AK Steel Announces Third Quarter Earnings Date

Middletown, OH, September 22, 2005—AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today it plans to release third quarter 2005 earnings results at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 25, 2005. 

In conjunction with its earnings release, AK Steel will provide live listening access on the Internet to its analyst conference call to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 25, 2005.  Access to the webcast will be available from the home page of the company’s Web site at www.aksteel.com.  The webcast will be archived on the company’s Web site following the call until November 1, 2005 and will be accessible from the home page.

Headquartered in Middletown, Ohio, AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, as well as carbon and stainless tubular steel products, for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets.