Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,016,000 net tons (NT) of steel in August 2015, including 2,439,000 NT of finished steel (down 8.2 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, vs. July final data).
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. responded to the proposed penalties of $367,500 and related commentary issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) against Reliance’s Earle M. Jorgensen Company (EMJ) subsidiary.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was honored at the AISI’s Zanesville, Ohio Works with the “2015 Congressional Steel Champion Award” from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).
EPA has completed the “Record of Decision” (ROD) for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Massachusetts.
Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis data, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported that steel import permit applications for the month of September total 2,891,000 net tons (NT).