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Creating a culture of continuous improvement

Andy Harshaw says steel companies need to promote a culture of continuous improvement. Focusing on the future and being able to foster innovation is critical to the industry’s survival, he believes.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Steel: Forging a future

Steel: Forging a future

"We are competitive."

April 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Three employees injured at NLMK

PORTAGE | Three employees of NLMK Indiana in the Port of Indiana were airlifted to Chicago-area hospitals Wednesday night after sustaining injuries associated with an arc flash.

March 14, 2013 2:00 pm

Gary could benefit from Republic Steel's Ohio plans

Activity at Republic Steel's cold finishing facility in Gary could receive a boost from the construction of a new electric arc furnace in Ohio, company officials said.

November 30, 2011 12:00 am
Steelmaker's key to success forged in region

Steelmaker's key to success forged in region

Modernizing an industry that's hundreds of years old and has continued to operate in a location since 1906 is no easy task.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Steelmaker's key to success forged in region

Steelmaker's key to success forged in region

Modernizing an industry that's hundreds of years old and has continued to operate in a location since 1906 is no easy task.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
U.S. Steel: NWI key to company's viability

U.S. Steel: NWI key to company's viability

Officials from United States Steel Corp. say NWI is key to the company's long-term global success. The region is home to the company's largest manufacturing complex, Gary Works, but only a slice of the more than 4,900 U.S. Steel employees in the Region work at the plant. And that number pale…

November 06, 2011 12:00 am

U.S. Steel making play to reduce coke consumption, use natural gas

Capitalizing on cheap natural gas, becoming more cost competitive and enhancing its coke position were among the goals United States Steel Corp. executives outlined in a conference with analysts late last month.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am

U.S. Steel to reduce coke, use natural gas

U.S. Steel is continuing a project in Gary to build two modules that produce a carbon alloy material that would be a substitute for traditionally manufactured coke in steelmaking.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am
Volatility steering decisions for steel companies

Volatility steering decisions for steel companies

Raw material price volatility is pushing steel industry executives to implement new processes or vertical integration. At the Association for Iron & Steel Technology's annual conference last week, company leaders said the price increases on coal, coke and iron ore are driving the need to…

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Volatility steering decisions for steel companies

Volatility steering decisions for steel companies

INDIANAPOLIS | Steel industry executives said Wednesday they have to continue finding ways to reduce their exposure to raw material price volatility by implementing new processes or vertical integration.

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Portage mini-mill to restart coil production after transformer failure

PORTAGE | NLMK Indiana in Portage is aiming to restart hot-rolled coil production Monday after an electrical transformer failure last week.

April 14, 2011 2:00 am
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