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AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-To-Steel Screw Connections – Update to Provisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition, for…

“Power of Two:” DuPont Performance Building Solutions Announces New Commercial Wall² Warranty

WILMINGTON, Del. – Effective June 1, 2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted performance of TYVEK® Commercial products…

2019 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards Showcase Galvanized Steel’s Versatility and Beauty

CENTENNIAL, CO - The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. …

AISI Releases Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has released Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition (AISI D113-19), which provides discussion and design examples of steel sheet and wood structural panel sheathed, cold-formed…

ASI Architectural Implements Multi-Functional Design Solution for Major Metropolitan Train Stations

April 26, 2019 - in Buildings, Structural components

NEW YORK – ASI Architectural, dedicated to providing elegant solutions for the design and build industry, has supplied a durable, sophisticated, multipurpose acoustical solution to stand up to the harsh environments of New York City subway stations and neighboring…

SSAB Launches Strenx® 1100 Plus for Stronger and Lighter Lifting Equipment

[09.04.2019, Stockholm] SSAB today announced the launch of Strenx® 1100 Plus strip steel. Available for immediate order, this new grade of hot-rolled, high-strength steel possesses unique weld properties and delivers outstanding welding and bending performance…

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 will begin working this week to remove building materials such as doors, windows, cabinets and light…

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 are capable of producing more than 1 million tons annually of concrete quality Class F fly ash that will…

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…