The Steel Bridge Task Force, comprised of the American Iron and Steel Institute, the National Steel Bridge Alliance and the American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials Steel and Metals Technical Committee, has named Justin Ocel, Ph.D., P.E., of the Federal Highway Administration’s Resource Center as the recipient of the 2024 Richard S. Fountain Award.
The American Iron and Steel Institute has updated AISI S310 (North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels). The standard, first published in 2013, provides design provisions for diaphragms consisting of profiled steel panels, which include fluted profiles and cellular panel profiles.
The American Iron and Steel Institute announced that Harry W. (Hank) Martin has been recognized with the Excellence Award of the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council.
Known as the “Steel City,” Pittsburgh proved to be a natural fit for the metal construction industry’s international event this past month sponsored by locally-based, long-time partners’ United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) and PPG.