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  June 2, 2010
TOP STORY
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Steel Industry Anchorage Research Produces Immediate Results At ICC Hearings
Seismic Force Resisting Systems (SFRS) in Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) light-framed buildings are typically comprised of shear walls with anchor bolts. More
 
MARKETPLACE
- Multifamily Continues To Be A Bright Spot In Commercial Real Estate
Washington, D.C.—Multifamily is the only sector of commercial real estate that can expect increased demand in the second half of 2010, according to the National Association of Realtors’ latest “Commercial Real Estate. More
   
- Construction Spending In U.S. Rose In April By Most Since 2000
Construction spending in the U.S. rose in April by the most since 2000 as demand related to the end of a tax credit spurred builders to break ground on more houses. More
   
- Gauge Offers Hope For U.S. Construction Slump
The U.S. non-residential construction sector, which felt the blistering economic downturn later than the housing market and has been slower to recover, might be near the end of a two-year slump. More
   
- 6-Story Wood High-Rise Features New Engineered Wood Products
The construction of the Fond-action office building in the heart of Quebec City, P.Q., is generating more than passing local interest. More
   
- Slump In Demand For U.S. Architects May Be Near End
A leading indicator for U.S. commercial property construction showed signs of improvement in April, indicating a rebound in building may be near, the American Institute of Architects said. More
   
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April 2010 Crude Steel Production
Brussels - World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 122 million metric tons (mmt) in April. This is 35.7% higher than April 2009. More
   
- Tax Deal Fuels New-Home Sales
Sales of newly built homes soared in April as buyers rushed to take advantage of an expiring tax credit. More
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
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UPCOMING EVENTS
 

June 16, 2010
2010 MASFA Expo/Trade Show
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June 23, 2010
CFSEI Webinar - Beginners Guide to the Direct Method for Cold-Formed Steel Design
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September 20-22, 2010
Steel Structures 2010 Culture & Sustainability International
Symposium
Istanbul, Turkey More


 
 


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