Chicago Ironworker Danny Drozd has spent 13 years working on various jobs around the city of Chicago including the Trump Tower, McCormick Place, and other skyscrapers. He realized he had a tough time explaining to his friends what an ironworker does so he decided to attach a GoPro to his helmet one day and show what them what his day at work is like at his newest project. Last week he posted the video to Youtube and it already has 300,000 views.
If anyone is in the market for purchasing an old bridge here is your chance. Multnomah county in Oregon has put the 88-year-old Sellwood Bridge up for sale until September 12th. The bridge is Oregon's only bridge with a four-span continuous truss holding up the roadway and the only known highway bridge nationally with such distinction. Despite not being listed on the register of the National Register of Historic Places, simply qualifying to be on the list is enough to force the county to put the bridge up for sale. The National Historic Preservation Act states that Multnomah county must seek out potential buyers before they can demolish the bridge.
Bentley Institute Press, publisher of cutting-edge university textbooks and professional reference works for the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC), operations, geospatial, and educational communities, announced the publication of Principles of Structural Analysis – Static and Dynamic Loads, the second book in a three-part series.
Keynetix has recently developed a new Geotechnical module, which is incorporated into AutoCAD Civil 3D, providing more flexibility to the user. Learn more on this new feature and the future work currently in progress!
Wykeham Farrance has recently announced the launch of AUTOTRIAX 2; an advanced triaxial testing system, able to perform up to 6 independent tests, from start to finish, without any human intervention! Learn more on the features and capabilities of this unique automatic triaxial system below!