In an effort to be more responsive to the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis, steel manufacturer SSAB Americas has announced that it will immediately begin prioritizing production of steel designated for use in local, state or federal-level COVID-19 disaster relief programs or projects.
The Steel Industry Coalition sent a letter to US Customs and Border Protection about a potential delay of duty collection at U.S. borders.
Our domestic steel industry continues its battle against global excess capacity, state-owned enterprises and unfair trade practices that include dumping, circumvention and subsidies.
The passage and signing of the USMCA represents a landmark foreign trade agreement (FTA) that serves as a model for future FTAs. The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) looks forward to working with the Administration to successfully implement the USMCA and promote sustainable growth opportunities within North America that support 21st century steelmaking. The SMA thanks [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump has formally nominated Andrew Wheeler as the next Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“US EPA”). This nomination comes following the resignation of Scott Pruitt in July 2018. The SMA applauds this nomination, and looks forward to working with Administrator Wheeler in advancing the environmental policy priorities [...]
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:
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. [...]
Congressional Steel Caucus Chairs’ Letter to President Trump Regarding Section 232 Steel Investigation