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APR 15

Design Data attending Coal Prep

The Design Data team will be attending Coal Prep in Lexington, Kentucky, April 28-29. 

The event is an annual trade show and conference related to coal preparation and processing. Industry professionals gather at the conference to share their ideas and preview what's new in the industry.

Conference attendees can participate in a variety of events, such as a networking luncheon, technical sessions and workshops. 

At booth 1511, our team will be available to provide information and answer any questions about SDS/2. The exhibit hall is open April 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The keynote presentation is “Surviving a Difficult Coal Market: Simple Steps that Plant Operators Can Take.” The presentation is on the morning of April 28. 

Coal Prep is just one of three conferences our team is attending in April. We will also be attending the Spring BIMForum is April 29-30 in San Diego, California. 

Read about our preparations for the 43rd annual SEAA Convention and Trade Show in an earlier blog.

See a full list of our upcoming industry events here

APR 15

Industry News Roundup: April 17

This week’s news resources: 

A retractable steel roof is being constructed above Arthur Ashe Stadium. See pictures of the construction in Modern Steel

More than 4,500 people attended this year’s NASCC: The Steel Conference. Read about the record-setting attendance in our newsletter

A new high-rise residential building in Sydney will be the first of its kind in Australia to be built with structural steel. Read more in Architecture & Design.

In case you missed our latest blog post:

Coal Prep is the second of three conferences our team will be attending in April. Read about the conference in our previous blog

APR 10

Industry News Roundup: April 10

This week’s news resources: 

Abstracts for the 2016 World Steel Bridge Symposium are due by June 5. Read more in an article in Modern Steel.  

A new tower in Melbourne, Australia, will light up based on weather data. Read more and see a rendering of the building in an article in Building Design+Construction magazine

Read this simple explanation of building information modeling and how it is making the construction industry more modern in an article on Popular Science.  

The American Galvanizers Association released an update of its Life-Cycle Cost Calculator this month. Read about the update, and the release of a “Costs Less, Lasts Longer” publication, on their website

In case you missed our latest blog post:

Just weeks after NASCC: The Steel Conference, the Design Data team is preparing for another conference. Read more about the Steel Erectors Association of America National Convention and Trade Show in our previous blog