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AISI Standards Council Seeks Proposals for Small Projects and Fellowships to be Awarded in 2020

August 20, 2019

Proposals are due by October 15, 2019 for projects that will impact the reliability, performance and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products.

West Virginia Utilizes New Technology to Build Innovative, Cost-Effective Short Span Steel Bridge

August 15, 2019

Girder erection for the Fourteen Mile Bridge near East Lynn, WV is scheduled to begin on August 20, 2019.

CFSEI to Host Webinar on Innovative Options with Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems on August 22, 2019

August 12, 2019

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

June Steel Shipments Down 5.2 Percent from Prior Month

August 9, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of June 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,718,499 net tons, a 5.2 percent decrease from the 8,142,270 net tons shipped in the previous month.

Threat of Freak Hailstorms is Rising:  Homeowners are Taking Cover with Impact-Resistant Metal Roofs

August 9, 2019

Quality metal roofs often earn a Class 4 impact-resistance rating (the highest level of protection against hail damage), so installing a metal roof can help reduce hailstorm damage and prevent costly repairs and replacement.

AISI Releases July SIMA Imports Data

August 7, 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 July totaled 3,574,000 net tons (NT)*.

AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2019

August 7, 2019

The program identifies and provides funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in a variety of end-use applications.

SJI to Host Webinar on Vibration Analysis of Steel Joist Concrete Floor Systems

August 6, 2019

The webinar will be held on August 21, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. EDT; it awards 1.5 PDHs.

AISI Comments on China Being Named Currency Manipulator

August 5, 2019

"[This] action by the Treasury Department is welcome news for the steel industry and American manufacturing. China was, and remains, a currency manipulator."

AISI Names Recipient of 2019 Robert J. Dexter Memorial Award Lecture

August 1, 2019

Matthew H. Hebdon, Ph.D., P.E. is an assistant professor in the Charles Edward Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech.

AISI Comments on Senate Committee Passage of Highway Legislation

July 30, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, issued a statement in reaction to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works’ (EPW) passage of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019.

AISI Releases 2018 Annual Statistical Report

July 29, 2019

AISI announced the release of its 2018 Annual Statistical Report (ASR), which provides comprehensive data on the U.S. steel industry and select data on the North American steel industry as a whole.

Steel Imports Down 13 Percent Year-to-Date

July 24, 2019

Based on final Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,023,000 net tons (NT) of steel in June 2019.

AISI Comments on Favorable Court Decision on Hard Rock Mining

July 19, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) issued a statement applauding the court decision to uphold the EPA's decision not to impose financial assurance requirements on hard rock mining companies.

CFSEI Announces 2019-2020 Executive Committee Members

July 17, 2019

The committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design through seminars, webinars and the publication of Technical Notes.

NCSPA Posts Educational Video on the Engineering and Installation Fundamentals of Corrugated Steel Drainage Products

July 16, 2019

The video focuses on the engineering and installation fundamentals of corrugated steel drainage products.

AISI Comments on President's "Buy American, Hire American" Executive Order

July 15, 2019

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), issued a statement on the president’s signing of the third pillar of his “Buy American, Hire American” plans at a White House “Made in America” event.

May Steel Shipments Down 0.8% from Previous Month

July 9, 2019

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of May 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,142,270 net tons, a 0.8 percent decrease from the 8,210,425 net tons shipped in the previous month

CFSEI Announces Winners of 2019 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Awards

July 9, 2019

Architects, engineers and owners will be inspired by these creative projects which demonstrate the beauty, versatility and cost-effectiveness of cold-formed steel design.

CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2019 John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service

July 9, 2019

Steven Walker, P.E., was recognized for his significant contributions of time, talent and resources to the cold-formed steel industry.

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