IMAGES: Executives Bring Steel Industry Jobs Focus to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief executives from a number of the leading steel companies in the U.S. today told members of the Congressional Steel Caucus that many government policies on trade, energy, environment and infrastructure need to be reformed to ensure U.S. industrial competitiveness and preserve American jobs in steel and other manufacturing sectors. Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation; John Ferriola, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Nucor Corporation; Mike Rehwinkel, executive chairman of EVRAZ North America; Mike Rippey, president and chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal USA; and Charles Schmitt, president of SSAB Americas, this morning testified before more than a dozen congressman – most from steel producing states. More > Read the full release here...



 Mario Longhi,(second from left), president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation, testifies before members of the Congressional Steel Caucus.



Charles Schmitt, (second from right), president, SSAB Americas, testifies before members of the Congressional Steel Caucus.



Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus listen to testimony from steel industry executives including Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), (second from right), Chairman of the Steel Caucus and 
Rep. Pete Visclosky (D-IN), (far right), Vice Chairman of the Steel Caucus.