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Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Andrew Sweeney of Matteson, Ill., worked at the ArcelorMittal steel mill in Burns Harbor after taking classes at Prairie State College as part of the Steelworkers for the Future program.

June 13, 2014 2:51 pm
Gary Airport

Gary Airport

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday approved an historic 40-year privatization deal for development and airfield operations at the lightly-used airport.

January 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Steelmakers want emissions standards to look at production too

Steelmakers want emissions standards to look at production too

Steam billows from a stack at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. Steelmakers say emissions regulations should consider the steel production releases fewer greenhouse gases than the manufacturing of other metals. A trade group has been lobbying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to …

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana leads nation in steel production again

Indiana leads nation in steel production again

Steam billows from a stack at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. The Hoosier state has topped the nation in steel production every year since 1980, American Iron and Steel Institute spokeswoman Rachel Gilbert said.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
Steel CEO: More consolidation 'inevitable'

Steel CEO: More consolidation 'inevitable'

Steam billows from a stack at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. Mark Millett, president and chief executive officer of Fort Wayne-based Steel Dynamics, said integrated steel producers, like those that operate mills in Northwest Indiana, have been carrying the burden of high fixed costs.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

Steam billows from a stack at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. The American Iron and Steel Institute said the proposed power plant regulations could "severely harm the international competitiveness of energy-intensive, trade-exposed U.S. industries like steel."

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Second-grade students Elise Hibbard, left, and Lily Segura plant banana pepper plants while Nikky Witkowski, coordinator of Purdue University Agriculture Extension Program, talks to students about plant roots Thursday at Highland's Johnston Elementary School. The students planted a garden an…

May 16, 2013 11:43 pm
ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

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.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel

U.S. Steel

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…

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

U.S. Steel has prevailed in an eight-year legal battle that began at Gary Works and ended up being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last fall.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown. London-based Brand Finance recently declared that the steelmaker has one of the top 300 brands in the world.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

The Carbonyx buildings at U.S. Steel Gary Works in Gary are shown in 2012.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
BP has fueled resurgence in Whitiing

BP has fueled resurgence in Whitiing

BP's Whiting Refinery expansion has pumped billions of dollars in the economy, boosting its Whiting's economic prospects.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
BP project wind-down will involve big layoffs

BP project wind-down will involve big layoffs

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.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
BP Whiting Refinery project getting closer to completion

BP Whiting Refinery project getting closer to completion

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.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
Mike Rippey

Mike Rippey

Mike Rippey, president and CEO of ArcelorMittal

November 29, 2012 4:30 pm
Mike Rippey speaks to Lakeshore Chamber

Mike Rippey speaks to Lakeshore Chamber

Mike Rippey, President and CEO of ArcelorMittal, gives a presentation Thursday about trends in the economy affecting the steel industry during a Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago.

November 29, 2012 1:43 pm
Mike Rippey speaks to Lakeshore Chamber

Mike Rippey speaks to Lakeshore Chamber

Mike Rippey, President and CEO of ArcelorMittal, gives a presentation Thursday about trends in the economy affecting the steel industry during a Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago.

November 29, 2012 1:43 pm
ArcelorMittal USA exec named chairman of steel trade association

ArcelorMittal USA exec named chairman of steel trade association

ArcelorMittal USA president and CEO Mike Rippey, shown speaking to the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce in 2012, will serve as chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute. The association represents 22 member companies and about 125 associate members, who are either suppliers to or custom…

November 29, 2012 1:43 pm
BP

BP

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 …

October 09, 2012 1:00 pm
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