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 …

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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TODAY at 1:00 PM — Expert Advice on How to Blast Past Pricing Woes on METALCONLive! REGISTER NOW

It is on everyone’s minds — the “trifecta of pricing woes” — inflation, supply chain, and talent shortage. Join this high powered panel of experts as the provide some clarity on the issues currently plaguing the industry and share real solutions to help you run your business and turn a fair profit. Join us for METALCON …

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 …

In Just One Week – A METALCON Live! You Won’t Want to Miss! Expert Advice on Blasting Past Pricing Woes

It is on everyone’s minds — the “trifecta of pricing woes” — inflation, supply chain, and talent shortage. To provide some clarity on the issues currently plaguing the industry, METALCON has assembled a high powered panel of experts to share real solutions to the frustrations currently happening as you try to run your business and …

Inflation, Material Delays and Labor Issues

There is no question the “trifecta of pricing woes” is on everyone’s mind causing business owners and leaders to rethink, strategize, and get creative in order to maintain their profitability. Earlier this month, Construction Dive reported, “Despite a surprisingly strong U.S. January jobs report, nonresidential construction employment fell by 9,000 workers in the heavy and …