Steel News

CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2019 Awards Program Through April 15

March 12, 2019

This year’s awards will be presented in three categories: Project, Creative Detail and the John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service.

January Steel Shipments up 5.8 Percent From January 2018

March 11, 2019

AISI reported that for the month of January 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,079,757 net tons, a 3.5 percent increase from the 7,804,093 net tons shipped in the previous month.

HPC4Mfg Program Funds Manufacturing Projects

March 7, 2019

The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program (HPC4Mfg) recently announced the recipients of federal funding for their 6th round of solicitation and three of the four are AISI members.

MRA Sounds Off as Spring Rainy Season Approaches

March 7, 2019

Are metal roofs really any noisier, and if they are, is that a pro or a con?

Steel Imports Down 12 Percent in 2018

March 6, 2019

Based on final Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,898,000 net tons (NT) of steel in December 2018, including 1,679,000 net tons (NT) of finished steel (down 20.4% and 12.6%, respectively, vs. November final data).

2019 CFSEI Expo to be Held June 4-6 in Chicago, Illinois

March 6, 2019

This event is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program geared toward skilled cold-formed steel framing professionals as well as newcomers.

SJI to Host Webinar on Properly Specifying Steel Deck on March 20, 2019

March 5, 2019


The webinar will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT, and participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

MRA Selects 2018 Top Survivor Home Winner for Enduring Hurricane Michael's Extreme Fury

February 27, 2019

A home in Panama City, FL is the winner of the 2018 MRA Top Survivor Home challenge for enduring Hurricane Michael's extreme fury.

Leading Trade Associations and Busineses Launch USMCA Coalition

February 27, 2019

AISI is proud to join more than 200 companies and associations representing farmers and ranchers, manufacturers, service providers, and technology companies in the launch of the USMCA Coalition.

Ed Wasserman Named Recipient of 2019 Richard S. Fountain Award

February 20, 2019

Named for the founder of the Steel Bridge Task Force, the Richard S. Fountain Award recognizes leadership in steel bridge research and outstanding efforts to advance AASHTO specifications.

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

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