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DEC 19

Industry News Roundup: December 19

This week’s news resources:

Check out this list of the 19 most impressive bridges in the world in this list from Thrillist. What bridges did they miss that you would include on the list?

The American Institute of Steel Construction’s Bridge Fabricator Certification Program transition is now complete. Learn what it means at Modern Steel.

The Al-Noor Tower, also known as the Wedding Dress Tower, will be Africa's tallest building upon completion in 2018. Learn more about this iconic structure at Building Design Construction.

The airport of the future is going look more like a large, sustainable park than an endless bus depot. See how at CNN Money.

In case you missed our latest blog post: 

There are just two weeks left to submit projects for the American Galvanizers Association's 2015 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing awards. Learn more in our blog post.

DEC 17

Call for Entries for AGA’s Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing awards closes December 31

The call for entry period is almost over for the 2015 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. Each year these awards recognize outstanding galvanized projects completed by talented fabricators, architects, engineers, contractors, galvanizers and other parties.

Hot-dip galvanized steel has huge advantages and applications in various industries. Because of this, AGA presents the awards in twelve sectors and three special categories.



Bridge & Highway

Building & Architecture

Civic Contribution

Duplex Systems

Electrical Utility & Communication

Food & Agriculture


Original Equipment Manufacturing

Recreation & Entertainment


Water and Marine

Special Categories


Most Distinguished

Lifetime Achievement

The awards highlight the use of hot-dip galvanizing in interesting and innovative ways. The more creative and ideal the project is, the better. Do you think you or your team has a hot-dip galvanized project that could compete? Head over to the American Galvanizers Association’s website to learn more and enter.

DEC 12

Industry News Roundup: December 12

This week’s news resources:

AEC firms are optimistic about 2015, based on financial results from this year and predictions for the future. Head over to Building Design Construction to learn why.

We were at POWER-GEN International in Orlando this week. Find out more about the conference in our blog post.

Entries for the American Institute of Steel Constructions’ 2015 IDEAS2 awards are now being accepted through December 19. Don’t miss your chance to submit a project to be recognized for innovative steel construction. Learn more on Modern Steel.

In case you missed our latest blog post: 

The 2015 NASCC: The Steel Conference registration is now open! Learn more about this year's conference, sessions and exhibitors on the Design Data blog.