• Galvatech & CHS2 2015

    Galvatech & CHS2 2015

    Registration and housing is now open for Galvatech 2015 and CHS2 2015 held 31 May–4 June 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto in Toronto, Ont., Canada. Galvatech and CHS2 will feature more than 225 conference presentations, an exposition, networking events and plant tours. There will be special joint sessions on state-of-the art coated steel dedicated for hot stamping applications. Cross-conference access will be possible for all participants.

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  • Membership


    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.

    Renew Your AIST Membership Today Stay Connected, Stay Involved.

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  • Be Seen. Get Noticed.

    Be Seen. Get Noticed.

    Turn the spotlight on your company at AISTech 2015. Sponsorships, exhibits and advertisements are great ways to get your company noticed by hundreds who specify, purchase, design and operate a variety of iron and steel plants and facilities.

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  • Now Available!

    Now Available!

    A progressive industry requires reliable data on steel producers and product and service suppliers. The 2015 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants will serve as your vital industry reference guide. The Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel. Order your 2015 Directory today!

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  • AISTech 2015 Chevy™ Silverado Giveaway

    AISTech 2015 Chevy™ Silverado Giveaway

    Stop by the AIST Service Center (Booth #2701) at AISTech 2015 to win a brand new, fully loaded 2015 Chevy™ Silverado truck! All registered attendees must be present at the final drawing on Wednesday, 6 May for the opportunity to drive home in style.

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  • Long & Forged Products

    Long & Forged Products

    Join AIST on 12–15 July 2015 at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort in Vail, Colo., USA, for the International Conference on Advances in Metallurgy of Long and Forged Products. This symposium intends to bring together international and domestic researchers from industry as well as academia to present on topics related to advances in physical, mechanical, and product metallurgy of bars, tubes and forgings.

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Cold Rolling Fundamentals-A Practical Training Seminar

01–05 Mar 2015 | Mobile, Alabama, USA

The course covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology. 

Process Systems

02–05 Mar 2015 | Mobile, Alabama, USA

The intent of this conference is to educate and inform on the various components and systems available, making organizational discussions less stressful and implementation more seamless.

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

17–19 Mar 2015 | Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The modern production of steel has evolved over many centuries, with many technological improvements during the last 25 years. 

22nd Annual Crane Symposium

07–09 Jun 2015 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and engineering consultants.


Make the Most of Your Membership

Members who actively participate in AIST become an integral part of a vital network to solve problems, network and advance the state of technology within the global iron and steel industry. Join one of AIST’s 22 Local Member Chapters or 29 Technology Committees and contribute to the positive progress of the industry.
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Monthly Journal

Coke & Ironmaking

2015 March Issue

In 2014, JSPL commissioned the world’s first MXCOL® DRI plant featuring a coal gasifier to supply syngas for the direct reduction process in a MIDREX® shaft furnace. JSPL’s MXCOL plant started producing 93% metallized direct reduced iron and produces both hot DRI and cold DRI using syngas instead of natural gas.