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Rich history and innovative future—Refractories show two faces at 53rd annual symposium

By April Gocha / March 31, 2017

This year, a record ~230 attendees descended upon St. Louis for 53rd Annual Symposium on Refractories, held March 29–30 and hosted by ACerS St. Louis Section and Refractory Ceramics Division.

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Scenes from Unitecr 2013 in Victoria, BC

By Eileen De Guire / September 13, 2013

UNITECR 2013—the 13th meeting of The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories–is being held this week in Victoria, BC.

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Photoblogging from 48th Symposium on Refractories in St. Louis

By Eileen De Guire / March 30, 2012

Rick Volk from Uni-Ref, Inc. was RCD’s 2012 T.J. Planje Award winner. On Wednesday and Thursday I attended the 48th Symposium on Refractories sponsored by the St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division. A record number of 162 attendees came to hear eleven talks on the theme of “Refractories for Non-Ferrous Applications.” Most stayed…

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