Technology Committees

Ladle & Secondary Refining Technology Committee

MISSION: To advance technical development of liquid steel handling and secondary refining through improved safety, quality, and productivity.


AIST Staff Engineer
Anna Voss

Chase Ault
Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Butler Division

Vice Chair
Valoree Varick
Steel Dynamics Inc. – Structural and Rail Division

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Upcoming Meetings

Ladle & Secondary Refining Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 10 May 2023    Location: Huntington Place, Detroit, Michigan
Contact: Anna Voss +1.724.814.3097 

Technology Training

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

Date: 03 October 2023    Location: Marriott Phoenix Resort Tempe at The Buttes, Tempe, Arizona
Contact: Jessica Mortimer +1.724.814.3070 

Past Committee Activities

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LSRTC Best Paper Award

This award recognizes distinguished achievements determined by the Ladle & Secondary Refining Technology Committee (LSRTC).

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New Technology Committee Members

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Kent D. Peaslee Award

This award recognizes the paper that best provides root cause analysis for common inclusion related problems in the steel industry or new developments in inclusion engineering & clean steels and is suitable as a tool for young metallurgists.

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