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Complex metal cladding encloses Olympic museum

Leaving a legacy often requires fortitude of purpose and character that only the best among us can realize, regardless of pursuit. In athletics, the pinnacle of success is that of an Olympic gold medalist, a champion among all. In construction and design, legacies may not be as easily quantified but once the truly spectacular is achieved it is hard to ignore.

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AISC releases cohesive certification standard

In December, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) released a new standard— Certification Standards for Steel Fabrication and Erection and Manufacturing of Metal Components (AISC 207-16). Developed by the institute’s certification standards committee, this standard unites provisions from existing ones related to steel building fabrication, steel bridge fabrication, steel erection, and metal component manufacturing.

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