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    Open the door to new career responsibilities through a wide range of education and networking opportunities to enhance your professional development. AIST’s incomparable network represents decades of experience in the iron and steel industry.

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  • AISTech


    Get international exposure for your work! Submit your abstract today for AISTech 2015 – The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, 4-7 May 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. AISTech 2015 will hold the ICSTI 2015 – The 7th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Ironmaking.

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  • Fastest 50 Awards

    Fastest 50 Awards

    AIST was Recognized at Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 Awards & Summit, one of only two multiple Grand Award winners. AISTech won for “Highest Growth in Attendance by Percentage” and “Fastest-Growing Show Organized by an Association.”

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  • Free Company Listing in 2015 Directory

    Free Company Listing in 2015 Directory

    Take advantage of a FREE company listing in the 2015 Directory — Iron & Steel Plants! The Directory is the "black book" known industry-wide for its comprehensive details on North American steel producers and suppliers from around the world. The Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel. The Directory will be available for purchase in January 2015.

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  • T.C. Graham Prize

    T.C. Graham Prize

    AIST is looking for ideas that make an impact! The T. C. Graham Fund for Innovation In Steel Application is sponsoring an annual contest to encourage and recognize applications for steel that may lead to the development of new markets. The winning entry will receive a US$20,000 cash prize.

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  • Italy Steel Forum 2014

    Italy Steel Forum 2014

    A two-day program highlighting important issues for today’s steel industry, including transforming iron production, European steel markets and environmental and climate affairs. The AIST Italy Steel Forum will also include a moderated forum with industry leading executives. Register Today.

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Maintenance Solutions

14 - 17 Sep 2014 |Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Hands-on instruction, tools, and the best available technologies for mechanical, electrical, lubrication, hydraulics, and management system maintenance.

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

23 - 25 Sep 2014 |Cleveland, Ohio, USA

This course provides essential knowledge to those who need to understand more about the technical aspects of steel manufacturing, properties and applications.

Ladle Refractory and Secondary Steelmaking

06 - 08 Oct 2014 |Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Since ongoing refractory maintenance is vital to both productivity and safety in a meltshop, it is important for those involved to have a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of refractory system design. 

Three AIST Events, One Location

19 - 21 Nov 2014 |New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to expand your visibility, increase your efficiency and strengthen your network!


New! DRI Subcommittee

AIST’s Ironmaking Technology Committee has formed a subcommittee to focus on the emerging market and technological trends for DRI and HBI products.

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Monthly Journal

June Issue 2014

Maintenance & Reliability Technologies

2014 September Issue

A bottom pinch roll from SSAB is resurfaced with strip cladding at SMS Millcraft’s Hogansville, Ga., service facility. Depositing a strip up to 60 mm wide, SMS Millcraft’s Electro-Slag Welding (ESW) process provides a hardfaced surface with an extremely homogeneous overlay chemistry and hardness.  As a result, rolls clad with this process have better wear profiles, longer service lives and longer runs between regrinds.