Safety Alert: Respirators Recalled

Oct. 31, 2019 - 3M has announced an immediate stop use and inspect or return notice for some of its 3M Half Facepiece Disposable Respirators 5000 Series - Medium.

AISC Remembers Jeffrey W. Post

Oct. 17, 2019 - “Jeff was a special person. His outlook on life and humor made him a pleasure to work with,” said AISC’s Chief of Engineering Staff Thomas J. Schlafly. “Jeff brought a great blend of humanity, ethics and 'steel' to the table every day.”

Gusset Plate Expert Bo Dowswell Wins 2020 AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

Oct. 9, 2019 - Dowswell will present "Gusset Plates: The Evolution of Simplified Design Models" as a keynote speaker during NASCC: The Steel Conference, which will take place April 22-24 in Atlanta. This lecture provides a brief history of gusset plate design methods before considering current approaches and previewing a new method to predict the compression strength of gusset plates using notional loads.

New AISC Standard, Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342), Available for Public Review

Sep. 30, 2019 - Portions of the current draft of a new AISC standard, Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342), are now available for public review until November 4, 2019.

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