Technology Committees

Ironmaking Technology Committee Meeting

25–26 September 2018STELCO • Hamilton, ON Canada

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Meeting Location:

386 Wilcox Street
Hamilton, ON L8L 8K5


Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton
1224 Upper James St.
Hamilton, ON L9C 3B1
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

9 a.m.

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

Main agenda items


AISTech session development ~ Papers Chairs - Nancy Ward & Miltren Sukhram

  • Selection of Abstracts 

  • Determine session structure including session titles & session chairs

  • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions


AIST Leadership Conference – Solicit any discussion items/concerns from the TC to be discussed at the LDC


Technology committee awards review - Barry Hyde

  • J.E. Johnson Jr. Award 

  • Josef S. Kapitan Award 

  • Thomas L. Joseph Award  


Discuss AIST Process Benchmarking - Stuart Street


Discuss Rules of Thumb—Stuart Street



  1. Stelco LEW BF monitoring — Nancy Ward, Stelco Inc.

  2. BF Monitoring Equipment — David Berdusco – Paul Wurth Inc.

  3. Tuyere Calorizing — Trevor Shellhammer, Shellhammer Consulting

  4. Hearth Monitoring — Floris VanLaar, Allied Mineral Products, Inc.

  5. Furnace Monitoring — David Chattaway, Hatch


Next meeting – Eastern States Conference February 2019 Pittsburgh, PA


Chair conclusion - Barry Hyde

5 p.m.


Wednesday 26, September 2018


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