SpeedCore Researcher Amit Varma Wins Higgins Lectureship Award, Will Address Industry Thursday

Oct. 19, 2020 - “Amit Varma’s research on SpeedCore is a game-changer for our industry,” said Lawrence Kruth, PE. “His research includes not only the seismic resistance of SpeedCore but also performance-based fire engineering; his research has demonstrated that no additional fireproofing is required for SpeedCore.“

New Structural Stainless Steel Standard Available for Second Public Review

Oct. 14, 2020 - AISC 370 will encompass the design, fabrication, and erection of austenitic and duplex structural stainless steels: sections made from annealed sheet, strip, and plate that have not been subsequently cold-formed or rolled; hollow structural sections; round and square bar, annealed and cold-finished; and hot-rolled or extruded shapes.

Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

Oct. 5, 2020 - Did you know the word “dinosaur” is younger than the oldest steel bridge that’s still in service in the U.S.? “The historical perspective really underscores the tremendous lifespan of steel bridges,” said NSBA Director of Market Development Brandon Chavel, PE, PhD.

ASE Gift Establishes AISC Terry Peshia Early Career Faculty Awards

Oct. 2, 2020 - “Terry spent his career promoting and contributing to the steel industry locally as well as nationally,” said ASE President Timothy Harkins. “For all those years of service, the Associated Steel Erectors of Chicago is in his debt and we are pleased to honor his memory in this way.”

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