Steel News

Tariffs are fortifying the backbone of this nation: Steel

February 15, 2019

Thomas Gibson writes in The Hill, "In 2018, manufacturing sector industrial production growth was at its highest since 2012, and manufacturing payrolls were the highest since the Great Recession." Read more.

December Steel Shipments Up 6.5 Percent From December 2017

February 11, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of December 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,804,093 net tons.

AISI Says Steel Tariffs are Working

February 8, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute today reiterated the Institute’s support of steel tariffs and opposition to congressional legislation introduced last week, called “The Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act,” which would prematurely terminate the tariffs.

Steel Imports Down 11 Percent Year-Over-Year Through November 2018

February 6, 2019

Finished Import Market Share at 21 Percent in November 2018

Trump’s Tariffs Help the U.S. Steel Industry (WSJ)

February 6, 2019

Letter to the Editor from Thomas J. Gibson (president and CEO, AISI) and John Ferriola (Chairman, CEO & President, Nucor Corporation)

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

January 31, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson said that the president’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, being signed today, is another positive step in ensuring the steel industry remains competitive.

SJI to Host Webinar on Properly Specifying Steel Joists on February 20, 2019

January 31, 2019

The webinar will be held from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST, and participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on New Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide

January 28, 2019

The “AISI D113-19, Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition” webinar will be held on February 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST.

STI-SPFA Announces 2018 Steel Water Pipe Product Award Winners

January 24, 2019

Member companies in three product categories were recognized.

AISI Welcomes New Steel Caucus Leadership

January 23, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement that Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA) will be the new Chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus

MRA Names Best Metal Roofing Project Winner

January 23, 2019

Wedge Roofing's Moon Dance Ranch project proves greater protection is a beautiful thing.

SteelOrbis' 10th Annual Steel & Wire Rod Conference

January 22, 2019

Tom Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, defends Section 232 before 100+ attendees at the SteelOrbis 10th Annual steel and wire rod conference in Las Vegas, NV.

Automotive Leaders & Innovators Recognized for Steel Advocacy at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

January 16, 2019

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), presented three awards to outstanding automotive industry leaders who advocate for the use of steel in automotive applications.

Wall fight gives Trump another way to boost steel (CNN)

January 11, 2019

"The tariffs helped and the economy was strong. Those two things together made for a better year," said American Iron and Steel Institute CEO Thomas Gibson.

AISI Publishes Supplement No. 1 to S100-16, North American Specification

January 9, 2019

Supplement No. 1 can be downloaded free of charge at as: 1) a stand-alone document, or 2) incorporated into the 2016 edition of the North American Specification.

Countdown is on to Crown the Top Survivor Home for 2018

January 8, 2019

For homeowners who withstood extreme challenges this past year, there’s only a few days left to try and earn the title of MRA’s Top Survivor Home of the Year for 2018.

Thomas J. Gibson featured on NPR - All Things Considered Show

January 8, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Thomas Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, about his reactions to President Trump's aspiration to build a border wall out of steel.

AISI Reacts to Proposal to Use Steel in Barrier at Border

January 7, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) supported statements this weekend from President Trump that any potential barrier at the U.S. southern border should be made of steel.

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