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Samsung Americas Headquarters Wins National Steel Design Award

August 4, 2017 - in Awards, Buildings, Featured

(Chicago, IL) – The Samsung Americas Headquarters (Device Solutions) in San Jose, Calif., has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement,…

Dow Introduces Newly Formulated Foam Sealant for Canadian Air Sealing

August 4, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

MIDLAND, Mich. – Dow Building & Construction (DB&C), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today introduced a new formulation…

AGA Announces New Touch-Up and Repair Online Video Series

August 1, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

CENTENNIAL, CO - The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has developed and released the Touch-Up and Repair of Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel online video…

HDR Leads CHKD to First LEED Silver v4 Certified Building in Virginia

July 31, 2017 - in Buildings

Arlington, VA –Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) Health Center at Landstown has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction Version 4 Silver certification. With this designation, the HDR-designed…

AISC Introduces New Steel Construction Manual

Have you heard? AISC's 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual is available! This new edition of the Manual includes the 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, with improvements and revisions in the provisions for slender-element compression members,…

Long-Awaited Downtown Superior Development Gains Momentum

July 21, 2017 - in Buildings

SUPERIOR, COLO. – Superior was recently ranked the No. 1 Best Suburb to Live in Colorado by Niche. There are now even more options for those wanting to live and play in the Best Suburb and it’s called Downtown Superior. The new 157-acre mixed-use community…

Michael Baker International Awarded Contract to Provide Value Engineering Services to the U. S. Department of State

July 7, 2017 - in Buildings, Corporate, News

Pittsburgh  – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) to provide value…

MMFX Expands Its Global Footprint to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

IRVINE, Calif.  — MMFX Steel Corporation announces that it has partnered with a business development representative in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean: José Santiago Aponte will work with MMFX to sell and develop projects in the region. José brings…

Record Visitor Numbers Drive Adelaide Hotel Building Boom

June 28, 2017 - in Buildings

TOURISM growth and a booming convention precinct are fuelling a hotel boom in the South Australian capital, Adelaide. There are 1946 hotel rooms in the supply pipeline across nine developments with 245 rooms under construction, 1006 rooms with planning approval…

Lowering the Carbon in Concrete

June 22, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

 Concrete is one of the best materials for resilient, durable and energy efficient structures and buildings over their life cycle. But concrete can become a significant source of carbon. Andy Spencer, Sustainability Director for CEMEX UK and Chair of…