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Steel 101: Introduction to Steel Making & Market Fundamentals
The Steel 101 Workshop is scheduled live on October 24th and 25th, 2023 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Our live workshops are unique in that we choose the location based on access to a working steel mill. The next workshop will be held live on October 24th and 25th, 2023 in Charleston, South Carolina. They will see all stages of production Steel Market Update's Steel 101 Workshop is the premier industry training for understanding steel making and market fundamentals. Workshop instructors have a combined 150+ years' experience in the steel industry.

Our instructors will present the structure of the steel industry and the steelmaking process. We’ll start with raw materials and continue downstream to hot rolling, cold rolling, and coating.

Register now for access to: all the workshop training, the steel mill tour, and a comprehensive Steel 101 workbook. This workshop also includes a certificate of completion for 11 hours of training that you can claim towards your ISM CPM recertification credits.

Whether you are new to the industry or are experienced and changing roles, our experts will help you gain the knowledge to succeed!



Steel 101 Workshop - October 24-25, 2023

Where: Hyatt Place Mount Pleasant Towne Centre - 1600 Palmetto Grande Drive Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Tour: Nucor Berkeley Steel Mill

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Participants will:

  • Understand how steel is made (flat and long)
  • Understand where steel is used
  • Understand what drives steel market pricing
  • Understand how you can navigate the market
  • Identify raw materials used in steelmaking
  • Understand the melting and casting process
  • Understand the rolling processes for both flat and long products
  • Understand the coating process for hot dipped products
  • Understand quality issues that affect steel
  • Recognize the differences between fully integrated and mini-mills
  • Understand the fundamentals that move market pricing
  • Understand how steel is bought and sold
  • Identify potential risks in the steel supply chain
  • Understand available data, tools and resources

Register now