HAMMOND | A union grievance officer is claiming he was discriminated against while employed at the ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor West facility.
Recent reports addressing the decline in steel jobs in Northwest Indiana fail to paint a complete picture. What’s missing in discussions of the need for a new economic path is that the steel industry — and ArcelorMittal in particular — is taking the necessary actions to improve our competiti…
The biggest blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere is coming back online after a lengthy outage this summer.
The numbers show a staggering decline, especially for longtime region residents who remember when steel was king in Northwest Indiana.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools recently received two grants totaling $13,500 from ArcelorMittal.
CHESTERTON | A substantial grant by ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company, which has a significant presence in Northwest Indiana, has the potential to change lives and landscapes across the region.
GARY | A blast furnace at the nation's largest steel mill is back online after repairs were made.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium
The Times Media Company’s annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium celebrates its seventh year of highlighting diversity awareness and the network of resources available in the Calumet and Northwest Indiana region. The event this year takes place at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on June 25.
Generations of Northwest Indiana families built their lives around the many jobs that major industries brought to this area more than 100 years ago. The adjacency to the Great Lakes created a transportation hub not only at manufacturing centers in Hammond, East Chicago and Portage, but also …
ArcelorMittal will spend $90 million to settle a price-fixing lawsuit that alleged U.S. steelmakers violated federal antitrust laws.
GARY | On the heels of closing six schools and the pending loss of teachers and staff, the Gary Community School Corp. is launching a new program that will put students in a position to get a job or continue their education.
VALPARAISO | Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is celebrating ecofriendly living through June 30.
Second-grader Victor Lopez plants a marigold.
ArcelorMittal mechanical engineer Jeff Krause gives second-graders a hand with their planting chores.
The American Heart Association works with students at Nathan Hale Elementary School to plant a Teaching Garden. Second-grader Sebastian Zarate plants his tomato plant in a planter.
Steel is the backbone of the region's economy, and there are signs of back pain again.
Automakers are putting their vehicles on crash diets to prepare for tough new federal rules that demand twice as much fuel-efficiency by 2025.
ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor Plate Heat Treat Facility employees watch a steel plate being transported to a hardening furnace during a news conference about the new production line for heat-treated products at the facility last spring.
INDIANAPOLIS | Steel dumping poses a real threat to jobs in Northwest Indiana, and policy-makers in Washington need to take heed, industry officials said.
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