• AISTech 2021 Rescheduled

    AISTech 2021 Rescheduled

    AISTech 2021 — The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition has been rescheduled for 29 June–1 July 2021 in Nashville, Tenn., USA.

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  • Bringing Industry Experts Together

    Bringing Industry Experts Together

    AIST continues to bring together industry experts to discuss topics and events impacting the steel community through virtual webinars. Our webinars are FREE to AIST members, so take advantage and register for one today.

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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.

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  • AIST is here to serve the latest and greatest of iron and steel education.

    AIST is here to serve the latest and greatest of iron and steel education.

    Our spring conferences will be comprised of Technology Training programs that address specific process, engineering, equipment and reliability technologies associated with the global iron and steel industry. No matter your current situation or geographic location, attendees will be given the opportunity to develop knowledge in person OR tune in virtually and learn via Zoom.

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  • Order the 2021 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    Order the 2021 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    Available in hard copy or e-book!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Hot Sheet and Plate Rolling Fundamentals — Practical Training Seminar

08–11 Feb 2021 |, Virtual Meeting

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

DRI & HBI: Logistics, Production and Utilization Seminar

02–03 Mar 2021 |, Virtual Seminar

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

Long Products Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

11–13 May 2021 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

The seminar will contain both theoretical presentations and real-world case studies from long products producers in North America. 

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

17–20 May 2021 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Digital Transformation is a critical component for steel companies’ future success. It is a broad concept with the potential to influence all aspects of the steelmaking process.

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking — A Practical Training Seminar

24–28 May 2021 | Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials. 

Maintenance Solutions: Fundamentals and New Frontiers

21–23 Sep 2021 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

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

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2020 AIST Year In Review

It's an understatement to say that 2020 was not the year that we were expecting. The iron and steel industry is known for turning challenges into opportunities, though, and thanks to the support of our members, AIST was able to adapt and continue to provide resources to help advance steelmaking all over the world.

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Monthly Journal


Electric Steelmaking

2021 January Issue

Electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking utilizes electrical energy to melt a heat of steel. The process charges recycled steel scrap into the furnace which is then heated by electric arcs, melting the scrap into liquid steel. The addition of a new state-of-the-art EAF to U. S. Steel’s operating footprint represents a key achievement in the company’s customer-centric “Best of Both” world-competitive integrated and mini-mill technology strategy. With steelmaking, pipe fabrication and threading capabilities in a single location, customers will gain increased supply reliability and service, while U. S. Steel creates a lean, sustainable, self-contained supply chain for itself.