April 6, 2018
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
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, 2016
More than 70 structural steel facilities are being honored with an AISC Safety Award for their excellent records of safety performance in 2015.
March 15, 2018
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
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 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
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
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 is accepting public comments through March 7 on the proposed Program Requirements for Fabricator, Erector and Manufacturer Certifications.
February 14, 2018
AISC welcomes the Trump Administration's proposals to address America's aging infrastructure and anticipate future infrastructure needs.
February 13, 2018
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
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
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
In response to increased demand for AISC Design Guides, AISC has renewed its offer of discounted Design Guide Sets.
January 26, 2018
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
Tune in to listen to AISC's latest Steel Profiles podcast featuring Lawrence F. Kruth, PE, vice president of engineering and research at AISC.
- April 16, 2015
- May 18, 2015
January 15, 2018
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
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.
- May 26, 2015
- June 2, 2015
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
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.
- June 11, 2015
- July 1, 2015
December 6, 2017
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
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.
- July 6, 2015
- July 22, 2015
November 28, 2017
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 engineer Irwin G. Cantor died on November 7 of natural causes. He was 90 years old.
- July 27, 2015
- August 14, 2015
November 1, 2017
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, 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.
- August 19, 2015
- August 24, 2015
October 11, 2017
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
A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings.
- August 26, 2015
- August 31, 2015
October 5, 2017
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 has revised its indemnity agreement for certified erectors to make it more equitable for all parties.
- September 14, 2015
- September 21, 2015
September 19, 2017
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
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 21, 2015
- September 23, 2015
September 5, 2017
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
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.
- September 29, 2015
- October 1, 2015
August 25, 2017
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
Nine student design projects have been recognized as winners in the 17th annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year.
- October 12, 2015
- October 16, 2015
August 23, 2017
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
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.
- October 21, 2015
- October 28, 2015
August 17, 2017
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
You’re invited to join in celebrating the structural steel industry’s ninth annual SteelDay on September 15!
- November 4, 2015
- November 19, 2015
August 11, 2017
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
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).
- December 1, 2015
- December 2, 2015
August 3, 2017
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
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.
- December 7, 2015
- December 14, 2015
July 20, 2017
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
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).
- December 18, 2015
- January 4, 2016
July 13, 2017
Matt Shergalis, PE, has been promoted to northeast regional director for the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA).
July 10, 2017
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.
- February 3, 2016
- February 16, 2016
June 29, 2017
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
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.
- February 24, 2016
- March 3, 2016
October 8, 2007
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 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.
- March 9, 2016
- March 28, 2016
June 14, 2017
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
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).
- April 1, 2016
- April 1, 2016
June 6, 2017
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
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.
- April 13, 2016
- April 13, 2016
May 31, 2017
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).