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  • September 20, 2018

    New AISC Night School Course Explores the Steel Construction Process

    AISC’s new Night School course, “Steel Construction: From the Mill to Topping Out,” takes an in-depth look at the entire steel construction process, from the manufacturing of steel to completion of the structure. This eight-session course begins October 15 and runs through December 10.

  • September 19, 2018

    AISC Seeks Committee Members for New Structural Stainless Steel Standard

    AISC is assembling a new committee to develop and approve a new standard on the design, fabrication, erection and quality of structural stainless steel (excluding cold-formed stainless steel).

  • September 17, 2018

    Seattle North Transfer Station Wins National Steel Design Award

    Seattle Public Utilities' new North Transfer Station Rebuild, Tipping and Transfer Building has earned national recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from AISC during a ceremony to take place at the building on Thursday, September 27.

  • September 10, 2018

    New Edition of AISC Seismic Design Manual Available

    Designers and fabricators can now access the most comprehensive information for performance-based seismic design with the 3rd Edition AISC Seismic Design Manual. This new edition of the manual has been expanded with additional information and design aids to help engineers navigate the design of steel and composite seismic resisting systems (SFRS). It includes discussion and practical guidance on applying the latest versions of AISC’s core standards.

  • September 6, 2018

    Winners Announced in 2018 Steel Design Student Competition

    Sixteen exceptional student design projects have been recognized as winners in the 19th annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2017-2018 academic year. The competition encourages architecture students from across North America to explore the many functional and aesthetic uses for steel in design and construction. A total of $14,000 in cash prizes was awarded to the winning students and their faculty sponsors.

  • August 22, 2018

    Innovation Champion Ron Klemencic Featured in Latest Steel Profiles Podcast

    "Insatiable appetite to learn coupled with the fear of failure," says Ron Klemencic, PE, SE, chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), on his motivation to innovate. Klemencic is interviewed in the latest episode of AISC's Steel Profiles podcast series.

  • August 9, 2018

    U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Fabricated Structural Steel Imports from China

    The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released its list of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25% tariff as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property. The list contains 279 of the original 284 tariff lines proposed, including those AISC requested for inclusion in its two separate testimonies in front of the USTR Section 301 Committee. This is the first time that tariffs have been extended beyond mill products to include fabricated structural steel, and will go into effect on August 23, 2018.

  • August 6, 2018

    U.S. Structural Steel Industry Celebrates 10th Annual SteelDay September 28

    SteelDay marks its 10th anniversary on Friday, September 28, and you’re invited to join the celebration! SteelDay is your opportunity to gain insight into the value and expertise the U.S. structural steel industry brings to our nation’s building and bridge projects, and there are plenty of ways to participate.

  • July 31, 2018

    Industry Testifies to Include Fabricated Structural Steel in Section 301 Tariffs

    Last week, David Zalesne, chairman of AISC and president of Owen Steel Company, Columbia, S.C. (an AISC member and certified fabricator), testified on behalf of the fabricated structural steel industry in front of the U.S. Trade Representative Section 301 Committee in Washington, D.C., in support of applying 25% duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act to the products described by six Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) Codes relating to fabricated structural steel imported from China.

  • July 23, 2018

    Submit Your Nominations for AISC’s Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards

    Do you know a deserving individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership or provided significant contributions to the structural steel industry? Nominate them for an AISC lifetime or special achievement award, which honor exceptional industry professionals. The winners will be recognized at NASCC: The Steel Conference, April 3-5, 2019, in St. Louis.

  • July 2, 2018

    150 N. Riverside Chicago Skyscraper Wins National Steel Design Award

    The 150 N. Riverside office tower in Chicago has earned national recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from AISC during a ceremony to take place at the building on July 9.

  • June 19, 2018

    Fabricated Structural Steel Considered for Section 301 Tariff List

    The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a list of products imported from China that will be subject to additional tariffs as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property. Fabricated structural steel was added for consideration to the Section 301 tariff list due in part to AISC’s advocacy and testimony at last month’s USTR Section 301 public hearing in Washington, D.C.

  • June 18, 2018

    2019 IDEAS2 Awards Call for Entries Open

    Show the great work your firm does in steel through entering AISC's 2019 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Awards competition! This awards program recognizes excellence and innovation in the use of structural steel on building projects across the country. The award is the highest honor bestowed on building projects by the U.S. structural steel industry.

  • June 13, 2018

    ProMedica Corporate Headquarters Wins National Steel Design Award

    ProMedica Corporate Headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, has earned national recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from AISC during a ceremony to take place at the building on June 25.

  • June 6, 2018

    2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference Proceedings Available

    If you missed sessions from the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Baltimore (or you want to rewatch your favorites), you can catch up online! More than 130 session recordings from this year’s conference, which include a synchronization of the speakers’ voices along with their visual presentations, are now available for free online viewing.

  • June 4, 2018

    Lafayette College Wins NSSBC for First Time Ever

    The student steel bridge team from Lafayette College, Easton, Penn., was crowned champions in the 2018 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 25-26. This is the first time the college has captured the national title in the competition’s 27-year history. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, received second place overall, and École de technologie supérieure, who won first place overall the past two years, took home third.

  • May 29, 2018

    Nominations Sought for 2019 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

    Everyone involved in steel design and construction is encouraged to submit nominations for the prestigious T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award, which includes a $15,000 cash prize. Presented annually by AISC, the award recognizes a lecturer-author whose technical paper (or papers) is considered an outstanding contribution to engineering literature on fabricated structural steel.

  • May 18, 2018

    Industry Testifies to Include Fabricated Structural Steel in Section 301 Tariffs

    Jeffrey Sterner, president and chief operating officer of High Industries, Lancaster, Pa. (an AISC member and certified fabricator and erector), and a member of the AISC board of directors, testified on behalf of AISC in front of the United States Trade Representative Section 301 committee on Tuesday, requesting that the administration add the principal Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes for fabricated structural steel to the Section 301 tariff list.

  • May 14, 2018

    New Edition of Rehabilitation and Retrofit Design Guide Available

    The second edition of AISC’s Design Guide 15: Rehabilitation and Retrofit (DG15) is an extensive resource for any rehabilitation or retrofit project. It includes historical reviews of AISC specifications and manuals, as well as the RCSC Specification and ASTM standards. The guide has been reorganized and updated to include a new chapter of comprehensive design examples on flexural members, columns and connections. It also includes properties of discontinued steel and wrought iron sections.

  • May 7, 2018

    2019 Milek Fellowship Call for Proposals Now Open

    University faculty are invited to apply for the 2019 AISC Milek Fellowship, a four-year fellowship given to a promising university faculty member to conduct structural steel research. The awarded faculty member will receive $50,000 per year (for a total of $200,000) as well as free registration to NASCC: The Steel Conference for the four years following their selection as an AISC Milek Fellow.

  • May 1, 2018

    2019 World Steel Bridge Symposium Abstracts Due June 1

    NSBA invites everyone involved in steel bridge research, design or construction to submit an abstract for consideration to present at the 2019 World Steel Bridge Symposium (WSBS), which will be held in conjunction with NASCC: The Steel Conference, April 3-5 in St. Louis.

  • April 17, 2018

    2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference Draws Record Attendance

    AISC is pleased to announce that the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference attracted a record attendance of 5,175 in Baltimore in April.

  • April 11, 2018

    Digital Version of 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual Now Available

    Intended as an affordable supplement to the print version, the digital 15th Edition is a subscription-based product that provides on-the-go access to the information in the Manual including the most recent revisions.

  • April 6, 2018

    Ron Klemencic Named ENR’s 2018 Award of Excellence Winner for Revolutionary Steel Core System

    AISC congratulates this year’s Engineering News-Record (ENR) Award of Excellence winner, Ron Klemencic. His achievements include leading the development of SpeedCore, a revolutionary method of composite structural-steel framing, aiming to replace the reinforced concrete core in steel office-tower construction.

  • March 22, 2018

    NSBA Announces 2018 Prize Bridge Award Winners

    Sixteen steel bridge projects have earned national recognition in the 2018 Prize Bridge Awards competition. Conducted every other year by the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), the Prize Bridge Awards honor significant and innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S.

  • March 15, 2018

    AISC to Honor 12 Leading Design and Construction Professionals at NASCC: The Steel Conference

    Twelve leaders from across the structural steel design, construction and academic communities will be presented with prestigious awards by AISC at the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference (April 11-13 in Baltimore).

  • March 5, 2018

    AISC Addresses Tariff Impacts on Structural Steel Markets

    Following the March 1 announcement by President Trump that the Administration intends to impose a 25% tariff on imported steel, AISC has received many questions about the potential impacts on the structural steel fabrication and construction markets. Here is what we see at this point.

  • March 2, 2018

    AISC Sends Letter to White House on Tariffs

    AISC has sent a letter to the White House urging the Administration to protect the American steel industry through the inclusion of fabricated structural steel in the products covered by the planned tariffs under the process described in Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act.

  • March 1, 2018

    AISC Names 2017 Safety Award Winners

    Nearly 70 structural steel fabrication and erection facilities are being honored with AISC Safety Awards for their excellent safety performance records in 2017.

  • February 27, 2018

    Watch The Steel Conference Sessions Without Leaving Your Office

    If you can't make it to Baltimore April 11-13 for the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference, you can now register for the next best thing. NASCC Live offers a choice of 26 of the best sessions streamed live.

  • February 26, 2018

    AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements for Public Comment

    AISC is accepting public comments through March 7 on the proposed Program Requirements for Fabricator, Erector and Manufacturer Certifications.

  • February 14, 2018

    AISC Urges Trump Administration to Buy American, Hire American

    AISC welcomes the Trump Administration's proposals to address America's aging infrastructure and anticipate future infrastructure needs.

  • February 13, 2018

    New Thermal Spray Coatings Guide Available for Free Download

    A new free guide specification by the AASHTO/NSBA Steel Bridge Collaboration, Specification for Application of Thermal Spray Coating Systems to Steel Bridges (S8.2), is now available.

  • February 1, 2018

    Twelve Building Projects Win Top Steel Design Awards

    A dozen structural steel projects have earned recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • January 31, 2018

    AISC Certification Launches Newsletter

    Responding to feedback from AISC certified fabricators and erectors about the need for more frequent and effective communication, AISC Certification is now publishing a quarterly newsletter.

  • January 30, 2018

    AISC Offers Discounted Design Guide Sets

    In response to increased demand for AISC Design Guides, AISC has renewed its offer of discounted Design Guide Sets.

  • January 26, 2018

    AISC Specification for Nuclear Facilities Available for Public Review

    The current draft of the 2018 AISC Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (AISC N690) is available for public review until March 12, 2018.

  • January 25, 2018

    Steel Industry Calls on President to Embrace Strong Buy America Requirements for Infrastructure Investment

    On January 22, 2018, AISC, NSBA and nine other industry organizations expressed their collective support of President Trump addressing America’s growing infrastructure crisis and his efforts to maximize the economic impact of infrastructure investment through strong Buy America policies.

  • January 18, 2018

    AISC’s Larry Kruth Featured in Latest Steel Profiles Podcast

    Tune in to listen to AISC's latest Steel Profiles podcast featuring Lawrence F. Kruth, PE, vice president of engineering and research at AISC.

  • January 15, 2018

    Registration Now Open for 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Baltimore

    If you’re involved in the design or construction of steel buildings or bridges, NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premiere opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest design concepts, construction techniques and cutting-edge research while engaging with thousands of industry professionals. The 2018 conference takes place April 11-13 in Baltimore.

  • January 12, 2018

    Prequalified Moment Connection Standard Supplement Available for Public Review

    The first supplement to the 2016 AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16), is now available for public review until March 2, 2018.

  • December 18, 2017

    AISC Releases Certification Standard for Steel Fabrication, Erection and Manufacturing of Metal Components

    AISC is pleased to announce the release of Certification Standard for Steel Fabrication and Erection, and Manufacturing of Metal Components (AISC 207-16), available for free download at www.aisc.org/newcertstandard.

  • December 7, 2017

    15th Edition Steel Construction Manual Companion Resources Now Available

    AISC is offering several new resources that complement the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual, released this past summer. Included are the v15.0 Design Examples, v15.0 Shapes Database, v15.0H Historic Shapes Database, Basic Design Values Cards and Interactive Reference List. All of these resources are available for free download at www.aisc.org/manualresources.

  • December 6, 2017

    NIST-ATC Contest Predicts Seismic Response of Deep, Wide-Flange Structural Steel Beam-Columns

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Applied Technology Council (ATC) invite the engineering and construction community to participate in the prediction of the seismic response of deep, wide-flange structural steel beam-columns.

  • December 4, 2017

    New Report Highlights Steel and Timber Construction for High-Rise Buildings

    AISC and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) have released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings, available for free at www.aisc.org/timberresearch.

  • November 28, 2017

    ENR: AISC Raises Fairness Issues Over Buy Clean California Act

    AISC has expressed misgivings about the fairness of a California law, enacted last month, intended to minimize the carbon footprint of certain construction materials used in state-funded building projects, reports Engineering News-Record in an article published on November 15.

  • November 13, 2017

    Structural Engineering Legend Irwin G. Cantor Dies

    Structural engineer Irwin G. Cantor died on November 7 of natural causes. He was 90 years old.

  • November 1, 2017

    AISC Elects New Board Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Director

    The AISC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of David Zalesne, president of Owen Steel Company, Inc., Columbia, S.C., as its new chair; Jack Klimp, vice president and general manager of Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation, Georgetown, Mass., as vice chair; and Dan Kadrmas, president of TrueNorth Steel, West Fargo, N.D., as treasurer. In addition, the board welcomes a new director, Tyler R. Owen, general manager of Paxton & Vierling Steel, Structures Division, and president of Owen Industries Inc., Carter Lake, Iowa.

  • October 12, 2017

    Robert J. Connor Named 2018 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award Winner

    Robert J. Connor, a professor with the Purdue University School of Civil Engineering and director of the school's S-BRITE Center, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award.

  • October 11, 2017

    AISC Releases Design Guide for Steel-Plate Composite Walls in Nuclear Facilities

    Modular steel-plate composite (SC) walls are improving overall schedule and quality in safety-related nuclear structures, and building designers now have a comprehensive resource to facilitate their design with AISC’s Design Guide 32: Design of Modular Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Safety-Related Nuclear Facilities.

  • October 9, 2017

    Steel Core System Revolutionizes High-Rise Construction

    A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings.

  • October 5, 2017

    IDEAS2 Entries Deadline Extended to October 13

    There’s still time to enter your steel-framed building projects in the 2018 IDEAS2 Awards competition! The deadline for entries has been extended to Friday, October 13.

  • September 25, 2017

    AISC and Steel Erectors Collaborate to Improve Erector Certification Requirements

    AISC has revised its indemnity agreement for certified erectors to make it more equitable for all parties.

  • September 19, 2017

    University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium West Pavilion Wins Steel Design Award

    The West Pavilion at the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • September 14, 2017

    AISC Seeks Candidates for Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards

    Do you know a deserving individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and provided significant contributions to the structural steel industry? Nominate them for AISC’s awards programs recognizing exceptional industry professionals.

  • September 5, 2017

    Supplement to Prequalified Moment Connection Standard Available for Public Review

    The first supplement to the 2016 AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16), is available for public review until October 6, 2017.

  • August 31, 2017

    AISC Specification for Nuclear Facilities Available for Public Review

    The current draft of the 2017 AISC Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (AISC N690-17) is available for public review until October 13, 2017.

  • August 25, 2017

    First Span of New Tappan Zee Bridge Opens

    The first span of New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement opens to westbound traffic today. The three-mile-long, twin-span steel crossing is one of the largest active bridge projects in the nation and a testament to the work and capabilities of America’s steel fabricators and constructors.

  • August 24, 2017

    Winners Announced in 2017 Steel Design Student Competition

    Nine student design projects have been recognized as winners in the 17th annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • August 23, 2017

    NYC’s 4 World Trade Center Wins National Steel Building Design Award

    Four World Trade Center in New York City has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • August 22, 2017

    Call for Entries Open for 2018 Prize Bridge Competition

    NSBA is now accepting entries for the 2018 Prize Bridge Competition. This prestigious awards competition, held biennially, honors significant and innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S.

  • August 17, 2017

    Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming in Lakewood, Colo., Wins Steel Award

    The Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming in Lakewood, Colo., has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • August 14, 2017

    Celebrate SteelDay with the U.S. Structural Steel Industry September 15

    You’re invited to join in celebrating the structural steel industry’s ninth annual SteelDay on September 15!

  • August 11, 2017

    Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas, Wins Steel Design Award

    Southwest University Park baseball stadium in El Paso, Texas, has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • August 9, 2017

    Pterodactyl Office in Culver City, Calif., Wins National Steel Design Award

    The Pterodactyl Office in Culver City, Calif.,has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • August 3, 2017

    Samsung Americas Headquarters Wins National Steel Design Award

    The Samsung Americas Headquarters (Device Solutions) in San Jose, Calif., has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • July 26, 2017

    2018 IDEAS2 Building Design Awards Call for Entries Open

    Architectural and engineering firms, structural steel companies, general contractors and owners are encouraged to enter their steel-framed building projects in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Awards competition.

  • July 20, 2017

    Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center Wins Steel Design Award

    The Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center in Valley Glen, Calif., has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • July 17, 2017

    Chinatown Public Library in Chicago Wins Steel Design Award

    The Chinatown Public Library in Chicago has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • July 13, 2017

    Matt Shergalis Promoted to NSBA Northeast Regional Director

    Matt Shergalis, PE, has been promoted to northeast regional director for the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA).

  • July 10, 2017

    15th Ed. Steel Construction Manual Available

    AISC's 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual is now available. This new edition of the Manual includes the latest AISC codes and standards, and more.

  • June 29, 2017

    AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements

    AISC has issued new certification program requirements for its Bridge and Highway Metal Component Manufacturers Program and the Sophisticated Paint Endorsement, and has updated the program requirements for all other certifications.

  • June 22, 2017

    PEER Releases Updated Tall Building Seismic Design Guide

    The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) has released the second edition of its Tall Building Initiative Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings.

  • October 8, 2007

    AISC to End Sponsorship of Metal Building Certification Program

    The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) have jointly decided to end AISC’s sponsorship of the Metal Building Certification Program effective December 31, 2008, or 12 months from the date of the final participant’s 2008 audit, whichever comes later.

  • June 20, 2017

    AISC Announces Three Senior Leadership Promotions

    AISC is pleased to announce three senior leadership promotions: Danielle Kleinhans, PE, PhD, to vice president of bridges and managing director of the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA); John Cross, PE, to vice president of special projects; and Tabitha Stine, SE, PE, to vice president of market development.

  • June 14, 2017

    AISC Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

    AISC is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Leon Topalian, executive vice president of Nucor Corporation; and Glenn R. Tabolt, PE, president of STS Steel, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y.

  • June 7, 2017

    Terminal East Infill at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Wins Steel Design Award

    The Terminal East Infill at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas, has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • June 6, 2017

    École de Technologie Supérieure Wins NSSBC for Second Year in a Row

    The student steel bridge team from École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in Montreal, Canada, were named champions of the 2017 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC), hosted by Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., May 26-27.

  • June 5, 2017

    OSHA to Extend Electronic Recordkeeping Regulation Implementation Date

    AISC recently learned that OSHA intends to propose extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A electronically. As a result, records will not be made public until they are submitted electronically.

  • May 31, 2017

    Weber County Library Headquarters Branch in Roy, Utah, Wins Steel Design Award

    The Weber County Library Headquarters Branch in Roy, Utah, has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • April 5, 2011

    SSPC, AISC Announce Joint Standard for Paint Shop Certification

    SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) are pleased to announce a joint certification standard for shop application of protective coatings.

  • May 30, 2017

    AISC Seeks Nominations for 2018 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

    Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award, which includes a $15,000 cash prize. The award recognizes a lecturer-author whose technical paper (or papers) is considered an outstanding contribution to engineering literature on fabricated structural steel.

  • May 25, 2017

    AISC Calls on Commerce Department to Expand Trade Remedies to Downstream Manufactured and Fabricated Steel Products

    AISC yesterday testified to the U.S. Commerce Department that foreign fabricated steel is eroding the competitiveness of U.S. steel fabrication, and imposing trade remedies is essential to preserve the capacity of U.S. steel fabricators to serve critical national defense and security needs.

  • May 18, 2017

    AISC Seeks Research Proposals on Eccentric Column Stiffeners and Bolts and Welds

    AISC is seeking proposals for research projects that address the topics of eccentric column stiffeners, and bolts and welds in combination.

  • May 15, 2017

    AISC Thanks President Trump for His Support of the Domestic Steel Industry

    On May 9, AISC sent a letter to President Trump thanking him for his support of the domestic steel industry.

  • May 11, 2017

    Mark Trimble Named AISC Vice President of Certification

    Mark W. Trimble, PE, has joined AISC as its new vice president of certification. He’ll be managing the AISC Certification Program, which certifies more than 1,400 fabricators, erectors, and manufacturers of buildings, bridges, bridge components and hydraulic structures.

  • April 20, 2017

    2017 AISC Specification for Nuclear Facilities Available for Public Review

    The 2017 AISC Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities is now available for public review until May 22.

  • April 19, 2017

    AISC Releases New Guide for Castellated and Cellular Beam Design

    Building designers now have a valuable resource for the design of castellated and cellular beams in AISC’s Design Guide 31: Castellated and Cellular Beam Design.

  • April 17, 2017

    National Museum of African American History and Culture Wins Steel Design Award

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., has earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • April 4, 2017

    AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements

    AISC has issued new requirements for its Certified Building Fabricator Program and its new Hydraulic Steel Structures Program, which are now available at www.aisc.org/certification.

  • March 29, 2017

    AISC Names 2016 Safety Award Winners

    More than 80 structural steel fabrication and erection facilities are being honored with an AISC Safety Award for their excellent records of safety performance in 2016.

  • March 22, 2017

    Thirteen Building Projects Win Top Steel Design Awards

    Thirteen structural steel building projects have earned national recognition in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

  • March 9, 2017

    Patricia Clayton Named AISC’s 2017 Milek Fellow

    Patricia M. Clayton, PhD, an assistant professor with the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering’s Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, is the recipient of AISC’s 2017 Milek Fellowship Award.

  • March 2, 2017

    AISC Supports “Buy American” and “Hire American”

    AISC has released a position paper affirming its support of President Donald J. Trump’s call for expanded rules mandating “Buy American” and “Hire American” on infrastructure projects.

  • March 1, 2017

    New Revision of AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings Available

    The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 341-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016SP.

  • February 21, 2017

    AISC to Award 12 Top Professionals at NASCC: The Steel Conference

    Twelve leaders from across the structural steel design, construction and academic community will be presented with awards by AISC at the 2017 NASCC: The Steel Conference, March 22-24 in San Antonio.

  • January 26, 2017

    AISC Elects Seven New Board Members

    AISC is pleased to announce the election of seven new members to its Board of Directors.

  • January 20, 2017

    U.S. Steel Industry Supports Trump Administration's "Buy American, Hire American" Initiative

    U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL), along with nearly 20 House Republicans, published a letter to the incoming Trump Administration pledging their assistance in the development of its "Buy American, Hire American" initiative.

  • January 20, 2017

    New Revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification Available for Free Downloading

    The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016spec.

  • January 9, 2017

    Danielle Kleinhans Joins NSBA as Managing Director

    Danielle D. Kleinhans, PE, PhD, has joined the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), as its new Managing Director.