San Diego Central Library

April 7th, 2014|News Articles|

San Diego Central Library American Galvanizers Association "Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards" "This year’s Most Distinguished project was the San Diego Central Library, which showcases the hip, ultramodern aesthetics of hot-dip galvanized steel. During the library’s initial design phase the foremost concern was how to design the new facility to withstand the corrosive marine [...]

Excellence in Structural Engineering

December 1st, 2013|News Articles|

Excellence in Structural Engineering STRUCTURE magazine, December 2013 "NCSEA 16th Annual Awards Program" "A 140-foot diameter post-tensioned steel-leaved dome serves as the beacon for San Diego’s ten-story, $185 million downtown main library. Conceptual designs of the dome spanned eight years and explored six different circumferential and segmented options. The final scheme resulted in eight [...]

City Creek Sky Bridge

December 31st, 2012|News Articles|

City Creek Sky Bridge ENR Magazine, 31 December 2012 "Sky Bridge is the Centerpiece of Salt Lake's City Creek Project" "A project that only could have been accomplished using structural steel,the Sky Bridge—a pedestrian bridge connecting two halves of the massive City Creek mixed-use development—is a dynamic example of a structural steel success in [...]

Levi’s Stadium

November 5th, 2012|News Articles|

Levi's® Stadium ENR Magazine, 5 November 2012 "Giving New Meaning to Team-Building" "The second distinction is that the steel structure—designed to resist seismic loads through a braced frame—is the first NFL stadium to use buckling restrained braces (BRBs). The 529 BRBs, which resist lateral loads, have structural and architectural benefits, in terms of earthquake [...]

The Star of Symphony Park

July 1st, 2012|News Articles|

The Smith Center Modern Steel Construction, July 2012 "The Star of Symphony Park" "Built with nearly 3,000 tons of structural steel, the main performance hall includes a sloped orchestra seating area and four horseshoe-shaped balconies that wrap the hall and allow patrons to sit as close to the stage as possible. The auditorium includes four balconies, cantilevering up [...]

McCarran Prepped for $2.4B Terminal 3 Grand Opening

June 21st, 2012|News Articles|

McCarran Prepped for $2.4B Terminal 3 Grand Opening ENR Southwest, June 21, 2012 "Touted as the state’s largest public works job ever, construction proved tricky with more than 100 contracting companies working simultaneously on multiple phases in close vicinity around a fully operating airport. Despite the size and complexity, the project still finished on [...]

SME Steel 20th Anniversary

April 19th, 2012|News Articles|

SME Steel 20th Anniversary SL Enterprise "Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence" “Across the West, state of the art buildings are going up, despite the slowdown. There have been hard times. But we are coming through them. And a whole crop of buildings is going up. They span all fields of life. A futuristic library [...]

Disney Cars Land

January 1st, 2012|News Articles|

Disney Cars Land The Enterprise "Utah Steel Firm Integral to New Disneyland 'Cars' attraction" “This was a challenging and interesting project focusing on several elements of intricate design, fabrication and erection,” said Ryan Allgood, SME project executive. “Without the pride and professionalism of our shop and field ironworkers, this job could not be completed [...]

CFO of the Year

June 1st, 2011|News Articles|

CFO of the Year Utah Business Magazine, June 2011 "Gordon K. Holladay, CFO, SME Steel" “Though the construction industry has been hit hard by the economic slowdown, SME Steel has managed the downturn successfully. Gordon Holladay says much of the company’s relative strength in today’s economy has to do with strategic planning that took [...]

CityCenter, Las Vegas

December 13th, 2009|News Articles|

CityCenter Las Vegas Review-Journal, December 13, 2009 "Promotional Feature" "For more than five years, area residents have heard about CityCenter and watched it take shape on the city's skyline. There have been glimpses into what unique offerings will be featured at the campus that sits on Las Vegas Boulevard between the Bellagio and Monte [...]