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NOV 20

Industry News Roundup: November 20, 2015

This week’s news resources:

There are only a few weeks left to enter you steel bridge projects into the National Steel Bridge Alliance's 2016 Prize Bridge Competition! Learn more about entering on AISC’s website.

The Singapore Sports Hub was deemed the best in #Structural engineering for 2015. Find out why it was chosen at ArchDaily.

AISC recently made a new supplement to their nuclear specification available. Learn more about the spec at Modern Steel.

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The American Institute of Steel Construction is now accepting applications for its David B. Ratterman scholarship program. Read our blog post learn more about the scholarship and learn how to apply.

NOV 18

AISC opens up scholarship program for next year’s college freshmen and sophomores

The American Institute of Steel Construction is now accepting applications for the David B. Ratterman Fast Start Scholarship Program. The scholarship will be awarded to freshman or sophomores in the 2016-17 school year.

A total of $40,000 in undergraduate scholarships will be awarded to the chosen students.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

-The child of an AISC Full member company employee OR share a permanent residence with an AISC Full member company employee. Employees must work for a facility that produces, distributes or fabricates structural steel for use in buildings of bridges and whose tonnage is used in the calculation of the members required contributions to the AISC Education Foundation.

-A freshman or sophomore during the 2016-17 academic year.

-A full-time student at a 2-year or 4-year college.

Learn more about AISC’s scholarship program and apply in a few clicks at their website.

NOV 13

Industry News Roundup: November 13, 2015

This week’s news resources 

The deadline to apply for the 2016 AISC IDEAS2 Awards is December 4. Project categories are organized by constructed value: less than $15 million, between $15 and $75 million and greater than $75 million. Learn more about the competition and enter a project here. 

The construction industry is set to be lopsided the next 15 years. The U.S., China and India will account for 57 percent of the world’s construction. Learn more in this construction industry forecast.  

Southern Methodist University’s Dallas Hall, a 100-year-old academic building, has received LEED Gold Certification. This award considers the operation and maintenance of historic structures. Learn more about this prestigious honor.  

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A short film highlighting Mohawk ironworkers is now available on YouTube. The documentary features Chad Snow, who commutes from the Mohawk reservation near Montreal, Canada, to work in New York City.