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Healthy Home Builder Duo Pioneers Construction Best Practices

February 7, 2019 - in Buildings, Structural components

HORSESHOE BAY, Texas- Home builders Rusty and Jen Stout are doings things differently with a mission to pioneer home building best practices that put people's health first. The husband & wife team recently launched JS2 Partners Custom Builders to craft…

UDOT and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Reuse Materials from Homes Scheduled for Demolition

January 17, 2019 - in Buildings, Structural components

Partnership provides low-cost home improvement materials for the community and helps fund Habitat for Humanity projects WHAT: Habitat for Humanity volunteers…

Boral Resources Acquires Marketing Rights for Two Major Mexico Fly Ash Sources

January 17, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

ATLANTA - Boral Resources has acquired marketing rights for fly ash produced at two large coal-fueled power plants in Mexico. The power plants…

Hidden Bolted HSS Splices

December 18, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components

Standard, bolted, splice connections between HSS members are commonly achieved using: (i) a flange plate welded to the end of the member, with the bolts located beyond and around the perimeter of the HSS; or (ii) a plate welded into a slotted HSS, with the…

Gupta Reveals Plans for Massive Australian Steel Revival

December 11, 2018 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Billionaire industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has announced plans to build the largest steel plant in the developed world in South Australia.   Liberty Primary Steel – part of Gupta’s GFG Alliance – today announced major steps towards the transformation…

New Study Shows Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions for North American Steel vs. Chinese Steel for Building Construction

November 29, 2018 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

PITTSBURGH, PA -  Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from production of Chinese steel are substantially greater than emissions from production of comparable steel in North America, according to a series of reports released today by the Steel Market Development…

Video: 301L vs 304 Stainless Steel

November 19, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components, Video

Joe Evans with SPX Cooling Technologies discusses the advantages of using 301L stainless steel.

Growing Awareness About Fire Safety and Stringent Regulations Drive the Global Passive Fire Protection Materials Market Growth, Reports Melvin Bright

November 16, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 16, 2018 - The global market for Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Materials is estimated to reach $30.2 billion by 2025. Growth in the market will be driven by the growing number of fire accidents, stringent fire safety regulations,…

Long-Lived Wood Products are Significant Carbon Capturers

November 12, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components

Can the way we use wood mitigate climate change and support the bioeconomy? The answer is yes, according to a new PhD thesis from the University of Eastern Finland, investigating how wood use can contribute to avoiding or reducing the negative effects of climate…

AISI Publishes New Cold-Formed Steel Research Report on Load Bearing Clip Angle Design

October 31, 2018 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new cold-formed steel research report on load bearing clip angle design. The report presents the second phase of a research project aimed at developing design methods for three…