AISC Cancels 2020 NASCC: The Steel Conference Due to Coronavirus Threat

Mar. 15, 2020 - "Just as the design community and construction industry turns toward AISC for reliable information and advice on steel design and construction, we turn to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for health information and advice on dealing with the coronavirus," said Scott Melnick, AISC's senior vice president and the administrator for the conference.

AISC Standard for Certification Programs (AISC 207) Available for Second Public Review

Mar. 12, 2020 - AISC Standard for Certification Programs (AISC 207) is now available for a second public review. This document is an update to AISC 207-16 and adds requirements for hydraulic metal structures. It includes the entire draft standard dated March 5, 2020, with tracked revisions made since the first review.

Steel Fabrication Industry Represented in Steel Caucus Hearing Thursday

Mar. 3, 2020 - David Zalesne, president of Columbia, S.C.-based Owen Steel Company and the immediate past-chair of the American Institute of Steel Construction, is set to give a fabricator’s perspective on the market, including potential implications of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision to deny relief to the domestic industry in a recent trade case regarding fabricated structural steel imports from China, Canada, and Mexico.

ITC Announces Results in Fabricated Structural Steel Case

Feb. 25, 2020 - “We are clearly disappointed with the ITC’s negative determination. U.S. fabricators and the American families who depend on them are hurting because of unfairly traded FSS imports and will suffer additional harm in the absence of much-needed trade relief,” said Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD, president of the American Institute of Steel Construction.

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