Category Archives: the 80’s

New Features Coming


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

100th Blog Post


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

Rumblings from Contractors not Using Metal


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

Come see us at the Western Roofing Expo in Booth 141


METALCON will be exhibiting at the Western Roofing Expo June 8-11th. Known for bringing all of the elements of the roofing industry together, the Western Roofing Expo focuses on the western region of the United States and the specific needs that roofing and waterproofing contractors face in these areas. Join us in booth 141 for a chance to win Continue reading

Many Failures Involving Metal Building Systems and Metal Roofs


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

Friday Fun – You Create the Caption for a Prize


So today we have a photo from Danielle Levitt (website) and I thought it was relevant considering we have a metal theme and a roof. We are going to do things a bit different with this post. If you caption the post and follow us on Facebook or Twitter you will be eligible for a prize from METALCON. Enjoy and let’s be creative!

Construction Workers Unearth Legendary Cache of…..


I know you read the title and were curious as to what they could have possibly found. Construction workers were working at a landfill in the New Mexico desert near the city of Alamogordo when Continue reading