October 14, 2008

Webcast Alert: AK Steel’s Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Webcast

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AK Steel announces the following Webcast:

   What:     AK Steel's Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Webcast    When:     October 21, 2008 @ 11:00 a.m. Eastern    Where:    http://www.aksteel.com/   

How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above.

The webcast will be archived on the company's Web site following the call until October 28, 2008 and will be accessible from the home page. This webcast is copyrighted by AK Steel. All rights reserved. Any form of copying, rebroadcast, webcast or other distribution without express written permission is prohibited.

About AK Steel

AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, primarily for automotive, appliance, construction and electrical power generation and distribution markets. The company employs about 6,500 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 http://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 http://www.aktube.com/.

AK Steel

CONTACT: Media, Alan H. McCoy, Vice President, Government and PublicRelations, +1-513-425-2826, or Investors, Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., VicePresident, Finance & CFO, +1-513-425-2888, both of AK Steel

Web site: http://www.aksteel.com/http://www.aktube.com/