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Industry News Roundup: May 6, 2016

This week’s news resources:

Check out this three-minute video showing the deconstruction of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge and what happens with the steel after. Watch it on Modern Steel.

Registration is now open for AISC's Steel Bridge Design Night School! The course and it's eight 90-minute webinars sessions start of June 6. Learn more and register at Modern Steel.

Four Chicago bridges are celebrating their 100th birthdays today. Hint: They're all made from steel. Learn more about their history from Modern Steel.

Construction will begin this summer in Chicago on Studio Gang’s Vista Tower. Learn more about this more than 1,100-foot-tall tower from Building Design and Construction.

In case you missed this week’s blog:

We're giving everyone a chance to try SDS/2 hands on with our Experience SDS/2 Roadshows. Learn more and see if we're coming to your area in our blog post.

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Industry News Roundup: April 29, 2016

This week’s news resources:

Pre-registration is now open for the first World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Competition. Learn more and find out how to pre-register at Modern Steel.

See how Peddinghaus machines mean increased throughput and less handling for fabricators at Modern Metals.

Check out this new FREE resource from AISC detailing noise control and sound isolation for steel buildings. The 25-page guide runs through several acoustic factors to consider in the design of steel buildings.

In case you missed this week’s blog:

New/2 SDS/2 webinars are back! Find out what we've got in store for 2016 in our blog post

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New/2 2016 Webinars Kicking Off

In past years we’ve held New/2 webinars to highlight upcoming features and improvements in the latest version of SDS/2. This year is no different. We’ll be holding a series of nine webinars dialing in to the new features in SDS/2 2016.

With one webinar under our belt in April, we’ve got eight more to come. In May, there will be two opportunities to learn more about SDS/2 2016’s new connection abilities and enhancements.

All webinars are free for anyone to attend and can be attended from anywhere via Go To Webinar. Learn more and sign up on our website. http://sds2.com/events

Here’s the full schedule of New/2 2016 webinars:

New/2 2016: Stair Enhancements - May 4, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Varying Hole Spacing and Column and Joist Connection Enhancements - May 18, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Vertical Brace Connection Enhancements - June 1, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Beam and Horizontal Brace Connection Enhancements - June 15, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Hole and Weld Enhancements - June 29, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Roof Frame Member and Part Library - July 13, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Drawing Editor Upgrades, Transmittal Tool and Output Configuration Per Job - July 27, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST

New/2 2016: Table Upgrades - August 10, 2016; 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST