New advanced steel grades are the lightweight automotive material that best addresses society’s need for reduced greenhouse gas emissions, without compromising safety, performance or affordability.
Steel offers the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any building material, with substantial discounts on builders risk insurance.
Keeping a well-stocked pantry with nutrient-rich choices on hand allows Americans to always have healthy choices available all year.
Steel poles are light in weight, easy to install, and require minimal maintenance, making their jobs easier and cutting costs for utility companies.
eSPAN140 provides bridge owners, designers, and county/consulting/state engineers with a single resource to find optimized steel solutions for their projects.
See what our members and customers have to say about the value of collaboration between the automotive/steel industries and how the knowledge gathered at Great Designs in Steel helps them achieve their performance, safety, lightweighting and sustainability goals.
The Steel Recycling Institute released the first industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Cold-Formed Steel Studs and Track manufactured in the United States and Canada. The EPD quantifies the “cradle-to-gate” life cycle environmental impacts of these products, and can be used by architects and engineers to document these impacts. The EPD, based on a peer-reviewed life cycle assessment (LCA), can also help designers achieve the credits required for building certification within LEED® and other green building rating programs.
The Importance of the Production Phase in Vehicle Life Cycle GHG Emissions
A study showing the material production phase accounts for a significant portion of overall vehicle life cycle emissions; therefore, it must be considered as part of any overall regulatory program to reduce vehicle emissions.
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2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.
2/14/2017 - This new award honors the people and companies that champion the metal construction industry each year.
2/13/2017 - Research reports RP15-3, RP17-1 and RP17-2 are available for free download.
2/6/2017 - The new 200th Street Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa is the focus of a discussion and demonstration of the many benefits of steel buried bridges.
1/26/2017 - The awards were presented by MCA at the 2017 Chairman's Awards show and recognize the year's most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies.