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American Concrete Institute Presents Distinguished Achievement Award to Concrete Promotional Group

April 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 13, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to Concrete Promotional Group, Inc., a 28 year old trade association that supports the local construction community in the use…

BIM Scores at San Jose Earthquakes’ New Stadium

April 5, 2015 - in Feature, Structural components

Designed to provide the best possible experience for Major League Soccer fans, Avaya Stadium is among the world’s most technically and structurally…

AGA Launches Updated Life-Cycle Cost Calculator and Releases Costs Less, Lasts Longer Publication

April 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 2, 2015—The cost of corrosion protective coatings is always a concern when specifying steel exposed to the atmosphere.  Economics…

Structural Solutions: Helping Structural Engineering Students Benefits All

April 1, 2015 - in Column, Structural components

There are many ways to have a positive impact on the next generation of structural engineers. This is important, because they will face significant challenges to improve infrastructure while competing in a global market with constant change and ever-increasing…

ClearEdge3D Announces EdgeWise 5.0

Houston, Texas, April 1, 2015 — ClearEdge3D today announced the release of EdgeWise 5.0, with numerous new features and enhancements that create the fastest field-to-finish modeling solution on the market. The software uses advanced feature extraction and…

Autodesk Previews Advance Steel 2016 at NASCC

March 26, 2015 - in Modeling, Structural components

March 25, 2015—Today at the NASCC: The Steel Conference in Nashville Autodesk previewed Autodesk Advance Steel 2016, which includes the top-most requested enhancements from Advance Steel users worldwide. Advance Steel 2016 preview activities at the Conference…

WSP Integrates Halsall’s U.S. Office Into National Buildings Practice

March 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

March 25, 2015—WSP, the international engineering and environmental consulting firm, has integrated the Washington, D.C. office of Halsall, the Toronto-based building enclosure specialist group from Parsons Brinkerhoff, into WSP’s Buildings practice in…

CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Design for Splicing of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Studs

March 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2015 — The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has published a new Technical Note titled “Design for Splicing of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Studs” (Tech Note W106-15), the latest in its continuing series of instructional…

Trimble Improves Construction Project Workflow with Tekla Structures 21 BIM Software

March 12, 2015 - in Products, Structural components

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced Tekla Structures 21, the latest version of its Building Information Modeling (BIM) software for the engineering and construction markets. With advancements in interoperability, drawing…

Trimble Launches Tekla Structural Designer: A Powerful New Way for Engineers to Analyze and Design Multi-Material Buildings

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today launched Tekla Structural Designer, the latest addition to its portfolio of model-based solutions for the architectural, engineering and construction markets. Tekla Structural Designer provides…