Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.
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.
HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.
Nucor president and chief executive officer John Ferriola will keynote an annual dinner and awards banquet for metal industry professionals.
ST. JOHN | Steel made in Northwest Indiana frames cars, fills supermarkets with cans and forms countless refrigerator doors.
Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.
An observation point in the center of Magnitogorsk, Russia, provides a breathtaking view of the Ural River, with gray and orange smoke rising above the rows of pipes on the opposite bank.
A member of the Mies van der Rohe Society, George Rogge adhered to the architect’s philosophy when he began designing his Miller Beach home; a modernist three-story house with floor to 12-feet ceiling sheaths of glass providing panoramic views of Lake Michigan.
A member of the Mies van der Rohe Society, George Rogge adhered to the architect’s philosophy when he began designing his Miller Beach home — a modernist three-story linear house with floor to 12-feet ceiling to floor sheaths of glass providing panoramic views of Lake Michigan and the surrou…
Wine Caddy Sculptures, from H & K Recycled Metal Art, are unique hand-crafted metal art pieces made from recycled steel and copper by European artisans and sell for $29 to $119 at Winecaddys.com.
A lot of used cars in the junkyard
A Chicago Heights-based steel service center is planning to upgrade a processing line to increase the variety of products it can accept and the quality of steel it sells to customers, a company official said.
Improved flat-rolled segment performance helped lift United States Steel Corp. to its first quarterly profit in more than two years.
Raw material price volatility is pushing steel industry executives to implement new processes or vertical integration. At the Association for Iron & Steel Technology's annual conference last week, company leaders said the price increases on coal, coke and iron ore are driving the need to…
INDIANAPOLIS | Steel industry executives said Wednesday they have to continue finding ways to reduce their exposure to raw material price volatility by implementing new processes or vertical integration.
The head of a Gary-based steel processor has left to run a company under industry magnate Craig Bouchard.
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Joe Austgen and his son, Brian, of Highland unload scrap steel items from a trailer at Metro Recycling in Griffith.
METAL PRICES, Matt Petropoulos, left, of Cedar Lake, and his father, Dave, of Griffith unload some steel shelving
Matt Petropoulos, left, of Cedar Lake, and his father, Dave, of Griffith unload some steel shelving at Metro Recycling in Griffith
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