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2013-08-07 12:22:33

Steel poles outperform wood poles in global climate change and ecological measures WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A detailed life cycle assessment (LCA) study commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, finds that when comparing overall environmental performance, galvanized steel utility poles outperform wood poles in key environmental measures. The peer-reviewed study, conducted in compliance with...

2012-06-15 06:22:04

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today lauded an innovative agreement made between the United States and Canada to build a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, called the New International Trade Crossing, a development that the North American steel industry and its major customer groups, including automakers, have aggressively advocated for over the past five years. The new bridge will provide an alternate route for an...

2012-01-23 13:13:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama prepares to deliver his fourth State of the Union address, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson outlined three key issues requiring action to boost the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing, thereby stimulating the economy and creating high-value jobs. Gibson said that must entail a tough stance on trade law enforcement, authorizing a robust, long-term transportation...

2011-11-17 13:25:00

New EPA Rulemaking also requests comments on life cycle assessment for vehicle emissions WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automakers' use of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) is the fastest growing automotive lightweighting material, according to a recent study conducted by Ducker Worldwide on behalf of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). These new steels will be the key for...

2011-03-09 08:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has launched a new network of websites that includes a redesign of its flagship steel.org, launch of the brand new smdisteel.org dedicated to the steel markets and a totally new face for North American steel recycling at recycle-steel.org. The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), which is a business unit of AISI created in 2008, has unveiled its new website as part of the launch, while...

2011-01-25 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reacting to previews of key messages expected in President Obama's State of the Union address, Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), said, "We strongly support the President's declaration that 'his No. 1 focus is going to be making sure that we are competitive, and that we are creating jobs, not just now, but well into the future.'" Gibson said that AISI has consistently supported the need for...

2010-10-14 13:14:00

China's WTO violations, subsidies and state ownership harm U.S. manufacturers WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today concludes that the unprecedented growth of the Chinese steel industry is inconsistent with commercial considerations and has been facilitated by massive government intervention. The report entitled, The Reform Myth: How China is Using State Power to Create the World's Dominant Steel Industry, documents how China has accounted for all of...

2010-06-23 09:20:00

DETROIT, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Applications Council (AAC) of the American Iron and Steel Institute's (AISI) Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has been named the winner of the American Metal Market's 2010 Award for Steel Excellence in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category. Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of AISI's SMDI, accepted the award during a celebration dinner at a ceremony yesterday in New York City at the Steel Success Strategies event. The...

2010-06-18 08:00:00

DETROIT, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its research initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy, the Automotive Applications Council of American Iron and Steel Institute's (AISI) Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has been named a finalist for American Metal Market's 2010 Awards for Steel Excellence in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category. The group will be honored at a ceremony and dinner June 22 in New York City during the...

2010-05-12 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and Portland Cement Association (PCA), today issued the following statement in response to the release of energy and...