Steel News

Dempsey Appointed Steel Association CEO

December 2, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute is proud to announce Kevin Dempsey as their new president and CEO.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Post-Installed Anchor Testing, Qualification and Design Procedure" on December 17, 2020

December 1, 2020

The webinar offers 1.5 PDHs and is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

Steel Imports Down 22.8% Year-to-Date Through October

November 24, 2020

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,502,000 net tons (NT) of steel in October 2020, including 1,244,000 net tons (NT) of finished steel (up 19.6% and 6.6%, respectively, vs. September final data).

Section 232 tariff retention, infrastructure spending top priorities under Biden: AISI

November 19, 2020

Kevin Dempsey speaks with S&P Platts on the importance of maintaining the Section 232 steel tariffs as well as industry priorities for the incoming Biden administration.

AISI: "We'll Make Our Voice Heard"

November 18, 2020

Kevin Dempsey, Interim President and CEO of AISI, is confident the industry trade association will be able to work productively with the incoming Biden administration in pursuit of the steel industry’s goals.

Infrastructure, trade bridge partisan rift: AISI

November 11, 2020

The steel industry stands to benefit if the incoming administration under President-elect Joe Biden makes infrastructure spending one of its key priorities, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) interim president and chief executive officer Kevin Dempsey said.

AISI Releases October SIMA Imports Data

November 11, 2020

Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that steel import permit applications for the month of October totaled 1,643,000 net tons (NT)*.

September Steel Shipments Down 14.2% from September 2020

November 9, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of September 2020, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,662,904 net tons, a 2.0 percent increase from the 6,532,652 net tons shipped in the previous month.

Wall Street Journal: Steel Tariffs Helped the U.S. Steel Industry

November 5, 2020

In a letter to the editor, Kevin Dempsey, interim President and CEO of AISI, talks about the effectiveness of the steel tariffs.

Steel Imports Down 21.9% Year-to-Date Through September

October 26, 2020

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,255,000 net tons (NT) of steel in September 2020.

POLITICO: Steel producers decry metal glut

October 23, 2020

Kevin Dempsey, interim President and CEO of AISI, speaks with POLITICO on the urgency for multilateral action to deal with a global glut in primary metals.

Global Steel Groups Urge the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity to Expand Efforts to Address Growing Steel Crisis

October 22, 2020

Steel industry associations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa today renewed their call for governments of steel-producing economies to intensify their work in the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC).

CFSEI Publishes Series of Beginner Technical Notes

October 20, 2020

The series of 9 Technical Notes covers topics relating to steel production, framing fabrication and design principles.

SSSBA to Host Session on Press Brake Steel Tub Girder System at International Bridge Conference

October 13, 2020

Dr. Karl Barth and Dr. Greg Michaelson will host the session on October 22 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT.

August Steel Shipments Down 22.9% from August 2019

October 9, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of August 2020, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,532,652 net tons, a 8.2 percent increase from the 6,035,596 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2020.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Demystifying Cold-Formed Steel Torsion Analysis for Design" on October 29, 2020

October 8, 2020

The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors and awards 1.5 PDHs.

AISI Releases September SIMA Imports Data

October 7, 2020

Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that steel import permit applications for the month of September totaled 1,514,000 net tons (NT)*.

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

September 29, 2020

“RP20-4: Cold-Formed Steel Bracing Design Using Combinations of Discrete and Sheathing Bracing” and “RP20-5: Structural Design Example – Four Span Metal Building Z-Purlin Line Supporting a Standing Seam Roof” are available for free download at www.buildusingsteel.org and www.cfsei.org.

Steel Imports Down 21% Year-to-Date Through August

September 24, 2020

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,300,000 net tons (NT) of steel in August 2020, including 1,188,000 net tons (NT) of finished steel (down 51.9% and 13.9%, respectively, vs. July final data).

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