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New Hampshire’s Buy America Law Keeps Taxpayer Money, Jobs in the U.S.

June 28, 2022 - in News

CHICAGO - New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu today signed Buy American legislation into law during a visit to AISC-member Capone Iron Corporation North Woods, Inc.’s fabrication facility in Berlin, N.H. The new regulations require the use of American contractors…

Students Showcase Ideas for Wildlife Crossing at SSBC National Finals

June 8, 2022 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO - The University of Florida took home the overall first place prize at the 2022 Student Steel Bridge Competition National Finals at Virginia Tech.…

AISC Releases Updated Design Guide for Structural Stainless Steel

CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction has updated its design guide on designing with structural stainless steel. Design Guide 27, 2nd…

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…

AISI Standards Council Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2022 Small Project/Fellowship Program

March 31, 2022 - in Awards, News

Photo: Ben Schafer, Ph.D., P.E. (kneeling), the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil and Systems Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, with students.     WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards…

Connecticut Bridge Wins Top NSBA Prize

March 30, 2022 - in Awards, Bridges, News

CHICAGO - The I-91 Interchange 29 Exit Ramp Flyover Bridge in Hartford, Conn., is the 2022 Bridge of the Year! The National Steel Bridge Alliance and participants of last week's World Steel Bridge Symposium in Denver selected the 880-ft. bridge for the top…

Nine Projects Win Steel Industry’s Highest Design Honor

March 24, 2022 - in Awards, News

DENVER - Just moments ago, the American Institute of Steel Construction revealed the results of its Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Award competition. AISC made the announcement before an audience…

New ASCE Publication Outlines Issues Associated with Fire After an Earthquake

March 4, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – Earthquake damage can increase the likelihood of fire ignitions as utility lines and interior fire protection systems can be damaged or compromised. A new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Post-Earthquake Fire Assessment…

AISC Names 2021 Safety Award Winners

March 4, 2022 - in Awards, News

CHICAGO – The American Institute of Steel Construction is pleased to recognize more than 70 steel fabricators and erectors for their outstanding safety records in 2021. Most of this year's winners have earned the Institute's top safety award, the Safety…

New ASCE Press Book Provides Guidance on Construction Quality

January 6, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – As the construction industry more frequently uses alternative project delivery methods and performance specifications, implementation, and continuous improvement of quality programs--including those associated with quality management, quality…