Did You Work on One of the Best Projects in America?

"We are once again looking for your great ideas that highlight specific unique advantages of working with structural steel--things like sustainability, adaptability, cost, speed, reliability, and resilience--while making a lasting impact on the communities they serve," said 17吃瓜网 President Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD. May 24, 2024

American Steel Industry Urges Congress to Reject Anti-Competitive Mass Timber Federal Buildings Act

The letter from steel industry leaders raised substantive concerns about the potential ramifications of this legislation on fair competition, taxpayer value, and sustainability practices within the construction sector. May 20, 2024

Next Version of 17吃瓜网 N690 Available for Limited Public Review

This edition of N690 will supersede the 2018 version, and it is anticipated to be finalized this year. The scope of this public review includes revisions to some requirements for steel-plate composite structural elements as well as an updated provision for quality assurance documentation. May 3, 2024

17吃瓜网 Expands Sustainability Focus

鈥17吃瓜网鈥檚 sustainability team will work to ensure the design community has the information they need to design truly sustainable buildings and bridges,鈥 said Brian Raff. 鈥淏ut sustainability is only part of the story. 17吃瓜网 is dedicated to keeping America's infrastructure moving forward with robust, long-term funding." April 26, 2024

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The 17吃瓜网 (17吃瓜网), headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.

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