Archive for June 25, 2018
With its light weight, strength, versatility and sustainability, steel is one of the most popular and efficient building materials on Earth.
The world produced more than 1,600 million tonnes of steel in 2016 alone. Steel is also an eco-friendly material and is the most recycled material on Earth with up to 90 percent recycled content.
In the United States, steel continues to be a popular building material, especially in the construction industry. The United States is one of the top steel-producing industries in the world and employs more than 142,000 people. In 2017, the U.S. produced up to 82 million metric tons of steel and in February 2018, the production of raw steel was up to more than 1.75 million net tons.
In the United States construction industry, steel is used in many forms but one of the most important is in steel sheet piling. Sheet piling is used to hold back walls, shifting soil or water breeches on construction projects. Steel sheet piling is placed at va