Steel News

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Test Standards

February 20, 2020

AISI S921-19 and AISI S922-19 are available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.

Registration is Open for 2020 CFSEI Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Tampa, Florida

February 12, 2020

The CFSEI Expo is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program geared toward both skilled cold-formed steel framing professionals as well as newcomers.

Robert J. Connor Named as Recipient of 2020 Richard S. Fountain Award 

February 10, 2020

Named for the founder of the Steel Bridge Task Force, the Richard S. Fountain Award was established in 2001 to recognize leadership in steel bridge research and outstanding efforts to advance AASHTO specifications.

December Steel Shipments up 4.6 Percent from Previous Month

February 10, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of December 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,021,250 net tons, a 4.6 percent increase from the 7,665,006 net tons shipped in the previous month.

AISI Releases January SIMA Imports Data

February 5, 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 January totaled 3,352,000 net tons (NT)*.

AISI Hails USMCA Signing at White House

January 29, 2020

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, today attended the signing of legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at the White House.

Steel Imports Down 17 Percent in 2019

January 27, 2020

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,553,000 net tons (NT) of steel in December 2019.

AISI Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

January 16, 2020

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), issued the following statement regarding Senate passage, by a vote of 89-10, of legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101" on February 27, 2020

January 15, 2020

The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors; participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

NCSPA Announces Michael McGough as New Executive Director

January 14, 2020

Since joining the NCSPA in 2007, McGough has been serving as the organization's chief engineer and technical director.

November Steel Shipments Down 3.1 Percent from Prior Month

January 9, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of November 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,665,006 net tons, a 3.1 percent decrease from the 7,914,276 net tons shipped in the previous month, October 2019.

AISI Releases December 2019 SIMA Imports Data

January 8, 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 December 2019 totaled 2,308,000 net tons (NT)*.

CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2020 Awards Program Through February 17

January 6, 2020

This year’s awards will be presented in three categories: Projects/Design Excellence, Creative Detail, and the John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service.

CCFSS Extends Deadline for Specialty Conference Abstracts to January 15, 2020

December 31, 2019

The International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures will be held October 21-22, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Steel Imports Down 17% Year-to-Date through November

December 30, 2019

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,541,000 net tons (NT) of steel in November 2019, including 1,311,000 net tons (NT) of finished steel (down 29.9% and 12.5%, respectively, vs. October final data).

AISI Applauds House Passage of USMCA

December 19, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, applauded passage by the House of Representatives, by a vote of 385-41, of implementing legislation to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

AISI Urges House to Pass USMCA

December 18, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) expected soon.

AISI Announces Two New Member Companies

December 11, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute welcomed two new member companies, North American Stainless, based in Ghent, KY; and Outokumpu, based in Calvert, AL.

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