tanks for Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids has been published.
10/8/2014 - The webinar will provide a focus on design requirements for both lateral-torsional buckling and torsion, as well as bracing considerations for achieving overall stability.
10/8/2014 - Entries are being accepted in the Industrial, Non-Industrial, and Unique Applications categories and must be submitted by November 14, 2014.
9/24/2014 - Retrofit metal roofing helps heat and cool buildings, produces electricity for the grid, and harvests rainwater.
9/22/2014 - This year's conference will be held on November 5-6 in St. Louis, Missouri and will provide 1.6 CEU or 16 PDH units.
9/11/2014 - The free webinar will cover the significant and game-changing results of a three-year research project.
9/8/2014 - The Technical Note illustrates the extrapolation of Section D1.1 (Built-Up Sections) of AISI S100 to a box-beam configuration.
9/8/2014 - Hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), SteelDay offers free events throughout the country for AEC professionals, faculty, students and the public.
9/4/2014 - The new, reorganized edition supplements AISI S100-12, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2012 Edition.
9/3/2014 - This is a unique contest to recognize innovative applications for steel that may lead to the development of new markets. Winner will win $20,000.
8/28/2014 - Alexander D. Wilson, Manager of Customer Technical Services for ArcelorMittal USA, is the recipient of the 2014 Richard S. Fountain Award.
8/25/2014 - The website provides an updated look and easier access to information about its technology transfer tools and membership opportunities.
8/25/2014 - The SSMA membership unanimously voted to re-elect the current officers for an additional one-year term that extends through the autumn of 2015.
8/14/2014 - The test standards are available for downloading free of charge at www.aisistandards.org.
8/13/2014 - The design provisions are for diaphragms consisting of profiled steel decks or panels which include acoustic panels, cellular deck, and composite deck filled with concrete.
8/12/2014 - AISI's S200-series (cold-formed steel framing), S300-series (profiled steel diaphragm) and S900-series (test) standards can be downloaded for free at this new location.
8/8/2014 - Hussam Mahmoud, Ph.D. of Colorado State University presented his lecture on August 7, 2014 to the United States' leading bridge experts.
7/25/2014 - Two research papers presented at Quake Summit 2014 prove that engineers and builders have significantly underestimated the seismic strength of cold-formed steel structures.
7/23/2014 - The webinar will review the applicable design provisions for built-up compression members and built-up flexural members for AISI S100, AISI S211, and AISI S212.
7/11/2014 - Dr. Karl Barth is using his experience in the steel bridge industry to improve America's C+ infrastructure grade.
6/25/2014 - Jonathan Humble was recognized with this prestigious award for more than 10 years of support and advocacy for the Cool Roof Rating Council.
6/24/2014 - CFSEI named DSi Engineering, LLC as the winner of its Design Excellence Award for its innovative work on the David C. Barrow Elementary School.
6/24/2014 - Robert Madsen was recognized for his accomplishments at the 2014 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting.
6/23/2014 - The new design guide updates the 2003 edition of "Steel Stud Brick Veneer Design Guide."
6/12/2014 - SMDI congratulates the Steel Deck Institute on its 75th anniversary. SDI outlines its past and speculates on the future.
6/2/2014 - The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 continuing education hours.
5/9/2014 - The competition is open to all full-time students at undergraduate or graduate levels who are creative in problem solving and eager to learn new technologies.
5/7/2014 - Keith Lindemulder will discuss the impact of "green building" on the design professional, and Dr. Ben Schafer will review the results of groundbreaking seismic research.
4/29/2014 - AISI has joined in this national outreach event being held May 12-16 to build awareness about the infrastructure challenges in the United States.
4/21/2014 - The webinar will present important tips to help designers and builders avoid delays and costly overruns and will be conducted by Don Allen, P.E.
4/17/2014 - "Economical Design Tools and Cost Analysis of Short Span Steel Bridges" will provide practical, cost-effective steel solutions that save time and money.
4/15/2014 - In addition to extensive educational and networking opportunities, CFSEI Expo attendees will have the chance to experience a complete steel mill tour.
4/7/2014 - Architects, engineers, building officials and contractors will benefit from the webinar and are eligible for 1.5 continuing education hours.
3/28/2014 - Results of the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2)have been announced.
3/28/2014 - The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) announced its new Board of Directors at the recent annual meeting in San Diego, CA.
3/27/2014 - AISI has been reaccredited by ANSI under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.
3/27/2014 - Two webinars on "Vibration Analysis of Steel Joist Concrete Floor Systems" with expert Thomas Murray will be held on April 16 and May 21.
3/27/2014 - The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) is pleased to announce its 2013 award winners.
3/27/2014 - The TCO tool meets industry demand to quantify the Net Present Value of storage tank ownership.
3/7/2014 - The program identifies and provides funding for cold-formed steel framing research projects. Four winners for 2014 were announced.
3/5/2014 - Presented with The Steel Deck Institute, the webinar introduces participants to the benefits, manufacturing processes, shapes, properties, and finishes of steel roof deck.
2/26/2014 - The 2015 draft of SJI's "Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders" will be available for public review until May 31, 2014.
2/25/2014 - The Metal Composite Material Panels and Roll Formed Steel Panels for Roofs and Walls Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are available free of charge from MCA.
2/24/2014 - The seminar will be held March 4, 2014 in Montreal to introduce designers to the latest edition of CSA Standard S136-12, the North American Specification.
2/11/2014 - Entries in four categories are being accepted through March 15, 2014. Winners will be announced at the CFSEI 2014 Expo in May.
2/7/2014 - The Expo provides excellent educational and networking opportunities and is beneficial for both skilled and new-to-the-industry cold-formed steel framing professionals.
1/31/2014 - MCA announced its new leadership team at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
1/31/2014 - MCA presented the Larry A. Swaney Award and the Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award at its 2014 annual meeting.
1/30/2014 - SJI announces its new president and vice presidents.
1/29/2014 - The first CFSEI webinar of the year will cover the concepts and methods of analysis for cold-formed steel framing subjected to blast loads.
1/24/2014 - MBMA has released its 2013 Annual Report, "Game Changers: Transforming the Concept of Metal Buildings."
1/8/2014 - Lab results show that tested capacities of the cold-formed steel track-to-concrete PAF connections exceed those used for design under the current ASCE 7 (2010) provisions.
1/2/2014 - The materials focus on energized distribution systems and safe work practices.
12/30/2013 - Three winners from Virginia Tech University and the University of Waterloo in Canada were announced.
12/12/2013 - The report helps to fill a knowledge gap in understanding how cold-formed steel members, connections and systems in a building perform during an earthquake.
11/12/2013 - This new edition of the "Harmonized North American Standard" includes research advancements in cold-formed steel design and supersedes all previous editions.
11/6/2013 - The webinar will cover best practices for writing and reviewing structural general notes and architectural specifications and will provide 1.5 continuing education units.
11/5/2013 - As Silver Sponsors, AISI and AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) will present steel as the sustainable construction material of choice at Greenbuild.
11/1/2013 - The Jesup South Bridge will be the focus of government and transportation officials on November 1 from 12 noon to 2 pm CT.
10/24/2013 - The case studies provide builders and architects with real-world examples of how cold-formed steel has been essential to the success of a building project.
10/23/2013 - The updated guide includes an additional 105 assemblies and provides an online searchable directory.
10/22/2013 - The seminar will cover changes to the superseded 2007 edition of the Standard on October 30 in Concord, Ontario.
10/16/2013 - This is a major step forward for the metal construction industry in reporting the environmental impact of the manufacturing of this producet and assemblies using the product.
10/15/2013 - Ninety wooden poles are being replaced by steel poles, which require less maintenance and can withstand winds up to 120 mph.
10/15/2013 - The webinars will focus on steel roof deck design, composite and non-composite floor deck design, diaphragm design and QC/QA for steel deck installation.
10/10/2013 - Mr. Veniez will speak at Converge 2013: A Dialogue on Integration for the Built Environment Conference being held October 15-16 in Vancouver.
10/9/2013 - The same fire protection thickness is now acceptable for restrained and unrestrained conditions.
10/9/2013 - "Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists" will take place on October 16 and November 20.
10/9/2013 - The webinars will cover steel water pipe fittings and design as well as petroleum storage tank maintenance.
10/8/2013 - The just-published documents provide instruction on topics related to cold-formed steel framing for residential and commercial construction.
10/1/2013 - AISI, the House and Senate Steel Caucuses and the NSBA will host a media event and bridge display on October 2, 2013 in honor of SteelDay 2013.
9/25/2013 - The webinar will address these subjects from the perspectives of the fabricator, supplier, installer and engineer.
9/23/2013 - The Steel Recycling Institute celebrates its 25th anniversary and releases the 2012 Steel Recycling rates.
9/16/2013 - AISI, the House and Senate Steel Caucuses and the NSBA will host a media event and bridge display on October 2, 2013 in honor of SteelDay 2013.
9/11/2013 - Four key trade associations representing the steel stud industry have joined together to promote the use of cold-formed steel framing in construction.
9/3/2013 - The webinar will cover the importance of proper maintenance, particularly in view of concerns associated with storage of biofuels, such as ethanol blends.
8/29/2013 - Video footage compiled from several angles of the two-story building during the CFS-NEES shake table tests brings you inside and up close.
8/27/2013 - The first Converge conference will bring together leaders in the Canadian and U.S. construction industries to discuss LCA tools and a sustainable building environment.
8/14/2013 - So far, the structure has performed better than expected - but how will it perform when all the stops are pulled out this Friday?
8/12/2013 - The Baltimore Sun provides an informative update on this week's "first in the world test of cold-formed steel buildings" for earthquake resistance.
8/8/2013 - Ronald D. Medlock, P.E., of High Steel Structures, Inc. in Lancaster, PA is the 2013 award winner.
8/7/2013 - Detailed study finds galvanized steel utility poles outperform wood poles in key environmental measures.
7/31/2013 - An article and video update on groundbreaking research to advance cold-formed steel design that will make buildings safer. AISI is one of several steel partners participating.
7/16/2013 - Caroline R. Bennett, Ph.D., P.E., of the University of Kansas will present the Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture on August 1, 2013.
7/15/2013 - Presented by Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E., the webinar will be held on August 1, 2013 at 3:00 PM Eastern time.
7/8/2013 - Bill Babich, P.E., will present the information on July 25, 2013 in Orlando, Florida.
7/2/2013 - Six Canadian organizations have recently joined the SSSBA to promote steel-based design solutions for bridge spans up to 140 feet in length.
7/1/2013 - The Short Course will cover changes in the 2012 edition of the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members and Commentary.
6/18/2013 - Proposals are due by August 30, 2013.
6/17/2013 - Three webinars will be held covering high-performance cold-formed steel assemblies, mid-rise construction, and sustainability.
6/14/2013 - The award was presented in recognition of the reliability of Conduit 40, a 24-inch diameter steel pipe installed in 1911.
6/5/2013 - The NSF-sponsored research will conclude with shake table testing this summer that will move cold-formed steel light-frame building design to the next level.
6/4/2013 - CFSEI presented the award to Don Allen, P.E., Senior Engineer at DSi Engineering.
6/4/2013 - ClarkDietrich Building Systems and Lakeshore Toltest Corporation were recognized during the 2013 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting.
6/3/2013 - The webinar will be held on June 6 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. Participants are eligible for 1.5 continuing education units.
5/31/2013 - Student teams from approximately 45 universities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will match wits and will in this intense bridge-building competition.
5/30/2013 - The 2012 editions of S200, S201 and S214 are now available in the AISI Steel Store.
5/16/2013 - A special section in the May 2013 issue brings together the newest and most relevant original research on the behavior and design of cold-formed steel structures.
5/15/2013 - Sponsored by the International Code Council, the annual campaign promotes what it takes to create and keep safe and sustainable structures.
5/14/2013 - The awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held May 5-7, 2013 in San Diego, CA.
5/8/2013 - AISI has been reaccredited by ANSI under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.
4/30/2013 - SFIA will conduct a webinar on May 2 for association members in conjunction with the national roll-out of its new AIA-approved educational seminars on cold-formed steel.
4/24/2013 - A unique competition in which college students, regardless of their major area of study, can complete and submit a cold-formed steel design.
4/24/2013 - Student linemen will test their knowledge and skills at a steel pole climbing event on April 27, 2013.
4/22/2013 - An environmental education website for middle school children to learn about recycling through fun activities and games.
4/17/2013 - The prestigious award is being presented today at 2013 NASCC: The Steel Conference.
4/12/2013 - The SSSBA welcomes the Instituto Mexicano de la Construccion en Acero, A.C. (Mexican Institute of Steel Construction, also known as IMCA) as a member.
4/8/2013 - John Moebes, director of construction for Crate & Barrel, will address attendees on May 7 in San Francisco.
4/5/2013 - STI/SPFA recognized member companies in specific industry categories by conferring its Steel Tank and Fabricated Product of the Year awards for 2012.
3/20/2013 - AISI S400 will provide a platform for the growth of new cold-formed steel seismic force-resisting systems.
3/20/2013 - The program includes 14 concurrent educational sessions for architects, engineers, builders/contractors, and others attending the event.
3/15/2013 - The training session will cover steel pole overhead procedures, focusing on the transfer of existing lines and equipment to set steel poles.
3/4/2013 - The webinar will cover information n SJI's "First Edition: Standard Specifications for Composite Steel Joists, Weight Tables and Bridging Tables, Code of Standard Practice."
2/12/2013 - Karl Barth, Ph.D., will introduce eSPAN140 to Mexico's engineering sector, contractors and others in Guadalajara on March 7, 2013.
2/8/2013 - The webinar will provide instruction on building code requirements for protecting metal buildings from fire.
2/7/2013 - The award was accepted by members of Ted Miller's family and Miller-Clapperton staff at the MCA Annual Meeting.
2/4/2013 - The metal building industry weathered the recent recession and came out stronger.
2/1/2013 - MCA reports on its newest elected officials and covers many news topics of interest.
1/28/2013 - Winners were announced at the STI/SPFA meeting on January 18 in San Diego.
1/10/2013 - The Expo will be held on May 6-7, 2013 in San Francisco. Award entries are due to CFSEI by March 15, 2013.
1/8/2013 - "Strengthening the Weakest Link - Designing Reliable Connections for Cold-Formed Steel Framing" will be held on February 7, 2013 at 3 pm EST.
1/5/2013 - Proposals must be submitted electronically in Word format on or before February 22, 2013.
12/21/2012 - The document provides the latest recommended methodology to fabricate and weld structures using ASTM A709 or AASHTO M270, Grade HPS 100W (HPS 690W) steel.
12/16/2012 - Utilities are replacing wood with steel utility poles to improve response to big storms and putting damaged electricity networks back together.
12/14/2012 - SSMA will contribute to AISI's cold-formed steel framing program in the areas of codes and standards and technology implementation.
12/13/2012 - The NSBA/SSSBA Steel Bridge Forum in Denver featured a Vehicular Bridge Module displayed by Big R.
11/28/2012 - The webinar will describe lateral load determination for buildings and demonstrate how lateral loads are transferred to the resisting and supporting elements.
11/28/2012 - The guide covers both structural and non-structural applications. It complies with the 2012 International Building Code and the 2007 AISI North American Specification.
11/16/2012 - The guide includes span and load tables for structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing wall, floor and ceiling systems.
11/15/2012 - The new program promotes consistent manufacturing quality of cold-formed steel connectors.
11/6/2012 - Linemen, students and instructors will participate in this training session at Oklahoma State University in Okmulgee, OK on November 14.
11/6/2012 - eSPAN140 was chosen as one of 12 Hot Products by the staff of Modern Steel Construction Magazine.
10/10/2012 - Participants will learn how to interpret and apply the IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 code requirements with specific examples for metal buildings.
10/9/2012 - The recipients were recognized at METALCON International, the only annual conference and exhibition dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions.
10/5/2012 - The October 17th webinar will help participants learn how to build more accurate computer models of their structures.
10/3/2012 - Dr. Bjorhovde, a long-time member of the AISI Committee on Specifications, was presented with the award by the European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS).
9/24/2012 - The new edition updates the manual to current standards and codes, including the 2012 International Building Code and ASCE 7-10.
9/18/2012 - The popular two-part classroom and hands-on session returns to METALCON on October 9-10, 2012.
9/17/2012 - This is the premier event for industry, researchers and academia to share ideas and discussion on the latest innovations in cold-formed steel design.
9/13/2012 - Matthew Wilde (VA Tech), Armen Adekristi (VA Tech), and Duping Zhang (Chongqing University) were the top three winners in this year's competition.
9/11/2012 - This Tech Note discusses the resources needed to complete these fastener connections as well as their design and detailing.
9/6/2012 - CFSEI's Tech Notes are available for purchase at AISI's online bookstore.
8/27/2012 - Learn why different sections and systems need bracing, when to use bracing effectively, and how to design it.
8/23/2012 - In terms of versatility and environmental benefits, steel remains one of the most desired construction materials on the planet.
8/23/2012 - Dr. Abbas of Auburn University was recognized as an up-and-coming researcher in the bridge engineering discipline.
8/21/2012 - The Richard S. Fountain Award recognizes leadership in steel bridge research and outstanding efforts to advance AASHTO specifications.
8/6/2012 - SFIA is pleased to announce that Larry Williams is the organization's new executive director.
7/25/2012 - Mr. Crawford was recognized for his many contributions to the CRRC Board of Directors and Technical Committee.
7/17/2012 - MBMA recognizes several metal building systems manufacturers that demonstrate exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety.
7/9/2012 - eSPAN140 has been launched, providing a single, free resource for bridge designers to find customized steel solutions for their projects up to 140 feet.
6/28/2012 - Awards will be presented in three major categories. Projects must be submitted by August 17, 2012.
6/19/2012 - Washington, D.C. – AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the United States Trade Representative's announcement to extend an ...
6/18/2012 - Washington, D.C. – AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the United States Trade Representative's announcement to extend an ...
6/18/2012 - James M. Fisher and Thomas M. Murray have been elected to the 2012 class of distinguished members of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
6/11/2012 - A new textbook that includes cold-formed steel design will bridge an information gap that currently exists in many undergraduate engineering curriculums.
5/22/2012 - SMDI is proud to be a co-sponsor of this week's highly competitive event at Clemson University.
5/7/2012 - The International Code Council has designated May as the 2012 Building Safety Month.
5/2/2012 - Eighteen steel bridges earned national recognition in the 2012 Prize Bridge Awards Competition conducted by the National Steel Bridge Alliance.
4/30/2012 - If the winds are forgiving enough, a steel column will be hoisted into place atop the exoskeleton of 1 World Trade Center and NYC will have a new tallest building.
4/30/2012 - Carbon Power & Light protects birds and improves reliability by replacing wood utlity poles with steel.
4/24/2012 - AISI published this Supplement to address questions raised by the International Code Council Evaluation Service, Inc.
4/19/2012 - STI/SPFA announced the winners of its 2011 Safety Award of Excellence and 2011 Safety Award of Achievement at the organization's Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona.
4/17/2012 - STI/SPFA recognizes the outstanding achievements of its members in design, development and the construction of steel fabricated products with this award.
4/16/2012 - MBMA's technical resources, research, accreditation program and educational efforts are making a difference in the low-rise, nonresidential construction sector.
4/13/2012 - Members of STI/SPFA elected new members to its 2012 Board of Directors at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Tucson, Arizona.
4/9/2012 - The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is pleased to announce the addition of High Steel Structures, Inc.; Infra-Metals Co.; and Delong’s, Inc. to its organization.
4/2/2012 - The 2012 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting will be held on May 21-22 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
3/30/2012 - This year's competition will be held on May 25-26 at Clemson University.
3/19/2012 - The competition is open to full-time students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; it concludes on June 30, 2012.
3/15/2012 - SMDI congratulates Alex Wilson on being recognized with this distinguished award.
3/14/2012 - Washington, D.C. –American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a two-year transportation bill today before ...
2/17/2012 - (The Hill.com) Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced plans Thursday to force a Senate vote on killing new Environmental Protection Agency rules to curb emissions of mercury and ...
2/1/2012 - This publication collects into one source document the various facets of plate design applicable to many types of structures, including steel tanks for liquid storage.
1/26/2012 - AISI S220, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing-Nonstructural Members, 2011 Edition and Commentary, are available for downloading free of charge.
1/17/2012 - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved a new Executive Committee at its Annual Meeting.
12/15/2011 - AISI and SMDI congratulate Dr. LaBoube, a member of AISI's Committee on Specifications, for this well-earned recognition.
12/14/2011 - Nominations are due by January 31, 2012 for awards in Engineering Excellence, Construction Innovation, and Distinguished Service.
11/29/2011 - On Jan 16-17, 2012, MBMA members will learn about IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 prescriptive trade off and whole building methods and other important practices.
11/21/2011 - Washington, D.C. – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson commended Members of the U.S. Senate for passing a resolution that highlights the ...
11/17/2011 - A recent review by a leading cold-formed steel design innovator shows signficant advancements in structural analysis, particularly regarding thin-walled structures.
11/16/2011 - An update to the 2006 edition, this publication addresses trade practices for the design, fabrication and installation of cold-formed steel structural framing products.
11/15/2011 - The Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute highlights the benefits of steel in commercial lightweight steel framing, roof and floor deck, and roofing and siding projects.
11/15/2011 - The National Frame Building Association is accepting nominations for its 2011 Building of the Year Contest. Entries are due at the NFBA office on or before December 5, 2011.
11/14/2011 - More than 150 detailed design examples, updated dimensions and properties of structural sections are available as free downloads.
11/14/2011 - The Expo offers a premiere opportunity to network, gain industry knowledge, learn about the latest tools and services, and discover ways to increase revenue.
11/14/2011 - This seminar covers topics essential to the correct installation of cold-formed steel framing.
11/11/2011 - Each winning company received a $2,000 scholarship in their company's name for the school of their choice.
11/11/2011 - The changes aim to make SJI products safer, simpler to use and more economical.
11/10/2011 - Using Acclerated Bridge Construction, the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation completed four years' worth of bridge construction in Medford in less than one year.
11/10/2011 - Existing STI CP certified testers for USTs can maintain their certification with this online exam.
11/10/2011 - The new modules cover steel water storage tank standards, construction, and coatings and linings and are available at a low introductory rate.
11/8/2011 - AISI is a partner in the work of Purdue Prof. Amit Varma, whose research is impacting fire design codes for steel buildings and bridges.
11/7/2011 - This competition honors innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.
11/7/2011 - Covers evaluations of existing joist strength, methods of supporting additional loads, and design approaches to strengthen joists.
11/2/2011 - AISI will provide technical assistance for research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop new non-proprietary framing systems using cold-formed steel.
11/1/2011 - Pittsburgh, Pa. — The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Foundation and the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) “Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today,” or ...
10/14/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2250, the EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011, ...
10/11/2011 - The Metal Construction Association recognized its 2011 Chairman's Award recipients at METALCON International.
10/5/2011 - U.S. researchers say their simulation of an earthquake on a bridge using full-size vehicles could produce important data to be used for new design standards.
10/3/2011 - More than 10,000 people attended nearly 200 free events across the U.S. on September 23 for the third annual SteelDay.
9/30/2011 - The three-day short course is designed for all engineers interested in learning about cold-formed steel design, regardless of experience.
9/30/2011 - MBMA is spearheading two webinar programs to educate metal building contractors and others in the industry on energy code and fire code compliance.
9/28/2011 - AISI's Committee on Framing Standards is developing AISI S220, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing-Nonstructural Members, which will be published in 2012.
9/26/2011 - The AISI Standards Council established a new Emeritus Membership category and inducted Wei-Wen Yu, Ph.D., P.E. and Duane Ellifritt, Ph.D. as the first members.
9/21/2011 - Lawrence Kavanagh will address participants at a transportation networking event to commemorate SteelDay on September 22, 2011 at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
9/9/2011 - AISI co-sponsored a first-time student design competition that generated 78 entries from nine universities in five countries.
9/7/2011 - Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue Univ. are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges.
8/31/2011 - Dr. Karl Barth will present a session on the development of national design standards for short span steel bridges at this event for FHWA and state DOT participants.
8/25/2011 - Dr. Barth, who has been working with the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance to develop national standards for steel bridges in the U.S., will share his work at Eurosteel 2011.
8/24/2011 - Dr. Itani's research produced an innovative approach to the seismic design of steel bridges that will save millions of dollars and restore infrastructure service more quickly.
8/23/2011 - Multi-Housing News Online showcases a non-green building that's reincarnated with sustainable cold-formed steel to become a model of green development.
8/16/2011 - Mark Nowak looks at ways that cold-formed steel framing is meeting demands for sustainable building practices in Commercial Construction & Renovation.
8/15/2011 - The Social Industrial Real Estate Blog picks up on steel's sustainable benefits for the construction industry.
8/3/2011 - A new retrofit roofing concept merges existing technologies into an integrated metal roof system that can improve energy efficiency and lower energy demands in buildings.
7/15/2011 - Iowa's State Fire Marshal says that without metal shingles, a fire would have completely destroyed a building at the state's largest apartment complex.
7/13/2011 - This guide, based upon AISI's North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural members, is available for downloading.
7/13/2011 - The Steel Deck Institute offers free downloads of the ANSI/SDI standards for Steel Roof Deck (RD-2010) and Non-Composite Steel Floor Deck (NC-0100).
7/12/2011 - NSBA has extended the deadline for submitting abstacts for the 2012 World Steel Bridge Symposium to July 25, 2011.
7/12/2011 - Scheduled for August 16-17, these webinar modules will help advance bridge construction to the next level.
7/8/2011 - MBMA has updated its website to include free materials for use by all professionals who work in the built environment, as reported by designandbuildwithmetal.com.
7/6/2011 - Arizona Public Service is kept busy replacing 15 wood utility distribution poles sheared during a microburst with steel poles.
6/28/2011 - SMDI Vice President of Construction Market Development Robert Wills and several industry experts offer their outlook on the construction market.
6/23/2011 - As the construction industry recovers from the Great Recession, and more builders resume operations, many will discover a changed world.
6/13/2011 - A study from the NAHB Research Center shows that the life span of the zinc and zinc-alloy coated steel samples studied was well beyond the life expectancies of modern buildings.
6/7/2011 - The Metal Roofing Alliance recommends asking these questions before signing a contract for a new roof.
6/2/2011 - SMDI will conduct a Steel Distribution Pole Lineman Training Workshop on June 25, 2011 at Lake Sumter Community College in Sumterville, Florida.
6/1/2011 - This definitive work has been updated and is now available from the Structural Stability Research Council.
5/27/2011 - The research will develop the next iteration in the Direct Strength Method for cold-formed steel members.
5/25/2011 - Review comments on the new standard will be accepted from May 13, 2011 through June 27, 2011.
5/19/2011 - New designs and AHSS combined with electrified powertrains reduce weight, emissions and improve safety without compromising cost.
5/19/2011 - Company awarded for innovative use of high-strength steels in Auto/Steel Partnership's lightweight front suspension project.
5/19/2011 - Manual assists automakers in manufacturing lightweight, cost-competitive steel bumpers.
5/16/2011 - SMDI's investing member companies provide a few fact about Summer safety and the benefits of steel!
5/3/2011 - Dr. Roger Heimbuch received the 2011 Market Development Industry Leadership for advancing steel as the automotive material of choice in North America.
4/27/2011 - A first-of-its-kind publication delves into fire-resistance ratings and explores how they may be achieved, based on research and testing.
4/25/2011 - The NREA has invited SMDI to conduct a "hot line" training session on May 24-25, 2011 at the Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.
4/21/2011 - SMDI's investing member companies celebrate Earth Day by reminding consumers about the sustainability benefits of steel.
4/18/2011 - The intent of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) test program was to develop a fire resistance-rated, non-load bearing metal building wall assembly.
4/15/2011 - The Iowa DOT has added a series of RS40-10 rolled steel beam bridge standards to its acceptable bridge design configurations.
4/14/2011 - Along with the National Science Foundation, AISI is co-sponsoring a Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design at the University of North Texas.
4/12/2011 - SAE names Honda R&D Co., Ltd. and Kyoto University received the Sydney H. Melbourne Award of Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel.
4/7/2011 - The Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance Expo and the National Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute Conference Annual Meeting will be held in Annapolis, MD.
4/6/2011 - An updated version of the Bar Steel Products Manual offers cost and time savings to steel manufacturers and customers.
4/5/2011 - Surface finish research results help engineers design forged steel parts that are lightweight and cost efficient.
4/5/2011 - As President Obama travels to Philadelphia this week to visit a wind turbine manufacturer and to hold an Energy Town Hall meeting, it is important to note that a material that will ...
4/4/2011 - SMDI will conduct a Lineman Training Workshop on April 27, 2011 at the Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.
4/1/2011 - County Engineer Hubiak submitted the winning answer in the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance contest at the NACE Conference.
3/31/2011 - The Cold Spring Canyon Bridge is the longest steel arch bridge of its type in California. The steel arch was chosen because of the steep canyon, risk of fire and cost efficiencies.
3/24/2011 - New steel grades will help automotive manufacturers in their quest to meet stringent fuel economy and emissions requirements.
3/23/2011 - SMDI has launched a brand new website that provides information about the North American steel industry’s market applications, research and reports on new product ...
3/17/2011 - Steel’s sustainable benefits go beyond its superior recycling attributes to make it a cost-effective, durable option for all construction applications.
3/4/2011 - Learn what causes distortional buckling and how to minimize its effects in practice at the CFSEI Webinar on March 23, 2011.
3/3/2011 - The Metal Construction Association presents these awards to honor innovation and creativity while showcasing exceptional building designs.
2/4/2011 - The steel industry has the products and technologies to help building owners achieve these long-term energy efficiency goals.
1/24/2011 - The 2010 AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10), is now available for free downloading on the AISC website.
1/21/2011 - AISC’s Louis F. Geschwindner Seminar Series is a great opportunity for structural engineers and other designers to earn continuing education credits.
1/21/2011 - National experts state that the U.S. experiences 700 water main breaks daily.
12/3/2010 - AISI's Seismic Code Team will partner with the Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Texas on two seismic design research projects.
11/8/2010 - David Jeanes is a recipient of the first annual University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Alumni Award.
10/13/2010 - AISI has endorsed the just-published Fourth Edition of “Cold-Formed Steel Design” as a leading new reference on cold-formed steel design.
10/6/2010 - AISI and the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures are co-sponsors of this event.
9/24/2010 - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the Fire Resistance Design Guide for Metal Building Systems.
8/19/2010 - The 500 attendees at the CSCE 8th Annual Short and Medium Span Conference had a chance to use their best bridge building calculations.
8/18/2010 - Justin Ocel, Ph.D., P.E., was named the 2010 recipient of the Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture.
8/10/2010 - AISI is seeking experts on seismic design and the analysis of cold-formed steel structural systems for its Seismic Design Subcommittee.
6/21/2010 - AISI has published S213-07-S1-09, which incorporates research findings on diagonal strap-braced walls, along with other updates.
6/14/2010 - A team of six civil engineering students from North Dakota State University won the 19th annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition.
6/10/2010 - At the 2010 International Bridge Conference in Pittsburgh, attendees guessed the pounds of steel in a short span bridge.
5/31/2010 - The report was undertaken to evaluate the behavior of the cold-formed steel track-to-concrete anchor bolt connection.
5/5/2010 - At the 2010 Annual NACE Conference, the SSSBA sponsored a contest for attendees to guess the pounds of steel in a short span bridge.
5/4/2010 - Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures, is a recipient of the 2010 Market Development Industry Leadership Award.
4/28/2010 - The Standard addresses the design and construction of cold-formed steel seismic force-resisting systems in buildings and other structures.
4/14/2010 - Jon Coon wins the SSSBA contest to guess the weight of steel in a short span bridge.
4/1/2010 - The MBMA has published the 2010 Supplement to the 2006 Metal Building Systems Manual and it is available as a free download.
3/15/2010 - A draft of a new AISC Certification Standard for Steel Bridges is available for public review during a forty‑five day period beginning March 15 and concluding on April 29, 2010.
3/2/2010 - STI/SPFA recognizes member companies within specific industry categories with its Steel Fabricated Product of the Year Awards.
3/1/2010 - The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the manufacture and marketing by Nippon Steel of COR-TEN®, a weathering steel, in 1959.
2/9/2010 - Since METALCON began in 1991, it has been known as the ideal tradeshow to introduce and to discover new products and ideas for the use of metal in construction.
2/2/2010 - The Metal Initiative (TMI) is sponsoring three complimentary informational webinars during the months of March, April and May.
1/27/2010 - The Supplement adds the provision for determining the safety and resistance factor for partition walls and updates the reference to Supplement No. 1 of AISI S123.
1/27/2010 - The World Steel Bridge Symposium featured more than 60 steel bridge-related workshops and presentations.
10/28/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) will conduct a Steel Distribution Pole Lineman Training Workshop on November 17-19, 2009.
10/28/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute and AISC will represent steel as the “green” construction choice at the USGBC Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
9/25/2009 - These questions will be included on a new 16-hour Structural exam that will be launched in April 2011.
9/25/2009 - A Design Flowchart for the 2007 Edition of the North American Specification and the 2008 Edition of the AISI Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual has been published.
9/24/2009 - AISI is working in cooperation with the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures to co-sponsor the 21st Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures for engineers.
9/23/2009 - Delbert F. Boring, P.E., is the 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Civil Engineering Alumni Award presented by The Ohio State University Civil Engineering Alumni Association.
9/22/2009 - Emmett A. Sumner III, Ph.D. has been named as the recipient of the 2009 Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture.
8/31/2009 - John M. Kulicki, Ph.D., P.E., chairman and CEO of Modjeski and Masters, Inc., has been named as the recipient of the 2009 Richard S. Fountain Award.
8/11/2009 - Dr. Helen Chen, P.E.and Jonathan Humble, AIA, have achieved LEED AP accreditation in the specialty of Building Design + Construction.
8/4/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today the publication of the 2009 edition of the Design Guide for Cold-Formed Steel Purlin Roof Framing Systems.
6/18/2009 - The 35 million Americans who live in regions most threatened by Atlantic hurricanes are sharply attuned to being prepared for the worst.
6/10/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today the publication of the 2008 edition of the Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual.
5/5/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that Patrick R. Bush is the recipient of the 2009 Market Development Lifetime Achievement Award.
4/2/2009 - The Standards Council of AISI announced today that it will commence three new projects this year to improve or add to the tools available for cold-formed steel design.
3/3/2009 - AISI S230-07 w/S2-08, the Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Prescriptive Method for One and Two Family Dwellings, 2007 Edition With Supplement 2, has been published.
1/21/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today expressed its disappointment that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009 does not provide adequate funding for ...
11/1/2008 - SMDI President David C. Jeanes speaks with American Metal Market on what it takes for the steel industry to be competitive in today’s global marketplace.
6/12/2008 - Electricians and plumbers should find it easier to work with steel framing with “Steel Trade Contractor” as the latest in a family of resource guides.
5/6/2008 - The Steel Framing Alliance and Purves Redmond Limited Insurance Brokers launched STEEL Advantage Canada to benefit Canadian builders who use steel framing.
The Steel Joist Institute offers CEUs/PDHs with this webinar on changes to the 43rd Edition of the Steel Joist Institute Specification.
(Commercial Construction - July/August issue) - The state of the global economy has changed the construction market for at least the next several years. In a down economy, ...