NSBA/Modjeski and Masters Release Guide to Uncoated Weathering Steel: the Ultimate Economical, Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Fast Bridge Material

"Everyone is looking for materials with a proven track record of great corrosion protection while reducing maintenance costs and protecting the environment," said National Steel Bridge Alliance Senior Director of Market Development Jeff Carlson, PE. "But not everyone knows that uncoated weathering steel has done just that in a variety of climates across the country since the 1960s." November 30, 2022

AISC Education Foundation Honors Reidar Bjorhovde’s Legacy of Mentoring

Every penny donated to the AISC Education Foundation between now and December 31 will go toward establishing the Reidar Bjorhovde Outstanding Young Professional Award. The Award will open doors for promising young professionals, introducing them to key contacts and setting them up with valuable connections that will serve them well for the rest of their careers, just as Reidar would have done. November 22, 2022

2022 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges Now Available

The Code is a vital document for everyone associated with construction in structural steel--it provides a framework for a shared understanding of acceptable standards when contracting for structural steel. The Code has governed contracts for nearly a century since its first publication in 1924. November 21, 2022

In Memoriam: Hugh A. Krentz

“Hugh’s work was instrumental in CISC’s success,” said Scott Melnick, senior vice president at AISC. “Hugh was well known for his honesty and candor, as well as his dedication to Canada and commitment to the standards development process. Under his leadership, AISC and CISC worked on many projects together, including the North American Steel Construction Conference (now known as NASCC: The Steel Conference).” November 9, 2022

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