High Rise Express (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)by Misty Mealey, Asst. Editor;
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1999, Vol. 69, Issue 4, Pg. A14-A16
Document Type: Feature article
A new column system developed by the Canam Manac Group in Montreal offers the expediency of steel construction with the economy of concrete. The system is made entirely of lightweight steel partially encased in concrete, and can reduce the amount of steel used for columns by up to 65 percent.
Subject Headings: Steel columns | Structural engineering | Steel construction | Concrete columns | Concrete construction | Light (artificial) | North America | Montreal | Quebec | Canada
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