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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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THE LATEST TRENDS IN BIM ARE TAKING STEEL FABRICATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL

RK Steel’s CAD team will be transitioning to Tekla Structures BIM software next month to finish out 2015 with a bang. This revolutionary software provides numerous opportunities for our team to stay at the forefront of successful construction planning and execution. Key software benefits: Collaborative approach that can model all materials. Handles robust and complex […]

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