Steel News

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.

AISI Comments on USMCA Deal

December 10, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson issued a statement in response to the announcement of an agreement that will allow the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to move forward for Congressional ratification.

October Steel Shipments Up 1.9% From Prior Month

December 9, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of October 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,914,276 net tons, a 1.9 percent increase from the 7,767,310 net tons shipped in the previous month.

AISI Releases November SIMA Imports Data

December 4, 2019

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 November totaled 1,864,000 net tons (NT)*.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Steel Deck on Cold-Formed Steel Framing" on Dec. 19

December 3, 2019

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

Steel Imports Down 16% Year-to-Date Through October

November 26, 2019

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,177,000 net tons (NT) of steel in October 2019.

EPA America Recycles Day: Steel Highlights Recycling Leadership

November 15, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) participated in the EPA Recycling Summit, while also recognizing America Recycles Day, as the North American steel industry reaffirmed its commitment to continue to work to improve the nation's recycling system.

Year-to-Date Steel Shipments Increase by 1.6 Percent

November 11, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of September 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,767,310 net tons, a 8.3 percent decrease from the 8,472,088 net tons shipped in the previous month.

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