America Recycles Day 2019

60.4 million tons in 2018. The US EAF steel sector recycled 60.4 million tons of steel scrap, producing over 58 million tons of new steel products here in the United States of America.

2019-11-15T07:52:21-05:00

16 Steel Industry Groups Welcome Agreement to Continue International Work to Reduce Global Steel Overcapacity

TOKYO, October 31 – Nineteen steel industry associations on five continents today praised the agreement by a “large majority of members of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC)” to “continue the Forum’s work on the issue of steel excess capacity,” and called upon the few dissenting members to reconsider their current position as quickly as possible.

2019-10-31T08:37:13-05:00

Global Steel Industry Groups Call for Urgent Action on Steel Excess Capacity Crisis

Washington, DC, October 22 -  Nineteen steel industry associations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia today called for the governments of steelmaking economies to step up efforts to effectively tackle persistent global excess capacity in the steel sector, including by quickly implementing strong rules and remedies that reduce excess capacity, its impact and its causes. 

2019-10-22T09:45:58-05:00

SMA Presents Awards to Liberty Steel Peoria and Nucor Decatur

During an awards ceremony in Tampa, Florida, SMA recognized Liberty Steel Peoria with the Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety Excellence award, and the SMA Excellence in Community Service award to Nucor Decatur. Liberty Steel Peoria Team receiving Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety Excellence award. Nucor Decatur Team receiving the SMA Excellence in Community [...]

2019-09-19T13:36:48-05:00

SMA Announces Awards for Industry Excellence

Tampa, FL, September 19 – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) has announced its 2019 awards recipients for steel industry excellence recognizing efforts of the domestic EAF steel industry.  Liberty Steel received SMA’s Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety Excellence award and Nucor Decatur was awarded SMA’s Achievement in Community Service award during a joint meeting [...]

2019-09-19T08:09:44-05:00

Big River Steel Joins the SMA

Washington, D.C.  – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) announced today that Big River Steel has joined the association. Big River Steel is located in Osceola, Arkansas. It is the world’s first FlexMill™ merging the wide product mix and superior grade capabilities of an integrated mill with the nimbleness and technological advancements of a minimill. It is also the only steel mill in North American to combine an electric arc furnace (EAF) with a Ruhrstahl Heraeus (RH) degasser for cleaner, higher grade steels. The mill has a meltshop capacity of approximately 1.6 million tons per year and recently announced plans for a second phase that would double its capacity by 2021. 

2019-08-21T14:26:17-05:00