Steel News

Finished Import Market Share YTD at 26%

May 23, 2017

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 3,315,000 net tons (NT) of steel in April 2017.

Bar Fatigue Database Now At 164 Iterations

May 17, 2017

The Long Products Market Development Group (LPMDG) of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), today announced the sixth update of its online Bar Steel Fatigue Database.

Volvo Received Advanced High-Strength Steel Innovation Award At 16th Annual GDIS Seminar

May 17, 2017

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), honored the Volvo Car Corporation body structure team with its Automotive Excellence Award for its advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) innovations in the 2016 Volvo XC90.

AISI Applauds Senate Approval of Lighthizer as USTR

May 11, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson comments on Senate confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative

AISI Submits Comments to Dept. of Commerce on Trade Deficits, Unfair Trade

May 10, 2017

AISI submitted comments to the Department of Commerce on the causes of significant trade deficits and on China’s non-market economy (NME) status.

March Steel Shipments Up 6.4 Percent from February

May 9, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of March 2017, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,692,434 net tons.

AISI Releases April SIMA Imports Data; Import Market Share 28 percent in April

May 3, 2017

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 April totaled 3,433,000 net tons (NT)*.

Accessories Add Beauty Strength Safety and Functionality to Commercial Buildings

May 1, 2017

Members of the Metal Construction Association can provide support for specifiers on selecting the correct accessories for their building projects.

AISI Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals CPP Action

April 28, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, commended the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision to suspend ongoing litigation against the Clean Power Plan (CPP):

AISI Comments on Senate Finance Committee's Confirmation of Lighthizer for USTR

April 25, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson comments on the Senate Finance Committee's approval of USTR nominee Robert Lighthizer.

Preliminary Steel Imports Increase 25% in March; Finished Import Market Share YTD at 25%

April 25, 2017

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 3,396,000 net tons (NT) of steel in March 2017.

The Steel Deck Institute Updates Five Standards

April 23, 2017

The SDI standards are included by reference in the 2018 International Building Code and are available for free download at www.sdi.org.

AISI Comments on Administration Investigation into National Security Implications of Unfair Foreign Steel Imports

April 19, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, applauded the executive memorandum signed by President Trump which begins a “Section 232” investigation.

AISI Comments on President's Signing Today of "Buy American, Hire American"

April 18, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, comments on the “Buy American” portion of the president’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order.

February Steel Shipments Down 6.2 Percent from January

April 10, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of February 2017, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,232,341 net tons.

AISI Releases March SIMA Imports Data; Import Market Share 26 percent in March

April 5, 2017

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 March totaled 3,413,000 net tons (NT)*.

AISI Applauds Presidents Executive Action on Trade

March 31, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, had the following comments on the president’s expected executive actions to identify and address unfair trade practices.

Steel Executive Brings Trade and Jobs Message to Congress

March 29, 2017

Roger K. Newport, Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel Corporation who also serves as Vice Chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), testified this morning at the Congressional Steel Caucus hearing, titled “America Rebounding: Steel in 2017 and Beyond.”

AISI Comments on Executive Actions to Revise Power Plant Rules

March 28, 2017

AISI said executive action taken by the president today will begin the process of revising and overturning several onerous environmental regulations designed in the previous administration that could adversely impact the competitiveness of domestic steelmakers.

Finished Import Market Share YTD at 25% in February

March 24, 2017

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,685,000 net tons (NT) of steel in February 2017.

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