• Board Of Directors Awards

    Board Of Directors Awards

    In lieu of the in-person ceremony, AIST has created a virtual ceremony to acknowledge the achievements and commitment to excellence exemplified by these deserved award winners.

    On behalf of the AIST Board of Directors and its Awards and Recognition Program Committee, we offer our sincere congratulations to those being recognized.

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  • AISTech 2021 Housing and Registration Open!

    AISTech 2021 Housing and Registration Open!

    We can't wait for the steel industry to come together again in Nashville this summer. AISTech 2021 is a can't-miss event for anyone involved in the steel industry! If you are not able to attend the event in person, we have a virtual registration option available as well. Whether you attend in person or virtually, AISTech has something for everyone!

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  • Nashville named Safe Travel Destination!

    Nashville named Safe Travel Destination!

    Nashville is working overtime to ensure its visitors are safe when traveling to the Music City. The World Travel & Tourism Council just named Nashville a Safe Travels destination, making it one of only a few destinations in the United States to achieve the designation. The Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp for the travel and tourism industry.

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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

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.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

05–07 Oct 2021 | Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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

Environmental Solutions: Water Management

09–11 Nov 2021 | Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

STEEL INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Digitization Learning Module

Digitalization Applications 101 provides a comprehensive introduction and understanding on the basic concepts of digitalization terminologies and applications in the steel industry.

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Monthly Journal


Oxygen Steelmaking

2021 April Issue

A new relining machine for the 340-metric-ton basic oxygen furnace converters at Ternium Brazil was supplied by Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH. The new concept allows for the machine to be installed with the overhead crane in front of the converter, where it expands and lowers into the converter. The machine uses an advanced winch system for lifting the platform and transporting the brick pallets, leading to a significant reduction of relining time and improved personal and operational safety.