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Free Breakfast Presentation and Job Site Tour
Posted by Alison Trost on October 26, 2009 at 11:23 AM.

Hospital Tour 1Hospital Tour 2On October 30th, the Associated Steel Erectors and AISC will be hosting a breakfast presentation and tour of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, which is a phenomenal structural steel project.  The presentation will involve key members of the project team including individuals from Magnusson Klemencic, Mortenson Construction and Ruby & Associates – and this will be followed by a tour of the construction site, so attendees will be able to see “There is always a solution in steel” for healthcare.


Please visit for additional details and to sign up for the event.             



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Welding Webinar - Earn CEUs
Posted by Alison Trost on October 15, 2009 at 4:01 PM.

AISC Continuing Education will present a live webinar on October 22, 2009.  The subject is Welding Special Applications, presented by Duane K. Miller, Sc. D., P.E., manager of engineering services at The Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, Ohio. This webinar presents practical, straightforward solutions to challenging situations such as extending anchor bolts, welding on coated steels, welding AESS, welding on existing structures and more. The start time is 12:30 pm central daylight time, running approximately 1.5 hours. Attendees will receive 0.15 CEUs / 1.5 PDHs. For more information and to register visit AISC Welding Webinar.

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SteelDay 2009
Posted by Alison Trost on October 6, 2009 at 9:20 AM.

SteelDay 2009 was a great success!

There were more than 173 different events taking place around the country, in all 50 states, to celebrate structural steel. There will be more coverage coming in the next issue of Modern Steel Construction, but those of you that want to learn more about SteelDay events can visit these links.


SteelDay Official Website

This interactive website is all about SteelDay 2009 and includes links to pictures, videos, maps of where events were held, and more.


A few additional bits of media coverage about different SteelDay events around the country are listed below.

  • The Savannah Morning News covered the Chatham Steel event in Savannah, Ga.
  • SteelDay at Huntington Steel in Huntington, W. Va. Was covered by The Herald-Dispatch.


A couple of interesting tidbits you may not have seen yet…

Several posts on the new SteelTools website feature aspects of the Chicago SteelDay celebration such as the steel band video clip, stilt walking men of steel video clip, and Chicago’s Structural Steel Heritage walking tour (PDF brochure).

Winning photos from the SteelDay Student Photo Contest can be found on Facebook.



If you have SteelDay experiences or photos to share drop us a note!  

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