• Now Available! The 2024 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    Now Available! The 2024 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    The steel industry’s “black book” features comprehensive details on North American steel producers and suppliers from around the world. In addition, the Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel, with easy-to-use geographical indexing.

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  • Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    AIST Members who serve on Technology Committees become an integral part of a vital network to solve problems and advance the state of technology within the industry.

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  • Registration Now Open!

    Registration Now Open!

    The 2nd annual Women in Steel Conference supports the recruitment, engagement and professional development of women in the global steel industry. Over two-and-a-half days, the event will feature breakout sessions, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities to enhance attendee personal and professional growth. We are expecting an audience of more than 500 steel professionals, from operators to human resource personnel, representing individuals at various stages of their careers, to participate in this event.

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  • AISTech 2025 Call for Papers and Presentations

    AISTech 2025 Call for Papers and Presentations

    Take The Stage at AISTech 2025
    We’re inviting you to be a part of steel’s #1 conference and exposition. Have you been working on something innovative and want to share it with the iron and steel industry? Now is the time — submit your abstract today for a chance to educate and inspire the global steel industry.

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  • 2024 European Steel Forum

    2024 European Steel Forum

    Register Now To Secure Your Spot!
    Get ready to elevate your steel industry knowledge at the European Steel Forum on 5–7 November 2024 in Essen, Germany. Save the date for this dynamic event where global executives will converge to discuss the latest trends, challenges and innovation in steel production. Sessions will cover the latest breakthroughs in CO2-free steelmaking, sustainable energy, iron feedstock and state-of-the-art plant designs.

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Maintenance Solutions: Keys to a Sustainable Maintenance Program

10–12 Sep 2024 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

The conference is intended for maintenance, operations and engineering personnel.

Cold Rolling Fundamentals – A Practical Training Seminar

15–19 Sep 2024 | Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology.

DRI & HBI: Logistics, Production and Utilization Seminar

01–03 Oct 2024 | Toledo, Ohio, USA

Production and use of DRI in North America is increasing with the reduced price of natural gas due to advances in drilling technology.

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

08–09 Oct 2024 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The digital transformation (DT) journey continues to be a critical component for all steel companies.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

08–10 Oct 2024 | Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Secondary steelmaking refractory maintenance is vital to both productivity and safety in a meltshop and caster. 

Continuous Casting – A Practical Training Seminar

22–24 Oct 2024 | Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

This informative program targets the heart of steelmaking: the frontline operator. 


Learn more about the steel manufacturing process

The #AISTSteelWheel can help you understand the EAF and how electrical & chemical energy is utilized to create a heat of steel.

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Monthly Journal

Decarbonization Technologies (and Energy & Utilities and Environmental)

2024 August Issue

AISTech 2024 featured 687 exhibiting companies, 462 technical presentations and drew more than 8,000 attendees. Highlights of the event included the J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecture, the annual President’s Award Breakfast and the Town Hall Forum. A complete review of AISTech 2024 begins on page 40.