Steel News

MRA Announces Partnership With Today's Homeowner to Support Metal Roofing Demand Among Consumers

June 15, 2018

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is partnering with the national home improvement show Today’s Homeowner and expert host Danny Lipford to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide this season.

AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual, 2017 Edition

June 13, 2018

The design manual is available in both printed and electronic formats. It consists of two volumes and is available for purchase as a set at AISI’s online Steel Store at

April Steel Shipments up 5% from April 2017

June 11, 2018

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,798,326 net tons, a 6.0 percent decrease from the 8,299,418 net tons shipped in the previous month.

AISI Comments on House Passage of Water Resources Bill

June 7, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in reaction to House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

AISI Releases May SIMA Imports Data

June 6, 2018

Import Market Share 25% in May

Free Download of MBMA's Energy Code Compliance Guide is Available

June 6, 2018

The new e-book is filled with concise information to help contractors understand the ever-changing and complex energy code and insulation requirements for low-rise commercial buildings, with a special focus on metal buildings.

MCA Hosts Summer Meeting June 19-20

June 6, 2018

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) will host its annual summer meeting June 19-20 at the Hilton Rosemont / O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois.

AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2018

June 5, 2018

The program identifies and provides funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance, and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in a variety of end-use applications.

Steel Tube Institute to Host Webinar on Hollow Structural Sections

June 1, 2018

STI will host a webinar on "How Do Hollow Structural Sections Fit Into the Seismic World?" on June 7, 2018 at 11 a.m. CDT.

AISI Comments on the Administration's Section 232 Announcement Today

May 31, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, issued the following statement in reaction to the May 31st announcement on Section 232.

Steel Imports Up 12% from Prior Month in April

May 24, 2018

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, AISI reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 3,738,000 net tons of steel in April 2018.

Study Shows Robust Economic Impact of American Iron and Steel Industry

May 23, 2018

The just-released study shows that the industry supports nearly two million jobs and contributes more than $520 billion to the economy.

Steel Joist Institute Announces June Webinar

May 22, 2018

The "Design of Steel Deck for Concentrated and Non-Uniform Loading" webinar will be held on June 20, 2018 beginning at 3 pm EDT. It is being held in partnership with the Steel Deck Institute.

SMDI Welcomes New Member Company, Algoma

May 18, 2018

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), today welcomed Algoma as a member of SMDI.

AISI Updates Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards

May 16, 2018

The S900-17 test series supersedes the previously published 2013 series and is available for free download at

Honda Awarded For AHSS Innovation At 18th Annual Great Designs In Steel Seminar

May 16, 2018

Honda designed an all-new chassis for the 2018 Odyssey, based on the platform used in light duty trucks to maximize maneuverability and steering ease.

MCA Provides Online Metal Roofing Installation Certification

May 15, 2018

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is offering a Metal Roofing Installation Manual with an online exam available at

AISI Attends EPA Smart Sectors Session

May 10, 2018

The EPA hosted their second session of "Smart Sectors" with AISI represented by Paul Balserak, Vice President, Environment, and Kevin Dempsey, Senior Vice President, Public Policy,

AISI Releases April SIMA Imports Data

May 10, 2018

Import Market Share 29 percent in April

March Steel Shipments Up 7.9 Percent from March 2017

May 9, 2018

AISI reported today that for the month of March 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,299,418 net tons, a 10.3 percent increase from the 7,525,590 net tons shipped in the previous month, February 2018, and a 7.9 percent increase from the 7,692,434 net tons shipped in March 2017.

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