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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…

Acrow Bridge Celebrates Shipment of More Than 130 Structures to the Road Development Agency of the Republic of Zambia

April 26, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

Comprehensive Bridge Development Program model includes structured financing arranged by Acrow as well as full training of Zambian engineers, technicians…

Engineered Solutions: How to Maximize Usefulness of Joist Girder Panels

April 17, 2019 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

The right plan can mean the most cost-efficient use of steel in construction Sponsored by:           Joist Girders are so common…

Bentley Systems Announces Drummond Community High School Team as Winners in First Future Infrastructure Challenge: DEC Hyperloop

April 11, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

Winners of the 2019 Future Infrastructure Challenge: DEC Hyperloop is the Drummond Community High School Team (Alizah Mughal, Ryan Gordon, Wiktor Rauba, Faye Fulton) with Harj Dhaliwal, Managing Director Middle East & India, Virgin Hyperloop One, who was…

Design & Construction of More Forgiving Roadways Will Help Save More Lives & Reduce Injuries, ARTBA Tells Congress

April 10, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 9 called for a fundamental shift in how the nation approaches road safety, emphasizing the need to design and build a transportation network that better compensates for…

Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

April 9, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Berlin, Germany, 9 April 2019 – As the urgency to take bold climate action grows, new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that scaling-up renewable energy combined with electrification could deliver more than three quarters…

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

April 3, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase…

State DOTs Across the Midwest Grappling with Damage Inflicted by Floods

April 1, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

State departments of transportation across the Midwest continue efforts to mitigate and repair damage to roads, highway, bridges, rails, and other modes of travel from severe flooding caused by rapid snow melt combined with heavy rains. [Above photo by the…

47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition & Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl, New Analysis of Federal Data Shows

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News, Transportation

Report Comes as Congress & President Continue Debating Infrastructure Highlights:   47,052 of America’s 616,087 bridges are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition. The pace of repair slowed to its lowest point in a half-decade;…

Introducing AutoCAD 2020: See What’s New

March 28, 2019 - in Featured, News, Products, Technology

We’re thrilled to bring you AutoCAD 2020, packed with new features and enhancements to help you design, draft, and bring visions to life. With a subscription to AutoCAD including specialized toolsets, you’ll gain access to industry-specific specialized…