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    Register Now and Save!

    Save time and money by registering now! Full Conference and One-day registration fee's increase US$100 after 16 April 2019.

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  • President's Award Breakfast

    President's Award Breakfast

    Recognizing steel industry excellence, the President’s Award Breakfast program consists of the presentation of prestigious AIST Board of Directors Awards, including AIST’s Steelmaker of the Year, followed by a keynote presentation from David B. Burritt, president and chief executive officer, United States Steel Corporation.

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  • Town Hall Forum

    Town Hall Forum

    Join us at the AISTech 2019 Town Hall Forum. This moderated discussion with the steel industries top leaders will explore a variety of key opportunities and concerns impacting everyone involved in the steel community.

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  • 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.

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    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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AISTech 2019

06–09 May 2019 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

AISTech 2019 — Steel’s Premier Technology Event  will  feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market.

26th AIST Crane Symposium

02–04 Jun 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Presentations focused on safe work practices and ergonomics; electrical, mechanical and structural maintenance techniques; crane inspection technologies; and best practices in EOT crane modernizations.

Maintenance Solutions

10–12 Sep 2019 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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

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. 

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. 


This steel engineer and process specialist has traveled the world sharing the best of ironmaking practices. In the process, he has amassed a collection of iron artifacts and memorabilia that deserves a museum.

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Monthly Journal

Oxygen Steelmaking

2019 April Issue

In December 2018, the No. 1 argon oxygen decarburization converter modernized by Primetals Technologies was started up at the Tornio works of Outokumpu Stainless Oy, a Finnish stainless steel producer. The project involved fitting the converter with a new tilting drive, trunnion ring and other associated equipment, including the electrical installations and automation. The works in Tornio, Lapland, is an integrated production complex with a cold rolling capacity of 1.2 million metric tons per annum.