New Hire Announcement: AISC Welcomes Edward Seglias as General Counsel

Jan. 3, 2019 - AISC warmly welcomes Edward Seglias, Partner at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC, as General Counsel. Seglias is replacing David Ratterman, who retired at the end of last year after serving as AISC's General Counsel for 30 years. Bringing more than 25 years of experience, Seglias is a highly regarded trial lawyer, noted for his wealth of experience in construction disputes. Additionally, he is a sought-after lecturer on the subjects of bidding law, delay claims, scope claims and project management, and has created an array of seminars for various trade organizations.

Registration Now Open for 2019 NASCC: The Steel Conference in St. Louis

Jan. 2, 2019 - Registration is now open for NASCC: The Steel Conference. The sooner you register, the more you save! Registration starts at $420 and will increase on a weekly basis, so be sure to register now for the best price. If you're involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, The Steel Conference is the premier opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest design concepts, construction techniques and cutting-edge research while engaging with thousands of industry professionals.

New Supplement to 2016 AISC Prequalified Seismic Moment Connection Standard Available for Free Download

Dec. 4, 2018 - Engineers now have more options for seismic design. AISC’s recently released Supplement No. 1 (ANSI/AISC 358s1-18) to the 2016 version of the AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (ANSI/AISC 358-16), now allows designers to specify slotted web moment connections. In addition, the supplement includes a field bolted option for the popular SidePlate moment connection.

Latest Revision to AISC Nuclear Specification Now Available for Free Download

Dec. 4, 2018 - The 2018 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (ANSI/AISC N690-18), is now available for free download. The updated standard includes changes that are compatible with the baseline document, the 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), and it replaces ANSI/AISC N690-12 including Supplement No. 1 (ANSI/AISC N690s1-15).

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