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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.”

    Thank you, AIST Members!

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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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Ladle Refractory and Secondary Steelmaking

06 - 08 Oct 2014 |Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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. 

AIST Italy Steel Forum 2014

09 - 10 Oct 2014 |Castellanza, Italy

AIST Italy Steel Forum 2014 will feature a two-day program to highlight important issues for today’s steel industry. 

Materials Science & Technology 2014

13 - 16 Oct 2014 |Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

MS&T offers an unreplicated technical program addressing structure, properties, processing and performance across the materials community.

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

Process Metallurgy & Product Applications

2014 October Issue

Installation of test piles in the construction of the New NY Bridge, which will replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The new bridge will be supported by more than 1,000 massive steel piles that measure anywhere from 36 to 72 inches in diameter and are filled with steel-reinforced concrete. The maximum test load applied during the load test program exceeded 7 million pounds for the main span foundation piles. The first span of the new twin-span bridge is scheduled to open in 2016, and the new bridge is expected to be completed in 2018.