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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…

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…

Metsä Wood Launches ‘Open Source Wood’

June 20, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

A pioneering open innovation project to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction. Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood initiative is a call to action…

JEC Group Publication: A New Book On the Growing Use of compositeS in Construction

June 15, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

JEC Group is launching the first ever book on the growing use of composites in architecture: “The Future of Building: The Growing Use of Composites in Construction and Architecture”. Its 194 pages of information and 80 concrete examples demonstrate the…

Thornton Tomasetti Receives 3 Awards at the 2017 SEAOI Awards Banquet

Thornton Tomasetti's Chicago office picked up 3 awards at last night's Annual Awards Banquet, produced by the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois and held at 610 S. Michigan Avenue. Wrightwood Art Gallery received the Outstanding Project Award in…

SI-Modular: Sustainable Building System with Timber I-Beams

May 24, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Architect Hans-Ludwig Stell from Münster, Germany, has developed a sophisticated modular system for one and two-storey house construction. This quick, easy, and self-explanatory timber construction, SI-Modular, is based on Metsä Wood´s I-beam Finnjoist®.…

Latest Migratory Inhibitor Technology- Powerful Corrosion Protection of Post-Tensioned Structures!

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

MCI®-309 is a powerful Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum in recessed areas, interior cavities and voids. It provides an extremely efficient dry method protecting metals within an enclosed space.…

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Scandal Update: Over 140,000 Signatures Delivered to Japanese Embassies Around the World Demanding No Rainforest Destruction or Human Rights Abuses

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

(TOKYO, BERN, BERLIN & MIRI) This week, activists from around the world are staging protests demanding an immediate halt to the use of tropical wood for construction of the new Olympic facilities in Tokyo. On Wednesday, over 140,000 signatures were delivered…

Oldcastle Precast Revamps Edgewood, Maryland Facility to Produce Underground Precast Products

EDGEWOOD, Md. –  Oldcastle Precast, one of the country's largest precast concrete product manufacturers, has re-equipped their production facility, located at 1401 Trimble Road, in Edgewood, Maryland. The new equipment results in a state-of-the-art National…

Architectural Awards Program Highlights Top Copper Projects From This Year and the Past Decade

NEW YORK – It is impossible to miss the stunning Staten Island Courthouse that stands resolutely overlooking the New York harbor. The building’s four copper-clad towers catch the morning light, acting as a beacon for those arriving by ferry. The facility’s…