AK Steel Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Earnings Date

      AK Steel Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Earnings Date

PR Newswire

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Dec. 12, 2012

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said
today that it plans to release its fourth quarter and full-year 2012 financial
results before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on
Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

AK Steel will also provide live listening access on the Internet to its
earnings conference call to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on January 29,
2013. Access to the webcast will be available from the home page of the
company's website at www.aksteel.com. The webcast will be archived on the
company's website following the call until February 5, 2013 and will be
accessible from the home page.

AK Steel

AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels,
primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and
electrical power generation and distribution markets. The company employs
about 6,200 men and women in Middletown, Mansfield, Coshocton and Zanesville,
Ohio; Butler, Pennsylvania; Ashland, Kentucky; Rockport, Indiana; and its
corporate headquarters in West Chester, Ohio. Additional information about AK
Steel is available on the company's web site at www.aksteel.com.

AK Tube LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and
women in plants in Walbridge, Ohio and Columbus, Indiana. AK Tube produces
carbon and stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular steel products
for truck, automotive and other markets. Additional information about AK Tube
LLC is available on its web site at www.aktube.com.

AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, controls
and is developing metallurgical coal reserves in Somerset County,
Pennsylvania. AK Steel also owns 49.9% of Magnetation LLC, a joint venture
headquartered in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which produces iron ore concentrate
from previously mined ore reserves.


Website: http://www.aksteel.com
Contact: Media, Barry L. Racey, Director, Government and Public Relations,
+1-513-425-2749, or Investors, Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President,
Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, +1-513-425-2888
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