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Call for Nominations for SJI 2011 Design Awards
Posted by Tasha Weiss on July 6, 2011 at 10:33 AM.

Do you know an engineering student deserving of financial assistance? Enter the Steel Joist Institute’s 2011 Design Awards at The winning company in each category will receive a $2,000 scholarship in the company’s name to be given to the school of its choice.


The awards will be presented in three categories:

  • industrial (i.e. distribution centers, warehouses and light manufacturing)
  • non-industrial (i.e. office buildings, schools, and churches)
  • unique applications (i.e. projects with a unique application of steel joists)


To enter a project, visit for an online entry form and a complete listing of rules. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 5. Eligible projects must be located in the United States, Canada or Mexico, and the steel joists and/or joist girders must be manufactured by an active member of the Steel Joist Institute (visit for a list of members). Eligible projects include new buildings and major retrofit or expansion projects that were constructed within the last three years.


Visit SJI’s website here to see last year’s winning projects.

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