East Chicago is pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan, just as Gary hopes to get a hearing its own proposal for Buffington Harbor, shown at the lower middle portion of this photo. The East Chicago port would be located on the east side of the peninsula j…
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.
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…
Workers at U.S. Steel's Gary Works have sued for overtime in a case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 4.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, shown during calm waters last September, is a popular spot during high winds, when waves are spectacular.
Shipping is a vital part of Northwest Indiana's economy, as this September photo of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal shows.
Marquette Park in Gary
ArcelorMittal in East Chicago
The Lake Michigan shoreline along Marquette Park in Gary.
BP's Whiting Refinery expansion has pumped billions of dollars in the economy, boosting its Whiting's economic prospects.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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…
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.
ArcelorMittal;s East Chicago facility is shown in September.
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.
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.
Locally, ArcelorMittal operates integrated steel mills in East Chicago and Burns Harbor, shown here; a global research and development facility in East Chicago; a hot strip mill in Riverdale; a plate mill in Gary; and processing and finishing joint venture facilities in New Carlisle.
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