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New Revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification Available for Free Downloading

January 23, 2017 - in Buildings

(Chicago, IL) – The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016spec. The 2016 Specification supersedes the 2010 version (ANSI/AISC 360-10).…

AISC Supports ARTBA’s Grassroots Effort to Impact Infrastructure Activity

December 19, 2016 - in Transportation

(Chicago, IL) - AISC is supporting ARTBA’s (American Road & Transportation Builders Association) grassroots effort to impact infrastructure activity.…

New Tappan Zee Bridge Reaches Steel Milestone

December 15, 2016 - in Lifecycle

(Chicago, IL) - Steel erection on the westbound approach lanes for the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York has recently completed. “Over a period of about…

Registration Now Open for 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference in San Antonio

December 15, 2016 - in Events, News

(Chicago, IL) - If you’re involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, NASCC: The Steel Conference is your once-a-year opportunity to engage with more than 4,500 of your peers and learn the latest design concepts, construction techniques…

Vertical House in Dallas Wins National Steel Building Design Award

October 14, 2016 - in Awards, Buildings

Chicago, IL – A five-story residence in Dallas has earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be…

Code Update: Change the Oil to Avoid Paying More Later

October 3, 2016 - in Column

I often ask audiences if they’ve read the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Code of Standard Practice. As I do so, I picture the oil-filter commercial Fram used to run, with one mechanic who changes oil and another who rebuilds engines. “You…

Winners Announced in Sixteenth Annual ACSA/AISC Steel Design Student Competition

September 19, 2016 - in Events

Chicago, IL – Eleven student design projects have been honored in the 16th annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2015-2016 academic year. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by the American…

Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center Wins Design Award

September 7, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Chicago, IL – The Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center in Little Rock, Ark., has earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor…

Celebrate SteelDay with the U.S. Structural Steel Industry September 30

August 29, 2016 - in Announcement, Events

Chicago, IL - A free webinar featuring a new documentary on one of America’s greatest bridge designers is the highlight of this year’s SteelDay on September 30 (visit www.steelday.org/webinar to see if you qualify for free microwave popcorn delivery to…

HDR Experts Kick Off AISC Night School Series on Steel Bridge Design

July 12, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate

July 11, 2016—HDR bridge experts recently led the first of eight sessions on steel bridge design for the American Institute of Steel Construction's annual "Night School" series. Professional Engineers Domenic Coletti, Joanne Shaner and Anna Teague, wrote…