Industry Testifies to Include Fabricated Structural Steel in Section 301 Tariffs

May. 18, 2018 - Jeffrey Sterner, president and chief operating officer of High Industries, Lancaster, Pa. (an AISC member and certified fabricator and erector), and a member of the AISC board of directors, testified on behalf of AISC in front of the United States Trade Representative Section 301 committee on Tuesday, requesting that the administration add the principal Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes for fabricated structural steel to the Section 301 tariff list.

New Edition of Rehabilitation and Retrofit Design Guide Available

May. 14, 2018 - The second edition of AISC’s Design Guide 15: Rehabilitation and Retrofit (DG15) is an extensive resource for any rehabilitation or retrofit project. It includes historical reviews of AISC specifications and manuals, as well as the RCSC Specification and ASTM standards. The guide has been reorganized and updated to include a new chapter of comprehensive design examples on flexural members, columns and connections. It also includes properties of discontinued steel and wrought iron sections.

2019 Milek Fellowship Call for Proposals Now Open

May. 7, 2018 - University faculty are invited to apply for the 2019 AISC Milek Fellowship, a four-year fellowship given to a promising university faculty member to conduct structural steel research. The awarded faculty member will receive $50,000 per year (for a total of $200,000) as well as free registration to NASCC: The Steel Conference for the four years following their selection as an AISC Milek Fellow.

2019 World Steel Bridge Symposium Abstracts Due June 1

May. 1, 2018 - NSBA invites everyone involved in steel bridge research, design or construction to submit an abstract for consideration to present at the 2019 World Steel Bridge Symposium (WSBS), which will be held in conjunction with NASCC: The Steel Conference, April 3-5 in St. Louis.

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