Construction represents the largest market for steel demand, with many diverse and complex segments. Steel provides sustainable, durable and cost-effective design solutions for engineers, architects, builders, code officials and other construction professionals.
SMDI’s Construction Market programs are focused on developing and implementing steel solutions in these areas:
SMDI works with strategic steel industry partners to conduct research, provide technology transfer to bring the resulting innovations to the marketplace, and promote the benefits of steel solutions to customers.
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Five-Alarm Blaze in Edgewater, NJ - Cold-formed steel framing is noncombustible and won't contribute to the spread of a fire, reducing fire risk to occupants, firefighters and property/business owners.
10/21/2016 - Dr. Karl Barth and former student Dr. Greg Michaelson helped to develop and introduce a new way to design short span steel bridges.
10/12/2016 - Tech Note F140-16 covers the applicable codes, processes, design considerations and more involved in welding cold-formed steel members and hardware components.
9/28/2016 - The webinar will be held October 19, 2016 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EDT and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.