The 6th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Ironmaking (ICSTI12) and the 42nd ABM Ironmaking Seminar, along with the13th ABM Iron Ore Symposium, held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on October 14-18, 2012, are reviewed in this article with the emphasis on alternative methods of ironmaking.

A report by Joseph J Poveromo*

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