Steel News

Preliminary Steel Imports Increase 2.5% in May

June 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 3,434,000 net tons (NT) of steel in May 2017.

April Steel Shipments Up 0.7 Percent Year-Over-Year

June 19, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2017.

AISI Releases May SIMA Imports Data; Import Market Share 27 percent in May

June 7, 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 May totaled 3,598,000 net tons (NT)*.

SMDI Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners for 2017

June 7, 2017

SMDI presented Michael F. Engestrom and Ronald P. Krupitzer with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their lasting contributions to the steel construction and automotive markets.

North American Steel Producers Release Industry Priorities for NAFTA

June 5, 2017

Six leading steel groups in Canada, Mexico and the United States are presenting their respective governments with five recommendations for NAFTA renegotiation.

Protecting National Security

May 25, 2017

Investigation is underway by the Department of Commerce into the implications of foreign steel imports on America’s national security, called a “Section 232” investigation.

[VIDEO] Public Hearing on Section 232 Investigation of Steel Imports on National Security

May 24, 2017

Testimony from steel industry leads on Section 232.

AISI Announces 2017 Institute Medal Winners

May 23, 2017

Researchers from SSAB were honored with the industry's highest technical honor, the Institute Medal. TimkenSteel and ArcelorMittal were also recognized with Finalist Medals.

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.

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