ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown last fall. ArcelorMittal posted a loss of $780 million over the last three months, the fourth straight quarter that the world's largest steelmaker has lost money.
U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility is shown. U.S. Steel is launching Project Carnegie, an attempt to find savings and grow revenue. Teams at all U.S. Steel facilities, including at East Chicago, Gary and Portage, are looking to identify cost-cutting measures and other ways the company can impr…
Workers at U.S. Steel's Gary Works have sued for overtime in a case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 4.
BP's Whiting Refinery expansion has pumped billions of dollars in the economy, boosting its Whiting's economic prospects.
The $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery project is on schedule to wrap up in the second half of this year, with attendant layoffs of construction workers expected to affect employment in that sector.
The $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery project is on schedule to wrap up by the end of the year. The project is now about 95 percent complete.
An aerial view of BP's Whiting Refinery is shown. BP revealed Tuesday that it made a net profit of $5.5 billion in the third quarter, more than offsetting the $1.34 billion loss reported in the previous three months when the company wrote down the value of some assets. It was also 5 percent …
Work is under way at the BP Whiting Refinery to finish the process of replacing the largest of three crude distillation units as part of the facility's modernization project.
ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown next to the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal. In East Chicago, the steelmaking company placed 155 hourly employees at Indiana Harbor Long Carbon on a 32-hour work schedule, said ArcelorMittal spokeswoman Mary Beth Holdford. All of the employees hav…
ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown next to the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal. The No. 3 blast furnace in Indiana Harbor West stopped working last week.
ArcelorMittal;s East Chicago facility is shown in September.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a partial ownership claim for a Portage steel mill made by a son of the late Greek entrepreneur who founded Beta Steel, now known as NLMK Indiana, shown here.
The Ports of Indiana Commission recently approved $1.7 million in spending on new rail and sewer infrastructure at the 600-acre Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.
Locally, ArcelorMittal operates integrated steel mills in East Chicago and Burns Harbor, shown here; a global research and development facility in East Chicago; a hot strip mill in Riverdale; a plate mill in Gary; and processing and finishing joint venture facilities in New Carlisle.
ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility is shown. Production of raw steel in the United States is expected to rise about 3 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, according to early estimates from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
Edmon Lighthall, director of marketplace development for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce said Gary should be working with communities through Chicago and Milwaukee to incubate technology businesses and leverage core assets and unique infrastructure, such as the Gary/Chicago International…
A key piece of financial information for the Gary/Chicago International Airport privatization, an appraisal, is missing in action and may not be delivered to prospective investors before the Aug. 26 bid deadline.
A file photo shows the Lake Michigan shoreline along Marquette Park in Gary in September 2012. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have reached the lowest water levels since record keeping began in 1918.
U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility is shown. The steelmaker is closing two coke batteries and transferring 120 workers to other jobs within the mill. U.S. Steel also plans to spend $60 million over the next three months or repairs and maintenance, mostly on a blast furnace reline in Gary.
Northwest Indiana has given downstate so many dollars in taxes, and in response Cline Avenue won't be built without NWI paying more taxes in tolls.
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