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.
Indiana workplaces have gotten safer, with the fewest fatalities on record last year, but state officials would still like to lower the number of fatal vehicle crashes.
GARY | United States Steel Corp., the company that built the city of Gary and was once the largest corporation in the world, has a new leader.
ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel have been working on streamlining operations after a prolonged economic slump has kept them from being profitable, and the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to review labor costs at all its facilities.
GARY | New Indiana Department of Labor Commissioner Sean Keefer toured U.S. Steel Gary Works on Tuesday to see what the massive steel mill was doing to prevent on-the-job accidents.
United States Steel Corp. posted another loss in the second quarter because of sluggish demand, and declines in flat-rolled shipments and line pipe prices.
U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.
Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.
This year, my daughter’s third-grade class studied steel manufacturing in their social studies unit. When I was in third grade, we spent most of our time studying state flags, birds and flowers. I was thrilled they were covering a subject that is not only personally important to me but also …
Randy Hall Jr. never wanted to work in the mill.
United States Steel Corp. officials expect to start up a second module in Gary during late summer to produce a substitute for a critical raw material to make steel.
United States Steel Corp. Vice President Tony Bridge has three degrees – a bachelor’s in industrial management and in electrical engineering from Purdue – and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, but he recently confessed that despite those milestones, he never attended a graduation ceremony.
Officials from United States Steel Corp. affirmed that modules expected to make an alternative to the steelmaking input coke will start production in Gary this year.
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