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JAN 29

Industry News Roundup: January 29, 2015

This week’s news resources:

Want to learn more about designing with structural steel for multifamily, hotel and student housing? Check out AISC's seminars in a city near you on their website.

A new edition of the Steel Bridge Design Handbook is now available. Learn more and read it at Modern Steel.

The Steel Erectors Association of America is expanding its training and testing network. The program helps to provide ironworkers with credentials and aid employers in developing a skilled labor force. Learn more about the changes from Modern Steel.

The American Galvanizers Association is seeking judges for its annual Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. Learn more and apply on their website

See how Pittsburgh's Hulton Bridge and it's 1,600 tons of #steel are being recycled and replaced at Modern Steel.

JAN 22

Industry News Roundup: January 22, 2015

This week’s news resources:

The Rams are returning to LA, which means a new multi-billion-dollar stadium is in the works. See what's in store for the new stadium from Building Design & Construction.

With the completion of New York's 432 Park Avenue last year, there are now 100 so-called "supertall" buildings in the world. Half of which have been constructed in the last five years alone. Learn more about the trend toward supertall from Building Design & Construction.

Steel played an important role in the construction of London's Tower Bridge during its construction from 1887 to 1894. Learn more about its history from Mashable.

The American Institute of Steel Construction will be offering a Multistory Residential: Structural Steel Framing Solutions course in Austin in February. Learn about he class at Modern Steel.

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Registration is now open for the 2016 ACSA/AISC Steel Design Student Competition! Learn more and find out how to enter in this week's blog post

JAN 15

Industry News Roundup: January 15, 2015

This week’s news resources:

Shanghai Tower was recently completed, and is now China's tallest building. At 632 meters, the tower is second in height only to the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Learn more at Dezeen Magazine.

The high-steel ironworkers building the new Tappan Zee Bridge brave high winds, ice-slicked beams and more every day. The crew says there's a special verve working on a project like this. Read the full account at New York Times.

Ready for night school with AISC? Their new classes kick off on February 2, and cover a wide variety of steel design topics. Learn more at Modern Steel.  

The world's tallest office tower, a building topped with a huge diamond and a skyscraper made to look like a ship's sails, these are just a few of the 6 tallest skyscrapers due to complete in 2016. See them all at Dezeen Magazine.