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Wall-Smart Collaborates With URC to Offer New Construction and Retrofit Mounts to Authorized URC Dealers in the United States

November 14, 2017 - in Buildings, Corporate, News, Structural components

NEW YORK - Wall-Smart LTD. is pleased to announce a new partnership with URC, offering new construction and retrofit mounts available through URC sales channels. The New Construction Flush mounts for URC TKP-7600, TKP-5600 and TKP-100 integrate into any wall…

Steel Industry Releases Guide to LEED v4 Certification

November 9, 2017 - in Buildings, Featured, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has released a guide to using steel construction products for the latest version of…

Researchers Develop Earthquake-Resistant Concrete

October 26, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components, Video

A new seismic-resistant, fiber-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British Columbia will see its first real-life application this fall…

CE Certification Opens EU Market to Six Cortec MCI Concrete Protection Products

October 23, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Cortec® Corporation is now certified to use CE marking on six Migrating Corrosion Inhibitor™ (MCI®) products for the protection and repair of concrete structures: MCI® CorrVerter®, MCI®-2018, MCI®-2019, MCI®-2021, MCI® Architectural Coating, and…

BuildSteel Releases e-Book to Help Building Professionals Meet Project Goals with Cold-formed Steel Trusses

October 23, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – BuildSteel, a partnership of steel and construction industry organizations, announced the release of “Cold-Formed Steel Trusses: Design, Performance, and Advantages,” a complimentary e-book to help building owners, architects,…

Self-Consolidating Concrete for Cast-in-Place Bridge Components

August 31, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

The latest of TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Ready Results explores how NCHRP Report 819: Self-Consolidating Concrete for Cast-in-Place Bridge Components developed guidelines for using self-consolidating concrete (SCC) in cast-in-place…

U.S. Iron Ore Shipments Remain Strong; Overall Seaway Shipping up 18%

August 16, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Iron ore, dry bulk cargo and general cargo shipments remain strong on the St. Lawrence Seaway, with overall tonnage up 18 percent over last year.   The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation reports that cargo shipments from March 20 through July…

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 of GREAT STUFF PRO™ Window & Door Insulating Foam Sealant in Canada. This newly enhanced, low-pressure-build…

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 series. These six short videos detail the specifications and methods used to touch-up and repair hot-dip…

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,…