• T.C. Graham Prize Winner

    T.C. Graham Prize Winner

    Elisa Cantergiani, Colin Scott, Benjamin Lawrence and Chad Sinclair have been named the winners of the inaugural AIST’s T.C. Graham Prize. This unique contest was established to recognize innovative applications for steel that may lead to the development of new markets. Cantergiani and team have won US$20,000 for their proposal, titled “High-Strength, Interstitial-Free Steel Obtained Using FeC Amorphous Films and Induction Heating for Packaging Applications and Cladding With Lighter Metals for Auto Body Panels.”

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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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  • Membership


    Open the door to new career responsibilities through a wide range of education and networking opportunities to enhance your professional development. AIST’s incomparable network represents decades of experience in the iron and steel industry.

    Renew Your AIST Membership Today Stay Connected, Stay Involved.

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  • Save the Date

    Save the Date

    AISTech is a can’t-miss event for anyone involved in the steel industry. Whether you present, attend or exhibit, take advantage of this opportunity to network with over 8,000 industry peers. Registration and housing open 1 December 2015.

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  • Extend Your Reach

    Extend Your Reach

    Advertise in AIST’s technical journal, Iron & Steel Technology, to connect with customers who purchase your products and need your services. Iron & Steel Technology continues to deliver your advertising message to the global steel industry, including major producers, suppliers and academia in North America and in 70 countries. Deliver your advertisement to the right professionals and maximize your advertising investment!

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  • Stay Ahead of the Competition

    Stay Ahead of the Competition

    AIST Process Benchmarker® (APB) is a secure, online benchmarking service for tracking key performance indicators between users engaged in the manufacturing of iron, steel and related raw materials. The APB unites steel producers in comparative technical benchmarking to improve the long-term sustainability of steel as the engineered material of choice for a diverse array of applications.

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Safety and Health Fundamentals: Mexico

01–04 Dec 2015 | Monterrey, NL, Mexico

This conference will address new solutions to reinforce and improve safety and health initiatives at metal-producing facilities.

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking - A Practical Training Seminar

01–05 Feb 2016 | Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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

Hot Rolling Fundamentals – A Practical Training Seminar in conjunction with Plate Rolling Fundamentals

21–25 Feb 2016 | Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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

Rod & Bar Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

22–25 Feb 2016 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

This seminar will focus on breaking down key mill elements and how controlling these elements will positively affect hot rolled as-rolled quality, facility utilization and yields.

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

08–10 Mar 2016 | Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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

Monthly Journal

Process Control & Automation

2015 December Issue

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc. boasts two steelmaking streams that include basic oxygen and electric arc furnaces. In 2014, the company was awarded the World Steel Association’s Steelie Award for Innovation for a project that resulted in the world’s first automated spreader beam. The beam is remotely controlled to change widths to be able to pick up both scrap and hot metal buckets. Here, Gino Giardino oversees the process at the electric arc furnace in November 2015.