The Association For Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

The Association For Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

The Association For Iron & Steel Technology, or AIST, aims to advance the development, processing and application of steel and iron. The organization has more than 18,500 members, 20+ local chapters and more than 30 technology committees in over 70 countries. AIST also provides resources for those working in and doing business with the steel … Read more

Is Steel Stronger than Concrete?

Steel vs Concrete for large buildings

When building low-rise buildings, there is one common question asked: is steel stronger than concrete? Both materials are strong, and construction may depend on budget rather than strength because both materials are acceptable for most buildings. Strength of Steel Vs Concrete Steel is known for being one of the leading materials in industrial building because … Read more

Types of Steel Structures Used in Construction

Types of Steel Structures used in construction

By now, you probably have a pretty good feel for whether or not a metal home would be right for you. So let’s talk about the different types of structures used in metal house construction.   Rigid Frame Building This is the more traditional option for building a steel framed home. A rigid frame house … Read more