100 Million Meals Served in Ukraine by WCK

It has been five months since Russian troops invaded Ukraine, displacing millions of people, claiming tens of thousands of lives, and destroying thousands of buildings and entire communities. On a global level, the war in Ukraine has also become a war on food. Activity at ports and borders has been disrupted, straining the food supply that feeds not only Ukraine but the world. Since activating almost five months ago, WCK food cargo trains, and restaurant and farm partners, have been hit by missiles.

New Infrastructure Bill Includes Buy America Guidance for Iron and Steel

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

Hot off the Press! – ’22 METALCON Top Product Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2022 METALCON Top Product Awards Applications due June 30, 2022 (Newton, Mass., – April 20, 2022) — METALCON, the metal construction industry’s only global event for metal construction and design products, technologies and solutions, announces its 2022 Top Product Awards. This year’s exhibitors are invited to nominate their top metal products in …

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 …

METALCON 2022 Takes Place in IndianapolisRegistration Now Open!

(Newton, Mass., – April 11, 2022) — Registration is now open for METALCON 2022, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction. This year’s conference and tradeshow takes place at the Indiana Convention Center from Wednesday, Oct. 12 – Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, with pre-show workshops beginning on …

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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