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Is Foreign Steel Flooding the U.S. Market?

There’s been a lot of speculation that foreign steel is flooding the U.S. market with cheap steal. Which is, largely, very true and problematic. However, the numbers have been a bit skewed. The Economic Policy Institute has claimed that over 500,000 jobs in the steel industry could be lost because of cheap foreign steel making… Read more »

“Dumping” Steel Products on Global Markets

We’ve discussed issues involved with “dumping” steel products on global markets and its impact on steelmaking countries that play by fair market rules, like the United States. Once again, issues with steel shipped overseas at unfairly reduced prices have reared their head, causing some of our politicians to take action in protecting our domestic manufacturers…. Read more »

Taking Steel Piping Systems for Granted

We often take for granted the kind of life that our steel piping systems make possible. From sewage removal to fresh water plumbing, there are many basic life conveniences that steel pipe supports, which we sorely miss when any problems arise. Even in rural areas, one burst pipe can become a trying situation for hundreds… Read more »

The New Vikings Stadium is 80% U.S. Steel

The United States steel industry is a huge source of our national economy, providing jobs for our country’s people and providing infrastructure for our country’s welfare. The new Vikings Stadium in Twin Cities, Minnesota, will be made from 80% U.S. steel. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority has stated that only 3,600 of the 18,000 tons… Read more »

The Versatility of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the most versatile materials we have. It is fire and heat resistant, corrosion resistant, durable, high-impact resistant, and has long-term value. And it seems to reinforce basically any outdoor structure that is being built to last. But don’t underestimate this material; it’s also prevalent in indoor appliances. One of the… Read more »