Technology Committees

Oxygen Steelmaking Technology Committee Meeting

11 February 2021 • Virtual Meeting

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AIST technology committee members are asked to bring the latest revised meeting agenda from our website.

08:00 am Eastern USA

1. Chair’s opening remarks (Ashraf Hanna)
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines (AIST Staff)
4. Membership and attendance (Matt Wilson)
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements (AIST Staff)
7. Steel Industry Safety Roundtable (All members)
     a. Open Discussion on Safety Points and Contacts
     b. Current Regional COVID Update

Main agenda items

  • Technical Discussion “Hydrogen Ironmaking for Oxygen Steelmaking”

    • Juergen Cappe, Cappel Stahl Consultingl – AIST European Steel Forum Session on CO2-Free Steelmaking Summary (SSAB, ArcelorMittal Europe, voestalpine and ThyssenKrupp participated)

    • Geoffrey Brooks, Swinburne University of Technology - “Strategies for Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Oxygen Steelmaking”’

    • Frank Ahrenhold, ThyssenKrupp

    • Gerald Wimmer, Primetals Technologies, “Processing of low quality DRI – a Hydrogen based, three step process”

    • Ingo Both, Paul Wurth, “Hydrogen – from its generation to the integration inside the integrated steel plant”

  • AISTech session development (Geoffrey Brooks)

    • Session Organization

      • Outstanding or open presentation positions

      • Session Chair Identification and Duties

      • Session to author communications

  • Technical Report No 32 Update

  • BOF Roundup Summary (Brian Bliss)

  • BOF Study Tour Options (postpone Study Tours until 2022)


Discussion items

Open Discussion


Next meeting

AISTech 2021 Meeting
Fall 2021 Meeting Options (Should international regional meetings be considered?)


Chair conclusion

11:00 a.m. Eastern USA