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Gary Airport

Gary Airport

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday approved an historic 40-year privatization deal for development and airfield operations at the lightly-used airport.

January 27, 2014 12:00 pm
ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

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.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel

U.S. Steel

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…

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

U.S. Steel has prevailed in an eight-year legal battle that began at Gary Works and ended up being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last fall.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown. London-based Brand Finance recently declared that the steelmaker has one of the top 300 brands in the world.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

The Carbonyx buildings at U.S. Steel Gary Works in Gary are shown in 2012.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Carbonyx

Carbonyx

The Carbonyx buildings at U.S. Steel Gary Works in Gary are shown last fall. The steelmaker announced Wednesday it was abandoning the project and writing down $210 million in investment.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Demolition work continues on the Cline Ave. bridge in East Chicago.

Demolition work continues on the Cline Ave. bridge in East Chicago.

Demolition work on the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago in 2012. U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly blasted the state for failing to rebuild the bridge, which has been turned over to a private company and will be made into a toll road.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
BP has fueled resurgence in Whitiing

BP has fueled resurgence in Whitiing

BP's Whiting Refinery expansion has pumped billions of dollars in the economy, boosting its Whiting's economic prospects.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
BP project wind-down will involve big layoffs

BP project wind-down will involve big layoffs

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.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
BP Whiting Refinery project getting closer to completion

BP Whiting Refinery project getting closer to completion

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.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
BP

BP

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 …

October 09, 2012 1:00 pm
Replacement work continues at Whiting Refinery

Replacement work continues at Whiting Refinery

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.

October 09, 2012 1:00 pm
ArcelorMittal East Chicago

ArcelorMittal East Chicago

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…

October 09, 2012 12:01 pm
ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

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.

October 09, 2012 12:01 pm
ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor in East Chicago won the Project Excellence Award from the Association of Iron and Steel Technology for its blast furnace gas flare capture project, which converts blast furnace waste gas into electricity, lowering energy costs and emissions.  

October 09, 2012 12:01 pm
ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal;s East Chicago facility is shown in September.

October 01, 2012 3:00 pm
Two NWI casinos notch May revenue increases

Two NWI casinos notch May revenue increases

Two of the region's gaming boats, East Chicago's Ameristar, shown here, and Michigan City's Blue Chip, notched revenue increases of 3.4 percent and 3 percent respectively. It marks the first time this year monthly revenues at any casino in Northwest Indiana have bested those in the previous year.

October 01, 2012 2:55 pm
Indiana appeals court rejects Beta Steel ownership claim

Indiana appeals court rejects Beta Steel ownership claim

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.

October 01, 2012 2:15 pm
Port authority invests in infrastructure at Burns Harbor

Port authority invests in infrastructure at Burns Harbor

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.

October 01, 2012 1:45 pm
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