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AVEVA Acquires FabTrol Systems, Inc.

Cambridge, UK, June 1, 2015—AVEVA today announced that it has agreed to acquire FabTrol Systems, Inc. ("FabTrol") from the Dowco Group of Companies (“Dowco”).  The acquisition is expected to complete Friday 26 June 2015. FabTrol is a software business,…

2015 NASCC Presentations Available for Free Online Viewing

May 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Chicago, May 20, 2015—If you missed the 2015 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Nashville (which attracted the conference's highest attendance ever!), AISC…

American Concrete Institute Releases 2015 Edition of Manual of Concrete Practice

May 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 18, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released its 2015 edition of one of its best-selling publications,…

Gate Precast to Tout ‘Design Assist’ at AIA Show

May 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Atlanta, Ga., May 13, 2015—At this week’s AIA Convention in Atlanta, host chapter platinum sponsor Gate Precast plans to promote the advantages of “Design-Assist Collaboration” during an informational session led by Jim Lewis, Gate’s director of…

Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief Arrives in Kathmandu, Nepal

April 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Miyamoto Disaster Relief has arrived in Nepal to conduct disaster assessments and aid in the recovery. The following is an update from a recent Blog post. After 30 hours of flight over Afghanistan and Iran, my plane was put on hold over Kathmandu airport. …

ACI’s Concrete Convention and Exposition Comes to Denver in November

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 29, 2015—The Concrete Convention and Exposition is set to take place in Denver, CO, USA, at the Denver Sheraton, November 8-12, 2015. In line with the convention theme of Constructability, the Concrete Convention and Exposition…

The Sustainable Steel Challenge

April 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

ArcelorMittal has today published its 2014 corporate responsibility report, which is available to view here. The report launches the company’s 10 new sustainable development outcomes, an evolution from the four pillars approach to corporate responsibility…

American Concrete Institute Presents Distinguished Achievement Award to Concrete Promotional Group

April 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 13, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to Concrete Promotional Group, Inc., a 28 year old trade association that supports the local construction community in the use…

BIM Scores at San Jose Earthquakes’ New Stadium

April 5, 2015 - in Feature, Structural components

Designed to provide the best possible experience for Major League Soccer fans, Avaya Stadium is among the world’s most technically and structurally advanced stadiums. By Edgar Enchano When flying into the San Jose International Airport, you can’t help…

AGA Launches Updated Life-Cycle Cost Calculator and Releases Costs Less, Lasts Longer Publication

April 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 2, 2015—The cost of corrosion protective coatings is always a concern when specifying steel exposed to the atmosphere.  Economics is also one of the key tenets within sustainability.  With that in mind, the American Galvanizers…