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Downtown Miami Re-Roof Project Completed Quickly and Efficiently with Polyglass Multi-Ply Roofing System

August 12, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

M3 Roofing is a residential and commercial roofing company in Miami, FL, run by the husband-and-wife team, Xavier and Michelle Molina. This family-operated business is known for its commitment to excellence, quality, and customer service. When called…

The Masonry Society releases 2022 Edition of TMS 402/602

August 4, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

Following a 6-year development schedule, The Masonry Society (TMS) has completed and published the 2022 edition of TMS 402/602 Building Code Requirements…

X-rays allow us to quickly develop high-strength steels

August 4, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

Dr. Harishchandra Singh, an adjunct professor at NANOMO and the Centre for Advanced Steels Research at the University of Oulu in Finland. He is standing…

Steel Tube Institute Resource Approved as the Standard Guide for Checking Tolerances of Hollow Structural Sections

July 27, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

GLENVIEW, Ill.: The essential technical guide, “Methods to Check Dimensional Tolerances on Hollow Structural Sections” from the Steel Tube Institute (STI), is approved as the standard guide for measuring tolerances according to the American Society for…

NEx and ExxonMobil to Collaborate on Advancing Nonmetallic Building Materials

July 18, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan (July 18, 2022) NEx: An ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials is eager to announce ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions Company and ExxonMobil Chemical Company – a division of ExxonMobil Corporation (hereinafter…

Durability Technology Can Achieve Massive Reductions in the Carbon Footprint of Concrete Structures – PENETRON Report

June 24, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

The cement industry contributes 8% of global CO2 emissions PENETRON report finds that the carbon footprint of concrete structures can be reduced by up to 65% by using an advanced crystalline admixture that reduces concrete permeability Advanced crystalline…

University of Wyoming Study Finds Steel Bridge Greener, More Economical Than Concrete Counterpart

June 9, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

CHICAGO - A team of researchers compared two functionally equivalent rural bridges to evaluate sustainability and life cycle cost, and the steel bridge outperformed its concrete counterpart across the board. Over the bridges’ life cycles, the steel bridge…

New Research Report Compares Sustainability of Rural Steel and Concrete Bridges

Results Show Steel Outperforms Concrete in Four Major Categories WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new research report issued by the University of Wyoming evaluates the life cycle sustainability (cradle to grave) of two functionally equivalent steel and concrete…

AISI Publishes New Cold-Formed Steel Research Report

May 20, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report, “RP 22-02: Structural Design for Fire Conditions of a Prototype Metal Building Using the New Proposed Appendix to AISI S100.” The report illustrates…

AISC Releases Updated Design Guide for Structural Stainless Steel

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction has updated its design guide on designing with structural stainless steel. Design Guide 27, 2nd Ed., Structural Stainless Steel is based on the new Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings.…