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Thornton Tomasetti Shares Results of Comprehensive Embodied Carbon Measurement Study

November 15, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

Co-Initiator of 2050 Structural Engineers Challenge Urges Peers to Contribute Data, Commit to Creating More Efficient Structures to Mitigate Climate Change   (New York) - Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, has released results from…

DFI Publishes New White Paper on Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) Available for Free

October 30, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Hawthorne, N.J.: DFI announces the release of a new white paper titled “Terminology and Evaluation Criteria of Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) as applied…

AISI and CCFSS Announce the Publication of “Cold-Formed Steel Design – Fifth Edition”

October 30, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures (CCFSS) at the Missouri University…

LSU Researchers Continue Work on Bendable Concrete, Add Sugarcane Byproducts to the Mix

BATON ROUGE, La. - Work on developing an engineered cementitious composite, or bendable concrete, for mass adoption by LSU Construction Management researchers continues and the results are promising. Most recently, the team constructed three 60-foot-long overlay…

ACI to Develop Precast Structural Concrete Code

September 30, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.  – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the formation of a new committee whose mission is to develop and maintain structural concrete code requirements unique to the design of precast concrete.  ACI Committee…

The Canadian Parliament Buildings – Ottawa, Canada

September 20, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Cintec West Block Restoration The West Block was constructed between 1860 and 1865. In 1897 the building was damaged by fire. The West Block is one of the three buildings on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario that forms the Parliamentary precinct. The West…

Video: Rainier Square Core Side-By-Side Comparison

August 21, 2019 - in Buildings, Structural components, Video

SpeedCore is a non-proprietary revolutionary method of composite structural-steel framing, aiming to replace the common reinforced concrete core construction.  Any fabricator can produce this composite system.

ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete Now Available

New edition of popular American Concrete Institute resource now in full color FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The American Concrete Institute announces that ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete is now available in print and digital formats.…

Annual Request for Research Proposals Now Open

August 2, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Farmington Hills, Mich. – The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and…

Bahamas Becomes the First International Country to Embrace the 3 in 1 Roof System

July 31, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Bahamas Industries and Construction Company Ltd (BICC) has been granted approval by The Ministry of Public Works of The Bahamian Government to utilize the world’s only INSULATING SOLAR TILES known as 3 IN 1 ROOF. Patented in over 40 countries, this supreme…