• Stand out at AISTech!

    Stand out at AISTech!

    With more than 8,000 steel industry professionals expected to attend AISTech 2019 your exhibit will generate sales leads and company awareness like no other tool can. Don’t miss this chance to demonstrate your products and services to the world’s top steel producers, suppliers, consultants and academics.

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  • Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

    Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

    Did you know that the AIST Foundation awarded more than US$400,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year? The deadline to apply for the 2019-20 school year is 31 October 2018!

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  • AISTech 2019

    AISTech 2019

    Steel’s Premier Technology Event will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. This event will feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market.

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  • Fall 2018 Technology Training Courses

    Fall 2018 Technology Training Courses

    AIST is committed to providing steel industry personnel with educational experiences and specific skill sets to implement in the workplace.

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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

    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

    This event will feature a two-day program to highlight important economic and technical issues for today’s steel industry and will feature an Industry Leader and Long Products Experts Panel.

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Environmental Solutions: Water Management

17–18 Oct 2018 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Optimizing the resource-consuming processes and the environmental control systems that are typically found in steel mills.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

22–25 Oct 2018 | Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking — A Practical Training Seminar

04–08 Feb 2019 | Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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

Long Products Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

25–28 Feb 2019 | Charleston, South Carolina, USA

The primary focus is on the process and equipment customarily found in the rolling mill building. 

Monthly Journal

Process Metallurgy & Product Applications

2018 October Issue

The Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in dry dock prior at Newport News Ship Yard was commissioned in July 2017. This is the newest commissioned aircraft carrier with a crew of approximately 4,550. The 1,092-foot-long CVN 78 is propelled using two nuclear reactors driving four shafts with a top speed of 34.5 miles per hour.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy