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AISC Issues Technical Advisory about Painting Interior Steel

May 11, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

CHICAGO - Anecdotal evidence suggests that specifiers are increasingly requiring that fully enclosed steel members in building structures be primed. The American Institute of Steel Construction has issued a technical advisory to clarify the matter. For almost…

Hyatt House Miami Airport Hotel Adorns Polystick® XFR as its new Roof Underlayment

April 29, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Maxx Leverage Roofing & Restoration is a licensed roofing company with over two decades of experience operating out of Idaho, Oregon, Florida,…

AISI Publishes Supplement 1 to AISI S310-20, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels

April 28, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

Photo by Wheeling Corrugating Company   WASHINGTON, D.C. –The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published Supplement 1 to AISI…

GE inaugurates world class 3D printing facility based on new COBOD printer

April 25, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

3D printer the size of a three story building can print tower sections up to 20 meters high First of its kind research in the US: experimenting with new production methods to make wind turbine towers more efficient and sustainable Bergen, NY – GE Renewable…

Serge Ferrari Group Launches Revolutionary Solution for Light-Filled Spaces

April 20, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

(photos courtesy of Serge Ferrari Group)   STFE Provides Lightweight, Durable Building Skin for Indoor Enclosures   Deerfield Beach, Fla.  — Serge Ferrari Group, a leader in designing, developing, and manufacturing innovative composite fabrics,…

American Concrete Institute Launches New Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete

April 7, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (April 7, 2022) -- The American Concrete institute (ACI) announced the launch of NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, at its Spring convention in Orlando, Florida, USA.  NEU aims to collaborate globally…

American Concrete Institute Releases 2022 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

March 29, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (March 29, 2022)— The American Concrete Institute has released the  2022 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices. The ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information…

Siam Cement Group to become distributor of COBOD 3D construction printers in Thailand and beyond

March 22, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Siam Cement Group (SCG) to become distributor of COBOD 3D construction printers in Thailand and beyond SCG previously used other printers to make various prototypes, but has now turned to the world leader in 3D construction printing solution for their state-of-the-art…

American Concrete Institute Releases New Repair Code

February 4, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich -  The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released ACI CODE-562-21 Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures - Code and Commentary in print and digital formats. The Code was developed to provide design…

Knowing Basic Deck Coating System Terms Can Help Facility Managers Make Better Decisions Regarding Maintenance

January 26, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

(St. Louis, MO) Construction jargon often sounds like a foreign language. But just knowing a few, basic terms used when describing deck coating systems can seriously help facility managers and building engineers qualify contractors, evaluate proposals and…