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Posted: Jul 09, 2019

Two-Day Metal Roofing Course Slated For December 5-6 At U Of W-Madison

Madison, WI – On December 5-6, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will once again be conducting a two-day, in-depth educational course—worth continuing education and professional development credits—on Metal Roofing Systems. Course instructors will be Rob Haddock, Director of the Metal Roof Advisory Group, and Mark Malkin, PE, U of W-Madison Program Director.

Posted: Jul 08, 2019

The Roofing Alliance Announces New 2019-2020 Leadership

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), announces their new Roofing Alliance Board of Trustees for 2019-2020. Leading the Roofing Alliance Board is Josh Kelly of OMG Roofing Products as the 2019-20 president.

Posted: Jul 02, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Eases In June

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the June 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market was 52.8, easing from the May index of 59.2.

Posted: Jun 28, 2019

AISI's Jonathan Humble Receives Awards From ASHRAE And NFPA

Washington, DC - Jonathan Humble, FAIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, Regional Director of Construction Codes and Standards for the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has been recognized with the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Committee Service Award.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Metalwërks® Presents High-Definition Sculpted™ 3D Video and Interactive Renderings

Kennett Square, PA - Metalwërks has launched a new product video and new interactive renderings highlighting its most aesthetically-diverse product, Sculpted™ 3D. The visual exploration of this product, available in three different configurations, enables architects, design teams, and others involved in construction and engineering to wholly comprehend its capabilities.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

Feeney DesignRail® Infill Panel Expands Railing Design Options

Oakland, CA – At February's International Builders Show, Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, introduced DesignRail® Panel Infill, a trend-forward line of alternative infills for both interior and exterior railing applications.

Posted: Jun 24, 2019

Multifamily Housing Starts See Increase In May

Washington, DC - Total housing starts declined 0.9 percent in May 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.27 million units from an upwardly revised reading in April, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The multifamily sector, which includes apartment buildings and condos, increased 10.9 percent to a 449,000 pace.

Posted: Jun 21, 2019

AIA Billings Flat But Still In Positive Territory For May

Washington, DC - Demand for design services in May remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2, which is slightly down from 50.5 in April. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.

Posted: Jun 20, 2019

Rolling In Memphis: Cold And Hot Rolling Day 2019 Event Scheduled

Chicago – Heavy-hitters from the steel industry will host an event dedicated to the latest advancements in cold and hot steel rolling technology at the Hilton Hotel Memphis on 25 – 26 September 2019. Hosting organizations include Atlantic, Fraunhofer IZFP, Gontermann-Peipers, Herkules, IMS Messsysteme, Lechler, Lismar, Quaker, REBS, Schaeffler, and Steinhoff.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019

Cold-Formed Steel Design Webinar Slated For June 27, 2019

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Standard” on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019

Construction Input Prices See Slight Increase In May, According To ABC

Washington, DC - Construction input prices rose slightly by 0.3% in May 2019 on a monthly basis and are up 0.6% over the last 12 months, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Nonresidential input prices were also up 0.3% compared to the previous month and are 1.1% higher than they were a year ago.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019

IMETCO® Announces Launch Of Refreshed Website

Norcross, GA - IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) has launched a newly redesigned website to mark its milestone 25th year in business, offering visitors a new online experience. Along with a refreshed look, the website redesign offers improved speed, simplified site navigation, and convenient access to product documents and details.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019

Kingspan Insulation White Paper Focuses On Space Savings Through Thinner Insulation

Atlanta, GA - At AIA 2019 in Las Vegas, Kingspan Insulation shared insights and perspectives based on the findings of its new whitepaper, “The Real Value of Space in Commercial Real Estate.” The whitepaper provides a comprehensive look at the financial value of the additional floor area that can be gained through the use of thinner wall insulation solutions in new non-residential buildings.

Posted: Jun 12, 2019

ATAS Receives Award At CSI Middle Atlantic Region Conference

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. was honored with the Organizational Certificate of Merit from the Construction Specifications Institute’s Middle Atlantic Region, at their recent annual conference held in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019

Feeney Introduces New Stationary Awnings Line

Oakland, CA – Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, recently unveiled a new line of stationary awnings designed to provide protection in a wide variety of climates and settings.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019

Construction Employment Up In Most Metro Areas In April

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said construction employment in many parts of the country likely would have been higher if firms could find more qualified workers to hire.

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