Robert J. Connor Named 2018 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award Winner

Oct. 12, 2017 - Robert J. Connor, a professor with the Purdue University School of Civil Engineering and director of the school's S-BRITE Center, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award.

AISC Releases Design Guide for Steel-Plate Composite Walls in Nuclear Facilities

Oct. 11, 2017 - Modular steel-plate composite (SC) walls are improving overall schedule and quality in safety-related nuclear structures, and building designers now have a comprehensive resource to facilitate their design with AISC’s Design Guide 32: Design of Modular Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Safety-Related Nuclear Facilities.

Steel Core System Revolutionizes High-Rise Construction

Oct. 9, 2017 - A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings.

AISC and Steel Erectors Collaborate to Improve Erector Certification Requirements

Sep. 25, 2017 - AISC has revised its indemnity agreement for certified erectors to make it more equitable for all parties.

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