Philip K. Bell, president of the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) made the following statement today on Senate passage of U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), by a vote of 89-10. “The SMA is pleased with the Senate’s bi-partisan passage of USMCA. The USMCA succeeds in its goal of maintaining free trade between the three countries. This agreement provides strong [...]
Ottawa - Following the signing of the Protocol of Amendment to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), North American steel producers thank the Governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada for their diligence in negotiating the Agreement.
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2019 – Today, Representative Pete Visclosky (D-IN) announced his impending retirement, as he will not seek re-election in 2020.
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.
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.
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., September 6, 2019 – Today, Nucor Corporation announced John J. Ferriola will retire as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the end of 2019. Ferriola will be succeeded by Leon J. Topalian who will be named President and Chief Operating Officer on January 1, 2020.
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.
Steel Dynamics, Inc. today announced the selection of Sinton, Texas, as the site for the company's previously announced new state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill.
Washington, D.C., June 24, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge brought by the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) regarding the constitutionality of Section 232 national security tariffs levied on steel imports.