Dear Sirs,

As you may know by our last letter that National Iranian
Steel Co. and Iran Mineral Supply Co. (afiliated to Iran
Ministry of Insustries & Mines)in order to promote
capabilities of steel producing and related mines,
also introducing investment opportunities in steel and
mines sector to foreign companies and investors, intends
to organize an International Exhibition from 16 to
19 April 2003 in the Tehran Permanent Int'l Fair Ground.

Considering the existing potentials in steel industry
and related mines in our country, this Exhibition is an
excellent opportunity for displaying foreign company's
technical capabilities to Iranian steel producers.

In the next to Exhibition, a conference will be held too.

We would like to extend our cordial invitation to you to
attend this important Exhibition and Conference.
To register at the Exhibition, you are kindly requested
to inform the Secretariat of the Exhibition as soon
as possible.

For any further information please do not hesitate to
contact us or visit our website: www.rahyar.com/samin2003.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Very truly yours,

Masoumeh Faraji (Miss)
Deputy Manager to Int'l Affairs

Iran's First Int'l Steel And Mines Exhibition Secretariat
Rahyar Bamin Co
Address: 6th floor, No 64, Karegar St., North Bahar St.,
Tehran 15637, Iran
Tel: +98-21 7532864, Fax: +98-21 7528354
www.rahyar.com/samin2003
samin@rahyar.com


CALL FOR PAPERS


Forum
Next to the Exhibition, there will be a professional
forum too.
The main objective of the forum is to promote the
transfer of steel technology by presenting ideas,
experiences and knowledge of international professional
experts and analysing the problems and solutions for steel
trades by international market analysts and economists.
In this regard you are kindly requested to present your
latest scientific achievements as well as your technical
& research experiences relating with the subjects of the
forum. It should be noted that all of the accepted
papers will be published in technical book of the forum
which some of them will be presented in the forum.

Subjects
Technical Section
A glance to coal & iron ore mines
New technologies in iron-making
New technologies in steel industries
New technologies for quality improvement
Making clean steel
Refractories
Simulation & modeling
Energy optimization

Economics and Markets
WTO, international trade problems & global restructuring
of the steel industry
Technology transfer & its effects on new millennium's
steel trade
Imports & exports
Effect of international economics on steel prices

Environmental Aspects
New technologies for environmental control
Environment, iron & steel industry & recycling


Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 6 Nov. 2002
Abstract acceptance notification: 25 Nov. 2002
Paper submission deadline: 20 January 2003
Paper acceptance notification: 4 February 2003