New Infrastructure Bill Includes Buy America Guidance for Iron and Steel

Finished steel coils at USS Irvin Plant, part of the Mon Valley Works.

METALCON LIVE! MCA AND THE MCM ALLIANCE PRESENTS: CLADDING SAFETY IN LIGHT OF GLOBAL FIRES – TOMORROW, 4/20 AT 1:00 PM

Join us tomorrow as this panel of experts takes a “deep dive” into why Engineering Evaluations (EE) could be an acceptable alternative to running an NFPA 285 wall assembly test. This course will show how this evaluation process can be used as a viable path to evaluate wall assemblies to the requirements of the International …

Magnificent Metal Monday – Coil Coatings

Returning METALCON sponsor and exhibitor, Sherwin-Williams has a passion for creating impactful coil and extrusion projects. With over 50,000 colors offered, Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings can color match almost any look you dream up. (Source: Building Design + Construction, Nov 2021). T-Mobile Arena, which opened in April 2016, features nine rustic Fluropon® Classic II colors that reflect the …

RAiNA Marks 2 Years with First In Person Annual Meeting

Join RAiNA next month on Monday, May 9, for its 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) but first “in-person” meeting in Reston, Virginia. RAiNA was officially founded in January 2022 on the premise that an unbiased organization needed to exist to offer clarity to the wall assembly industry, trades, and design professionals on the subject of rainscreen …

Magnificent Metal Monday – “Modern High School Design Makes the Grade with IMPs”

According to an article in Metal Construction News, “Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are an ideal option to clad building envelopes due to their superior insulation value, high-performance air barrier, aesthetics, design flexibility and ease of installation. Providing an all-in-one continuous insulation system, IMPs serve as an exterior rainscreen, air and moisture barrier, and thermal insulation …

MCN 41st Annual Contractor Survey Results

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53rd Annual MBCEA Conference and MBMA Spring Meeting – April 27 – 29

TODAY is the last day to make a hotel reservation at the host hotel! Conference Attendee Registration deadline is approaching soon – REGISTER by April 13!  Network and learn IN PERSON as members and leaders of these two industry associations come together and meet jointly for MBCEA’s 53rd Annual Conference and MBMA’s Spring Meeting at …

Magnificent Metal Monday – METALCON Registration Opens!

What could be more MAGNIFICENT then having registration OPEN for METALCON 2022!! Join us October 12 – 14 as Indianapolis welcomes us with their “Hoozier Hospitality!” Everyone Start your Registrations! REGISTER by May 15th and get an EXTRA $20 OFF Early Bird Pricing — that’s a savings of up to $75! Enter promo code: RaceToRegister to activate $20 bonus …

NO JOKING AROUND — METALCON 2022 is Only 6 Months Away!

It may be April Fool’s Day today, but all kidding aside, we are only 6 months away from METALCON 2022 — the only global event focused exclusively on the use of metal in construction and design! If you are a construction professional, an architect, engineer or specifier who uses, plans to use, or wants to expand into metal in …

SAFETY FIRST! Back by Popular Demand – METALFOCUS® Safety Training Program

“This course provided me with a better understanding of the safety related intricacies in metal building construction.” – Steve Wykoff, TKS Contracting Back by popular demand, the inaugural METALFOCUS® Safety Program is available ONLINE for you to use as a valuable training tool for you and your employees. Safety is a priority for every metal …