Steel News

STI to Host Webinar on "Debunking the Myths of HSS Costs" on November 1

October 19, 2018

The one-hour webinar will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CDT.

MRA Issues Repair and Rebuilding Warning in Hurricane Aftermath

October 17, 2018

Quality metal roofs offer top protection in severe weather, if homeowners do their homework.

SMDI Sponsors Texas Auto Writer Association's Texas Truck Rodeo

October 14, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) is the title sponsor of the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Texas Truck Rodeo.

AGA to Host "Galvanize It! Duplex Systems" Webinar on October 17, 2018

October 10, 2018

The one-hour webinar will provide an overview about hot-dip galvanized steel and the synergistic benefits when coated with a paint or powder coating on top, with 1 hour of CEU, LU or PDH available.

AISI Comments on Water Resources Legislation Passage in the Senate

October 10, 2018

AISI issued the following statement in reaction to the Senate passage of the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018,” which includes reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

MBMA Releases New Video and Two Case Studies

October 10, 2018

Learn about the benefits of metal buildings for meeting design challenges with the video “AC472 – Why Accreditation Matters” and case studies on “Roofing and Solar” and “Vehicle Sales and Service.”

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

October 9, 2018

“RP18-2: Design Example for Analytical Modeling of a Curtainwall and Considering the Effects of Bridging (All-Steel Design Approach)” and “RP18-3: Determination of Effective Standoff in Standing Seam Roof Systems” are available for free download at

August Steel Shipments Up 6.5 Percent from August 2017

October 9, 2018

YTD Shipments Increase by 4.6 Percent Year-over-Year

SJI to Host Webinar on Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Girders - Part I

October 8, 2018

The webinar will discuss and demonstrate the methods to first evaluate existing open web steel joists and Joist Girders for revised loading conditions.

AISI to Co-Sponsor the Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2018

October 4, 2018

This year’s conference will be held on November 7-8, 2018 at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO and awards a total of 1.6 CEUs.

Ravishing Rooftops: MRA Kicks Off Best Metal Roofing Competition for Installers,  Contractors

October 4, 2018

Open to U.S. and Canada contractors, installers and manufacturers, the “Best Metal Roofing Project” competition runs from Oct. 4 through Dec. 31, 2018 with more info at

AISI Releases September SIMA Imports Data

October 3, 2018

Import Market Share 21 Percent in September

AISI Comments on USMCA Agreement

October 1, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement of a new trade agreement with the U.S., Canada and Mexico

Steel Imports Declined By One Percent from July to August

September 26, 2018

Finished Import Market Share YTD at 24%

Free Residential Rooftop Solar Installation Webinar for Building Trades on November 7

September 26, 2018

The webinar will cover design techniques and advanced rooftop installation considerations to help optimize the return on residential roof-mounted solar systems.

STI to Host "Fire Protection of Hollow Structural Sections" Webinar on Oct. 4

September 25, 2018

The webinar will begin at 11 a.m. CDT and includes 1 AIA-accredited PDH per registrant.

MRA Gains Two New Members as Demand for Metal Roofing Grows

September 18, 2018

With interest booming in residential metal roofing, two companies have recently joined the Metal Roofing Alliance as new members, including Reinke Shakes and ASC Profiles LLC.

Steel Joist Institute to Host Joists 101 Webinar on September 19

September 12, 2018

The webinar “Joists 101: Steel Joists and Joist Girders” will be held on September 19 from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT with a 15-minute Q&A session, and awards 1.5 PDHs.

AISI Standards Council Approves Formation of New Subcommittee on Composite Member Design and Seeks Experts to Participate

September 11, 2018

The objective of the subcommittee is to develop and maintain design provisions for composite assemblies consisting of cold-formed steel members and concrete, with membership open to those who may directly or materially be affected by the provisions to be developed.

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