• MS&T 2019

    MS&T 2019

    Now in its 15th year, MS&T hosts over 3,200 attendees, more than 2,000 presentations, a robust plenary speaker lineup and society based special events. If you work in any facet of materials science, this is the conference for you.

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  • Technology Training Conferences

    Technology Training Conferences

    There’s more than ten opportunities to grow your knowledge, network and business at AIST’s technology training conferences this Fall.

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  • Membership

    Membership

    Take charge of your career by joining AIST’s unique global network of steel industry professionals. Hundreds of educational resources and networking opportunities are provided to help individuals reach professional and corporate goals.

    Join AIST’s Global Network
  • Reach Your Target Audience

    Reach Your Target Audience

    With more than 31,000 monthly website visitors, upwards of 26,000 monthly Iron & Steel Technology distributions, and 300+ annual sponsorship opportunities, AIST has the channels to get your brand recognized.

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  • European Steel Forum

    European Steel Forum

    AIST European Steel Forum will feature a three-day program to highlight important economic and technical issues for today’s steel industry.

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  • AIST Road Show

    AIST Road Show

    The AIST Road Show was created to promote the value of AIST membership by visiting various facilities and interacting with and supporting the employees who make up the industry.
    Advance your company’s professional development by hosting the AIST Road Show.

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  • The AISTech 2020 Iron & Steel Exposition is more than 80% sold!

    The AISTech 2020 Iron & Steel Exposition is more than 80% sold!

    After this year’s show, we polled all attendees and 85% said they received high-quality leads while exhibiting! Don’t miss this opportunity to grow your business while networking with 7,000 of your closest steel industry peers.

    Reserve your booth space today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pipe and Tube – A Practical Training Seminar

23–26 Sep 2019 | Birmingham, Alabama, USA

This seminar will provide attendees with a broad understanding of the role of pipe and tube in the growing energy markets. 

Energy and Utilities - Industry Insights and Fundamentals Workshop

07–10 Oct 2019 | Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

A joint effort between the AIST Energy & Utilities Technology Committee and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Initiative.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

14–17 Oct 2019 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

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

Hot Sheet and Plate Rolling Fundamentals — Practical Training Seminar

20–24 Oct 2019 | Michigan City, Indiana, USA

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of hot rolling steel strip and plate.

Continuous Casting – A Practical Training Seminar

21–24 Oct 2019 | Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

25–26 Feb 2020 | Richmond, Virginia, USA

The making, shaping, and treating of steel are critical to product design, application, cost and performance. 

Features

Steel on the Biggest Stage

The story of Japanese rugby city Kamaishi provides a humbling backdrop to a World Cup powered by steel. As 20 nations prepare to compete for the World Cup, steel will be crucial in the structure of the venues, as well as helping rugby fans move between them. Fans will utilize Japan’s 16,976km of steel railway to travel between the stadiums, taking advantage of one of the world’s fastest trains, the Shinkansen, which can reach speeds of up to 360kph largely on high-strength steel rails. 

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Monthly Journal


Maintenance & Reliability

2019 September Issue

Pictured left to right, Brian Creighton, Brian McDaniel and Don McDaniel of Worthington Industries Columbus Steel Processing, Worthington, Ohio, USA, respond to a maintenance call at the facility’s 3-stand tandem cold rolling mill, which processes 300,000 tons of steel coils per year. The maintenance team at Worthington was awarded the 2019 AIST Reliability Achievement Award — Gold for their transformative maintenance practices. See page 97 for a behind-the-scenes look at this month’s cover and the award winners.