Next week's Safety and HR Committee Meeting in Charleston, SC scheduled for September 17-19, 2018 meeting has been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence. The Hurricane is predicted to impact Charleston, SC and other areas of the Southeastern United States tomorrow and through the weekend.
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. [...]
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SMA Safety Committee members met with OSHA leadership, including Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, to discuss efforts of the mini-mill steel sector in improving safety. The committee brought perspectives from 10 different EAF companies and shared a strong, unified message with OSHA
"Steel from firearms melted down at mills around the country is used for construction, mining and more..."
Monterrey Mexico: INBLIC Technologies, an integrator of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for the Steel Industry, just signed a partner agreement to resell GE Digital’s Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) software application.
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