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AIST Middle East North Africa Member Chapter (provisional)

MENA Webinar: Environmental Sustainability and Energy Conservation

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 • 8–10 a.m. ET/3–5 p.m. Cairo 

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FREE for AIST members 
US$50 for non-members

The webinar will provide an overview of some of the recent steel industry carbon emission reduction innovations from steel producers, academia and suppliers. Topics include: reduction in blast furnace production and the trend toward electric arc furnace steelmaking with scrap or direct reduced iron; hydrogen use in direct reduced iron processes with hydrogen created via green electricity; European developments under the Ultra-Low CO2 Steelmaking (ULCOS) program; and chemical production from waste gases.

Karim Alshurafa
General Manager Sales and Marketing, SMS group Inc.



Dr. Karim Badr
Marketing Director Middle East, RHI Magnesita

Thomas Buergler
Head of R&D Ironmaking, Voestalpine Stahl GmbH

Dr. Amr Abdelghany
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Cairo University


Additional Presenters


SMS group Inc.
Emirates Steel

Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) 

AIST's Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program rewards our Members for helping build a sustainable steel industry at the most important level:  the next generation.  Getting Young Professionals involved in AIST, and the greater steel industry, provides opportunity and benefits for all involved.  Find out more information about the program here.  


The AIST Middle East North Africa Member Chapter (provisional)