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Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Technology

CHICAGO - A new interactive timeline from the National Steel Bridge Alliance provides a new way to look at some of the more than 25,000 steel bridges that opened between 1838 and 1938 and are still in service in the U.S. Bringing the awesome longevity of steel…

Brokk Offers New Darda Multi Cutter Attachment for Steel Cutting

January 8, 2020 - in News, Products

The mid-size Brokk 200 and 300 remote-controlled demolition machines can use the high cutting-force, lightweight Darda MC300 Multi Cutter attachment to…

Specification Section: Steel Products and Design/Fabrication Software 2017

April 13, 2017 - in Directory, Steel and Steel Design

Read below for a selection of software products, steel component manufacturers and industry associations. This brief listing is meant to introduce you…

Make a Steel Building Sail: BIM and VDC Bring Church of the Resurrection to Life

March 24, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When people think of churches, what often comes to mind is a square white building with a triangular roof and a steeple on top. When the congregation of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection envisioned its new place of worship, they imagined something…

Coastal Library ‘Rides the BIM Wave’

January 31, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

For a library project in a California beach town, 3D modeling helped a design-build project team deliver a challenging but symbolic design on an accelerated timeline. When architects delivered renderings for a 14,380-square-foot library facility in Imperial…

Optimizing Time with VDC:Steel

December 5, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Josh Zimmerman Project teams are beginning to integrate services inhouse, including steel fabrication, to optimize overall cost and shorten timelines. In the past, the steel fabricator hired a detailing firm, who then created its own model and set of drawings.…

Specification Section: Steel and Steel Design/Fabrication Software

May 31, 2016 - in Steel and Steel Design

A wide range of commercial structural engineering software is available to aid designers and fabricators with the efficient and economic design of steel framed buildings and bridges. The tools encompass the property data of steel components that enable rapid…

AISI Publishes New Report on Resistance of Arc Spot Welds Loaded in Shear and Tension for Building Design and Construction

May 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2016 – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in partnership with the Steel Deck Institute, has completed a project to evaluate provisions for determining the strength of arc spot welds included in AISI S100-12, North American…

Engineers Develop Record-breaking Amorphous Steel Alloy

April 8, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

A team of engineers has developed and tested a type of steel with a record-breaking ability to withstand an impact without deforming permanently. The new steel alloy could be used in a wide range of applications, from drill bits, to body armor for soldiers,…

Registration Now Open for 2016 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Orlando, Fla.

January 5, 2016 - in Announcement, Corporate

Chicago, IL—If you’re involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, you need to be in Orlando, Fla., April 13-15 for the 2016 NASCC: The Steel Conference. Presented annually by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC),…