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Industry touts 'melted and poured' steel standard in Trump's Buy American directive

April 19, 2017
Steel and manufacturing industry representatives are commending an April 18 executive order for reaffirming key made-in-America statutes like the so-called “melted and poured” steel standard, though they believe the implementation of any findings in a subsequent Commerce Department report to President Trump will be the “true test” of the administration's commitment to the domestic industry. The Buy American and Hire American executive order directs the Commerce secretary to prepare, by Nov. 24, a report for the president that includes “specific...

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