The Trucking Industry is Booming, But Can They Keep Up?

The trucking industry is booming, but can they keep up with current demand? According to the American Trucking Associations, over the course of a year, 3.4 million heavy-duty trucks move over 10.5 billion tons of freight across the nation, consuming over 38 billion gallons of diesel fuel. Without a doubt, the trucking industry is vital… Read more »

Steel Dynamics Makes Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

Steel Dynamics, Inc. was just named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the eighth time. Receiving high marks within its industry, Steel Dynamics, Inc., one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, was thankful for yet another year of success and recognition on a world scale. The… Read more »

CLP Systems Expands Marketing Internship to MBA Candidate

CLP Systems is pleased to welcome Hadden Bennett as a new addition to our marketing team. A native to Birmingham, AL, Hadden will be working as a marketing coordinator and intern for the company. Currently, she is pursuing her Masters of Business Administration with a dual concentration in marketing and real estate at the University… Read more »

CLP Systems Expands Engineering Internship Program

Over the past year CLP has continued to expand the CLP Engineering Intern Program with local colleges in Birmingham, Alabama. We are pleased to announce the hiring of our second engineering intern, Coleman Beasley, from University of Alabama Birmingham. Coleman studied his first two years at Montevallo College and transferred to UAB to continue his… Read more »

NOW HIRING: Estimator (Multi-Family Wood Frame)

APPLY on LinkedIN or send resume to Description  Do you believe in providing only the best solutions to customers? Do you want to help estimate solutions that are changing the construction industry? If so – we want to meet you. We are looking for a construction estimator to help our customers defeat hardware complexity in… Read more »

NOW HIRING: Marketing Intern

             Submit Application On Careers Page Description If you are a future leader in marketing, then we have a position for you on our team! CLP Systems doesn’t just want interns as entry-level professionals, it is our goal to empower future leaders to help us think better and smarter through our sales and marketing… Read more »

US rod import spread vs. domestic flips

NEW YORK — US steel wire rod import prices are now selling at a roughly $60-per-ton premium to domestic rod, inverting longtime trends, market participants said. Still, cfr prices remain mostly flat as this premium is calculated with respect to loaded truck or import selling prices, according to traders, buyers and mills. By the time… Read more »

ANNOUNCEMENT: OSHA Begins Enforcement of the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule is comprised of two standards, one for Construction and one for General Industry and Maritime. OSHA estimates that… Read more »