Companies and associations continue to sign the Pledge to America’s Workers and have now committed to provide more than 6 million educational and training opportunities.
Mobile, AL (Oct. 26, 2018) – SSAB has announced plans to invest up to $100 million USD at its steel operations in Mobile, Alabama.
BAYTOWN, TX (October 19, 2018) – Today, JSW USA broke ground on the most technologically advanced and eco-friendly electric arc furnace, slab caster, and plate mill of the future in the world, setting a new industry standard. It is the only melt and manufacture plate mill with a contiguous pipe mill in North America.
Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) has announced its annual awards for 2018, recognizing the safety, environmental stewardship and community involvement efforts of the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel industry.
Washington, D.C. – Negotiations have concluded and an agreement has been reached for a new trilateral trade agreement to update NAFTA. The new agreement is called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Trump administration announced late Sunday night.
Press Release: Within the G20 framework, 33 countries strengthen cooperation to address steel excess capacity
The Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity Ministerial Meeting held in Paris today within the G20 framework concluded with a consensus report agreed by 33 member countries that includes initial conclusions on the revision process that will allow for the identification and removal of subsidies and support mechanisms that contribute to excess capacity.
Phil Bell, president of SMA, was quoted in a recent press release citing the new Smart Sectors program. This program has created a web-based Industry Snapshots page:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration sent a notice to Congress of its intent to sign an updated trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and possibly Canada.
On January 11, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of steel articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862)...
Press Release: SMA Comments on NAFTA Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from the president’s announcement that the U.S. and Mexico had reached an agreement in principle on NAFTA renegotiation: We are pleased to see this preliminary agreement between the U.S. and Mexico. [...]