Technology Committees

Continuous Casting Technology Committee Meeting

6 May 2019 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 325 • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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1. Chair’s opening remarks—Ian Deeks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Present Technology Committee awards

  • CCTC Best Paper Award— Tim Crothers, Nucor Steel Jackson Inc., Ian Bakshi, KME America Inc., “WAVE Mold Results at Nucor Jackson Inc., Mississippi.”


Review Mission Statement

  • MISSION: To provide a forum on continuous casting to learn about new and current technologies, discuss safe operational and maintenance practices, as well as network with industry professionals of all disciplines.


Board of Director Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations


Develop committee objectives for next year

  • Meeting locations & technical topic to be discussed & possible presenters

    • Fall meeting October 23, 2019 Memphis, TN co-located with the Continuous Casting—A Practical Training Seminar

      • Technical topics and presenters?

    • Winter meeting February 2020 Mobile, AL joint meeting with the Pipe & Tube Technology Committee 

      • Technical topics and presenters?


Elect New Officers

  • Chair—Rudolf Moravec, ArcelorMittal Global R&D

  • Vice Chair—Yury Krotov, Steel Dynamics Inc.

  • Papers Chair—Ken Morales, AK Steel

  • Education Chairs—Jeff Brower, Primetals Technologies & Bill Schlichting, U.S. Steel

  • Roundup Chairs—Mark Masters, CMC Alabama & Dr. Ron O’Malley, Missouri University of Science & Technology


Present Chair Plaque to Ian Deeks in thanks for his years of service to the committee. Photos will be taken with the AIST photographer outside of the room before lunch.


Discussion items

a.    Please contact Anna Voss if you have any discussion items to add before the meeting.


Next meeting


Chair conclusion—Ian Deeks

1 p.m.