Expansion Goes Up and Over
By Erin Kelly, AIA, and Ralph D'Apuzzo, P.E.
Steel framing facilitates multi-phase project designed to add space and functionality

Benefits of Early Steel Detailing
By Matt Trammell, P.E.
The ability to quickly reach decisions as construction documents are being developed streamlines hospital project.    

Fire Protection to Go
By Chris Griffith
Shop-applied intumescent, fireproofing cuts schedule and speeds erection.

The Transfer Solution
By Kurt D. Swensson, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP
Steel saves valuable space and time in accommodating high-rise column setbacks.

Flower Power
By Michael E. Sheridan, P.E.
A new mixed-use project blossoms in downtown Louisville.

Fabrication Tools Sneak Peek
An advanced rundown of some of teh machinery debuting at NASCC next May.

Steel Girders Support Bridge Construction Staging
By Ahmad Abu-Hawash, P.E., and Hussein Khalil, P.E.
Using longer spans and stronger steel made the 24th Street Bridge a one-season project.

The Cantilever Truss Shortcut
By Nathan Brown, P.E., S.E.
Avoiding the need for several pesky permits also allowed the project to start much earlier.

A New Crossing for the Saline River
By Mark Hurt, P.E., S.E.
Simplified construction and reduced foundation requirements make steel the preferred alternative.

Software and the Direct Analysis Method
By Amanuel Gebremeskel, P.E.
Understanding how your software is doing its work will help you do yours better.

AISC Certified Quality: In Their Own Words
By Kimberly A. Swiss
Certified fabricators share their thoughts on how the program is benefiting their firms.

Demystifying Social Media, Part Two
By Anne Scarlett
The plan is simple: Give value, get visibility.

Be Solutionary, Not Revolutionary
By Scott Belsky
New ideas only become really useful when someone works out the details.