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How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

By: Donnie Hirschfield, Vice President of RK Steel The United States is the world’s largest importer of steel, importing approximately 35 million metric tons last year, which accounted for 33% of all steel used in the entire country. Nearly 60% of this total imported steel originates from five countries, 25% of which comes from Canada […]

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In-house Steel Weld Testing Can Save You Time and Money

In-house Steel Weld Testing Can Save You Time and Money

By Ron Applehans, RK Steel Shop Operations Manager Testing Welding Candidates Before Hiring is Key Quality and safety are top priorities when it comes to steel fabrication. In order to produce high quality products, it is important that steel fabricators test welding candidates before they are hired. Some companies will even retest certified candidates to […]

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Colorado’s Wind Energy Boom

Colorado’s Wind Energy Boom

Wind energy is growing across the United States, with nearly a quarter of the states producing 10 percent or more of their electricity from wind farms. Triple the amount produced just a few years ago. Over the past decade, Colorado has doubled the number of wind turbines in the state to nearly 1,900. According to […]

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STEEL CANOPIES PROVIDE COVERAGE YOU CAN TRUST

STEEL CANOPIES PROVIDE COVERAGE YOU CAN TRUST

Steel canopies are durable, attractive, versatile and offer a convenient way to create a sheltered space. They can also provide significant cost savings as they only require concrete piers rather than full concrete slabs. Steel canopies can be built as freestanding structures or as add-ons to existing buildings and have a variety of uses. Why […]

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