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Indiana Harbor And Ship Canal

Forum updates progress in waterway rehabilitation

EAST CHICAGO | A Tuesday seminar brought public officials, project managers and local activists up to date on work to rehabilitate waterways in the city.

July 29, 2014 6:30 pm

Steps taken to avoid another Indiana Harbor dredging delay

EAST CHICAGO | Steps have been taken to prevent a repeat of the mishap that delayed the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project for approximately two weeks.

June 15, 2014 12:05 am

ArcelorMittal worker dies after February incident

An ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor steelworker has died from injuries suffered when he fell into scalding water at the mill in February.

March 26, 2014 11:13 am
Army Corps, contractors offer update on dredging project

Army Corps, contractors offer update on dredging project

EAST CHICAGO | An Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project that has resulted in the removal of 400,000 cubic yards of material since its beginning in the fall of 2012 is scheduled to resume in early April.

March 13, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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U.S. Army Corps plans forum on Indiana Harbor dredging

EAST CHICAGO | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a public meeting tonight about the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. Coast Guard ice breakers clear the way for commerce

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter made its way south on Lake Michigan this week to break up ice in Burns Harbor, to ensure lake freighters and barges can continue to come into the port.

February 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Two workers still recovering after accident at Indiana Harbor West

EAST CHICAGO | Two contractors who were injured during a fatal accident at an East Chicago steel mill remain hospitalized.

November 15, 2013 7:15 pm

Accident kills contractor at ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

A Valparaiso man who was working as a contractor at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor West steel mill in East Chicago was killed in an accident Wednesday morning. Two other contractors were injured.

November 13, 2013 4:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Dredging is vital clean water act for NWI

The process of dredging the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal has begun, and it's going to be a lengthy process.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am

Dredging and removing Indiana Harbor sediment to take decades

HAMMOND │ Dredging and disposing sediment from the Indiana Harbor and Canal is slated to continue for decades, according to a Tuesday presentation by the Purdue Water Institute and Department of Mechanical Engineering.

November 05, 2013 8:10 pm
ArcelorMittal focused on sustainability

ArcelorMittal focused on sustainability

CHICAGO | People might picture steel mills as dirty, smoke-belching factories, but that's not the modern-day reality.

October 02, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Official: Bridge repair choices seem arbitrary, unfair

INDIANAPOLIS | A region state senator is questioning why Indiana seems willing to spend money on expensive bridge and road projects across the state, but wouldn't pay to replace the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago.

September 14, 2013 11:00 pm

Work wraps for season on ship canal dredging project

EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project wrapped up for the calendar year on Aug. 5 and is expected to resume in the spring.

August 25, 2013 12:05 am
ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

A blast furnace has gone down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the largest steelmaking complex in North America.

August 16, 2013 12:10 pm Photos

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Bridge work interrupts Indiana Harbor dredging in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project has been temporarily suspended because of maintenance work being performed on the Dickey Road Bridge.

April 20, 2013 10:54 pm

Crews ready to resume Harbor and Ship Canal dredging

EAST CHICAGO | Work will resume this week on the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project.

April 03, 2013 10:00 pm
E.C. dredging to move upstream

E.C. dredging to move upstream

EAST CHICAGO | Dredging of the western branch of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is nearly complete after a month of nonstop work.

November 28, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Dredging of E.C. harbor, ship canal delayed by winds

Dredging of E.C. harbor, ship canal delayed by winds

EAST CHICAGO | After waiting 40 years for the complete dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Canal to begin, the official first scoop of contaminated sediment was delayed Monday by Mother Nature.

October 29, 2012 5:24 pm Photos

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At long last: Indiana Harbor, Ship Canal work expected to begin

EAST CHICAGO | Long-delayed dredging of a polluted industrial waterway which runs through the heart of East Chicago is scheduled to begin this week.

October 22, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging delayed until October

EAST CHICAGO | Dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal won't begin next month as planned due to a delay in shipping some equipment, project officials said.

August 19, 2012 6:02 pm
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