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June 2007


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Squeezed
By Garret Browne. S.E.
The only way to go was up for a small, steel condo building on a narrow lot in a dense Chicago neighborhood. (104 KB)


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SteelWise: One Structure, Many Uses
By Erika Winters-Downey, S.E.
Mixed-use projects are a hot item these days, and structural steel framing can be the best solution. (327 KB)


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Beating the Odds
By William B. Kussro, P.E., S.E.
Staggered steel truss framing makes this Detroit casino/hotel a winner, while maintaining both the floor-to-floor and overall structure heights of the original concrete frame design. (166 KB)


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Beyond Hard Hats and Goggles
By Geoff Weisenberger
AISC's Safety Committee is working hard to keep fab shop safety high on the priority list. (78 KB)


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Fast Steel Cores
By Victoria Gough and Keith Grubb, P.E., S.E.
Work is nearly complete on the tallest building in the UK to make use of Corefast a new and faster method of constructing cores with steel. (163 KB)


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Form Meets Function in Hybrid Steel Design
By Craig Hetue
With a design heavily influenced by history and context, Chicago's signature North Avenue Bridge employs intricate steel work. (135 KB)


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Nurture Your Staff and Reap the Benefits
By Anne Scarlett
Training will dramatically boost the quality and retention rate of your employees. (98 KB)


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On the Slopes
By Brett D. Young, P.E., S.E.
Two ski resort condominium projects in Utah rely on structural steel to meet the unique challenges of mountain construction. (300 KB)


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Quality Corner: Certified and Standardized: A One-Two Punch for Erectors
By Alan T. Sheppard, P.E.
AISCs erector certification program is evolving as erectors continue their quest to knock out safety and quality issues. (54 KB)


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Simple, But No Simpler
By Ronald O. Hamburger, S.E.
While no single approach to building codes can be simple, reliable, and economical, we can have any two of theseand maybe that's just what we need. (73 KB)


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Steel Bridge News June 2007
A quarterly feature highlighting the latest news from the National Steel Bridge Alliance. (236 KB)


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