News

  • 02

    Jan

    American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Reports Steel Imports Reach 25 Percent Market Share in November

    Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reports that steel import permit applications for the month of November totaled 2,850,000 net tons (NT)*. This was an 8.8% decrease from the 3,123,000 permit tons recorded in October...

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  • 02

    Jan

    U.S. Records No Anthracite Imports for the Month of October

    According to the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), the United States did not receive any imports of foreign anthracite during the month of October 2017. This compares with October 2016 figures which showed 31,270 metric tons of anthracite imports for that month from South Africa and Vietnam....

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  • 02

    Jan

    MSHA Offers Winter Safety Alert for Surface Mine Operators

    The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued its annual winter alert for surface mining operations. According to MSHA, examinations are your first line of defense. MSHA recommends the following actions: • Check high walls, benches, and roadways, especially after each rain, freeze or thaw • Examine equipment for exhaust...

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  • 02

    Jan

    DEP Approves Statewide Water Clean Up Projects

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced it is funding106 projects to clean up local waters statewide. According to a news release issued by the Department, hundreds of communities, have been selected to receive funding through the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Growing Greener program. Growing Greener grants...

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