John Bailey, Former Prospect Steel President and AISC Board Member, Dies at 66

"He was many things to me: my boss, my mentor, and my buddy," said Patrick Schueck, president of Lexicon. "He was a visionary, a hard-charger, a shrewd businessman, a horrible golfer, and one hell of a good time. He was an amazing card player and an incredible negotiator. He could estimate a complicated project on a cocktail napkin, seal the deal before dinner, and pop the cork for dessert."

AISC Remembers Ground-breaking Architect I.M. Pei

May. 17, 2019 - "I.M. Pei leaves a physical and intellectual legacy of constant innovation, much of which featured steel as the structural medium," AISC President Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD, said. "His many iconic structures will inspire generations of architects to push the boundaries and bring new ideas to life and we look forward to being part of that celebration of his work and influence."

Nominate An Outstanding Paper for the 2020 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

May. 14, 2019 - The American Institute of Steel Construction is now accepting nominations for the T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award. This annual award recognizes an innovative lecturer/author whose outstanding technical writing constitutes a ground-breaking addition to engineering literature on fabricated structural steel.

AISC Responds to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: Sustainable Buildings Framed in Steel Are Part of the Solution to Climate Change

Apr. 24, 2019 - "When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, domestically produced structural steel is part of the solution, not part of the problem," AISC President Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD, said.

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