April 28-29, 2016 Washington, DC The SMA Environment Committee met in Washington, DC following the Annual Members Conference. During the one-and-a-half day meeting, participants focused on various environmental issues facing the EAF steel industry, and [...]
April 27-28, 2016 Washington, DC The SMA Annual Members Conference was held in Washington, DC at the Mayflower Hotel. During the two-day meeting, SMA Board members and representatives of SMA’s Associate Member companies participated in [...]
April 7-8, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas The Plant Operations Division (POD) and Transportation Committee held concurrent meetings in Fort Worth, TX. The two committees participated in a joint tour of Gerdau’s nearby Midlothian mill. Plant [...]
April 7-8, 2016
Fort Worth, Texas
The Transportation Committee meeting included supply chain discussions with the BNSF and TrinityRail, as well as a topic on resilient construction and sustainability initiatives with Lehigh Hanson. The group also discussed local truck weight limits, changes to trucking Hours-of-Service rules, and the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to remove Surface Transportation Board commodity exemptions pertaining to scrap and steel products.
March 17-18, 2016 Washington, DC The Human Resources Committee took advantage of SMA’s new offices by holding their spring meeting at SMA’s headquarters in Washington, DC. HR representatives from member companies heard from a panel [...]
March 2-4, 2016 Austin, Texas The Safety Committee held its spring 2016 meeting in Austin, Texas. After delivering updates on their respective mills, the committee welcomed a slate of speakers that led informative discussions on [...]