GARY | A blast furnace at the nation's largest steel mill is back online after repairs were made.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The winter from hell has caused the shutdown of blast furnaces that normally burn around the clock at U.S. Steel Gary Works.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has a lot of challenges within her city. But her vision doesn't stop at the city limits.
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.
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.
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.
As frigid temperatures hampered travel in Northwest Indiana, many region businesses closed or scaled back operations Monday.
GARY | A former general manager at Gary Works is retiring amid a shake-up of executive management at U.S. Steel.
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.
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.
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.
Most employees are accustomed to getting paid the moment they sit down at their desk or punch in at their workplace.
Stringent fuel-efficiency standards have pitted steel against rival metals in a race to make cars, trucks and SUVs lighter.
U.S. Steel plans to offer rare tours of a local steel mill when an international summit comes to town.
Steel gets put into ship hulls, wind turbines and paint cans, but one of its biggest end uses is in construction.
U.S. Steel recently overhauled its leadership after years of losses and a cement-booted stock price that has sunk by about 90 percent since 2008, but an analyst warns a turnaround will not be easy.
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