Steel News

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.

Steel Framing Alliance Updates Guide

March 23, 2017

The guide provides an online searchable directory of fire- and sound-rated cold-formed steel assemblies for residential and light commercial construction.

AISI Urges Finance Committee to Advance Nomination of Robert Lighthizer as USTR and Calls for Swift Senate Confirmation

March 14, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), urged the Senate Finance Committee to advance the nomination of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).

Auto Steel Partnership Appoints John K Catterall as Executive Director

March 13, 2017

The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP), a 30-year collaboration of auto companies and steelmakers, announced today John K. Catterall has been named executive director of the organization.

AISI Says Infrastructure Report Card "Illustrates Urgent Need for Robust Program"

March 9, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reacted to the release of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 report card, which this year rates U.S. infrastructure as a “D+“ overall, and, specifically, bridges at a “C+”.

January Steel Shipments Up 7.5 Percent from December

March 9, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of January 2017, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,708,416 net tons, a 7.5 percent increase from the 7,173,245 net tons shipped in the previous month.

AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning 2017 Research Proposals

March 1, 2017

Five research proposals and four academic institutions were selected as the 2017 winners.

AISI Says President Speech to Congress Positive for Steel

February 28, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, reacted to tonight’s speech to Congress by President Trump on issues impacting the steel industry.

AISI Applauds Confirmation of Wilbur Ross as Secretary of Commerce

February 27, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, reacted to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Wilbur Ross as Secretary of Commerce.

CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Design of Bypass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction

February 21, 2017

Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.

AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports

February 13, 2017

Research reports RP15-3, RP17-1 and RP17-2 are available for free download.

AISI Releases Policy Priorities

February 6, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Board of Directors has approved a public policy agenda outlining the Institute’s aggressive pro-manufacturing policy strategies to guide advocacy for the upcoming year and highlight importance of the steel industry to the success of the American economy.

New Video is Released on the Benefits of Steel Buried Bridges

February 5, 2017

The new 200th Street Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa is the focus of a discussion and demonstration of the many benefits of steel buried bridges.

SMA, AISI, and ELVS Agree to Extend Mercury Switch Recovery Program

January 24, 2017

The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA), the End of Life Vehicle Solutions Corporation (ELVS), and the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) have reached an agreement to extend the ELVS program.

AISI Applauds Presidential Action to Move Forward on Energy Projects, Infrastructure, and Domestic Manufacturing

January 24, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), today applauded the President’s executive actions to expedite key energy projects, facilitate American steel contributions to future energy infrastructure, and lower regulatory burdens for domestic manufacturing.

SMDI Presents World-Class Media Center at the 2017 Washington Auto Show

January 24, 2017

SMDI to showcase the benefits of advanced high-strength steels in developing vehicles that are lightweight, fuel efficient and durable.

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