You heard us right, housing is OPEN! We’ve opened it earlier this year so that you can take advantage of the early bird pricing on the official hotels Continue reading
Continuing with last week’s theme and I think this is an appropriate way for you to start your day. It will definitely bring laughter and a smile to your face. Enjoy!
Saw this last night and it had me in tears so why not introduce another new feature to the blog, Continue reading
Thought this was actually really well done, even though many of you may not be hip-hop fans, the message gets delivered perfectly. Check the video out and Continue reading
This is really cool, entertaining and fun. While most of us grew up playing with Tonka Trucks and other pretend construction toys, this person took it to another level. Check the video out and let us know what you think. It’s creative and a good way to enjoy something in the field we all work in.
This could be a strange subject to discuss on this blog, but it is interesting to ask all of you the important question. Wait for it, wait for it…..Ok, what type of music do you listen to on the job? You are probably saying to yourself Continue reading
So today while I was discussing some ideas with the METALCON team, our receptionist had dropped off a FedEx like the package you see above. I walked in my office and it was sitting on my chair Continue reading
I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and celebrated a German World Cup Championship yesterday. Since Germany won I think it would be fun to do something a bit different today on Magnificent Metal Mondays. If you haven’t guessed it yet then we will be talking about Continue reading
It’s Friday so we have a plethora of posts to talk about today, but I want to start with exactly what the title says, METAL and Hashtags. So we know what metal construction is, but Continue reading
I definitely wanted to post this for all of those that may not know enough about structural steel connections. I also thought it was cheesy, I mean look at the Europeans being all tough not wearing their hard hats at the job site. Anyhow, it is a good educational video, enjoy it.
About a month ago I posted something about 3D printing for the metal construction industry and it looks like these mad scientists are back at it again. Looks as if they are starting to print Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about some new features for the blog and will begin using some of the ideas I have come with in the next week. I’d also like to open this up to anyone that Continue reading
I realized that our blog has officially hit 100 posts so we’ve decided we should celebrate the fact that we have reached that impressive number! We always welcome contributions to the Continue reading
This video was very entertaining to me today. The commentary makes it even funnier. Take a look and let me know what you think.
So yes it’s Friday and I was trying to locate a picture here in Las Vegas since we are here for the Western Roofing Expo but to no avail I found nothing great. Well I mean there are Continue reading
So yesterday NCI Building Systems reported their 2nd quarter fiscal 2014 results and the numbers were definitely encouraging. NCI is one of North America’s Continue reading
I feel like there is much more I would like to say regarding this issue and I hope today to get more information from contractors who are attending the Western Roofing Expo. I’m amazed and baffled by the lack of motivation I see from Continue reading
Yesterday was day 1 of the Western Roofing Expo and we talked to quite a few people yesterday. One conversation really struck me more than any other I had yesterday. I was speaking with a gentleman from San Diego who is a Continue reading
METALCON is at the Western Roofing Expo this week and we had the pleasure of attending the Presidential Welcoming Reception last night. By the way don’t forget to stop by booth 141 and say hi to us. A silent auction was held to benefit the Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship awards. Besides great Continue reading
Have you ever considered moving to Kansas City? Well, maybe now you can consider it especially with a home like this available for sale. The Timespan home, features all steel and concrete construction and full metal engineering. It was designed with high-security zoning Continue reading
So here we have an interesting photo of a bridge that looks like a wreck. Anyhow, we see that there is concrete degradation, metal corrosion, fatigue and fracture with this bridge. So what leads to this Continue reading
So I know this may not be huge headlines in the construction industry but I do know that many of us wear jeans. Many of us even wear them on the work site because of the comfort aspect. I guess the question I now pose is Continue reading