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Auto Plants Reopening Is a Shining Moment for Steel

by Camille Grayson on June 10, 2020

After several long months, the time for manufacturing to get back underway is finally here. Auto manufacturing plants will officially begin reopening in the coming weeks — good news for the auto and steel industries alike. Steel workers are getting back to work Steel mills across the nation have been hit hard by the closur...

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Meeting the Need for Speed in Steel Construction

by Camille Grayson on May 13, 2020

If you work in construction — especially if you’re a building owner or developer — you’re probably feeling the need for speed. Project timelines have gotten longer over the years, due to the shortage of skilled labor and the lack of technological advancement across the industry. But that’s all about to change. The American Institute of...

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Staying Steel-strong During the Pandemic

by Camille Grayson on April 13, 2020

The steel industry plays a strong role in the U.S. economy, and as a nation we depend on it to build the infrastructure we all use every day. That’s why steelworkers will continue to supply the nation with the steel even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more. Steel manufacturing is essential Steel manufacturing...

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Putting Steel (and Steelworkers!) to Work

by Camille Grayson on March 23, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 has been a successful one for the American steel industry, with news of a steel plant opening and two steel structures being built. Read on for details! New steel plant opening in Pennsylvania Ameri-Precision Metals Inc. has started laying the foundation for its new 250,000-sq.-ft. facility in Canons...

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Steel’s Strong Start to the New Year

by Camille Grayson on January 23, 2020

We’re only a few weeks into 2020, and we’re already seeing encouraging news from across the steel industry. Read three of the most inspiring stories below. Capacity utilization on the rise For the year through January 11, capacity utilization in the American steel industry reached 82.1% — a 2.3% year-over-year increase....

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Steel Going Green

by Camille Grayson on October 30, 2019

The steelmaking process requires a lot of energy, and everyone knows it. That’s why many steel companies are working hard to minimize their environmental impact. The following are just two recent examples of steel going green. The world’s first steel mill powered (mostly) by the sun The EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel mill in...

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Why Steel Is Important for National Security

by Camille Grayson on August 5, 2019

When the U.S. government placed a 25% tariff on steel imports last year, it cited reasons of national security. Some assumed the measure was necessary so America wouldn’t have to use foreign steel to produce military vehicles and weapons, but the concern was really much broader. The...

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How American Steel Has Been Impacted by Tariffs, One Year Later

by Camille Grayson on June 20, 2019

The U.S. steel industry has experienced plenty of change over the last year. In March 2018, 25% tariffs on steel imports, along with other measures, officially went into effect. Since then, American steel has seen exciting growth in production and job creation. Let’s take a deeper dive into everything that’s occurred. Production is o...

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American Steel Is More Readily Available & Supported

by Camille Grayson on March 13, 2019

American-made steel products might cost a bit more upfront than imported products, but they’re worth it for lots of reasons. Many OEMs, contractors and distributors choose American because the products are more readily available...

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American Steel Is Better for the Environment

by Camille Grayson on January 29, 2019

Most people don’t think of steel mills as clean, but over the years the industry in America has taken care to lessen its impact on the environment. In fact, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) website states that the organization “has long iden...

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