Steel makers push stronger homes after Katrina

08/28/2006 | Wall Street Journal, The

The steel industry is pushing for more steel-framed buildings and homes made mostly of steel after Hurricane Katrina destroyed mostly wooden houses. To help offset the metal's expensive costs, insurance companies and commissions are being lobbied by the steel coalition for preferential insurance rates for homeowners with steel-framed homes.

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