Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Secretary of Commerce ’

Aluminum Extruders File Petition With Commerce in ‘Fight for Our Very Existence’

Oct 5th, 2023

The Aluminum Extruders Coalition (AEC) and United Steelworkers (USW) filed a trade case this week with the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), in what AEC officials are calling “a fight for [its] very existence.” The case includes allegations of illegal and unfair dumping against 15 countries. By using […]

Grants Focus On Underrepresentation of Women in Construction and Manufacturing

Apr 24th, 2023

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 3.9% of construction workers identify as women. Meanwhile, a separate study by Dodge Construction Network on “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Design and Construction” shows that, among smaller firms, only 2% report having clear standards for increasing diversity that are also used to improve advancement. Several […]

Number of Women in Construction Industry Increasing

Dec 9th, 2022

The number of women in construction has hit an all-time high, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). According to the bureau’s data, the percentage of women in the industry has steadily risen since 2016, with 14% of all construction workers now women. Tara Novotny, vice president of Virginia-based Windows on Washington, says it should […]

U.S. to Reimpose 10% Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

Aug 10th, 2020

The U.S. has reimposed a 10% tariff on non-alloyed unwrought aluminum imported from Canada, citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020. The tariff will take effect August 16, 2020. The U.S. originally imposed a 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum in March 2018 as part of Proclamation 9704, […]