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Industry News Roundup: April 26April 26, 2013
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The green movement looks like it’s here to stay. "Structural steel produced in the United States contains 93.3% recycled steel scrap. At the end of a building’s life, 98% of all structural steel is recycled back into new steel products with no loss of its physical properties. As such, structural steel isn’t just recycled but 'multi-cycled,' as it can be recycled over and over and over again." Read more about sustainability in AEC on AISC’s website.
What's ahead in the construction industry? "Most industry observers predict a period of continued recovery, with new design innovations that will help bring about a more diverse construction landscape." Construction Digital has more predictions here.
New McGraw Hill statistics say BIM adoption is on the rise. "About 90 percent of large and medium-to-large organizations are engaged with BIM compared to less 49 percent of small ones, the report says." Environmental Leader has more BIM statistics in this article.
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