President Trump has announced that he will lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. This decision was reached in an effort to pass the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement.(more…)
Battleships went from wooden warships to ironclad military vessels. The history of steel battleships is a testament to the tenacity of American steel.(more…)
In mid-March, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States stated that he believes the United States steel tariffs may end soon. His speculation generated considerable media attention.(more…)
Over the last 150 years, technology has played a major role in the steel industry. It is perhaps one of the American industries most influenced by technological advancements. There are many reasons for this.(more…)
Today, more and more women are entering executive and leadership roles in the steel industry. They are building on the work begun by women at the outbreak of World War I.(more…)
When undergoing any construction process, it is crucial to have the correct materials. When that project involves any type of piping, someone will have to make a decision between welded and seamless pipes. That decision is not always a straightforward as it appears.(more…)
Recently, a polar vortex and record-breaking lows have swept the Midwest and East Coast. In turn, it’s causing the construction industry to take a closer look at structural steel’s advantages.(more…)
Steel has been a fixture in the packaging industry for over 200 years. When people think of the many uses of steel, they often think of industry. This includes oil, piping, and construction.
However, the beauty of steel is its versatility. So with its durability and portability, it’s no wonder major manufacturers took to it for packaging in the 19th century.(more…)
The steel industry is vital to the success of the US economy. Over the past decade, many steel companies have struggled to remain profitable. While last year’s steel tariffs left the fate of the industry uncertain, 2018 definitely ended on a high note.(more…)
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently announced the launch of a “Stainless Steel Starship”. The test spaceship’s real time development was shared on December 24, 2018. This was in the wake of Musk’s tweet that the company’s “radically redesigned” design was ready to launch by January 2019.