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August 2009


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Steel Has Its Day
By Chris Moor

If the question "What are you doing for SteelDay this year?" isn’t familiar yet, it very well may be in the future. This September 18 marks the first annual day dedicated to the structural steel industry.


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Ruth's New Digs
By Thomas Z. Scarangello, P.E., Michael J. Squarzini, P.E., and W. Steven Hofmeister, P.E., S.E.

Built in the image of its former self, new Yankee Stadium carries on the architectural—and hopefully, winning—tradition of the House that Ruth Built.


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New Era in New York
By Jeffrey Smilow, P.E., and Allen Thompson, P.E.

The New York Mets’ new home pays homage to historic Ebbets Field, while also bringing a 21st-century baseball facility to Queens.


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The Next Level
By Dylan S. Richard, P.E.

A renovation to Oklahoma State’s football stadium brings the facility up a tier.


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To Infinity and Beyond
By Geoff Weisenberger

Steel and rocket fuel help launch NASA’s Constellation Project.


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Hangar Life
By Kevin Lewis, AIA and Greg Fossett

Massive steel box trusses support the U.S. Navy’s largest aircraft hangar in hurricane-prone Jacksonville.


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What's Cool in Steel

This year’s Cool List features creative use of steel in: giant interactive sculptures, a conference table, a public park, a straw house, mass transit shelters, and a combination public restroom/art installation.


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2009 Hot Products

Hot Products from this year’s NASCC include a highly maneuverable forklift, innovative brackets, a free 3D model viewer, and more.


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A Tale of Two Fabricators
By Erika Winters-Downey, S.E., LEED AP and Terry Peshia
Every fab shop has its own story to tell.


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Selling Quality
By Brian W. Miller

Sales and estimating excellence: home-grown in your AISC Certified quality management system!


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Detailing and BIM: Are you Ready?
By Brian Cobb, S.E.

If the answer is yes, there are a few things you should know to make sure that you’re really ready.


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