High Rise Express (Available in Structural Engineering Special Issue only)

by Misty Mealey, Asst. Editor; Civil Engineering, 1801 Alexander Bell Dr., Reston, VA,

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: Structural engineering

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