Steel Production Booms in Great Lakes Region

Steel production in the Great Lakes region has risen sharply. Last week’s steel production reached 657,000 tons up from the previous week’s 657,000 tons, a 1.97 percent increase. Domestic steel mills produced 1.779 million tons of steel, a 1.42 percent rise, while the...

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Auto Industry Reacts Negatively to Proposed Tariffs

President Donald Trump's tariffs continue to be a topic of interest, especially for businesses that rely on steel and aluminum imports. These industries saw declines for decades, and Trump's idea is to place a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent tariff...

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Statue-of-Liberty Green & Steel Bridges: A History

Did you ever wonder why so many steel bridges in the United States are painted green? Does aesthetics, practicality, economics, habit, coincidence, or all of the above dictate the choice? The history of green-colored bridges can be traced to two renowned bridge...

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The Evolution Of Green Steel

The American steel industry has existed since the first colonies were established in the United States. Iron was a valuable resource mined and smelted by blacksmiths prior to the Industrial Revolution. American colonists crafted many tools from iron such as Cooking...

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Construction Industry Trends: What to Expect in 2018

The growth of the construction industry has been increasing ever since 2011. The PRNewswire has projected that the global construction industry is expected to grow from 2010’s US $7.4 trillion to $10.3 trillion by 2020. As much as growth is projected to grow in the...

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American Steel Industry: 2017 In Review

This year was great for the Steel Industry in the United States, and it seems that the conditions will only continue to improve in 2018 as well. The economic and financial situations that Steel Manufacturing companies take part in have been greatly improved, as have...

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The Current State of the British Steel Industry

The steel industry in the United Kingdom has had a tough time, especially in the past few years. In fact, the closure of SSI Redcar Steelworks in October 2015 prompted calls of “save our steel industry.” When Tata laid-off workers in 2016 pundits said, the entire...

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