AIST Honours Cleveland Cliffs CEO Mr Lourenco Goncalves
NWI Times reported that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology has recognized Cleveland-Cliffs CEO Mr Lourenco Goncalves and Cleveland-Cliffs Burns Harbor Senior Vice President of Flat Rolled Steel Mr Wendell L Cartat its AISTech 2021 Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition in Nashville in Tennesee in US. AIST recognized his strong leadership, outstanding contributions, strategic vision to transform and grow Cleveland-Cliffs as an exemplary company in the US steel industry and his passionate advocacy for the success of the domestic iron and steel industry."
Mr Goncalves, who orchestrated the largest consolidation of the U.S. steel industry in decades by buying AK Steel and ArcelorMittal USA last year, turning his mining company into the largest producer of flat-rolled steel in North America overnight, won Steelmaker of the Year. He was honoured for a distinguished career in mining and steelmaking that dates back more than 30 years, as well as for the mega-merger with seismic ramifications for the domestic steel industry he successfully pulled off.