Review Category : Advertiser News

The International Code Council (ICC) is supporting the Saudi Building Code National Committee’s (SBCNC) efforts to update the Saudi Building Code utilizing current provisions of the 2015 International Codes, including the International Building Code, International Plumbing Code, and others in the I-Code family.

An agreement was signed by his Excellency Dr. Saad Othman Al-Kasabi, Chairman of the SBCNC and Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization, and by Mark Johnson, ICC’s Executive Vice President and Director of Business Development.

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The Canadian province of British Columbia, through its Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (Ministry), recently updated its Bridge Standards and Procedures Manual Supplement to the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CHBDC) S6-14 to include ASTM A1035 high strength, corrosion resistant reinforcing steels for use on Ministry concrete bridge structures. The Ministry delineates the rebar requirements for each of its bridge classifications within its standards, including ASTM A1035 for many of its roadways.

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Report demonstrates compliance to the latest codes and standards

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES)—the experts in building product evaluation and certification—has issued ESR-3631 to Structurlam Products LP for their CrossLam® cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels, providing evidence CrossLam® CLT panels comply with the code requirements of the 2015 International Building Codes® (IBC) and International Residential Codes® (IRC).  Cross laminated timber (CLT) is a relatively new technology involving the efficient use of the timber resource in manufacturing “mass timber” building components.  CLT structures often experience faster construction times and also result in net carbon negative buildings.  

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When FRP manufacturer Composite Advantage was asked to supply composite pile jackets for a waterfront application, it turned to nearby neighbor FiberSystems.  “We specialize in very large FRP composite parts up to 100 ft. for bridge and waterfront infrastructures,” says Composite Advantage President Scott Reeve. “This was an application where the best approach was to source a pipe expert like FiberSystems.”

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New Affiliate Program will help increase product awareness and recognition in the built industry for current report holders

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification, has introduced a new Affiliate Program to support ICC-ES’ clients (building, plumbing, mechanical and gas product manufacturers). The Affiliate Program will help increase the visibility and awareness of manufacturers’ products in the built industry, through a number of additional marketing support initiatives, the most important one being the linking of clients’ reports and listings to the ICC’s online codes portal, premiumACCESS, and shortly thereafter, to ICC’s free online publicACCESS code site.

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Report demonstrates compliance to the latest codes and standards

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification has issued ESR-3912 to DEWALT for their Mini-Undercut™ Anchors in concrete and hollow-core slabs, providing evidence they comply with the code requirements of the 2015, 2012 and 2009 International Building Codes® (IBC) and International Residential Codes® (IRC).

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