Steel News

AISI Releases May SIMA Imports Data

June 3, 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 May totaled 2,235,000 net tons (NT)*.

Steel Imports Down 20% Year-to-Date Through April 2020

May 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 2,773,000 net tons (NT) of steel in April 2020.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Framing Attachment to Concrete in Seismic Zones" on June 11, 2020

May 19, 2020

This webinar will clarify the intent of the language in AISI S100-16 and Chapter 13 of ASCE/SEI 7-16 as it relates to PAFs used to attach track to concrete in Seismic Design Categories A-C and E-F.

March Steel Shipments Down 6.3% from March 2019

May 11, 2020

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of March 2020, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,802,192 net tons, a 0.4 percent increase from the 7,771,656 net tons shipped in the previous month.

AISI Applauds Committee Passage of Water Infrastructure Bills

May 6, 2020

AISI applauded the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s passage of The American Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 (AWIA) and the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020, (DWIA).

AISI Applauds Commerce Department Investigation into Foreign Imports of Transformers, Laminations and Cores

May 5, 2020

AISI applauded the announcement by the Department of Commerce that the agency has initiated a Section 232 investigation into whether foreign imports of transformer laminations and cores, electrical transformers, and transformer regulators impair national security.

Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium Announces New Conference

April 30, 2020

CFSRC Colloquium organizers have issued a call for papers related to cold-formed steel structural engineering that are due May 27, 2020.

Steel Imports Down 22% Year-to-Date Through March

April 23, 2020

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,750,000 net tons (NT) of steel in March 2020.

SUPC Offers Free Webinar Series on How to Build Better Distribution & Subtransmission Systems with Steel Poles

April 14, 2020

The webinars will be held from April 16 – May 28, 2020 and will cover topics essential to the design, installation and maintenance of steel utility poles.

Steel Framing Alliance and Super Stud Building Products, Inc. Sponsor Two  Webinars in April

April 13, 2020

The webinars will be held on April 15, 2020 and April 22, 2020 at 12 p.m. EDT.

Steel Industry Groups Urge Congress to Include Infrastructure in Next Stimulus Bill

April 1, 2020

Five major steel industry groups strongly urged Congress to include significant infrastructure investment in the next phase of COVID-19 stimulus legislation to provide a clear path toward our nation’s recovery.

SSSBA Launches Free Steel Bridge Weekly "Shelter-in-Place" Webinar Series During April and May

March 31, 2020

The seven-part weekly webinars begin on April 7 at 3 pm EDT and focus on solutions for cost-effective short span steel bridges. Each webinar awards 1 PDH or 1 LU.

Free Online Training for Linemen Available from Steel Utility Pole Coalition

March 26, 2020

Many lineman schools are closed due to COVID-19, but students and journeyman/apprentice linemen can continue instruction with free remote and online resources from the Steel Utility Pole Coalition.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Design Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light Frame Diaphragms" on April 9, 2020

March 25, 2020

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

Five Steel Industry Groups Urge Administration Not to Weaken Import Tariffs

March 25, 2020

Five leading steel industry associations expressed concern about a recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection notification that importers may be granted additional days for payment of estimated duties, taxes and other fees, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.

AISI Urges Governors in All States to Designate Steel Manufacturing and Suppliers as Essential

March 24, 2020

AISI sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Chairman of the National Governors Association, urging them to advise leaders in all states to designate the steel manufacturing sector, its suppliers and its workers as essential when drafting and enforcing stay-at-home orders and other directives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steel Imports Down 21% Year-to-Date Through February 2020

March 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 1,505,000 net tons (NT) of steel in February 2020.

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