Code of Standard Practice for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings Available for Second Public Review

Nov. 13, 2020 - The new AISC Code of Standard Practice for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings (AISC 313) is available for its second public review through December 11, 2020. This new standard sets forth criteria for the trade practices involved in the design, purchase, fabrication, and erection of structural stainless steel buildings.

AISC Announces Two New Vice Presidents

Nov. 5, 2020 - Brian Raff has been named AISC's new Vice President of Market Development and Carly Hurd has been promoted to Vice President of Operational Engagement. "I'm excited to recognize Carly and Brian, who have made key contributions to advancing AISC's mission to increase the use of domestically fabricated structural steel," said AISC President Charles J. Carter, P.E., S.E., PhD.

SpeedCore Researcher Amit Varma Wins Higgins Lectureship Award, Will Address Industry Thursday

Oct. 19, 2020 - “Amit Varma’s research on SpeedCore is a game-changer for our industry,” said Lawrence Kruth, PE. “His research includes not only the seismic resistance of SpeedCore but also performance-based fire engineering; his research has demonstrated that no additional fireproofing is required for SpeedCore.“

Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

Oct. 5, 2020 - Did you know the word “dinosaur” is younger than the oldest steel bridge that’s still in service in the U.S.? “The historical perspective really underscores the tremendous lifespan of steel bridges,” said NSBA Director of Market Development Brandon Chavel, PE, PhD.

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