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Modern Steel Construction (MSC) magazine names Tom Klemens new Senior Editor; Geoff Weisenberger to lead AISC sustainability efforts

August 13, 2009 from American Institute of Steel Construction

(Chicago, IL) – Tom Klemens, P.E., has joined Modern Steel Construction, the official publication of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), as Senior Editor. He replaces Geoff Weisenberger, who, after spending nearly three years with MSC, has transitioned roles to become AISC’s Director of Sustainability.

Tom Klemens is a skilled communicator, whose expertise includes 20-plus years as a staff journalist for leading trade journals covering various aspects of infrastructure design and construction. A registered Professional Engineer, his experience also includes working in the field for several nationally known engineering and construction firms.

“Tom is an excellent addition to MSC,” commented AISC Vice President Scott Melnick. “He comes to the magazine and AISC with several years of trade journalism experience as well as a structural engineering background — a perfect combination for his new role.”

In his new position, Weisenberger will be responsible for spearheading AISC’s sustainability initiatives, which include promoting sustainable practices throughout the steel industry, communicating the sustainable aspects of structural steel, expanding steel’s use in green-oriented projects, and encouraging relevant building standards and codes to properly acknowledge the environmental benefits of structural steel.

“Geoff has done an excellent job as Senior Editor of MSC and will utilize those same communication skills and ability to grasp technical details in his new position,” said AISC Vice President John Cross.

For more information on MSC and to view past issues, please visit www.modernsteel.com. More information on the sustainability movement in construction can be found at www.aisc.org/sustainability.



For more information contact:

Tasha O'Berski
Communications Department
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American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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