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  • 25 Jan 2023 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    We look forward to seeing you at this year's NASCC: The Steel Conference.

    We'll be in Charlotte, N.C., this year, from April 12 to 14 and registration is now open!

    As a previous attendee, you know the Steel Conference delivers extraordinary bang for your buck: practical information you can begin implementing as soon as you get home (and catch up on your sleep--it's an intense few days, right?).

    Here are just a few of the things you can expect to learn at this year's conference--while earning up to 17 PDHs!

    • How designers can cut the carbon footprint of a structural system

    • How to save time and money on steel bridge fabrication by using a single coat of inorganic zinc primer as a corrosion protection system

    • What you need to know about welding ASTM A913 steel, whether you're specifying it or doing it yourself

    • How to analyze unbalanced loads on steel deck

    • What fabricators wish engineers knew about hollow structural sections (HSS)

    • How to avoid common mistakes as a new connection designerMust-know fundamentals about torsion design, including a new strength-design approach

    • How to tackle coordination issues with roof and floor penetrations

    • How the team behind a largely exposed AESS structural system handled fire engineering--and why it may not need to be fireproofed

    • How good detailing can make--not break--your project

    • And much, much more.

    The Steel Conference incorporates six specialty conferences: the World Steel Bridge Symposium, QualityCon, Architecture in Steel, SafetyCon, the SSRC Annual Stability Conference, and the NISD Conference on Steel Detailing. See for details about what those conferences have to offer this year!

    As always, we'll have an exciting exhibit hall packed with innovations from more than 250 exhibitors.. And this year's conference dinner is at the jaw-dropping NASCAR Hall of Fame, an I.M. Pei-designed whirl of sleek steel and gleaming lights!

    Register this week to lock in our best rates. The price will increase every week between now and show time! We offer special rates for multiple registrants from the same firm, recent graduates, educators, and public agency employees. Student members can attend the Steel Conference for free and may be eligible for help with travel costs.

    If you have any questions, you can reach us at

    We hope to see you in Charlotte!



  • 12 Oct 2022 4:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Date:  10/20/2022
    Time:  4:30 PM
    Location:  270 Park Avenue, Manhattan
    Price:  Free

    Photo Courtesy: New York YIMBY

    Would you like to tour New York City's newest supertall tower as it rises?

    Join us for an in-person AISC Steel Day event to witness the construction of this 1,388-foot-tall skyscraper.  The site visit will be guided by the structural engineers who designed the tower, the contractors who are erecting the structure and a representative from the mill that supplied the steel.  After the tour, we will head to a nearby bar for a happy hour sponsored by Nucor's Construction Solutions team.  Please contact Steve Rys at with any questions.


    Register here:

    Note:  Please be aware that closed-toe footwear and long pants/sleeves are required.  PPE will be provided on site if you do not have your own.

  • 12 Oct 2022 9:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear SEAoNY members and friends,

    We would like to express our deepest sympathy and support for all the people affected by Hurricanes Ian and Fiona. Many people have been displaced, many lives affected and many homes and businesses damaged. 

    We have been monitoring the post-storm property damage situation to see if there are any requests for support in regard to building evaluations. At least one NYC DOB team has been sent to Puerto Rico. A general call for help has not been received by SEAoNY, nor NCSEA as of yet. This may change at any time.

    We advise our members of the following: If you are interested in participating in any voluntary assistance or technical support, please find information on the SEAoNY SEER Committee page. They are in touch with the branches of government and volunteer organizations that will put out the official request for help.

    Having our members volunteer for one of these deployments is one of SEAoNY's core values. At the same time, we want to keep our members safe. Showing up as an engineering volunteer in one of these stricken towns can be a logistical challenge for our members as well as a distraction or worse to overtaxed local coordinators. We are monitoring calls for help closely and will keep anyone interested updated as the situation unfolds. Notifications will be provided to those who are registered with the SEER Committee.

    SEAoNY Team

  • 11 Oct 2022 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Designers, fabricators, and researchers are all at the forefront of steel innovation.

    And great things can happen if they work together to solve problems and confirm that creative design solutions actually work. Our free SteelDay webinar takes a look at several projects where design firms engaged with researchers to get confirmation that their innovative idea would be successful. As an added bonus, the design firms worked with students who became future employees!

    AISC’s new vice president of engineering and research, Christopher Raebel, has been involved in several of these projects, and he’s thrilled to share his expertise with you during the 2022 free National SteelDay webinar on October 21.

    Date: 10/21/2022

    Time: 12:30 p.m. Central

    Duration: 1.0 hours

    Registration Deadline: 10/21/2022 12:15 p.m. Central

    Connection Instructions: After registration, log in to to access the webinar and handouts for the course.

    Register Here

  • 11 Oct 2022 3:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The crucial industry info you need--in a flash!

    Flash Steel Conference 2022

    The Flash Steel Conference takes the compelling, must-have info you expect from AISC’s conferences and packages it into an efficient set of 20 half-hour-long sessions that fit perfectly into your busy life.

    Keynote speakers include Michel Bruneau, Robert Otani, and Carol Post--plus, you’ll hear from many other industry experts on topics such as connections, creative solutions to design and construction challenges, and the future of steel!

    Earn up to 10.0 PDHs while getting the info you need to get ahead in a challenging market.

    Register Here

  • 11 Oct 2022 3:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Are you looking for a hands-on event this SteelDay? Join Iron Works Local Union 40/361 and AISC for an event like no other.

    You’ll experience a variety of different training stations that will allow you to experience what an ironworker does on a daily basis on a jobsite. You’ll have the opportunity to weld, flame-cut, rig a beam, or climb a column--plus, you’ll learn how to make the most of IMPACT and AISC resources on your next project. The tour will take roughly two hours. Bring PPE if you have it (or we’ll have some you can borrow) and be sure to wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed-toe shoes (or boots if you have them). If you have any questions, please contact Bryan Brady at 718-433-4195 and Jonathan Tavarez at This event will follow all CDC and local recommendations to ensure participants’ health and safety for a great event.

    Date: 10/17/2022

    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

    Location: 35 - 23 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106

    Register here

  • 07 Oct 2022 12:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • 30 Sep 2022 2:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This October 21-23 marks the 20th anniversary of OHNY Weekend. More than 250 buildings, projects, and public spaces—from workspaces and cultural venues to private residences and infrastructure facilities— will open up for FREE tours, talks and other formats for both in-person and virtual explorations. Key locations and experiences to get excited about this year include the Sandy +10Living Breakwaters Boat Tour with SCAPE, a lighting tour of The New York Times Building with OVI Lighting for OHNY @ Night, a guided historical tour of the stunning Rapp & Rapp Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn, inside look at the architectural highlights of The Eldridge Street Synagogue, and so much more. 

    The full OHNY Weekend lineup will be released to the public on October 6 via A new lottery system will be introduced this year, with the goal of  leveling the playing field on our advance registration experiences. On October 13, the window for making advanced reservations will be open for 24 hours, from noon on October 13 to noon October 14, and then tickets will be distributed via a randomized lottery. Keep in mind: the majority of OHNY Weekend offerings are open access, meaning you can skip the lottery and enjoy public access to an array of exciting Weekend locations.

  • 20 Sep 2022 12:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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    News Release


    DEBBIE BENNETT 202.452.7179 /
    LISA HARRISON 202.452.7115 /


    WASHINGTON, DC – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published Supplement No. 3 to AISI S100-16 (Reaffirmed 2020), North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2022 Edition. The North American Specification harmonizes cold-formed steel design technology across the United States, Canada and Mexico, allowing for faster introduction of new technologies as well as opening up the market for a variety of derivative products such as design aids and educational materials.

    Supplement No. 3 includes changes and additions approved by AISI’s Committee on Specifications since 2016, including those changes published in Supplements 1 and 2. Significant updates are made in Chapters E through J. A detailed list of changes can be found in the Preface.

    Supplement No. 3 can be downloaded free of charge at as: 1) a stand-alone document, or 2) incorporated into the 2016 edition of the North American Specification. It can be found in the section titled “AISI Standards 2020-22 Editions.”

    AISI serves as the voice of the American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI’s membership is comprised of integrated and electric arc furnace steelmakers, and associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI's websites at and www.buildusingsteel.orgFollow AISI on FacebookLinkedIn, Twitter (@AISISteel@BuildUsingSteel) or Instagram.


    Debbie Bennett

    Manager, Construction Communications
    American Iron and Steel Institute
    25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20001
    Phone:  202.452.7179
    Twitter @aisisteel@BuildUsingSteel



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