3/28/2017 - The free webinar will be presented by Rafael Sabelli from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET and is eligible for one PDH.
3/23/2017 - The guide provides an online searchable directory of fire- and sound-rated cold-formed steel assemblies for residential and light commercial construction.
3/13/2017 - A/SP leverages the resources of the automotive, steel and related industries to develop pre-competitive lightweight steel solutions to meet the current and future needs of ...
3/7/2017 - The webinar will be useful for practicing structural engineers, building officials, educators, researchers and students.
3/6/2017 - The webinar will be held from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
3/1/2017 - Five research proposals and four academic institutions were selected as the 2017 winners.
2/23/2017 - The SDI standards are included by reference in the 2018 International Building Code and are available for free download at www.sdi.org.
2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.
2/14/2017 - This new award honors the people and companies that champion the metal construction industry each year.
2/13/2017 - Research reports RP15-3, RP17-1 and RP17-2 are available for free download.
2/6/2017 - The new 200th Street Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa is the focus of a discussion and demonstration of the many benefits of steel buried bridges.
1/26/2017 - The awards were presented by MCA at the 2017 Chairman's Awards show and recognize the year's most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies.
1/25/2017 - Dr. James Fisher will present "Building Design-The Intelligent Approach" on February 15, 2017. The webinar awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
1/24/2017 - SMDI to showcase the benefits of advanced high-strength steels in developing vehicles that are lightweight, fuel efficient and durable.
1/10/2017 - SMDI honors steel innovators with 3rd annual Men and Women of Steel award
1/4/2017 - AISI S917-17 and S918-17 are available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
12/21/2016 - The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors, and awards 1.5 PDHs.
12/6/2016 - The new research report, RP16-3, is available for free download.
12/2/2016 - The webinar will be held December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST and will award 1.5 CEUs/Learning Units.
11/17/2016 - The Supplement is available to download free of charge at www.aisistandards.org.
11/16/2016 - The awards will be presented in three categories and submissions must be received by February 10, 2017.
11/15/2016 - Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., conducts this webinar designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors that awards 1.5 PDHs.
11/10/2016 - AISI was a co-sponsor of testing which resulted in revisions to UL D982, allowing fire protection costs to be cut nearly in half compared with old unrestrained applications.
11/9/2016 - Co-authored by AISI standards committee members, the document provides a comprehensive overview of the seismic design of cold-formed steel framed buildings.
11/6/2016 - Mark Thimons and Brandie Sebastian discuss the state of sustainability within the steel industry.
11/2/2016 - The new edition, AISI S310-16, incorporates changes made in the just-published 2016 edition of AISI S100, also known as the North American Specification.
11/1/2016 - This 2016 edition supersedes all previous issues of the "Harmonized North American Standard" and is available for free download.
10/21/2016 - Dr. Karl Barth and former student Dr. Greg Michaelson helped to develop and introduce a new way to design short span steel bridges.
10/13/2016 - Engineering News-Record covers an innovative, cost-effective, durable and easy-to-install/maintain steel solution for short span bridges.
10/12/2016 - Tech Note F140-16 covers the applicable codes, processes, design considerations and more involved in welding cold-formed steel members and hardware components.
9/28/2016 - The webinar will be held October 19, 2016 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EDT and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.
9/27/2016 - The event includes a mix of about 100 vehicles and attendees will hear presentations from OEMs and other sponsors, and be able to participate in a variety of driving scenarios.
9/27/2016 - Conducted by Rob Madsen, the webinar will introduce participants to the new standard and offer 1.5 PDHs.
9/22/2016 - During the event, SMDI will bring awareness to consumers and the media on the environmental benefits of advanced high-strength steels.
9/22/2016 - The first of the AIA-accredited educational series will be held in Rosemont, IL on October 19, 2016.
9/14/2016 - Public Service Company of Oklahoma is getting ready to replace many older wooden poles with steel poles to meet the community's future needs.
8/31/2016 - The conference will be held November 9-10, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
8/18/2016 - The changes are being put in place for the 2016-2022 standards development cycle with an increased focus on analysis methods, mid-rise framing design and diaphragm design.
8/10/2016 - Dr. Jody Hall to moderate panel and present on high-strength steel product developments to aid lightweighting at event slated for Sept. 14-15 in Dearborn, Mich.
8/3/2016 - This year's competition is different in many ways than those held in previous years. It is under way now and will conclude on March 31, 2017.
8/3/2016 - Metal roofs offer installation advantages, have a longer life expectancy than other options, and can moderate the temperatures in the structures they cover.
8/1/2016 - Roadmap outlines and responds to automakers’ needs by identifying AHSS solutions and recommended areas for future research.
8/1/2016 - The SDII is a multi-year effort to advance the seismic performance of steel floor and roof diaphragms utilized in structural steel buildings.
7/27/2016 - A new study shows about 70% of Americans have the opportunity to recycle empty aerosol containers at the curb or at nearby recycling facilities.
7/27/2016 - North American steel associations show sustainability of building products with Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
7/26/2016 - The Executive Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design.
7/19/2016 - Second annual event pairs journalists with professional drivers to learn race track driving.
7/18/2016 - Mass reduction is an important contributor to fuel economy and SMDI works with automakers on solutions utilizing advance high-strength steels.
7/14/2016 - The three award winners exemplified excellence in the structural design of new or renovated structures utilizing cold-formed steel products.
7/7/2016 - Dr. Rahman was recognized for his contributions of time, talent and resources to the cold-formed steel industry. The award was renamed this year in honor of John P. Matsen.
7/6/2016 - The webinar will provide a review of AISI D110-16, Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, 2016 Edition and cover a new design example for ledger framing.
6/30/2016 - The webinar will cover design requirements of ASCE/SEI 7-10 wind provisions for open web steel joists and joist girders and provide design examples.
6/29/2016 - The conference will bring together experts in structural mechanics and stability to discuss R&D developments, with a focus on thin-walled and slender metallic structures.
6/27/2016 - The Technical Note focuses on blast protection of building envelopes, specifically exterior walls.
6/23/2016 - Celebrating its third annual metal roofing challenge to be held at METALCON Oct 26-27 in Baltimore, the Championship Games Task Force has finalized event details.
5/26/2016 - The webinar will explore the use of cold-formed steel used in a BIM workflow for metal building design, with an emphasis on roll-formed members such as girts and purlins.
5/23/2016 - Alexander D. Wilson and Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. were recognized for their lasting contributions to the steel construction market.
5/19/2016 - Material production accounts for a significant portion of vehicle life cycle emissions and must be considered in any overall regulatory program.
5/12/2016 - A free download of the report is available. It provides results of a project that evaluated provisions for determining the strength of arc spot welds included in AISI S100-12.
5/11/2016 - The trend toward higher than expected use of AHSS is one indicator of the high value of steel.
5/11/2016 - The webinar will be held May 18, 2016 from 11 am to 12 pm EDT and earns 0.10 CEUs or 1.0 PDHs.
5/9/2016 - Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. started replacing wood poles with steel poles following two major ice storm events that caused more than $35 million in damage.
5/6/2016 - Several wooden poles snapped in two by a severe storm in Evansville, Indiana are being replaced with steel poles.
5/3/2016 - The results of recent research on the historical life cycle costs of steel and concrete girder bridges will be presented by Michael Barker, Ph.D., P.E. on May 17 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
4/28/2016 - Talk focused on advantages of steel over alternative materials.
4/26/2016 - Released jointly by SJI and SDI, this is the first industry-wide assessment of the life cycle environmental impacts of these commercial building products in North America.
4/25/2016 - The courses for students/instructors and journeymen/apprentice linemen include videos, documents, quizzes and a certificate upon completion.
4/20/2016 - The trend toward higher than expected use of AHSS is one indicator of the high value of steel.
4/13/2016 - The joint event includes educational and networking opportunities designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers.
3/31/2016 - The webinar will provide an overview of issues that should be considered when specifying or designing cold-formed steel trusses to resist air blast loading.
3/30/2016 - The new edition updates the 2007 version, with references to new standards and revised design examples.
3/30/2016 - Arizona's largest electric service company replaced more than 2,600 wood power poles with steel in 2015 because of storms or as part of its annual replacement program.
3/9/2016 - SMDI's Mark Thimons, P.E. shares the answers to six questions real estate investors should ask before considering wood-framed buildings.
2/25/2016 - Sustainable bridge-building practices are featured in the February issue of STRUCTURE Magazine.
2/23/2016 - Technical Note W400-16 examines the bridging and anchorage requirements, the methods to achieve them, and current code developments for buckling resistance.
2/15/2016 - SMDI's Lawrence W. Kavanagh, agrees with Christopher Grundler, EPA, in recognizing we can't look at auto regulations from "a tailpipe standard-setting point of view."
2/11/2016 - In this version of LEED, there are opportunities for steel in a revamped materials section including credits for LCA, EPDs and transparency.
2/8/2016 - The EPD helps designers achieve the credits required for building certification within LEED® and other green building rating programs.
2/3/2016 - The awards recognize outstanding achievement for projects, products and individual service. The submission deadline is March 30, 2016.
2/2/2016 - Taylor Porter, a student at Ontario's University of Waterloo, won second place in the international competition.
2/1/2016 - This new standard merges AISI S110-07 with the seismic portions of AISI S213-07 and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
1/18/2016 - The standard addresses requirements for building construction with nonstructural members made from cold-formed steel; free download is at www.aisistandards.org.
1/14/2016 - Mike Sweers, chief engineer for the 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup, said his team turned to steel to improve body and frame rigidity and strength while reducing mass.
1/14/2016 - Congratulations to Shaole Yu, Tongji Univ. (1st Place); Taylor Porter, Univ. of Waterloo (2nd Place); and Wenying Zhang, Tongji Univ. (3rd Place)
1/12/2016 - Awards honor champions for their innovative use of advanced high-strength steel for environmental sustainability.
1/12/2016 - Production emissions are an important environmental consideration because in addition to the widespread adoption of AHSS, OEMs are also considering alternative materials.
1/12/2016 - This first edition integrates several AISI standards into one document for easy reference and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
1/7/2016 - This is the first bridge in the U.S. to be designed with new press brake-formed tub girder technology.
1/4/2016 - The webinar presents topics from both practitioner and researcher perspectives and provides 1.5 PDHs.
12/17/2015 - Children and adults who eat canned fruits and vegetables might have a healthier diet than people who don’t, though they may also consume more calories and sugar, a recent U.S. ...
12/16/2015 - Research published online Dec 2, 2015 in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides insight into the role of canned fruits and vegetables in a healthy diet.
12/16/2015 - The document serves as a state-of-the-art guide and is available for free download at http://www.aisistandards.org.
12/8/2015 - Two of the test standards are new, and all are available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
11/30/2015 - This new edition supersedes AISI S230-07 with Supplements 2 and 3 (Reaffirmed 2012) and is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.
11/23/2015 - The webinar covers the basics of sound transmission through steel stud walls and floors, and issues of flanking sound transmission in cold-formed steel-framed constructions.
11/23/2015 - At Greenbuild, a somewhat unlikely organization came away touting better opportunities for its green and sustainable products: SMDI.
11/21/2015 - At Greenbuild, if someone announced a new building construction material with several sustainable benefits, you'd want to hear more. The material is here - it's steel!
11/17/2015 - The sixth-generation Camaro was named Motor Trend Car of the Year®, while the new Colorado Diesel won Motor Trend Truck of the Year.®
11/12/2015 - Abstracts are due December 31, 2015.
11/6/2015 - SMDI's Dave Anderson discusses Current Applications of FutureSteelVehicle Technologies at upcoming FABTECH in guest blog post.
11/2/2015 - AIST interview with SMDI President, Lawrence W. Kavanagh.
10/28/2015 - The new award will honor individuals and companies throughout the metal construction industry.
10/13/2015 - This edition complies with the requirements of the new AISI S310-13, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels.
10/6/2015 - The Tech Note provides insights into the complex vertical and lateral load path considerations for cold-formed steel framing.
10/1/2015 - The session covers all the basics of cold-formed steel framing and the latest techniques in design and practical applications for small, multi-family and mid-rise structures.
9/29/2015 - The website,snowload.atcouncil.org, allows users to easily obtain an ASCE 7 site-specific ground snow load based on GPS coordinates or a street address. It is free to use.
9/24/2015 - The new website, www.buildusingsteel.org, provides information for engineers, architects, owners, contractors, code officials and other construction professionals.
9/8/2015 - The webinar will cover common inquiries regarding cold-formed steel framed seismic force-resisting systems and will be conducted by Jeff Ellis of Simpson Strong-Tie Company.
9/3/2015 - Presentation focused on life cycle emissions considerations in vehicle regulations.
8/27/2015 - AMM Events is launching a new conference in the Dearborn, Mich., as discussions surrounding the use of lightweight materials in automobiles continue to intensify.
8/19/2015 - The Steel Market Development Institute returns as title sponsor of the 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo.
8/12/2015 - Rick Blume, vice president, commercial for Nucor Corporation succeeds Dan Mull of ArcelorMittal USA as chairman of SMDI's Board of Directors.
8/3/2015 - Hall focused on impact of advanced high-strength steel in the automotive industry.
7/30/2015 - The webinar will cover PAF technology, how technical design data is developed through lab testing, and common cold-formed steel applications.
7/15/2015 - SMDI’s Dr. Jody Hall discusses the benefits of advanced steel in automotive manufacturing.
7/14/2015 - The campaign, which runs through September 14, highlights facts, stories and photos displaying how steel benefits the lives of all consumers.
7/8/2015 - SMDI's David Anderson shares his thoughts on the benefits and use of advanced high-strength steel for vehicle lightweighting.
7/8/2015 - Expressions of interest should be directed to Robert Paul at email@example.com.
6/26/2015 - The DoD is host to a dynamic roofing system demonstration project that reduces a building's carbon footprint and lowers demand for energy and water.
6/25/2015 - In cooperation with AISI, MBMA is providing faculty fellowships to six universities to develop capstone courses that focus on metal building projects.
6/15/2015 - The Nissan Murano added features and increased in size, but shed but 145 pounds thanks to high-strength steels.
6/12/2015 - SMDI's Lawrence Kavanagh and Jody Hall make a strong case for steel's continued dominance.
6/9/2015 - Conference highlights steel executives and provides forecasts and insight for the coming years.
6/9/2015 - Seven standards have a comment deadline of July 6, 2015 and one standard has a comment deadline of July 13, 2015.
6/5/2015 - Eamon Geary is responsible for assessing environmental opportunities for steel in the marketplace, among other duties.
6/4/2015 - This information-packed course will be held October 27-29 in St. Louis, MO. It covers commercial and residential applications and provides 2.4 CEUs.
6/3/2015 - This is the sixth webinar in the "Back to Basics" series and covers several topics of interest.
6/1/2015 - Available to download free of charge, this resource updates the 2008 edition of "Thermal Design Guide for Exterior Walls."
5/27/2015 - ClarkDietrich, DSi Engineering, LLC and CEMCO were recognized for unique projects utilizing cold-formed steel products.
5/27/2015 - The award recognizes the significant contributions of an individual who has volunteered time, talent and resources to the cold-formed steel industry.
5/19/2015 - Anderson to help attendees generate insight on the automotive steel bar and rod products industry.
5/13/2015 - SMDI awarded Nissan the Automotive Excellence Award for implementing AHSS to reduce mass in body-in-white structures while also reducing cost.
5/13/2015 - Statistical analysis proves efficacy of data as automotive design tool.
5/8/2015 - The announcement was made at STI-SPFA's annual meeting in Hilton Head, SC.
5/8/2015 - The awards were presented in 13 product categories at the company's annual meeting in Hilon Head, SC. Photos and descriptions are available.
5/6/2015 - The Steel Framing Industry Association takes a closer look at building codes that permit wood framing at heights above the typical four-story limits.
5/5/2015 - The competition is open to all students with an interest in design and learning new technologies. Submissions are due on September 30, 2015.
5/4/2015 - Jon-Paul Cardin, P.E. has a diverse background that fits in well with the strategic direction and long-term goals of AISI's Construction Technical Program.
5/1/2015 - The technical sessions are eligible for continuing education course hours with the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. The Expo will be held May 18-19 in Orlando.
4/30/2015 - Association helps to promote and develop the growth of women in the metal industries.
4/27/2015 - Bonnie was recognized with this honor at the 2015 Structures Congress, which distinguishes members as leaders and mentors in the structural engineering profession.
4/22/2015 - Fifteen technical sessions offering continuing education credits will be held at the 2015 CFSEI Expo on May 18-19 in Orlando, Florida.
4/20/2015 - The report introduces new design methods for three limit states of cold-formed steel clip angles: shear, compression and pull-over of the screw connections.
4/20/2015 - The free webinar on innovative, cost-effective options for short span steel bridge design will be held May 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT.
4/15/2015 - The Sedona earned its safety accolades thanks in part to an all-new chassis that features 76 percent more AHSS.
4/7/2015 - Chevrolet wants to show us why it even uses high-strength steel in applications, particularly on the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado.
4/2/2015 - The webinar will cover design considerations for mid-rise buildings with emphasis on cost, fire protection, weights, soils, plan irregularity and trade coordination.
3/19/2015 - The Expo is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program for both skilled CFS framing pros and newcomers.
3/13/2015 - The document provides a methodology for engineering a reinforcement solution for either the flange or web elements of a stud or joist.
3/12/2015 - The document covers design methods for the splicing of two cold-formed steel studs in a curtain wall or interior nonstructural wall condition.
3/4/2015 - Award entries are being accepted in three categories and are due by 5 pm EDT on April 1, 2015.
3/3/2015 - "Vibration of Steel Joist-Concrete Slab Floors" provides information on design considerations for floor vibrations and more.
2/18/2015 - Research results will impact the reliability, performance, and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in several end-use applications.
2/16/2015 - SMDI representatives will discuss the newly updated lineman training materials in cooperation with Valmont (Booth 606) and T&D PowerSkills (Booth 1565).
1/26/2015 - This is the fifth webinar in CFSEI's "Back to Basics" series and will be taught by Dr. Roger LaBoube on February 12 at 3 pm ET.
1/26/2015 - "Designing With Steel Joists for Lateral Loads" will be held Wednesday, February 18 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EST.
1/21/2015 - Chief engineer of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Wayne State alumna Elizabeth Krear, was honored with the 2015 Industry Innovator Award from SMDI.
1/16/2015 - SMDI took center stage as a Premiere Sponsor of the North American International Auto Show.
1/14/2015 - Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of SMDI discusses the future of steel in the automotive industry.
1/13/2015 - Awards honor innovators and heroes who are pioneering the use of steel in their work.
1/13/2015 - The consortium consists of principal investigators from several universities who are undertaking projects that span all aspects of cold-formed steel structural research.
1/12/2015 - Congratulations to Chris Willis from the University of North Texas, Zongya Xu from Tongji University, and Benjamin Dow from the University of Waterloo.
12/17/2014 - SMDI will host a casual space for automotive designers, engineers and media to explore the advantages of today's AHSS in the Grand Riverview Ballroom.
12/17/2014 - The GMC Canyon features a cab and frame made with more than 72 percent advanced high-strength steel.
12/5/2014 - The design guide and Standard are available in PDF format as free downloads at www.aisistandards.org.
12/3/2014 - The Chevrolet Colorado feature extensive use of AHSS making it the most fuel efficient in its segment, while preserving true pickup capability.
11/14/2014 - The all-new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf has captured Motor Trend's prestigious Car of the Year award.
11/13/2014 - Chevrolet’s 2015 Silverado pickup proudly took home the award for Hottest Pickup at the SEMA show this year.
11/13/2014 - Dr. Sutton Stephens will cover stud and brick behavior, specific design recommendations for the elements that make up this wall system, and example calculations.
11/10/2014 - The Metal Construction Association has released new research findings that are a breakthrough for the metal construction industry.
11/7/2014 - The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was named Thursday as the Green Truck of the Year at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show.
10/27/2014 - SP131, Standard for Inspection, Repair and Modification of Shop-Fabricated Underground Tanks for Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids has been published.
10/21/2014 - Linemen will participate in a classroom and field demonstration to learn about safety practices, section joining, framing, installations and climbing.
10/20/2014 - New study reveals children who ate canned fruits and vegetables had higher total fruit and vegetable intake and a better overall diet.
10/19/2014 - New role will position the organization to take a lead role in steel sustainability in North America.
10/8/2014 - The webinar will provide a focus on design requirements for both lateral-torsional buckling and torsion, as well as bracing considerations for achieving overall stability.
10/8/2014 - Entries are being accepted in the Industrial, Non-Industrial, and Unique Applications categories and must be submitted by November 14, 2014.
10/3/2014 - From strong frames to advanced small-block engines, Chevy trucks are built to last!
9/26/2014 - High-strength steel makes the Chevrolet Silverado lighter, stronger and more efficient.
9/25/2014 - Gregory L. Crawford and Brandie Sebastian from the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) have received national recognition from the ...
9/24/2014 - Retrofit metal roofing helps heat and cool buildings, produces electricity for the grid, and harvests rainwater.
9/22/2014 - This year's conference will be held on November 5-6 in St. Louis, Missouri and will provide 1.6 CEU or 16 PDH units.
9/11/2014 - The free webinar will cover the significant and game-changing results of a three-year research project.
9/8/2014 - The Technical Note illustrates the extrapolation of Section D1.1 (Built-Up Sections) of AISI S100 to a box-beam configuration.
9/8/2014 - Hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), SteelDay offers free events throughout the country for AEC professionals, faculty, students and the public.
9/4/2014 - New design offers fresh look and user-friendly tools for health professionals and government audiences, while also providing a path for consumers.
9/4/2014 - The new, reorganized edition supplements AISI S100-12, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2012 Edition.
9/3/2014 - TAWA brings journalists from throughout Texas and the U.S. to the Texas Hill Country to evaluate the nation's top trucks and SUVs.
9/3/2014 - This is a unique contest to recognize innovative applications for steel that may lead to the development of new markets. Winner will win $20,000.
8/28/2014 - Alexander D. Wilson, Manager of Customer Technical Services for ArcelorMittal USA, is the recipient of the 2014 Richard S. Fountain Award.
8/25/2014 - The website provides an updated look and easier access to information about its technology transfer tools and membership opportunities.
8/25/2014 - The SSMA membership unanimously voted to re-elect the current officers for an additional one-year term that extends through the autumn of 2015.
8/14/2014 - The test standards are available for downloading free of charge at www.aisistandards.org.
8/13/2014 - The design provisions are for diaphragms consisting of profiled steel decks or panels which include acoustic panels, cellular deck, and composite deck filled with concrete.
8/12/2014 - AISI's S200-series (cold-formed steel framing), S300-series (profiled steel diaphragm) and S900-series (test) standards can be downloaded for free at this new location.
8/8/2014 - Hussam Mahmoud, Ph.D. of Colorado State University presented his lecture on August 7, 2014 to the United States' leading bridge experts.
8/4/2014 - Hall will succeed Ronald P. Krupitzer as Vice President Automotive Market for SMDI. Krupitzer will retire at the end of the year.
7/25/2014 - Two research papers presented at Quake Summit 2014 prove that engineers and builders have significantly underestimated the seismic strength of cold-formed steel structures.
7/23/2014 - The webinar will review the applicable design provisions for built-up compression members and built-up flexural members for AISI S100, AISI S211, and AISI S212.
7/11/2014 - Dr. Karl Barth is using his experience in the steel bridge industry to improve America's C+ infrastructure grade.
6/25/2014 - Jonathan Humble was recognized with this prestigious award for more than 10 years of support and advocacy for the Cool Roof Rating Council.
6/24/2014 - CFSEI named DSi Engineering, LLC as the winner of its Design Excellence Award for its innovative work on the David C. Barrow Elementary School.
6/24/2014 - Robert Madsen was recognized for his accomplishments at the 2014 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting.
6/23/2014 - The new design guide updates the 2003 edition of "Steel Stud Brick Veneer Design Guide."
6/19/2014 - Kavanagh shares the weight, cost and sustainability advantages of steel at the Steel Success Strategies XXIX in NYC.
6/12/2014 - SMDI congratulates the Steel Deck Institute on its 75th anniversary. SDI outlines its past and speculates on the future.
6/2/2014 - The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 continuing education hours.
5/14/2014 - Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines Version 5.0 combines metallurgy, forming and joining experiences from around the world.
5/14/2014 - The team was recognized this afternoon during the 13th annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar in Livonia, Mich.
5/9/2014 - The competition is open to all full-time students at undergraduate or graduate levels who are creative in problem solving and eager to learn new technologies.
5/7/2014 - Keith Lindemulder will discuss the impact of "green building" on the design professional, and Dr. Ben Schafer will review the results of groundbreaking seismic research.
4/29/2014 - AISI has joined in this national outreach event being held May 12-16 to build awareness about the infrastructure challenges in the United States.
4/21/2014 - The webinar will present important tips to help designers and builders avoid delays and costly overruns and will be conducted by Don Allen, P.E.
4/17/2014 - "Economical Design Tools and Cost Analysis of Short Span Steel Bridges" will provide practical, cost-effective steel solutions that save time and money.
4/15/2014 - In addition to extensive educational and networking opportunities, CFSEI Expo attendees will have the chance to experience a complete steel mill tour.
4/7/2014 - Architects, engineers, building officials and contractors will benefit from the webinar and are eligible for 1.5 continuing education hours.
4/3/2014 - An overview of the advanced steels used in the 2014 Acura MDX by Gary S. Vasilash, founding editor of Automotive Design & Production (AD&P) magazine.
3/28/2014 - Results of the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2)have been announced.
3/28/2014 - The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) announced its new Board of Directors at the recent annual meeting in San Diego, CA.
3/27/2014 - AISI has been reaccredited by ANSI under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.
3/27/2014 - Two webinars on "Vibration Analysis of Steel Joist Concrete Floor Systems" with expert Thomas Murray will be held on April 16 and May 21.
3/27/2014 - The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) is pleased to announce its 2013 award winners.
3/27/2014 - The TCO tool meets industry demand to quantify the Net Present Value of storage tank ownership.
3/13/2014 - Scholarships awarded to students for communicating lightweighting and styling benefits of steel.
3/7/2014 - The program identifies and provides funding for cold-formed steel framing research projects. Four winners for 2014 were announced.
3/5/2014 - Presented with The Steel Deck Institute, the webinar introduces participants to the benefits, manufacturing processes, shapes, properties, and finishes of steel roof deck.
2/26/2014 - The 2015 draft of SJI's "Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders" will be available for public review until May 31, 2014.
2/25/2014 - The Metal Composite Material Panels and Roll Formed Steel Panels for Roofs and Walls Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are available free of charge from MCA.
2/24/2014 - The seminar will be held March 4, 2014 in Montreal to introduce designers to the latest edition of CSA Standard S136-12, the North American Specification.
2/11/2014 - Entries in four categories are being accepted through March 15, 2014. Winners will be announced at the CFSEI 2014 Expo in May.
2/7/2014 - The Expo provides excellent educational and networking opportunities and is beneficial for both skilled and new-to-the-industry cold-formed steel framing professionals.
1/31/2014 - MCA announced its new leadership team at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
1/31/2014 - MCA presented the Larry A. Swaney Award and the Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award at its 2014 annual meeting.
1/30/2014 - SJI announces its new president and vice presidents.
1/29/2014 - The first CFSEI webinar of the year will cover the concepts and methods of analysis for cold-formed steel framing subjected to blast loads.
1/24/2014 - MBMA has released its 2013 Annual Report, "Game Changers: Transforming the Concept of Metal Buildings."
1/14/2014 - New steel technologies provide the safety, reliability and performance today’s customers seek.
1/13/2014 - Press conference and steel company exhibits showcasing steel solutions to help automaker meet 54.5 by 2025.
1/13/2014 - New steel technologies provide the safety, reliability and performance today’s customers seek.
1/13/2014 - SMDI's North American International Auto Show Press Kit
1/8/2014 - Lab results show that tested capacities of the cold-formed steel track-to-concrete PAF connections exceed those used for design under the current ASCE 7 (2010) provisions.
1/2/2014 - The materials focus on energized distribution systems and safe work practices.
12/30/2013 - Three winners from Virginia Tech University and the University of Waterloo in Canada were announced.
12/12/2013 - The report helps to fill a knowledge gap in understanding how cold-formed steel members, connections and systems in a building perform during an earthquake.
12/4/2013 - Advanced steel suspension part helps automakers meet fuel economy standards.
11/27/2013 - Design News article addresses how the steel industry is working to help OEMs build cars that will meet the 54.5 MPG standards with AHSS technologies.
11/18/2013 - An independent research study found that when asked about sustainability in food packaging choices, two-thirds of consumers preferred steel cans!
11/13/2013 - The research yielded design examples for steel plate girder bridges that could significantly limit the damage sustained in a large earthquake, allowing for quicker repairs.
11/12/2013 - This new edition of the "Harmonized North American Standard" includes research advancements in cold-formed steel design and supersedes all previous editions.
11/7/2013 - In cooperation with the American Galvanizers Association, Dr. Michael Barker will discuss "Economical Design Tools and Cost Analysis of Short Span Steel Bridges."
11/6/2013 - The webinar will cover best practices for writing and reviewing structural general notes and architectural specifications and will provide 1.5 continuing education units.
11/5/2013 - As Silver Sponsors, AISI and AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction) will present steel as the sustainable construction material of choice at Greenbuild.
11/1/2013 - The Jesup South Bridge will be the focus of government and transportation officials on November 1 from 12 noon to 2 pm CT.
11/1/2013 - The newest issue of "Steel Facts" presents the latest research on storage of higher ethanol blends and ultralow sulfur diesel fuels.
10/24/2013 - The case studies provide builders and architects with real-world examples of how cold-formed steel has been essential to the success of a building project.
10/23/2013 - The updated guide includes an additional 105 assemblies and provides an online searchable directory.
10/22/2013 - The seminar will cover changes to the superseded 2007 edition of the Standard on October 30 in Concord, Ontario.
10/16/2013 - This is a major step forward for the metal construction industry in reporting the environmental impact of the manufacturing of this producet and assemblies using the product.
10/15/2013 - Ninety wooden poles are being replaced by steel poles, which require less maintenance and can withstand winds up to 120 mph.
10/15/2013 - The webinars will focus on steel roof deck design, composite and non-composite floor deck design, diaphragm design and QC/QA for steel deck installation.
10/10/2013 - Mr. Veniez will speak at Converge 2013: A Dialogue on Integration for the Built Environment Conference being held October 15-16 in Vancouver.
10/9/2013 - The same fire protection thickness is now acceptable for restrained and unrestrained conditions.
10/9/2013 - "Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists" will take place on October 16 and November 20.
10/9/2013 - The webinars will cover steel water pipe fittings and design as well as petroleum storage tank maintenance.
10/8/2013 - The just-published documents provide instruction on topics related to cold-formed steel framing for residential and commercial construction.
10/1/2013 - AISI, the House and Senate Steel Caucuses and the NSBA will host a media event and bridge display on October 2, 2013 in honor of SteelDay 2013.
9/25/2013 - A car's entire life cycle must be considered to account for the full environmental impact.
9/25/2013 - SMDI statement regarding the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Life Cycle Assessment - Energy and CO2 Emissions of Aluminum-Intensive Vehicles.
9/25/2013 - In response to today’s article, “Aluminum Industry Girds for Auto Battle,” the steel industry would like to clarify several points.
9/25/2013 - The webinar will address these subjects from the perspectives of the fabricator, supplier, installer and engineer.
9/23/2013 - The Steel Recycling Institute celebrates its 25th anniversary and releases the 2012 Steel Recycling rates.
9/16/2013 - AISI, the House and Senate Steel Caucuses and the NSBA will host a media event and bridge display on October 2, 2013 in honor of SteelDay 2013.
9/11/2013 - Four key trade associations representing the steel stud industry have joined together to promote the use of cold-formed steel framing in construction.
9/3/2013 - The webinar will cover the importance of proper maintenance, particularly in view of concerns associated with storage of biofuels, such as ethanol blends.
8/29/2013 - Video footage compiled from several angles of the two-story building during the CFS-NEES shake table tests brings you inside and up close.
8/27/2013 - The first Converge conference will bring together leaders in the Canadian and U.S. construction industries to discuss LCA tools and a sustainable building environment.
8/23/2013 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, AISI reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,475,000 net tons (NT) of steel in July, including 1,956,000 net tons (NT) of ...
8/14/2013 - So far, the structure has performed better than expected - but how will it perform when all the stops are pulled out this Friday?
8/12/2013 - The Baltimore Sun provides an informative update on this week's "first in the world test of cold-formed steel buildings" for earthquake resistance.
8/8/2013 - Ronald D. Medlock, P.E., of High Steel Structures, Inc. in Lancaster, PA is the 2013 award winner.
8/7/2013 - Detailed study finds galvanized steel utility poles outperform wood poles in key environmental measures.
8/6/2013 - This new steel wheel design provides automakers with a great foundation for a lightweight, affordable wheel that consumers will love.
7/31/2013 - An article and video update on groundbreaking research to advance cold-formed steel design that will make buildings safer. AISI is one of several steel partners participating.
7/16/2013 - Caroline R. Bennett, Ph.D., P.E., of the University of Kansas will present the Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture on August 1, 2013.
7/15/2013 - Presented by Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E., the webinar will be held on August 1, 2013 at 3:00 PM Eastern time.
7/10/2013 - The Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan vehicle strategy is flawed as it fails to consider total vehicle emissions.
7/8/2013 - Bill Babich, P.E., will present the information on July 25, 2013 in Orlando, Florida.
7/2/2013 - Six Canadian organizations have recently joined the SSSBA to promote steel-based design solutions for bridge spans up to 140 feet in length.
7/1/2013 - The Short Course will cover changes in the 2012 edition of the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members and Commentary.
6/18/2013 - Proposals are due by August 30, 2013.
6/17/2013 - Three webinars will be held covering high-performance cold-formed steel assemblies, mid-rise construction, and sustainability.
6/14/2013 - The award was presented in recognition of the reliability of Conduit 40, a 24-inch diameter steel pipe installed in 1911.
6/6/2013 - Nominations must be submitted by August 23, 2013, and awards will be presented in three categories--Industrial, Non-Industrial and Unique Applications.
6/5/2013 - The NSF-sponsored research will conclude with shake table testing this summer that will move cold-formed steel light-frame building design to the next level.
6/4/2013 - CFSEI presented the award to Don Allen, P.E., Senior Engineer at DSi Engineering.
6/4/2013 - ClarkDietrich Building Systems and Lakeshore Toltest Corporation were recognized during the 2013 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting.
6/3/2013 - The webinar will be held on June 6 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. Participants are eligible for 1.5 continuing education units.
5/31/2013 - Student teams from approximately 45 universities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will match wits and will in this intense bridge-building competition.
5/30/2013 - The 2012 editions of S200, S201 and S214 are now available in the AISI Steel Store.
5/23/2013 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, AISI reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,680,000 net tons (NT) of steel in April.
5/22/2013 - AISI applauds House passage of the bill and urges President Obama to approve the Keystone pipeline.
5/17/2013 - Heenan was president of the Steel Recycling Institute and retired in 2010 after nearly 40 years of service in the steel industry.
5/16/2013 - A special section in the May 2013 issue brings together the newest and most relevant original research on the behavior and design of cold-formed steel structures.
5/15/2013 - Sponsored by the International Code Council, the annual campaign promotes what it takes to create and keep safe and sustainable structures.
5/14/2013 - The awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held May 5-7, 2013 in San Diego, CA.
5/8/2013 - AISI has been reaccredited by ANSI under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.
5/2/2013 - Recent research proves that AHSS body structures can be as lightweight as aluminum bodies, while meeting all crash performance standards.
5/1/2013 - SMDI's Bumper Group releases the 5th edition of the "Steel Bumper Systems for Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks" product manual.
5/1/2013 - SMDI and WorldAutoSteel unveiled a new tool at GDIS that allows vehicle designers to evaluate material selection tradeoffs such as mass, cost and greenhouse gas emissions.
5/1/2013 - The Ford team was recognized today for its innovative use of advanced high-strength steel throughout the 2013 Ford Fusion's body structure and closures.
4/30/2013 - SFIA will conduct a webinar on May 2 for association members in conjunction with the national roll-out of its new AIA-approved educational seminars on cold-formed steel.
4/24/2013 - A unique competition in which college students, regardless of their major area of study, can complete and submit a cold-formed steel design.
4/24/2013 - Student linemen will test their knowledge and skills at a steel pole climbing event on April 27, 2013.
4/22/2013 - The North American steel industry plays an integral role in making the planet safer, cleaner and greener.
4/22/2013 - Event highlights advanced steel technologies offering affordable, fuel efficient solutions to automakers.
4/22/2013 - An environmental education website for middle school children to learn about recycling through fun activities and games.
4/17/2013 - The prestigious award is being presented today at 2013 NASCC: The Steel Conference.
4/16/2013 - New studies show a further reduction in body structure mass.
4/12/2013 - The SSSBA welcomes the Instituto Mexicano de la Construccion en Acero, A.C. (Mexican Institute of Steel Construction, also known as IMCA) as a member.
4/11/2013 - Surma spoke to a crowd of more than 75 automotive professionals about steel’s growing role in vehicles at today’s SMDI-sponsored APA event.
4/11/2013 - Multi-million dollar project to drive the third generation of advanced steel grades.
4/8/2013 - John Moebes, director of construction for Crate & Barrel, will address attendees on May 7 in San Francisco.
4/5/2013 - STI/SPFA recognized member companies in specific industry categories by conferring its Steel Tank and Fabricated Product of the Year awards for 2012.
3/26/2013 - Research reveals big void in meaningful information provided by packaging material suppliers
3/20/2013 - AISI S400 will provide a platform for the growth of new cold-formed steel seismic force-resisting systems.
3/20/2013 - The program includes 14 concurrent educational sessions for architects, engineers, builders/contractors, and others attending the event.
3/15/2013 - The training session will cover steel pole overhead procedures, focusing on the transfer of existing lines and equipment to set steel poles.
3/14/2013 - Students were awarded scholarships for unique designs that communicate the lightweighting and styling benefits of steel wheels.
3/11/2013 - Scheduled for June 26-27, the 2013 Steel Sustainability Summit will feature two days of presentations and training in Chicago.
3/4/2013 - The webinar will cover information n SJI's "First Edition: Standard Specifications for Composite Steel Joists, Weight Tables and Bridging Tables, Code of Standard Practice."
2/18/2013 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of December 2012, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,483,120 net tons, a 1.2 percent ...
2/15/2013 - Project will develop advanced steel grades within conventional infrastructures, thus reducing major overhauls of the manufacturing process.
2/12/2013 - Karl Barth, Ph.D., will introduce eSPAN140 to Mexico's engineering sector, contractors and others in Guadalajara on March 7, 2013.
2/8/2013 - The webinar will provide instruction on building code requirements for protecting metal buildings from fire.
2/7/2013 - The award was accepted by members of Ted Miller's family and Miller-Clapperton staff at the MCA Annual Meeting.
2/4/2013 - The metal building industry weathered the recent recession and came out stronger.
2/1/2013 - MCA reports on its newest elected officials and covers many news topics of interest.
1/28/2013 - Winners were announced at the STI/SPFA meeting on January 18 in San Diego.
1/25/2013 - VW which is giving up aluminum for the high tensile steel, which is up to six times stronger than conventional steel.
1/23/2013 - Steel continues to dominate as the lightweight automotive material that best addresses society’s need for reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved safety, increased ...
1/15/2013 - The Cadillac ATS and Dodge Ram 1500, both feature an extensive amount of advanced high-strength steels.
1/11/2013 - Adds structural strength without increasing weight on built-to-last full-size pickups.
1/10/2013 - The Expo will be held on May 6-7, 2013 in San Francisco. Award entries are due to CFSEI by March 15, 2013.
1/8/2013 - "Strengthening the Weakest Link - Designing Reliable Connections for Cold-Formed Steel Framing" will be held on February 7, 2013 at 3 pm EST.
1/7/2013 - Metals such as Martensitic alloys and ultra-high strength steel, among other materials, help make ATS one of the lightest vehicles in the class.
1/5/2013 - Proposals must be submitted electronically in Word format on or before February 22, 2013.
1/4/2013 - Cover will manage the technical and market development initiatives, and leading technology transfer of steel fuel tank design and benefits.
12/21/2012 - The document provides the latest recommended methodology to fabricate and weld structures using ASTM A709 or AASHTO M270, Grade HPS 100W (HPS 690W) steel.
12/16/2012 - Utilities are replacing wood with steel utility poles to improve response to big storms and putting damaged electricity networks back together.
12/14/2012 - SSMA will contribute to AISI's cold-formed steel framing program in the areas of codes and standards and technology implementation.
12/13/2012 - The NSBA/SSSBA Steel Bridge Forum in Denver featured a Vehicular Bridge Module displayed by Big R.
12/6/2012 - Redesigned Fusion features world’s first steel hydroformed tubular pillars and uses advanced steel grades to increase body strength by 10 percent.
12/5/2012 - This report is the latest to confirm that AHSS remain the most affordable mass reduction solution for North American vehicles.
12/3/2012 - New three-part video series highlights steel solutions for vehicle safety, fuel efficiency and affordability.
11/28/2012 - The webinar will describe lateral load determination for buildings and demonstrate how lateral loads are transferred to the resisting and supporting elements.
11/28/2012 - The guide covers both structural and non-structural applications. It complies with the 2012 International Building Code and the 2007 AISI North American Specification.
11/20/2012 - The symposium will provide extensive knowledge ranging from energy storage innovations, power electronics, advanced fuels and many more.
11/16/2012 - The guide includes span and load tables for structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing wall, floor and ceiling systems.
11/15/2012 - The new program promotes consistent manufacturing quality of cold-formed steel connectors.
11/7/2012 - The video educates first responders on new rescue and extrication techniques developed for advanced steel vehicles.
11/6/2012 - Linemen, students and instructors will participate in this training session at Oklahoma State University in Okmulgee, OK on November 14.
11/6/2012 - eSPAN140 was chosen as one of 12 Hot Products by the staff of Modern Steel Construction Magazine.
11/2/2012 - SMDI’s Ron Krupitzer discusses the importance of research to further the advancements in steel development for the automotive industry.
11/1/2012 - Continued from Part One in today’s MetalMiner online, SMDI’s Ron Krupitzer discusses “Steel in Cars: Considering CSR, Lifecycle Costs and Recycling”
11/1/2012 - SMDI’s Ron Krupitzer discusses the cost and weight redution benefits of advanced high-strength steels.
10/22/2012 - 2012 Bar Machinability Summit identifies next steps and strategic roadmap for automotive steel machinability.
10/16/2012 - Scholarships awarded for top designs that promote steel as an automotive lightweighting solution.
10/12/2012 - The 2013 model uses advanced steel grades never before used in previous models, which contribute to the overall weight reduction of 57.2 lbs.
10/12/2012 - The 2013 model has an increased amount of advanced high-strength steels in the new frame, making it 30 pounds lighter than the previous 2009 model.
10/10/2012 - Participants will learn how to interpret and apply the IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 code requirements with specific examples for metal buildings.
10/9/2012 - The recipients were recognized at METALCON International, the only annual conference and exhibition dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions.
10/5/2012 - The October 17th webinar will help participants learn how to build more accurate computer models of their structures.
10/3/2012 - Dr. Bjorhovde, a long-time member of the AISI Committee on Specifications, was presented with the award by the European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS).
9/27/2012 - Ford incorporated advanced steel grades as it’s “stiffer in torsion and bending and more mass-efficient than the former platform."
9/24/2012 - The new edition updates the manual to current standards and codes, including the 2012 International Building Code and ASCE 7-10.
9/18/2012 - The popular two-part classroom and hands-on session returns to METALCON on October 9-10, 2012.
9/17/2012 - This is the premier event for industry, researchers and academia to share ideas and discussion on the latest innovations in cold-formed steel design.
9/13/2012 - Matthew Wilde (VA Tech), Armen Adekristi (VA Tech), and Duping Zhang (Chongqing University) were the top three winners in this year's competition.
9/11/2012 - This Tech Note discusses the resources needed to complete these fastener connections as well as their design and detailing.
9/6/2012 - Advanced steel grades help Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicle drop up to 220 pounds while offering improved safety and performance.
9/6/2012 - CFSEI's Tech Notes are available for purchase at AISI's online bookstore.
8/29/2012 - The steel industry remains committed to offering safe, economical solutions for next-generation vehicles.
8/27/2012 - Learn why different sections and systems need bracing, when to use bracing effectively, and how to design it.
8/23/2012 - In terms of versatility and environmental benefits, steel remains one of the most desired construction materials on the planet.
8/23/2012 - VW will shave the weight of its updated Golf model by using stronger steels, delivering a 23% reduction in fuel consumption.
8/23/2012 - Dr. Abbas of Auburn University was recognized as an up-and-coming researcher in the bridge engineering discipline.
8/21/2012 - The Richard S. Fountain Award recognizes leadership in steel bridge research and outstanding efforts to advance AASHTO specifications.
8/17/2012 - A Web-based tool provides national design standards for cost-effective, sustainable structures.
8/7/2012 - San Francisco Chronicle - Jobs, jobs, jobs. That’s the cry of millions of Americans who have seen advances in technology and a shifting global economy make U.S. jobs disappear ...
8/7/2012 - Dollar for dollar and ounce per ounce, new steels clearly outperform competing materials.
8/6/2012 - SFIA is pleased to announce that Larry Williams is the organization's new executive director.
8/2/2012 - Dultuh News Tribune (Opinion) - Creating jobs is necessary to fuel America’s economic recovery, and policymakers are realizing that to do that, the U.S. must have a healthy ...
8/2/2012 - Akron Beacon Journal (Opinion) - Few people realize the outsized role that the American manufacturing sector has played in the nation’s economic recovery. According to ...
8/1/2012 - Online tool includes the latest fatigue innovations and creates new opportunities for interactive collaboration with fatigue and industry experts.
7/27/2012 - Study confirms average steel content in North American vehicles has been constant over six year period.
7/25/2012 - Mr. Crawford was recognized for his many contributions to the CRRC Board of Directors and Technical Committee.
7/24/2012 - Building on the success of its Bar Steel Fatigue Database, SMDI unveiled a new online tool on the latest fatigue innovations and information.
7/17/2012 - MBMA recognizes several metal building systems manufacturers that demonstrate exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety.
7/9/2012 - eSPAN140 has been launched, providing a single, free resource for bridge designers to find customized steel solutions for their projects up to 140 feet.
7/6/2012 - Rahim Zadeh, P.E. brings more than 30 years of experience in the steel framing industry to SSMA.
6/28/2012 - Awards will be presented in three major categories. Projects must be submitted by August 17, 2012.
6/19/2012 - Washington, D.C. – AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the United States Trade Representative's announcement to extend an ...
6/18/2012 - Washington, D.C. – AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding the United States Trade Representative's announcement to extend an ...
6/18/2012 - James M. Fisher and Thomas M. Murray have been elected to the 2012 class of distinguished members of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
6/11/2012 - A new textbook that includes cold-formed steel design will bridge an information gap that currently exists in many undergraduate engineering curriculums.
5/22/2012 - New York - (Platts) - The American Iron and Steel Institute's board on Monday elected to a one-year term as chairman Joseph Carrabba, chairman, president and CEO of Cliffs Natural ...
5/22/2012 - SMDI is proud to be a co-sponsor of this week's highly competitive event at Clemson University.
5/21/2012 - Cambridge, MD – The Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has elected Joseph A. Carrabba, chairman, president and CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources, ...
5/20/2012 - Award presented in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category for its role in the global FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) project.
5/17/2012 - Steel Market Development Institute documents the evolution and different types of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) along with their benefits to automakers.
5/16/2012 - Automaker recognized for innovative use of advanced steel technologies in Chevrolet Volt body design
5/7/2012 - The International Code Council has designated May as the 2012 Building Safety Month.
5/2/2012 - Eighteen steel bridges earned national recognition in the 2012 Prize Bridge Awards Competition conducted by the National Steel Bridge Alliance.
4/30/2012 - If the winds are forgiving enough, a steel column will be hoisted into place atop the exoskeleton of 1 World Trade Center and NYC will have a new tallest building.
4/30/2012 - Carbon Power & Light protects birds and improves reliability by replacing wood utlity poles with steel.
4/24/2012 - AISI published this Supplement to address questions raised by the International Code Council Evaluation Service, Inc.
4/23/2012 - Ten structural steel building projects have earned national recognition in the 2012 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) awards ...
4/20/2012 - Great Designs in Steel is the leading forum for engineers to share their experiences with new applications and the benefits of new steel technologies.
4/19/2012 - STI/SPFA announced the winners of its 2011 Safety Award of Excellence and 2011 Safety Award of Achievement at the organization's Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona.
4/17/2012 - STI/SPFA recognizes the outstanding achievements of its members in design, development and the construction of steel fabricated products with this award.
4/16/2012 - MBMA's technical resources, research, accreditation program and educational efforts are making a difference in the low-rise, nonresidential construction sector.
4/13/2012 - Members of STI/SPFA elected new members to its 2012 Board of Directors at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Tucson, Arizona.
4/12/2012 - There’s a reason steel has remained the dominant material and the same reasons will let steel survive the CAFE crunch of higher fuel economy.
4/12/2012 - As U.S. car sales pick up, automakers are scrambling to offer lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles with new materials and steel is still the most cost-effective choice.
4/9/2012 - The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) is pleased to announce the addition of High Steel Structures, Inc.; Infra-Metals Co.; and Delong’s, Inc. to its organization.
4/5/2012 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
4/5/2012 - This key industry event assembles automotive executives and industry figures to discuss the plans for growth in 2012 and beyond.
4/2/2012 - The 2012 CFSEI Annual Expo and Meeting will be held on May 21-22 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
3/30/2012 - This year's competition will be held on May 25-26 at Clemson University.
3/28/2012 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,689,000 net tons (NT) ...
3/23/2012 - Washington, D.C. –American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson strongly commended a bipartisan group of eight Senators, led by Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) ...
3/21/2012 - Washington, D.C. –The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) released its Industry Profile for 2012 today on Capitol Hill during a Congressional Steel Caucus Hearing.
3/20/2012 - Washington, D.C. – A just-released report by Timothy J. Considine, professor of energy economics, University of Wyoming, reveals that the American steel industry is playing a ...
3/19/2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of January 2012, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,497,932 net tons, a 5.1 percent ...
3/19/2012 - North American steel industry executives will discuss the major policy issues facing the steel industry and the role Congress can play to promote a pro-growth, pro-jobs ...
3/19/2012 - The competition is open to full-time students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; it concludes on June 30, 2012.
3/15/2012 - SMDI congratulates Alex Wilson on being recognized with this distinguished award.
3/14/2012 - Washington, D.C. –American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a two-year transportation bill today before ...
3/14/2012 - (Detroit Free Press) -- WASHINGTON -- The White House is seeking to end what it calls China's unfair export restraints on certain rare metals needed to make hybrid car batteries, ...
3/14/2012 - This advanced hybrid electric cross-over vehicle features a sealed steel tank that requires structural resistance to high internal pressure.
3/14/2012 - JPaks offer a cost-effective and convenient way to access SAE's 2,400+ ground vehicle standards.
3/13/2012 - Washington, D.C. – In commenting on the Brown-Merkley amendment, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson stated;
3/13/2012 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) applauds the decision of the United States, along with the European Union and Japan, to hold China accountable for ...
3/13/2012 - CANTON, Ohio -- In an eruption of flame and smoke, 90 tons of scrap steel drops into a furnace at Timken Co.'s Faircrest steel plant here, the start of its transformation into rows of ...
3/12/2012 - Washington, D.C. – In a letter focused on China currency concerns sent to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ron Kirk, the ...
3/9/2012 - Winners awarded scholarships for unique designs that communicate the lightweighting and styling benefits of steel wheels.
3/7/2012 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
3/6/2012 - Washington, D.C. – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding today’s 370 - 39 vote in the U.S. House of ...
3/5/2012 - (Severstal Press Release) DEARBORN, Mich. – Severstal North America, a subsidiary of OAO Severstal, an international steel and mining company, is pleased to announce the start ...
3/1/2012 - (The Columbus Dispatch) -- The burgeoning energy industry in Ohio will create or support 65,680 jobs by 2014, according to the latest estimate trying to pinpoint the economic ...
2/29/2012 - (Akron Beacon-Journal) -- Timken Co. on Tuesday announced that in April, it will start construction of a $42 million office building next to its global research center in Jackson ...
2/23/2012 - (The Plain Dealer) -- CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio lawmakers are considering a measure that would call blast furnaces a source of green energy and instantly pit steel makers against ...
2/22/2012 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,546,000 net tons (NT) ...
2/17/2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of December 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,085,761 net tons, a 9.2 percent ...
2/17/2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) lauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the energy portion of H.R. 7, American Energy and ...
2/17/2012 - (The Hill.com) Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced plans Thursday to force a Senate vote on killing new Environmental Protection Agency rules to curb emissions of mercury and ...
2/16/2012 - (The Washington Post) -- For years, politicians have delivered the same grim message to the nation’s long-suffering manufacturing heartland: Many of the jobs are gone, shipped ...
2/14/2012 - (Reuters) - Big U.S. manufacturers moved their production out of the country too quickly over the past decades and now see a competitive advantage in building up their footprints ...
2/13/2012 - (Bloomberg) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $26 million and at least 50 people for a new panel to investigate unfair trade practices by nations including ...
2/10/2012 - Contact your Representatives and urge them to vote YES on H.R. 7, the American Energy & Infrastructure Act.
2/8/2012 - (Detroit Free Press) -- The current federal transportation law -- known as SAFETEA-LU -- expired more than two years ago. Since then, congressional gridlock has put the bill ...
2/7/2012 - (Northwest Indiana Times) -- Officials from United States Steel Corp. affirmed that modules expected to make an alternative to the steelmaking input coke will start production ...
2/6/2012 - Washington, D.C. – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement on recent developments regarding longstanding ...
2/6/2012 - (USA Today) -- Last week's surprisingly strong jobs report spotlighted healthy employment gains in manufacturing — an industry that was expected to be hampered by Europe's ...
2/2/2012 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
2/1/2012 - About 1.6 million U.S. jobs in the auto-parts industry are threatened by China’s illegal trade practices and federal action is needed to protect the recovery for carmakers, the ...
2/1/2012 - This publication collects into one source document the various facets of plate design applicable to many types of structures, including steel tanks for liquid storage.
1/31/2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of November 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,404,828 net tons, a 6.7 percent ...
1/31/2012 - Washington DC — The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today commended a World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body ruling for affirming an earlier dispute resolution ...
1/31/2012 - (Bloomberg) -- World Trade Organization judges rejected China’s appeal of a ruling that found restrictions on exports of nine raw materials break global rules and give the ...
1/30/2012 - The American Iron and Steel Institute, the Steel Manufacturers Association, the Specialty Steel Industry of North America, the Committee on Pipe and Tube Imports, and the ...
1/30/2012 - (The Columbus Dispatch) -- American companies that shipped work abroad now are starting to bring manufacturing jobs back to this country: Several hundred thousand ...
1/27/2012 - The Bloomberg News story "Rules for more efficient cars could make aluminum golden" (Jan. 1 and TribLIVE.com) contains inaccuracies. Read the real steel story here.
1/26/2012 - AISI S220, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing-Nonstructural Members, 2011 Edition and Commentary, are available for downloading free of charge.
1/25/2012 - (Bloomberg.com) -- President Barack Obama’s vow to get tough on unfair trade practices was welcomed by manufacturers frustrated with losing market to countries such as China.
1/25/2012 - Advanced steel solutions reduce mass and address key performance criteria for future vehicles.
1/24/2012 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary (p) Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,997,000 net tons ...
1/24/2012 - Dr. Kendall encouraged the EPA to extend the scope of analysis from tailpipe to the full life cycle impacts of materials and vehicle technologies.
1/24/2012 - (The Gazette) -- Nearly five years after he made Cedar Rapids his first stop on his campaign to transform America, President Obama will return to visit a factory to talk about his ...
1/23/2012 - Washington, D.C. – As President Obama prepares to deliver his fourth State of the Union address, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson ...
1/23/2012 - (Reuters) - BEJING - A third straight monthly fall in Chinese house prices in December could add to the jitters in several key metals markets, but the world can still bank on ...
1/19/2012 - (The Washington Post, Editorial Board)-- On Tuesday, President Obama’s Jobs Council reminded the nation that it is still hooked on fossil fuels, and will be for a long time. ...
1/17/2012 - Testimony by AISI to the Joint EPA/NHTSA Hearing on 2017 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards.
1/17/2012 - Testimony by Jody Shaw, United States Steel Corporation regarding the National Program of harmonized greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards.
1/17/2012 - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved a new Executive Committee at its Annual Meeting.
1/13/2012 - The 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year – the Hyundai Elantra and Range Rover Evoque – both feature advanced high-strength steel technologies.
1/13/2012 - (Cleveland Plain Dealer) -- The company said in a written statement that it still has unused capacity at the mill and could add more work and more jobs in the near future if market ...
1/12/2012 - (Springfield News-Sun) Moraine, OH — During a visit to HARCO hydraulic brake manufacturing plant Wednesday, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said Chinese currency manipulation ...
1/9/2012 - (NWI.com) BURNS HARBOR - Investments in infrastructure and a supportive workforce are laying the foundation for a strong economic recovery at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, ...
1/5/2012 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
1/5/2012 - (Source, American Petroleum Institute - http://energytomorrow.org/) - At the start of 2012, high unemployment and stagnant economic growth continue to plague the nation. The ...
1/4/2012 - The Dodge Dart is an excellent example of how advanced steels can meet the evolving style and performance needs of customers.
1/4/2012 - (NWI.com) Early estimates from the American Iron and Steel Institute show that U.S. steel production rose 7.9 percent in 2011 compared to last year.
12/29/2011 - (Sun Journal) Members of the state's congressional delegation are blasting the U.S. Department of the Treasury's decision not to tag China as a currency manipulator.
12/29/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,107,000 net tons (NT) ...
12/22/2011 - (Steel Business Briefing) -- On Monday, a U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. Department of Commerce cannot impose countervailing duties (CVDs) against non-market ...
12/21/2011 - Washington, D.C. – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson issued the following statement regarding a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal ...
12/21/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of October 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,933,653 net tons, a 0.2 percent ...
12/20/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 32 mostly coal-fired power plants in a dozen states will be forced to shut down and an additional 36 might have to close because of new federal air ...
12/15/2011 - AISI and SMDI congratulate Dr. LaBoube, a member of AISI's Committee on Specifications, for this well-earned recognition.
12/14/2011 - Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) Report to Congress on China’s WTO Compliance, released this week, catalogues continued and egregious ...
12/14/2011 - Nominations are due by January 31, 2012 for awards in Engineering Excellence, Construction Innovation, and Distinguished Service.
12/8/2011 - CORRALITOS - As part of a worldwide fellowship, Corralitos firefighters, like firefighters throughout the county, state and nation, felt connected to the first responders who ...
12/7/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
12/7/2011 - These advanced steel technologies help the Focus meet crash regulations across world markets, while reducing the vehicle’s weight and contributing to improved fuel economy.
11/30/2011 - Higher strength steels contribute to a 7 percent reduction in body weight, enhanced safety performance and lower total life cycle emissions.
11/29/2011 - (AP Photo) -- John P. Surma, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute, second from right, is joined in applause as he rings the closing ...
11/29/2011 - On Jan 16-17, 2012, MBMA members will learn about IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 prescriptive trade off and whole building methods and other important practices.
11/28/2011 - As automakers work to meet corporate average fuel economy standards by making lighter vehicles, the U.S. steel business has the chance to foil those who consider it the enemy of ...
11/28/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,192,000 net tons (NT) ...
11/23/2011 - The year’s largest and most important event for the fire protection, life safety, and electrical industries.
11/21/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) elected U. S. Steel Chairman and CEO John P. Surma as the Chairman of AISI during the ...
11/21/2011 - The Republic (Columbus, Ind.) -- CLEVELAND — With a revival of steel making in the Cleveland area and an aging mill work force, a steelmaker, the Steelworkers union and a community ...
11/21/2011 - Washington, D.C. – American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson commended Members of the U.S. Senate for passing a resolution that highlights the ...
11/18/2011 - Moving ahead of the competition with a record number of applications from 20 different countries, world-leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery Deere & Company takes ...
11/17/2011 - New EPA rulemaking also requests comments on life cycle assessment for vehicle emissions
11/17/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of September 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,947,262 net tons, a 4.3 percent ...
11/17/2011 - The new Escape adds about four times as much advanced high-strength steel and ultra-high-strength steel as the outgoing vehicle.
11/17/2011 - A recent review by a leading cold-formed steel design innovator shows signficant advancements in structural analysis, particularly regarding thin-walled structures.
11/16/2011 - An update to the 2006 edition, this publication addresses trade practices for the design, fabrication and installation of cold-formed steel structural framing products.
11/15/2011 - The Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute highlights the benefits of steel in commercial lightweight steel framing, roof and floor deck, and roofing and siding projects.
11/15/2011 - The National Frame Building Association is accepting nominations for its 2011 Building of the Year Contest. Entries are due at the NFBA office on or before December 5, 2011.
11/14/2011 - More than 150 detailed design examples, updated dimensions and properties of structural sections are available as free downloads.
11/14/2011 - The Expo offers a premiere opportunity to network, gain industry knowledge, learn about the latest tools and services, and discover ways to increase revenue.
11/14/2011 - This seminar covers topics essential to the correct installation of cold-formed steel framing.
11/11/2011 - (Photos) -- Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) discuss issues at AISI's Board of Directors meeting at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC.
11/11/2011 - Each winning company received a $2,000 scholarship in their company's name for the school of their choice.
11/11/2011 - The changes aim to make SJI products safer, simpler to use and more economical.
11/10/2011 - (The Washington Post) -- The Obama administration will reassess the proposed route through Nebraska for a major pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to Texas, according to ...
11/10/2011 - Using Acclerated Bridge Construction, the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation completed four years' worth of bridge construction in Medford in less than one year.
11/10/2011 - Existing STI CP certified testers for USTs can maintain their certification with this online exam.
11/10/2011 - The new modules cover steel water storage tank standards, construction, and coatings and linings and are available at a low introductory rate.
11/8/2011 - AISI is a partner in the work of Purdue Prof. Amit Varma, whose research is impacting fire design codes for steel buildings and bridges.
11/7/2011 - This competition honors innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.
11/7/2011 - Covers evaluations of existing joist strength, methods of supporting additional loads, and design approaches to strengthen joists.
11/3/2011 - (Northwest Indiana Times) -- U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., on Wednesday spoke out against Chinese currency manipulation on the floor of the House of Representatives and ...
11/2/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
11/2/2011 - (The Washington Post) -- President Obama said Tuesday that he will decide whether to approve or deny a permit for a controversial 1,700-mile Canadian oil pipeline, rather than ...
11/2/2011 - AISI will provide technical assistance for research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop new non-proprietary framing systems using cold-formed steel.
11/1/2011 - Pittsburgh, Pa. — The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Foundation and the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) “Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today,” or ...
10/31/2011 - Less than half of Americans surveyed realize canned foods count toward dietary goals.
10/28/2011 - Brock Watkins, a roll shop employee at the Gerdau steel mill in Calvert City, has always loved a challenge. Throughout his life, he has spent much of his spare time participating in ...
10/27/2011 - WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it will delay by a month final standards on emissions from hydraulic fracturing, its third ...
10/26/2011 - Form, Function, Finesse: A brave new Land Rover conquers a greener frontier with lightweight, high-strength and Boron steel technologies.
10/26/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,238,000 net tons (NT) ...
10/25/2011 - Washington, D.C. – AISI President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson emphasized the need for an aggressive approach to address China’s protectionist trade practices in testimony ...
10/24/2011 - Submit your abstracts for Great Designs in Steel 2012 taking place Wednesday, May 16 at Laurel Manor Conference Center in Livonia, Mich.
10/24/2011 - The complete lifecycle of a vehicle tells the true story of its carbon footprint and steel requires one fifth to one twentieth the emissions of alternative materials.
10/19/2011 - Rome (NY) Sentinel (Opinion) --For years, we’ve been in a trade war with China and it’s not going that well. New York companies are fighting for survival with everything they’ve ...
10/19/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of August 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,304,638 net tons, a 12.1 percent ...
10/17/2011 - (The Philadelphia Inquirer) -- When a major part of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge needed replacement, the contract, and the jobs, went overseas.
10/17/2011 - (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Senate’s vote to punish China for depressing its currency to promote cheap exports is the latest legislative ritual in which the message may be as ...
10/17/2011 - (Steel Business Briefing) -- Nucor Corporation Chairman and CEO Daniel R. DiMicco lauds the Senate's 63-35 vote to pass legislation punishing China and other countries that ...
10/14/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2250, the EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011, ...
10/13/2011 - SMDI stresses the need to shift the basis of vehicle emissions regulations from tailpipe emissions to a total life cycle assessment.
10/12/2011 - (Marketplace Radio) -- Overall, production and prices have dropped because of a slowdown in global production. But natural gas and automotive industries are giving a boost to ...
10/12/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) lauds the bipartisan passage of S. 1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011 in the Senate and ...
10/11/2011 - (Q13Fox.com) -- Members of Ironworkers Local 86 working at Seattle Children's Hospital are sharing good wishes with kids by painting their names and get well messages on beams ...
10/11/2011 - The Metal Construction Association recognized its 2011 Chairman's Award recipients at METALCON International.
10/7/2011 - Steelmakers battle new competitors in the race to produce lighter-weight products for the auto industry.
10/6/2011 - (The Hill.com) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) declared on the Senate floor Thursday that he would buck Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and vote to advance ...
10/6/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
10/5/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) called for China to end its trade-distorting policies and practices and to finally comply with all of its World ...
10/5/2011 - Barry Solarz -- Senior Vice President, Trade and Economic Policy at the American Iron and Steel Institute -- gives oral testimony for the record during public comments session to ...
10/5/2011 - U.S. researchers say their simulation of an earthquake on a bridge using full-size vehicles could produce important data to be used for new design standards.
10/4/2011 - Congress should act to ensure the EPA's Boiler MACT regulations do not limit the ability of domestic industry to compete internationally and invest in job growth.
10/4/2011 - (The Hill.com) -- The Senate voted Monday to advance legislation pressuring the Chinese government to stop undervaluing its currency, a practice most economists agree is ...
10/3/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson sent a letter today to Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) expressing the ...
10/3/2011 - More than 10,000 people attended nearly 200 free events across the U.S. on September 23 for the third annual SteelDay.
9/30/2011 - (The Washington Post - Opinion) -- The news that our trade with China has been bad for the American middle class has finally reached the U.S. Senate. On Monday, the Senate will take ...
9/30/2011 - The three-day short course is designed for all engineers interested in learning about cold-formed steel design, regardless of experience.
9/30/2011 - MBMA is spearheading two webinar programs to educate metal building contractors and others in the industry on energy code and fire code compliance.
9/29/2011 - (The Washington Post) -- The Environmental Protection Agency should have conducted a more detailed scientific review before determining two years ago that greenhouse-gas ...
9/28/2011 - (The Washington Post) -- The Chinese currency measure has been championed particularly by Democratic Senators whose states have been hard hit by overseas outsourcing--and who ...
9/28/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,440,000 net tons (NT) ...
9/28/2011 - AISI's Committee on Framing Standards is developing AISI S220, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing-Nonstructural Members, which will be published in 2012.
9/27/2011 - Thomas J. Gibson, CEO and president of the American Iron and Steel Institute, responds to an editorial from The Wall Street Journal, "Romney's China Blunder," (Sept. 17) with a ...
9/26/2011 - Last Thursday, in honor of Steel Day, the Federal Highway Administration invited teams of students from Virginia Tech and Howard University to compete in a steel bridge building ...
9/26/2011 - GARY, Ind. -- (AP) A pilot program that retrofits vehicles to use natural gas is generating thousands in savings for United States Steel Corp. and has the company looking to expand ...
9/26/2011 - The AISI Standards Council established a new Emeritus Membership category and inducted Wei-Wen Yu, Ph.D., P.E. and Duane Ellifritt, Ph.D. as the first members.
9/23/2011 - Washington (Detroit News) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Michigan's Debbie Stabenow, said they expect legislation aimed at tackling Chinese currency ...
9/22/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) commends Sen. Brown (D-Ohio), Sen. Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Snowe (R-ME), Sen. Graham (R-SC), Sen. Stabenow (D-MI), ...
9/21/2011 - The Policy and Planning Committee of the American Iron and Steel Institute reviews and / or develops policy positions in all areas of Institute activity. The most recent meeting ...
9/21/2011 - Lawrence Kavanagh will address participants at a transportation networking event to commemorate SteelDay on September 22, 2011 at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
9/19/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of July 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,409,450 net tons, a 3.0 percent decrease ...
9/16/2011 - WASHINGTON - (The Houston Chronicle) - A top EPA official on Thursday rebuffed concerns that some Texas power plants could shut down because they might not have enough time to ...
9/14/2011 - Latest steel-intensive design matches aluminum on weight; shows path to lowest emitting vehicles.
9/9/2011 - AISI co-sponsored a first-time student design competition that generated 78 entries from nine universities in five countries.
9/8/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
9/7/2011 - Washington, D.C., September 7 – The American Steel Coalition (ASC), a grassroots alliance of suppliers, customers and individuals who support the domestic steel industry, has ...
9/7/2011 - Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue Univ. are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges.
9/6/2011 - Detroit Free Press (Letter to the Editor) -- Michigan's unemployment for July was the highest of 2011 at a staggering 10.9%. President Barack Obama should pursue the following ...
9/6/2011 - Cleveland Plain Dealer (Opinion) -- With America's debt-ceiling crisis averted for now, it's urgent we turn our attention to the nation's top priority: creating jobs.
8/31/2011 - Dr. Karl Barth will present a session on the development of national design standards for short span steel bridges at this event for FHWA and state DOT participants.
8/25/2011 - (The Washington Post) -- The State Department will remove a major roadblock to construction of a massive oil pipeline stretching from Canada to Texas when it releases its final ...
8/25/2011 - Dr. Barth, who has been working with the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance to develop national standards for steel bridges in the U.S., will share his work at Eurosteel 2011.
8/25/2011 - SRI Executive Director Gregory Crawford urges Womans Day readers to recycle their end-of-life appliances.
8/24/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,584,000 net tons (NT) ...
8/24/2011 - Pittsburgh, Pa. — The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Foundation’s and the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) “Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today,” or ...
8/24/2011 - Dr. Itani's research produced an innovative approach to the seismic design of steel bridges that will save millions of dollars and restore infrastructure service more quickly.
8/23/2011 - Multi-Housing News Online showcases a non-green building that's reincarnated with sustainable cold-formed steel to become a model of green development.
8/19/2011 - The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) -- In a letter to the editor, AISI president and CEO Thomas J. Gibson lays out four priorities to boost the nation’s economic recovery.
8/17/2011 - In a letter to the editor, AISI president and CEO Thomas J. Gibson urges steps to jumpstart job growth including putting a stop to overreaching regulations.
8/17/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of June 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,639,108 net tons, a 3.5 percent increase ...
8/16/2011 - Mark Nowak looks at ways that cold-formed steel framing is meeting demands for sustainable building practices in Commercial Construction & Renovation.
8/15/2011 - The Social Industrial Real Estate Blog picks up on steel's sustainable benefits for the construction industry.
8/12/2011 - (Reuters) - New government data on Thursday showing the U.S. trade gap with China grew nearly 12 percent in the first half of 2011 is likely to fuel efforts in Congress to get tough ...
8/12/2011 - (Reuters)- ThyssenKrupp (TKAG.DE), Germany's biggest steelmaker, is expected to unveil continuing growth in third-quarter underlying profit on brisk demand from carmakers ...
8/11/2011 - (The Washington Post) - A key Energy Department advisory panel will issue a qualified endorsement of shale gas exploration Thursday, saying that hydraulic fracturing, or ...
8/11/2011 - Contractors for San Diego Gas & Electric are erecting a five-mile line of large new steel power poles to replace the existing line in Oceanside, California.
8/10/2011 - Washington , D.C. – Commenting on the White House’s announcement that Ron Bloom will be stepping down from his position as the Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy ...
8/9/2011 - (The Washington Times) - Republicans and business leaders are urging the White House to turn talk of creating jobs into action by green-lighting a long-delayed $7 billion ...
8/4/2011 - On August 2, Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) introduced Senate Resolution S. Res. 251, which expresses support for "improvement in the collection, ...
8/3/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
8/3/2011 - (TheHill.com) -- Consideration of three long-delayed free-trade agreements will have to wait until at least September as lawmakers head out of town early for their August ...
8/3/2011 - A new retrofit roofing concept merges existing technologies into an integrated metal roof system that can improve energy efficiency and lower energy demands in buildings.
8/2/2011 - This project is a great opportunity to demonstrate the benefits of steel wheels, including the ability to help lightweight a vehicle beyond its structure.
8/1/2011 - Lightweight fuel tanks will help reduce vehicle mass and meet sealed system performance requirements.
7/29/2011 - San Diego Gas and Electric has replaced more than 1,100 wooden power poles with steel poles. SMDI helped train these linemen to work with steel poles.
7/28/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,670,000 net tons (NT) ...
7/28/2011 - July 27, 2011 (The Washington Post) -- Complex calculations done for the American Society of Civil Engineers indicate that infrastructure deficiencies add $97 billion a year to ...
7/27/2011 - July 26, 2011 (Associated Press) -- AK Steel Holding Corp. on Tuesday joined United States Steel Corp. and Nucor Corp. in predicting weaker results in the July-to-September ...
7/25/2011 - LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - Global steel production rose again in June, led by record crude output in China, and U.S. steelmakers also made more, despite slow growth in the world's ...
7/22/2011 - This edition of the guide provides the latest recommended methodology to fabricate and weld structures using ASTM A709 or AASHTO M270, Grade HPS 70W steel.
7/18/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of May 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,380,064 net tons, a 1.7 percent increase ...
7/15/2011 - Iowa's State Fire Marshal says that without metal shingles, a fire would have completely destroyed a building at the state's largest apartment complex.
7/13/2011 - This guide, based upon AISI's North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural members, is available for downloading.
7/13/2011 - The Steel Deck Institute offers free downloads of the ANSI/SDI standards for Steel Roof Deck (RD-2010) and Non-Composite Steel Floor Deck (NC-0100).
7/12/2011 - NSBA has extended the deadline for submitting abstacts for the 2012 World Steel Bridge Symposium to July 25, 2011.
7/12/2011 - Scheduled for August 16-17, these webinar modules will help advance bridge construction to the next level.
7/11/2011 - AISI president and CEO Thomas J. Gibson spoke as part of a panel on climate change featured during steelComm5, July 7, organized by Worldsteel.
7/8/2011 - MBMA has updated its website to include free materials for use by all professionals who work in the built environment, as reported by designandbuildwithmetal.com.
7/6/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
7/6/2011 - Arizona Public Service is kept busy replacing 15 wood utility distribution poles sheared during a microburst with steel poles.
7/5/2011 - Washington DC — The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today commended a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute resolution panel that publicly released its report in the ...
7/5/2011 - Ottawa -- The World Trade Organization (WTO) today released a panel report that found several Chinese export restrictions on raw materials violate WTO rules. The panel found ...
7/5/2011 - The manual is now available for ordering on AISC's online bookstore at www.aisc.org/store.
6/30/2011 - SJI is seeking entries for its 2011 Design Awards competition. The deadline for submission is August 5, 2011.
6/28/2011 - Recent findings demonstrate that emissions other than tailpipe emissions are significant and therefore need to be included in future vehicle regulations.
6/28/2011 - Washington, D.C.– The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) releases letters endorsing the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Act, recently introduced by Sens. Michael ...
6/28/2011 - SMDI Vice President of Construction Market Development Robert Wills and several industry experts offer their outlook on the construction market.
6/23/2011 - As the construction industry recovers from the Great Recession, and more builders resume operations, many will discover a changed world.
6/21/2011 - Washington, D.C. – Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,692,000 net tons (NT) ...
6/20/2011 - Co-Authors Peter Navarro and Greg Autry introduced their new book, Death by China, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to challenge U.S. policymakers to take actions ...
6/16/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,258,534 net tons, a 9.3 percent ...
6/13/2011 - A study from the NAHB Research Center shows that the life span of the zinc and zinc-alloy coated steel samples studied was well beyond the life expectancies of modern buildings.
6/9/2011 - Check out the photo gallery from Great Designs in Steel 2011.
6/7/2011 - The Metal Roofing Alliance recommends asking these questions before signing a contract for a new roof.
6/7/2011 - SMDI co-sponsored the 20th annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition.
6/6/2011 - Washington, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) sent a letter today to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin in response ...
6/2/2011 - SMDI will conduct a Steel Distribution Pole Lineman Training Workshop on June 25, 2011 at Lake Sumter Community College in Sumterville, Florida.
6/1/2011 - 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 ...
6/1/2011 - This definitive work has been updated and is now available from the Structural Stability Research Council.
5/27/2011 - The research will develop the next iteration in the Direct Strength Method for cold-formed steel members.
5/26/2011 - Among those giving testimony to the Congressional Steel Caucus Thursday morning were AISI Director Lou Schorsch, president and CEO of Flat Carbon Americas for ArcelorMittal.
5/26/2011 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,535,000 net tons (NT) of steel in April, ...
5/25/2011 - Steel offers solutions for the challenges facing automakers today and far into the future.
5/25/2011 - Review comments on the new standard will be accepted from May 13, 2011 through June 27, 2011.
5/19/2011 - New designs and AHSS combined with electrified powertrains reduce weight, emissions and improve safety without compromising cost.
5/19/2011 - Company awarded for innovative use of high-strength steels in Auto/Steel Partnership's lightweight front suspension project.
5/19/2011 - Manual assists automakers in manufacturing lightweight, cost-competitive steel bumpers.
5/19/2011 - The 2010 Annual Statistical Report (ASR) is the most comprehensive reference of its kind for the American steel industry. The 126-page volume contains statistical data for the ...
5/16/2011 - U.S. steel mills shipped 8,006,015 net tons, a 14.9 percent increase from the 6,967,481 net tons shipped in the previous month.
5/16/2011 - SMDI's investing member companies provide a few fact about Summer safety and the benefits of steel!
5/16/2011 - The U.S. manufacturing sector overall, after shrinking by six million positions between 1997 and 2009, has added 240,000 workers since the beginning of 2010.
5/12/2011 - Bipartisan legislation focuses on expanding access to America’s domestic oil and natural gas sources, and rebuilding America’s transportation system.
5/12/2011 - The three bills, H R. 1229, H.R. 1230 and H.R. 1231, aim to expand oil and natural gas production in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
5/12/2011 - "This legislation will lower energy costs for domestic manufacturing, like the steel industry, allowing us to maximize our productivity and international competitiveness, ...
5/11/2011 - Our government approved China's entry into the World Trade Organization based on promises China made to open its domestic market.
5/4/2011 - Join a discussion in Washington on June 7, exploring the commercial importance of infrastructure in Canada, Mexico and within and across our U.S. borders.
5/4/2011 - 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 ...
5/3/2011 - Dr. Roger Heimbuch received the 2011 Market Development Industry Leadership for advancing steel as the automotive material of choice in North America.
5/3/2011 - The industry continues to rebound from the recession, said Nucor Chairman and CEO Daniel DiMicco during the American Iron and Steel Institute's state of the industry report.
5/2/2011 - "The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is honored to have General McChrystal here today, who built and trained the team who executed the operation yesterday. His presence ...
4/29/2011 - The company announces Friday that David L. Britten will join U. S. Steel effective May 3, 2011, to serve in the newly created position of vice president – tubular technology & ...
4/29/2011 - North American steel industry executives will discuss the current state of the industry and the industry’s policy priorities for 2011 during the AISI General Meeting from May, ...
4/27/2011 - General Stanley McChrystal will deliver the keynote address at AISI’s 119th General Meeting which will be held May 1-3, 2011 in Colorado Springs.
4/27/2011 - A first-of-its-kind publication delves into fire-resistance ratings and explores how they may be achieved, based on research and testing.
4/27/2011 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,446,000 net tons (NT) of steel in March, ...
4/26/2011 - There are more than 10 million square feet of steel to paint on the Golden Gate bridge. NPR takes a look at how the job gets done and the history behind the bridge's unique color.
4/25/2011 - The NREA has invited SMDI to conduct a "hot line" training session on May 24-25, 2011 at the Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.
4/25/2011 - From Reuters - Congressional Republicans are urging the U.S. EPA to further delay long-overdue rules that would limit more than 80 air toxics emitted by coal-burning power ...
4/21/2011 - SMDI's investing member companies celebrate Earth Day by reminding consumers about the sustainability benefits of steel.
4/20/2011 - From the Los Angeles Times - The suit, filed by California and others, seeks limits on carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants. Justices say the EPA, not the courts, should ...
4/18/2011 - The intent of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) test program was to develop a fire resistance-rated, non-load bearing metal building wall assembly.
4/18/2011 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of February 2011, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,967,481 net tons, a 7.5 percent decrease from the ...
4/18/2011 - From the New York Times - As the United States and Europe struggle to get their economies rolling again, China is having the opposite problem.
4/15/2011 - The Iowa DOT has added a series of RS40-10 rolled steel beam bridge standards to its acceptable bridge design configurations.
4/14/2011 - Along with the National Science Foundation, AISI is co-sponsoring a Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design at the University of North Texas.
4/13/2011 - AISI President and CEO Tom Gibson's Letter to the Editor draws further attention to steel's leading role as the material of choice for access to new and traditional sources of ...
4/12/2011 - SAE names Honda R&D Co., Ltd. and Kyoto University received the Sydney H. Melbourne Award of Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel.
4/12/2011 - MetalMiner.com takes a look at some of the “drivers” behind pricing of steel in the context of various metal markets.
4/7/2011 - The Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance Expo and the National Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute Conference Annual Meeting will be held in Annapolis, MD.
4/6/2011 - An updated version of the Bar Steel Products Manual offers cost and time savings to steel manufacturers and customers.
4/6/2011 - Washington, D.C. - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today ...
4/5/2011 - Surface finish research results help engineers design forged steel parts that are lightweight and cost efficient.
4/5/2011 - As President Obama travels to Philadelphia this week to visit a wind turbine manufacturer and to hold an Energy Town Hall meeting, it is important to note that a material that will ...
4/4/2011 - SMDI will conduct a Lineman Training Workshop on April 27, 2011 at the Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.
4/1/2011 - County Engineer Hubiak submitted the winning answer in the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance contest at the NACE Conference.
3/31/2011 - The Cold Spring Canyon Bridge is the longest steel arch bridge of its type in California. The steel arch was chosen because of the steep canyon, risk of fire and cost efficiencies.
3/24/2011 - New steel grades will help automotive manufacturers in their quest to meet stringent fuel economy and emissions requirements.
3/23/2011 - SMDI has launched a brand new website that provides information about the North American steel industry’s market applications, research and reports on new product ...
3/17/2011 - Design students awarded scholarships for unique, lightweight wheel designs that celebrate steel.
3/17/2011 - Steel’s sustainable benefits go beyond its superior recycling attributes to make it a cost-effective, durable option for all construction applications.
3/4/2011 - Learn what causes distortional buckling and how to minimize its effects in practice at the CFSEI Webinar on March 23, 2011.
3/3/2011 - SMDI, WorldAutoSteel and EDAG collaborate on low mass steel vehicle project that features the design of steel fuel tanks with significant mass reduction.
3/3/2011 - The Metal Construction Association presents these awards to honor innovation and creativity while showcasing exceptional building designs.
2/18/2011 - SMDI announced today the appointment of Jennifer L. Greenfelder as manager, communications - automotive market.
2/4/2011 - The steel industry has the products and technologies to help building owners achieve these long-term energy efficiency goals.
2/2/2011 - The Pittsburgh Steelers' famed three-star logo is one of the most familiar symbols in sports.
1/24/2011 - The 2010 AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10), is now available for free downloading on the AISC website.
1/21/2011 - AISC’s Louis F. Geschwindner Seminar Series is a great opportunity for structural engineers and other designers to earn continuing education credits.
1/21/2011 - National experts state that the U.S. experiences 700 water main breaks daily.
12/22/2010 - As the automotive industry recognizes the Chevy Volt plug-in electric vehicle as Motor Trend’s Car of the Year, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) is celebrating the ...
12/15/2010 - A joint project of the United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC (USAMP) and Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) using structural optimization techniques within a car’s ...
12/15/2010 - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, released three engineering student designs that serve to normalize the difference in bumper height among cars, ...
12/15/2010 - The SMDI Wheels Task Force worked closely with wheel manufacturers, trim suppliers and car companies and conducted consumer research to answer pertinent industry questions.
12/8/2010 - Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) President William M. Heenan, Jr. is stepping down after a distinguished career of nearly 40 years in the steel industry.
12/3/2010 - AISI's Seismic Code Team will partner with the Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Texas on two seismic design research projects.
11/9/2010 - The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today the promotion of Deanna S. Lorincz to senior director, SMDI Communications.
11/8/2010 - David Jeanes is a recipient of the first annual University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Alumni Award.
11/1/2010 - As busy moms continue to turn to canned foods as a way to save time in the kitchen, the Canned Food Alliance (CFA) developed an easy way for home cooks to incorporate one canned ...
10/13/2010 - AISI has endorsed the just-published Fourth Edition of “Cold-Formed Steel Design” as a leading new reference on cold-formed steel design.
10/7/2010 - After taking a peek inside family pantries, fridges, and freezers, Rutgers University researchers found that the family food supply earns generally high marks in nutrition, ...
10/7/2010 - In an ongoing commitment to the establishment of best environmental, economic and social practices, Truitt Bros., Inc. – the nation’s first Food Alliance-certified ...
10/6/2010 - AISI and the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures are co-sponsors of this event.
9/24/2010 - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the Fire Resistance Design Guide for Metal Building Systems.
9/23/2010 - Supplement No. 2 has been published and is available free of charge on the website.
9/3/2010 - Cooperative directors from North Carolina to Michigan are looking at risks and opportunities facing electric utilities.
8/27/2010 - Investor company members of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) are celebrating two hundred years of food can innovation and honoring households across America that ...
8/19/2010 - The 500 attendees at the CSCE 8th Annual Short and Medium Span Conference had a chance to use their best bridge building calculations.
8/18/2010 - Justin Ocel, Ph.D., P.E., was named the 2010 recipient of the Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture.
8/10/2010 - AISI is seeking experts on seismic design and the analysis of cold-formed steel structural systems for its Seismic Design Subcommittee.
6/21/2010 - AISI has published S213-07-S1-09, which incorporates research findings on diagonal strap-braced walls, along with other updates.
6/14/2010 - A team of six civil engineering students from North Dakota State University won the 19th annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition.
6/10/2010 - At the 2010 International Bridge Conference in Pittsburgh, attendees guessed the pounds of steel in a short span bridge.
5/31/2010 - The report was undertaken to evaluate the behavior of the cold-formed steel track-to-concrete anchor bolt connection.
5/5/2010 - The Bar Applications Group (BAG) of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced the release of its fifth update of the online Bar Steel Fatigue Database today, ...
5/5/2010 - The Automotive Applications Council of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) honored Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 research and development team with its annual Automotive ...
5/5/2010 - WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a ...
5/5/2010 - At the 2010 Annual NACE Conference, the SSSBA sponsored a contest for attendees to guess the pounds of steel in a short span bridge.
5/4/2010 - Edward G. Opbroek, director, WorldAutoSteel, is a recipient of the 2010 Market Development Industry Leadership Award.
5/4/2010 - Julia Hurst, executive director, National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA), is a recipient of the 2010 Market Development Industry Leadership Award.
5/4/2010 - Three individuals were recognized for making significant contributions in advancing the competitive use of steel in the marketplace.
5/4/2010 - Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures, is a recipient of the 2010 Market Development Industry Leadership Award.
5/4/2010 - David C. Jeanes, P.E. is the recipient of the 2010 Market Development Lifetime Achievement Award.
4/30/2010 - David C. Jeanes, P.E., has retired after 34 years of distinguished service with AISI.
4/28/2010 - The Standard addresses the design and construction of cold-formed steel seismic force-resisting systems in buildings and other structures.
4/22/2010 - Advanced high-strength steels are lighter, fully recyclable and produced with light life cycle impact, helping automakers decrease a vehicle’s life-long carbon footprint.
4/14/2010 - Jon Coon wins the SSSBA contest to guess the weight of steel in a short span bridge.
4/1/2010 - The MBMA has published the 2010 Supplement to the 2006 Metal Building Systems Manual and it is available as a free download.
3/15/2010 - A draft of a new AISC Certification Standard for Steel Bridges is available for public review during a forty‑five day period beginning March 15 and concluding on April 29, 2010.
3/2/2010 - STI/SPFA recognizes member companies within specific industry categories with its Steel Fabricated Product of the Year Awards.
3/1/2010 - The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the manufacture and marketing by Nippon Steel of COR-TEN®, a weathering steel, in 1959.
2/15/2010 - Lawrence W. Kavanagh has been named president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of AISI. He succeeds David C. Jeanes, who has announced his ...
2/9/2010 - Since METALCON began in 1991, it has been known as the ideal tradeshow to introduce and to discover new products and ideas for the use of metal in construction.
2/2/2010 - The Metal Initiative (TMI) is sponsoring three complimentary informational webinars during the months of March, April and May.
1/27/2010 - The Supplement adds the provision for determining the safety and resistance factor for partition walls and updates the reference to Supplement No. 1 of AISI S123.
1/27/2010 - The World Steel Bridge Symposium featured more than 60 steel bridge-related workshops and presentations.
1/11/2010 - The Steel Market Development Institute is celebrating two more top honors today, as the vehicles selected as the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year feature a number of ...
12/19/2009 - Future Steel Vehicle's (FSV) Design Methodology, Accelerated Concept to Product (ACP) process, was the winner of the 2nd Annual Society of Automotive Engineers Detroit ...
12/11/2009 - Motor Trend magazine selected the new Ram Heavy Duty as its Truck of the Year, giving the North American steel industry and AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute a reason to ...
12/3/2009 - Steel continues to get the red carpet treatment this award season and AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute has another reason to celebrate. The 2010 Ford Taurus and Volvo ...
12/1/2009 - The North American steel industry is continuing its efforts to develop new advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) technologies that will help to meet new emissions and fuel ...
11/18/2009 - The North American steel industry and AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute have a reason to celebrate, as the 2010 Ford Fusion and Fusion hybrid, which feature a number of ...
11/2/2009 - A teleconference is scheduled for Monday, November 2, 2009, at 10 AM EST to discuss the major changes that are needed to the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee’s ...
10/28/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) will conduct a Steel Distribution Pole Lineman Training Workshop on November 17-19, 2009.
10/28/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute and AISC will represent steel as the “green” construction choice at the USGBC Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
9/25/2009 - These questions will be included on a new 16-hour Structural exam that will be launched in April 2011.
9/25/2009 - A Design Flowchart for the 2007 Edition of the North American Specification and the 2008 Edition of the AISI Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual has been published.
9/24/2009 - AISI is working in cooperation with the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures to co-sponsor the 21st Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures for engineers.
9/23/2009 - Delbert F. Boring, P.E., is the 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Civil Engineering Alumni Award presented by The Ohio State University Civil Engineering Alumni Association.
9/22/2009 - Emmett A. Sumner III, Ph.D. has been named as the recipient of the 2009 Robert J. Dexter Memorial Lecture.
9/16/2009 - This bill would authorize appropriations totaling $2.85 billion over the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2014 period for the Department of Energy to research, develop, demonstrate and ...
8/31/2009 - John M. Kulicki, Ph.D., P.E., chairman and CEO of Modjeski and Masters, Inc., has been named as the recipient of the 2009 Richard S. Fountain Award.
8/11/2009 - Dr. Helen Chen, P.E.and Jonathan Humble, AIA, have achieved LEED AP accreditation in the specialty of Building Design + Construction.
8/4/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today the publication of the 2009 edition of the Design Guide for Cold-Formed Steel Purlin Roof Framing Systems.
6/25/2009 - The steel industry is revving up to meet the technological challenges needed on the drive toward a leaner, meaner and cleaner North American automotive industry, evidenced at an ...
6/18/2009 - The 35 million Americans who live in regions most threatened by Atlantic hurricanes are sharply attuned to being prepared for the worst.
6/16/2009 - Today the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) released the revised Advanced High-Strength Steel Applications Design and Stamping Process Guidelines - A Special Edition of ...
6/10/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today the publication of the 2008 edition of the Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual.
5/22/2009 - In the effort to assist automakers in meeting new, more stringent fuel economy standards, while maintaining critical safety requirements, American Iron and Steel Institute’s ...
5/14/2009 - In a study released today by the Automotive Applications Council of AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), researchers with Ducker Worldwide estimated that the use ...
5/9/2009 - As worldwide demands for affordable, safe and high-efficiency vehicles surge, the global steel industry’s WorldAutoSteel automotive group, supported by AISI’s Steel Market ...
5/5/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) recognized Brian Aranha for his outstanding leadership as chairman of the AAC 2004 to 2009.
5/5/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) recognized Peter Wright for his outstanding leadership as chairman of the Long Products Market Development Group.
5/5/2009 - Joseph A. Carpenter, Ph.D is the recipient of the 2009 Market Development Industry Leadership Award.
5/5/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that J. James Kutka, Jr. is the recipient of the 2009 Market Development Achievement Award.
5/5/2009 - AISI’s Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that Patrick R. Bush is the recipient of the 2009 Market Development Lifetime Achievement Award.
4/2/2009 - The Standards Council of AISI announced today that it will commence three new projects this year to improve or add to the tools available for cold-formed steel design.
3/3/2009 - AISI S230-07 w/S2-08, the Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Prescriptive Method for One and Two Family Dwellings, 2007 Edition With Supplement 2, has been published.
2/15/2009 - AISI has announced the appointment of Lawrence W. Kavanagh as president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of AISI.
2/2/2009 - The Bumper Project Group of American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has just issued a comprehensive revision to its 152-page manual, Steel Bumper Systems for Passenger Cars and ...
1/21/2009 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today expressed its disappointment that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009 does not provide adequate funding for ...
11/1/2008 - SMDI President David C. Jeanes speaks with American Metal Market on what it takes for the steel industry to be competitive in today’s global marketplace.
8/12/2008 - American Iron and Steel Institute Presents the Benefits of Steel at 2008 Management Briefing Seminars
8/11/2008 - Future Steel Vehicle unveils its first phase with a careful evaluation of next-generation vehicle technologies that respond to the challenges of increasing fuel efficiency, ...
7/23/2008 - Forged steel steering knuckle have significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions than either the cast aluminum or cast iron steering knuckle over their respective life cycles, ...
6/12/2008 - Electricians and plumbers should find it easier to work with steel framing with “Steel Trade Contractor” as the latest in a family of resource guides.
5/6/2008 - The Steel Framing Alliance and Purves Redmond Limited Insurance Brokers launched STEEL Advantage Canada to benefit Canadian builders who use steel framing.
4/9/2008 - A tool for automotive engineers to complete calculations on machining productivity of carbon and alloy steels in carbide tooling applications.
12/18/2007 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced that it will participate in the fifth steel industry global research initiative to mitigate automotive greenhouse gas ...
11/28/2007 - In a recent study released by the University of Toledo, forged steel crankshafts were shown to have 36 percent higher fatigue strength than cast iron crankshafts, resulting in a ...
10/13/2005 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that the ULSAB-Advanced Vehicle Concepts (ULSAB-AVC) project has been honored with the Alliance to Save Energy ...
5/25/2005 - By combining advanced materials technology with advanced forging technology, IMPACT (Improved Materials and Powertrain Architectures for 21st Century Trucks) team ...
3/18/2005 - The rally cry today among wheel manufacturers, “if aluminum can do it, steel can do it better,” must be effective because OEMs are increasing their use of highly styled steel ...
10/16/2004 - American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) teamed up with the automotive industry and the Department of Energy to improve the quality of automotive steel components while ...
9/15/2004 - Results of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) - Department of Energy (DOE) collaborative effort to characterize the formability of several important high-strength ...
7/1/2004 - Using a steel relatively new to North America, automotive engine makers can reduce the cost for making connecting rods by 25 percent, and they can reduce mass about 10 percent, ...
5/15/2004 - Results from a new study show that automakers rely extensively on steel for strength, durability, mass efficiency and cost-effectiveness in their high-performance engines.
3/5/2004 - Journalists and show visitors will see much that is new at the 2000 North American International Auto Show. But, they also will see much that is very familiar – lots and lots of ...
8/15/2002 - Technical article addressing the future of Bar and Rod Steel usage in Powertrain Systems, Connecting Rods, Crankshafts, Cylinders, Camshafts, Diesel Engines, Manual and ...
5/5/2002 - A new eight-page brochure from American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) answers several important questions about wheels, such as: What do consumers want and expect in ...
2/5/2002 - The UltraLight Steel Auto Closure (ULSAC) Validation Phase has succeeded in advancing the state-of-the-art in lightweight, cost effective, safe and environmentally benign ...
2/2/2002 - The ULSAB-AVC (Advanced Vehicle Concepts) Consortium has set mass, performance and other targets for its advanced concepts vehicle that can help automakers in their efforts to ...
2/2/2002 - Greater use by automakers of new grades of Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) will provide an unprecedented, high level of crash safety performance at no cost increase, ...
2/1/2002 - A platform approach, an innovative front end module and efficient front and rear suspension systems, packaged in a lightweight steel structure, are among the latest design ...
2/1/2002 - The global steel industry’s ULSAB-AVC project has begun its investigation into strategies for designing very light weight vehicles that also are very safe.
5/15/2001 - Results of the Light Truck Wheels Study initiated by the Wheels Task Force of American Iron and Steel Institute.
5/1/2001 - A study sponsored by American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and conducted during November / December 2000 by Burke, Inc., an internationally recognized market research firm, ...
2/21/2001 - Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) combined with sheet hydroforming show potential for further mass reduction in steel auto body outer panels, the UltraLight Steel Auto ...
7/1/2000 - Results of a two-year design study of automotive suspensions released today showed mass reductions of up to 34 percent at no increase in cost for four steel-intensive designs, ...
7/1/2000 - The use of steel bar stock in automotive powertrain and chassis applications will grow by at least six percent over the next 10 years because the material has the potential to ...
2/15/2000 - The steel industry is about to bring solid proof to its customers and to the nation that a steel automobile body can be made lighter and stronger, yet cost less than today’s auto ...
2/15/2000 - In the nearly two years since the global steel industry unveiled its UltraLight Steel Auto Body (ULSAB), the world’s automakers steadily have been increasing their uses of the ...
2/1/2000 - In the global steel industry's latest study, UltraLight Steel Auto Suspensions (ULSAS), the mass and cost savings with no compromise in performance are the results of extensive ...
1/15/2000 - Comparisons of finite element analysis and initial measurements of demonstration hardware indicate that the UltraLight Steel Auto Closures (ULSAC) frameless door design has ...
1/1/2000 - The UltraLight Steel Auto Closures (ULSAC) Consortium today unveiled results of its Validation Phase, in which it fabricated a frameless door that is 22 to 42 percent lighter in ...
8/1/1999 - American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) will contribute nearly $2.6 million in cash, in-kind services and materials to IMPACT (Improved Materials & Powertrain Architectures ...
5/15/1999 - The tailor blank industry is preparing themselves for the growth and demand of advanced vehicle designs utilizing tailor-welded blanks.
2/15/1999 - American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is a winner in IndustryWeek’s sixth annual Technology and Innovation Awards Program. Editors of the leading manufacturing management ...
8/14/1998 - Article discussing the bar and rod market development initiatives and the need to explore the opportunities within the fastener industry.
8/12/1998 - Article addressing how automotive stylists can reduce weight and cost, without sacrificing consumer appeal by using Lightweight Microalloy Steel Wheels.
7/1/1998 - The North American steel industry has developed a lightweight, styled microalloy steel wheel that is lighter in weight and lower in cost compared to current-production cast ...
5/18/1998 - Article discussing the successful collaboration of the global steel industry and its completion the UltraLight Steel Auto Body program.
5/18/1998 - Article addressing how automotive engineers and the steel industry work together to overcome the learning curve and gain valuable experience on the use of high-strength steel ...
5/10/1998 - Technical article covering the benchmarking, philosophy, styling, materials selection and processes, manufacturing elements, structural performance charts, and ...
3/1/1998 - Ten Points outlining the reasons why the ULSAB vehicle raises the bar on automotive design and future manufacturing of vehicles.
2/15/1998 - A consortium of 35 sheet steel producers from 18 countries around the world has set new standards for successful collaboration as well as automotive body design. Four years ago, ...
2/15/1998 - The UltraLight Steel Auto Body (ULSAB), revealed in Detroit today, contains 447 lbs. (203 kg) of steel. On an historical basis, about 28 percent of the lightweight structure has ...
2/15/1998 - Overview of Phase One of the UltraLight Steel Auto Closures Project the shows closure design ideas that cut vehicle weight by more than 50 pounds.
2/15/1998 - A report on Phase I of the IMPACT program, a collaborative effort among industry, government and academia to develop robust, lightweight, dual-use trucks, confirms that ...
2/1/1998 - The world steel industry has developed a range of design concepts for automotive doors, hoods, decklids and hatchbacks that could save more than 50 pounds of weight in an ...
1/6/1998 - The UltraLight Steel Auto Closures (ULSAC) study yielded designs that could save more than 50 pounds of weight in an automobile while meeting stringent targets for safety and ...
1/5/1998 - The North American Steel Industry unveils the results of their $22M research project showing a 36 percent vehicle weight reduction while reducing costs and meeting future ...
In a letter to Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), American Iron and Steel Institute President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson, shares AISI's strong support for the Currency Exchange Rate ...
Join co-authors Peter Navarro and Greg Autry as they discuss their new book, Death by China, on Thursday, June 16 at noon at the National Press Club.
(PJStar.com) -- In a letter to the editor, AISI president and CEO Thomas J. Gibson urges steps to jumpstart job growth including putting a stop to overreaching regulations.
(Steel Business Briefing) -- Currency isn't the only issue the American steel industry has with China. The American Iron and Steel Institute is calling for China "to end its ...
The Steel Joist Institute offers CEUs/PDHs with this webinar on changes to the 43rd Edition of the Steel Joist Institute Specification.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal highlights the courage of all involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, including the decision makers who ordered the operation in northern ...
The top executive of one of the leading producers of longs for highway and bridge construction said America's failing infrastructure is putting it at a competitive ...
Register now to join a discussion in Washington on June 7, exploring the commercial importance of infrastructure in Canada, Mexico and within and across our U.S. borders.
The Congressional Steel Caucus discusses the state of the steel industry at a hearing beginning today at 9 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building.
From the Colorado Springs Gazette - The three-day conference at The Broadmoor began Sunday and features several well-known figures including General Stanley McChrystal.
(Commercial Construction - July/August issue) - The state of the global economy has changed the construction market for at least the next several years. In a down economy, ...
(Chicago) – Daniel R. DiMicco, chairman and chief executive officer of Nucor Corporation, is the recipient of the prestigious Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership Excellence. ...
(The Washington Post) -- As the 2012 presidential candidates roam the state of Michigan offering ways to “bring the jobs back,” many manufacturers say that, in fact, the jobs are ...
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