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  1. 1. September, 2012 AISC Steel Day Special Supplement September, 2012 SteelDay 2012: Have You Seen What We Do? Moor to ChairT NBIMS-US he structural steel industry’s largest From special events in major cities networking and educational event like Boston, New York and Washington, returns on September 28, with D.C., to shop tours in small towns, Steel-various celebrations happening in the New Day allows you to connect with design and Committee CEngland region. construction professionals in your area and Have you seen what the structural see the industry’s latest technologies and hicagosteel industry can do? SteelDay is your steelmaking processes in action. - Chrisopportunity to see how it’s done and learn SteelDay also spurs conversations Moor,about the processes through personal expe- on project collaboration and job prospects, director of in-rience. interactions that may not have happened dustry initiatives September 28 marks the fourth annu- without this unique platform. for the Ameri- can Institute ofal SteelDay, when steel fabricators, mills, “It provides great networking be- Steel Construc-service centers, galvanizers, HSS produc- tween many disciplines and trades of steel tion (AISC) hasers, bender-rollers, and others across the construction,” said David A. Morand, P.E., been selectednation will open their facilities, jobsites, of Gale Associates, Inc., Weymouth, Mass. Chris Moor as the newand offices, offering tours and inviting Discover the Steel Supply Chain in chair of theAEC professionals and the public to ex- Massachusetts and Vermont. project committee tasked with devel-plore the structural steel supply chain live Visit a steel fabricator and learn how oping Version 3 (V3) of the Nationaland in person. structural steel is prepared for a building BIM Standard for the United States Sponsored by the American Institute or bridge using off-site, controlled condi- (NBIMS-US).of Steel Construction, its members and Photo by Barry Kaplan/TFI Photo tions, which ensure a consistently high- A project of the National Institutepartners, SteelDay is your chance to dis- A worker demonstrates welding tech- quality product while reducing errors and of Building Sciences buildingSMARTcover how design becomes project reality. niques for SteelDay attendees at Capone costly fixes at the job site. alliance (bSa), NBIMS-US is a con- Iron Corporation. sensus document that serves to stan-“It’s a great opportunity for designers and Join Capone Iron Corporation, AISCothers to see first-hand how the structural and sustainable projects,” explained Roger member and AISC certified fabricator, at Continued on page 4steel industry is building high-performance E. Ferch, P.E., AISC’s president. Continued on page 4 Christina Landing, Wilmington DE Park it Right Here Critical thinking Optimal solutions Greatest value for you. 360 State Street, New Haven CT LEED Platinum Certified Whether for educational, retail, resort, or any institutional, residential or commercial use, let Hybrid Parking Garages help you achieve optimal parking with the shortest schedule and lowest cost to your development. St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River MA Call us today... 781.591.5991
  2. 2. 2 September, 2012 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work STRUCTURAL STEEL I BAR JOIST l METAL DECK MISCELLANEOUS ORNAMENTAL & ARCHITECTURAL METALS Proud Hosts of Steel Day 2012 “Come & See What We Do” AISC Style Guide CERTIFICATION LOGOS The AISC certification logos are for the sol general distribution. Specs for Certification logos: Size: The preferred size for Certification lo mum size is 1”. The preferred size for Certification logos (n size is 0.721”. Color: Certified Fabricator (blue) logo: CMYK (C white. Certified Erector (green) logo: CMYK (C10 white. Certification Logos (Member): 20 Turcotte Memorial Drive I P.O. Box 706 I Rowley, MA 01969 T: 978-948-8000 I F: 978-948-8650 I (shown preferred size) (shown minimum
  3. 3. September, 2012 3 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work SFNE Efforts Benefit N.E. Steel and Constructionby Catherine Flaherty effort resulted in a new partnership with the The Steel Fabricators of New England Short Span Steel Bridges Alliance (SSSBA),(SFNE) is an association of structural steel the American Institute of Steel Constructionand miscellaneous metal fabricators and al- (AISC), the National Steel Bridge Alliancelied companies that serve the building and (NSBA), and the American Iron and Steelbridge construction markets in New Eng- Institute (AISI). These strategic alliances land. The mission of are certain to help the region’s steel fabrica- SFNE is to promote tors in their efforts to partner with industry the use of fabricated and at the same time increase steel’s share structural steel and of future publicly funded building projects Attending the recent steel design conference were (l-r): John Cross,V.P. of market miscellaneous metals and bridgework. development, AISC; Stratton Newbert, P.E., associate, Buro Happold structural engi- in buildings, bridges, SFNE has also been working on neers; Bill McEleney, director, National Steel Bridge Alliance; Bill Pascoli, N E senior and similar structures a Buy American public awareness cam- regional engineer, AISC. through education, paign. Utilizing the Voter Voice System, legislative advocacy, almost 1,000 letters were sent to mem- tors, and detailers work together more effi- ery Sales; Stephen Farrow, vice president, and networking ac- bers of the New England Congressional ciently. The SFNE Education Committee is Peddinghaus Corporation; Ian Coats, prod- tivities. delegation last year. The goal of the let- already working on the agenda for the 2013 uct manager, Tekla, Inc.; Kris Sikes, vice Catherine Flaherty SFNE commit- ter-writing campaign was to bring atten- annual steel design conference, which will president sales and marketing, Controlled tees are involved in tion to the fact that New England-based be held at WPI on Wednesday, June 5. Automation; and Paul Sullivan, RSM, Ficepeducational and legislative activities for the steel companies continue to be adversely Moving forward, SFNE will host a Corporation.benefit of the steel industry and construction affected by current trade inequalities. Cur- New Technologies Dinner Meeting on Oc- To prepare fabricators for the “newindustry at large. rently the SFNE Board of Directors is look- tober 18. The event will be held at the Dou- normal” when the economy recovers, In keeping with SFNE’s primary goal ing at new ways to effect a trade remedy bletree Hotel in Westborough, Mass., from SFNE’s December 6 dinner meeting alsoto represent the steel fabrication industry and relief under US trade laws. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The program is designed will positioning one’s business to em-and improve and equip the construction in- Each year, SFNE also conducts an to provide members and colleagues with bark upon new projects even though theredustry to serve the needs of the region with annual steel design conference at Worces- information about the latest technical inno- will be fewer architects and industry per-structural steel, the association developed ter Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The con- vations and systems that can be used in the sonnel to draw upon for support. Greggthe Steel Advocacy Project, which brought ference is co-sponsored by the AISC and steel fabrication business. Schoppman, principal with FMI, manage-together a coalition of steel industry com- the New England Steel Detailers Associa- As we move into what we all hope ment consultants and investment bankerspanies working together to help improve the tion (NESDA). This year, the conference will be an economic recovery, fabricators for the construction industry, will deliverway that funds are allocated for infrastruc- offered a slate of sessions of interest and will come to rely more on technology for the keynote address.ture projects. benefit to engineers, architects, detailers, efficiencies and productivity, particularly The annual SFNE Golf Tournament The coalition retained the services of and fabricators. These sessions included the since most will be working with a leaner will provide the industry’s next network-consultant Regan Communications Group I-93 FAST14, the most recent success for workforce. A panel discussion will provide ing opportunity on September 11 at Wedge-(RCG) to help rebuild the steel industry’s MassDOT’s Accelerated Bridge Program; attendees with a variety of new ideas, sys- wood Pines Country Club in Stow, Mass.relationship with the New England region’s the Girder-Slab System Technology; Codes, tems, and technologies that will help movetransportation leaders, and much progress Standards and Rating Systems: Sustainabil- a company profitably into the future. The Catherine Flaherty, CAE, is execu-has been made since then. Doors have been ity 2012 and Beyond; as well as a program panel will include: Moderator: Craig Van tive director of the Steel Fabricators of Newopened and new relationships formed. 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  4. 4. 4 September, 2012 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work SteelDay 2012: Have You Seen What We Do? Moor to Chair NBIMS-US Committee Continued from page one “I am looking forward to the challenge ahead, and am proud and humbled to be dardize the way practitioners use BIM to a part of the NBIMS-US effort.” more easily pass information from one A member of the NBIMS-US phase of the building process to anoth- Project Committee and a director on the er. The NBIMS-US Project Committee buildingSMART alliance Board of Di- oversees the standard’s development. rection, Moor was heavily involved in “I enthusiastically support the the development of NBIMS-US Version Nominating Committee’s selection,” 2. He is also a member of the Design- commented AISC Chairman William Build Institute of America BIM Com- B. (Brad) Bourne III of Universal Steel, mittee; co-chairman of the American Inc., Lithonia, Ga. “They could not have Iron and Steel Institute BIM Committee; chosen a more knowledgeable, energetic, secretary of AISC’s Technology Integra- and experienced leader than Chris Moor tion Committee; member of the Level of to lead the development of their vision Development Special Interest Working for NBIMS-US V3. We wish Chris the Group (an Associated General Contrac- best of luck and stand behind him with tors of America/BIMForum/American all that AISC can offer.” Institute of Architects effort); and serves Moor has been a long-time advo- as the AISC lead for a Fiatech project ad- Photo by Barry Kaplan/TFI Photo cate for open standards and improving dressing interoperability for steel withinSteelDay attendees learn about the structural steel fabrication process first-hand during interoperability. He has worked with 3D the process industry. He was previously a tour of Capone Iron Corporation’s plant. technology and BIM since 1994 and leads the managing director of Tekla Corpora- AISC’s efforts on technology integration tion’s UK subsidiary. Continued from page one cal structural steel experts across the US, and interoperability, which include ex- The NBIMS-US Project Commit- SteelDay has given rise to special events ploring, implementing, and promoting tee will next elect a vice chairman andtheir facility in Rowley, Mass., and observe in major cities, engaging local dignitar- new technologies that support and en- secretary and call for committee mem-how structural steel and miscellaneous iron ies and government officials who recog- hance the entire structural steel supply bers to join the various working com-fabrication is processed. A tour through the nize the steel industry’s contributions to chain. AISC is committed to maintaining mittees and subgroups to develop V3.facility will give you a snapshot view of the nation’s architecture and economy, its the structural steel industry’s leadership Individuals and organizational represen-the daily processes and equipment used continuing progress, and the dedication of in interoperability and ensuring data re- tatives can participate on the committee,in steel fabrication along CIC’s produc- everyone involved. lated to structural steel can be exchanged but first they must become members of throughout the supply chain and with the National Institute of Building Scienc-tion lines. CIC personnel will be available If you’ll be in our nation’s capital other disciplines and trades. (Learn more es and its buildingSMART alliance. Tothroughout the tour to answer any ques- on SteelDay, sign up to attend a tour of at get involved in the process, visit www.tions. Additionally, several industry ven- the Ironworkers International headquarters “Involvement in bSa and NBIMS-dors will be displaying products, including and museum in Washington, DC. US is an investment in the future of the members.welding supplies, fasteners, coatings, and Or, if you’ll be in the Big Apple on whole construction industry,” said apparatus. SteelDay Eve (September 27), sign up to Balram Chamaria with LeMessurier attend a luncheon and panel presentationConsultants, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., at- by movers and shakers on New York’s Structural Steel & Misc. Metals for Mid-Coast Medical Group Projecttended last year’s SteelDay event at Ca- construction scene. Hosted by AISC at thepone Iron and commented, “It provided a McGraw-Hill building in Midtown Man- James A. McBrady, Inc.platform and an opportunity to understand hattan, the panel discussion will focus onwhat goes behind those mighty and elegant steel plate shear walls and how they can be Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metalssteel structures.” incorporated into your next project. Com- If you’ll be near northern Vermont, plimentary copies of AISC’s Steel Designconsider visiting Reliance Steel, Inc., also Guide 20: Steel Plate Shear Walls, will be Phone - (207) 883-4176an AISC member and AISC certified fab- given to all registered attendees. Fax - (207) 883-0276ricator, at their open house in Colchester. Have you seen what we do? WhetherYou’ll be able to view equipment demon- you spend SteelDay touring a steel facility info@mcbradysteel.comstrations and even try your hand at various or attending an educational presentation,aspects of steel fabrication. Several vendor this unique opportunity will allow you www.mcbradysteel.compartners will also be there to showcase unprecedented access to the vibrant steeltheir products and demonstrate processes, industry in the US. MailingAddress: P.O. Box 8239, Portland, ME 04104 Mailing Address: Plant Address:and you’ll have a chance to win various PlantBox 8239 Parkway Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074 PO Address: 29 29 Parkway Dr. For more information visit www.prizes throughout the day. or sign up for an event Portland, ME 04104 Scarborough, ME 04074 A Day for All near you directly at In addition to connecting the de- dayevents. Receive FastFacts Friday Anastasia’s weekly networkingsign and construction community with lo- e-blast. Get connected with the latest New England facil- ity news headlines and events. Send your e-mail address SFNE New Technologies to for Dinner Meeting Featuring a panel discussion and presentations from Controlled Automation, Inc. Ficep Corporation, Peddinghaus Corporation, Tekla Corporation. October 18, Doubletree Hotel Westborough, MA 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information visit