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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 [...]


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 [...]


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. 


SMU NexGen Leadership Award

Steel Market Update to Honor the Next Generation of Leadership Steel Market Update, with the support and sponsorship of the Steel Manufacturers Association, will celebrate young emerging leaders in the steel and manufacturing industries by honoring a deserving individual with the inaugural SMU NexGen Leadership Award. SMU is currently accepting nominations for the recognition, which [...]