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JAN 23
2015

Industry News Roundup: January 23

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With more than 100 technical sessions and more than 200 exhibitors expected, NASCC: The Steel Conference is a great opportunity to hear from experts and leaders in the field. Read eight reasons to attend the conference in Nashville this March on Modern Steel.

Two floors of New York City skyscraper ONE57 were sold to a mystery buyer recently, according to Building Design+Construction magazine. At more than $100 million, it is the most anyone has paid for a residence in New York City.

Recent advances in steel girder bridge analysis are reflected in recently released guidelines approved by AASHTO. Learn more about the guidelines on Modern Steel

In 2017, fans of the Atlanta Falcons will watch games in a new stadium with eight retractable “roof petals.” Watch a video on Building Design+Construction magazine about the stadium to see what the roof will look like.

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Good modeling techniques, such as using Hole Pattern options or repeating holes, can minimize the time required to clean up drawings produced by SDS/2. See our blog post with five examples of how creating the same hole group in different ways produces different results.

JAN 16
2015

Industry News Roundup: January 16

This week’s news resources:

Think you know some of the most expensive skyscrapers in the world? Test your knowledge with this list of the 10 test most costly high-rises from Emirates247.com. 

With over 97 completions of buildings more than 200 meters tall in 2014, it's safe to say it was a big year for skyscraper construction. See 2014's other big construction numbers at The Skyscraper Center

The 2015 NASCC: The Steel Conference app is now available. Download it over at AISC’s website and find out what's coming up in Nashville.

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Bluebeam Revu 2015 is coming, and you won't want to miss it! Check out our blog post for details on some of the new features coming in this release and how to learn more. 

JAN 9
2015

Industry News Roundup: January 9

This week’s news resources:

Arup predicts that it will be BIM integration, not price that defines project partner selection in 2015. Learn why at BIMcrunch.

Check out this infographic from Ohio University on the five different bridge technologies in history. From clapper bridges made out of stone, to modern-day steel suspension bridges, the technology has come a long way.

Check out Construction Magazine’s 24 construction tech predictions for 2015, including #BIM, augmented reality, drones and more.

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AISC is kicking off its night class starting with a class all about stability design of steel structures. Read on in our blog post.