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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…

WSSU Hill Hall Renovation Awarded the 2015 Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Professional Project Award for Excellence in Electrical Design

April 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Charlotte, North Carolina, April 14, 2015 -- The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) awarded Clark…

Landscape Evolution Observatory Wins National Steel Building Award

April 20, 2015 - in Awards, Buildings, Corporate

April 16, 2015—The Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO) at Biosphere 2, an Earth systems science research facility in Oracle, Ariz., has earned national…

New “Cool Roof Time Machine” Will Accelerate Cool Roof Deployment

April 16, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate

April 15, 2015—Cool roofs can help keep buildings cool, thus lowering the building’s energy use, while also mitigating the urban heat island effect by reflecting sunlight away from buildings and cities. But as cool roofs age and get soiled, how much of…

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…

Construction Project Management Made Easy

Routledge presents a new pocket book providing a solid foundation for any project manager. Managing a construction project requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This compact…

Digital Asset Approach Delivers Significant Financial Benefits for EPCs and OOs

Cambridge U.K., April 7, 2015—AVEVA has announced today the release of a new business paper: “The Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations”. This paper focuses on the importance of the Digital…

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…

Pre-Qualification for Construction Firms Underway for New Embassy Complex in Mexico City, Mexico

April 3, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate

April 2, 2015—The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) is requesting submissions to pre-qualify firms for construction services for the construction of a New Embassy Complex (NEC) in Mexico City, Mexico.  The project…

ACH Foam Technologies’ EPS Geofoam Supports Structures Beyond Roadway Projects

April 2, 2015 - in Buildings, Products

ACH Technologies’ Foam-Control EPS Geofoam is best known for its use on roadway and embankment projects. An engineered lightweight material made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam with high compressive strengths and predictable material performance, Foam-Control…