The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute has named Jennifer Zabik, P.E., S.E., president of Zabik-Turner Engineering, LLC as the recipient of the 2018 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) presented three first-place Design Excellence awards and one first-place Innovative Detail award during the 2018 CFSEI Expo. Design Excellence awards were also presented for second-place and third-place winners.
YTD Shipments Increase by 4.2 Percent Year-over-Year
The Steel Tube Institute will host a webinar on "Connection Design Software for Hollow Structural Sections (HSS)" on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. CDT.
Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that steel import permit applications for the month of June totaled 2,894,000 net tons (NT)*.
Available for free download, the research report covers the recalibration of the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and the Limit States Design (LSD) resistance factors for cold-formed steel compression members when the strength is predicted using the Direct Strength Method.
AISI announced the release of its 2017 Annual Statistical Report, which provides comprehensive data on the U.S. steel industry and select data on the North American steel industry as a whole.
MCA's councils and committees convened to continue work on important topics that directly affect the future of metal construction.
Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in response to the legal challenge to the Section 232 trade remedy brought by foreign steel importers.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT and will award 1.5 PDHs.
Finished Import Market Share YTD at 26%
In support of Lighting Safety Awareness Week (June 24-30th), The Metal Construction Association has updated its technical bulletin, "Lightning Strikes and Metal Roofs", downloadable at www.metalconstruction.org.
The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors, and provides 1.5 PDHs.
The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is partnering with the national home improvement show Today’s Homeowner and expert host Danny Lipford to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide this season.
The design manual is available in both printed and electronic formats. It consists of two volumes and is available for purchase as a set at AISI’s online Steel Store at https://shop.steel.org/c/41/manuals-and-design-guides.
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,798,326 net tons, a 6.0 percent decrease from the 8,299,418 net tons shipped in the previous month.
Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in reaction to House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).
Import Market Share 25% in May
The new e-book is filled with concise information to help contractors understand the ever-changing and complex energy code and insulation requirements for low-rise commercial buildings, with a special focus on metal buildings.
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) will host its annual summer meeting June 19-20 at the Hilton Rosemont / O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois.