Since 1918, The NSA has promoted the use of Blast Furnace and Steel Furnace Slag. Blast Furnace slag has been called the “All-Purpose Aggregate” as it can be used in all construction applications as either a normal weight or lightweight (expanded or pelletized) aggregate depending on how it was formed and processed. Blast Furnace Slag is also quickly quenched by water or air to produce Granulated Blast Furnace Slag.

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Leadership Meeting – January 26th, 2022,  9:00 am to 1:00 pm Virtual

Marketing, Technical, Environmental  Committee Spring Meetings –        March  9th,  2022,  9:00 am to 1:00 pm Portage IN

Procurement, Operations, Safety, Allied Committee Spring Meetings –     March 17th,  2022,  9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Charlotte NC



National Slag Association Annual Meeting

Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of the Palms, South Carolina

September 18th – 21st, 2022



SMH Hosts Spring Commitee Meetings

SMH Group a long-standing member of the NSA hosted the NSA spring 2022 safety, operations, purchasing, and allied member committee meetings held on March 16 – 17 at their Charlotte facility in North Carolina.  During this event SMH showcased the Atlas 400 material handler and unveiled their newest material handler the Mantsinen 60 which has been specifically designed with significant input from the mill service industry.   The Mantsinen 60 was similarly displayed at ISRI’s 2022 Convention and Exposition that was held in Las Vegas March 21-24.  You can take a virtual tour of the Atlas 400 given by Chuck Priggemeier National Products Support Manager SMH Group at click here and a virtual tour of Mantsinen 60 given by  Tom Hickson General Manager SMH Group at click here  The NSA would like to thank the SMH group and in particular Len Lawrence and his team for not only being such congenial hosts, but truly listening to plant operator concerns and desires.