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American metal is strong. It’s up to us to keep it that way.

by Sam Zekelman on May 18, 2022

For those of us who work in or conduct business with the American metal industry, we know just how important this sector is to the overall health and well-being of our economy. The Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) completed a study that confirms what we have long understood to be true: The American metal industry is a dynamic player not only...

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Domestic steel and the state of fair trade practices

by Camille Grayson on February 18, 2022

Recently, Zekelman Industries CEO Barry Zekelman spoke with Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo about the state of fair trade practices in the United States. As a supporter of equally enforced regulations, Barry Zekelman expressed concerns about...

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New Steel Mill, New Technology, New Jobs

by Camille Grayson on February 1, 2022

U.S. Steel announced plans to build a new steel mill in Osceola, Arkansas. Expected to become operational in 2024, the new mill aims to bring increased steel production and hundreds of new jobs to the American steel industry. On top of that, the mill will be environmentally friendly, furthering the industry’s sustainability efforts. St...

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New Infrastructure Bill, New Opportunity

by Camille Grayson on November 22, 2021

On November 5, 2021, the House of Representatives passed a one trillion dollar infrastructure deal with bipartisan support. The infrastructure deal, which has been in the works for several months, quickly received President Biden’s signature of approval. The deal will fund new public works projects that will likely increase demand for domestic st...

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Steel Supports Us All

by Camille Grayson on September 20, 2021

Few have championed the steel industry and its importance in the lives of Americans more than Zekelman Industries CEO, Barry Zekelman. Steel is something we all rely on, whether we know it or not. It’s used to build homes, hospitals, bridges, manufacturing plants and pipelines. It ensures we have food on our tables, gas in our cars and lights on...

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A Deep Dive Into Steel Sustainability

by Camille Grayson on August 18, 2021

One of the most pressing topics worldwide right now is climate change. In the United States alone, an estimated 251 million tons of consumer solid waste is generated annually, with 40 percen...

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Domestic steel shows support for tariffs

by Camille Grayson on June 17, 2021

In 2018, after seeing a dramatic rise in the global steel supply, Congress enacted Section 232 measures, putting a 25% tariff on imported steel. Three years later, the tariff has undoubtedly helped the American steel industry bounce back from the economic effects of unfair trade practices. Now, the steel industry is lobbying to keep the tariffs in...

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Steel is bouncing back green

by Camille Grayson on May 17, 2021

The U.S. steel industry is on the rebound after the pandemic ground production to a halt in 2020. As demand for U.S. steel rises, steel mills across the country are firing back up to meet it. While last year was a challenge for steel producers, 2020 also brought about significant progress in the sustainability efforts being made in our industry. As...

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A welcome surge for U.S. steel, thanks to Section 232

by Camille Grayson on April 16, 2021

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute, a think tank based in Washington, D.C., shows the positive impact that Section 232 measures have had on the U.S. steel industry. Section 232 was enacted in 2018 to address the risk that surges in the global steel supply pose to U.S. security. The study shows that since the 25% tariff was imposed on most...

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