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  August 4, 2010
TOP STORIES
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Market Trends And Opportunities, New Leadership Team Set The Stage For A Successful CFSEI Annual Meeting
The 2010 CFSEI Expo and annual meeting kicked off with an engaging review of the state of the Cold-Formed Steel Industry, it’s growth potential and future opportunities. More
 
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Steel Shines Once Again At SkillsUSA Championships
At the SkillsUSA Championships held in Kansas City last month, the states of Indiana and Florida provided the champions for this year’s Carpentry and TeamWorks competitions respectively. More
 
MARKETPLACE
- Non-Residential Building Construction Recovery To Be Strongest In Northeast And California
Southern New England, New York, California, South Florida, Washington-Baltimore and four long depressed Midwestern cities will have strongest recovery for building construction, excluding single family housing, according to the May Expansion Index from Reed Construction Data. More
   
- Jobs Growth Buoys Apartment Sector, But Will It Continue?
The apartment sector is poised to recover more quickly from the nation’s deep economic malaise than either the office or retail sectors, according to a new report by New York-based data research firm Reis. More
   
- Twist On Construction Materials Reduces Cost For Apt. Project
Dallas–At Park 4200, a new 80-unit Dallas apartment property, general contractor Galaxy Builders Ltd. employed a construction method that saved project developer Throckmorton L.P. both money and time. More
   
- US Nonresidential Building Seen Down 20 Pct In '10
NEW YORK - Spending on U.S. nonresidential construction is likely to fall more than 20 percent this year before recovering slightly in 2011, according to a semiannual survey by an architects' trade group. More
   
- New Home Sales Jump From Record Low
Sales of new homes jumped last month, but it was the second-weakest month on record. The lackluster economy has made potential buyers skittish about shopping for homes. More
   
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June 2010 Crude Steel Production
Brussels - World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 119 million metric tons (mmt) in June. This is 18% higher than June 2009. More
   
- Financial Reform Will Test Patience Of Commercial Real Estate Professionals
It will be months or years before the commercial real estate industry feels — or even fully understands — the full impact of sweeping financial reforms that the president signed into law earlier this month, experts say. More
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
HEADQUARTERS
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Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone +202.785.2022
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NEW MEMBERS
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Cates Engineering, Ltd
Gainesville, VA
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Genie GaMi
Quebec, CANADA
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SCA Consulting Engineers
Sugar Land, TX
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 

August 25, 2010
WEBINAR: Cold-Formed Steel Design 2007 - Major Changes to the AISI S100 Design Standard, included in the 2009 International Building Code More

 
 

September 20-22, 2010
Steel Structures 2010 Culture & Sustainability International
Symposium
Istanbul, Turkey More

 
 

September 20-24, 2010
Steel Frame Innovation Conference
Auckland, New Zealand More

 
 

October 20-22, 2010
2010 METALCON International

Las Vegas, NV More

 


 
 


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