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U.S. Steel scraps coke alternative at Gary Works

U.S. Steel scraps coke alternative at Gary Works

GARY | The largest steel mill in Northwest Indiana has abandoned a longtime plan to make a cheaper, more-reliably priced alternative to a raw material needed for steelmaking.

September 16, 2014 7:30 pm

Brief blast furnace outage did not affect Gary Works production

GARY | The largest blast furnace at Gary Works was briefly down earlier this week, but production was not affected.

September 03, 2014 3:15 pm

Fire quickly contained at U.S. Steel

GARY | Production at U.S. Steel's Gary Works continued as usual following a fire there Tuesday morning.

August 19, 2014 9:00 am

U.S. Steel blast furnace resumes production

GARY | A blast furnace at the nation's largest steel mill is back online after repairs were made.

June 26, 2014 1:15 pm
STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

Demand for steel was relatively flat in the United States in 2013, but AcrelorMittal is expecting a 4 percent increase in demand and shipments this year.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Court sides with U.S. Steel on portion of lawsuit

HAMMOND | A U.S. District Court judge, partly reversing his earlier position, sided with U.S. Steel Corp. in regard to one section of a multipart federal lawsuit against the company regarding air pollution.

April 22, 2014 6:30 pm
Gary Works running at reduced capacity

Gary Works running at reduced capacity

GARY | The nation's largest steel mill is still running at reduced capacity, and iron ore sourcing problems persist because of the worst winter for Great Lakes shipping in decades.

April 16, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

A shipment of iron ore has made its way across the ice-choked Great Lakes to the Gary Works steel mill, where production will resume, although to a limited extent.

April 07, 2014 11:15 am
Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

The winter from hell has caused the shutdown of blast furnaces that normally burn around the clock at U.S. Steel Gary Works.

April 04, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Mayor's vision doesn't stop at city limits

DOUG ROSS: Mayor's vision doesn't stop at city limits

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has a lot of challenges within her city. But her vision doesn't stop at the city limits.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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

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

United States Steel Corp. is taking another look at plans to switch to a coke alternative in the steelmaking process, and replacing a blast furnace at a southern mill with a lower-cost electric arc furnace.

March 22, 2014 6:42 pm
STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

The steel industry got a boost from strong car sales in 2013, which hopefully should continue into this year, said Susan Zlajic, manager of government affairs at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.

February 02, 2014 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

GARY | The nation's highest court has ruled Northwest Indiana steelworkers should not get back pay for the time they spent putting on hard hats and other protective gear before clocking in, or taking it off at the end of the shift.

January 27, 2014 2:45 pm
Cold, snow freeze region businesses

Cold, snow freeze region businesses

As frigid temperatures hampered travel in Northwest Indiana, many region businesses closed or scaled back operations Monday.

January 06, 2014 11:51 am Photos

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Former Gary Works manager retiring amid management overhaul

Former Gary Works manager retiring amid management overhaul

GARY | A former general manager at Gary Works is retiring amid a shake-up of executive management at U.S. Steel.

December 12, 2013 4:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Dying coke batteries don't jeopardize jobs

The decision by U.S. Steel to shut down two coke batteries at Gary Works means 120 workers will be displaced, but not necessarily that they'll no longer be loyal employees.

November 05, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel to shutter two coke batteries at Gary Works

U.S. Steel to shutter two coke batteries at Gary Works

GARY | U.S. Steel is shutting down half of the coke batteries at Gary Works as part of an overall cost-cutting strategy the company is pursuing after failing to turn an annual profit in five years.

October 30, 2013 12:09 pm
U.S. Steel's Portage plant cranking out steel for carmakers

U.S. Steel's Portage plant cranking out steel for carmakers

PORTAGE | Metal that just received rust-proofing piles up in the cavernous warehouse of U.S. Steel's plant in Portage, ready to be trucked off to factories throughout the Midwest.

October 26, 2013 9:25 pm Photos

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Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Most employees are accustomed to getting paid the moment they sit down at their desk or punch in at their workplace.

October 25, 2013 8:30 pm
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