Steel Structure Trivia: Happy SteelDay!

A banner proclaiming SteelDay hangs from the front of the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) headquarters directly across from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., just two blocks from the White House. (Photo: IMPACT)

Happy SteelDay! Today is the eighth annual national celebration of the work and accomplishments of the U.S. structural steel industry. In honor of the day, our September trivia question is:

The American structural steel industry provides jobs for how many people?

a) 80,000
b) 120,000
c) 145,000
d) 160,000


The correct answer is d) 160,000. Congratulations to our winners! They are: Jeff Rodeheaver, detailing manager, and Matt Baldwin, project manager, both with SWF Industrial, Inc., Wrightsville, Pa., and Jeremy Atkinson, a graduate student in the MASc program at the University of British Columbia.

You can test your steel structure knowledge right here on our MSC website on the last Friday of each month, where a new trivia question will be posted to the News section. Our next challenge will be posted on Friday, October 28 at 9 a.m. CT.