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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

Auto parts supplier leaders earn Lean Six Sigma certification

Leaders at a Hammond-based auto supplier have earned certification in Lean Six Sigma, a system that encourages efficiency and continuous improvement in business operations.

September 14, 2013 11:30 am
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valparaiso University sophomore Katelyn Niemeyer watches a water absorption test along with students from Valparaiso's Thomas Jefferson Elementary School on Thursday at the Thorgren Dentention Basin. Students were testing water and soil quality at the site.

April 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valparaiso University sophomore Kiefer Heiman shows Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth-graders how to test for water absorption in the soil Thursday at the Thorgren Dentention Basin in Valparaiso.

April 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Principal Bonnie Stephens points out bugs Thursday at the Thorgren Dentention Basin with fifth-graders Cameron Nelson, left, and Kyle Handing.

April 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth-grader Cameron Kjelstrom holds a dragonfly larvae Thursday from the Thorgren Dentention Basin in Valparaiso. The young students helped Valparaiso University students and faculty to test soil and water conditions at the basin, which included looking at…

April 26, 2012 3:55 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Tom Goyne, left, Valparaiso University associate professor of chemistry, talks with students from Valparaiso's Thomas Jefferson Elementary School on Thursday before testing the Thorgren Dentention Basin for water and soil quality.

April 26, 2012 3:55 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Thomas Goyne, left, Valparaiso University associate professor of Chemistry, explains to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students how to use a tube to test soil water absorption Thursday at the Thorgren Detention Basin in Valparaiso. Valparaiso University students — with help from the fift…

April 26, 2012 3:55 pm
Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Valpo 5th-graders, VU work together to test conditions at a basin

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth-graders Paulina Godoy, left, and Joana Tomas-Alfaro, right center, identify bugs Thursday from the Thorgren Dentention Basin in Valparaiso along with teacher Jeffrey Hellmers, left center, and Mia Goulding from Save the Dunes.

April 26, 2012 3:55 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Nancy Packovski leads students in an exercise about various angles Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Nancy Packovski leads students in an exercise Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School fourth-graders Brittany Esquiveo, right, and Alexis Miller use masking tape on the classroom floor while solving perimeter and area assignments Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Jennifer Connell, center, high-fives Paul Schultz and congratulates Alexis Miller, left, and Brittany Esquiveo while working on area and perimeter problems using masking tape on the classroom floor.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Steel outlook

Steel outlook

Smoke billows from a stack at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. Fitch Ratings said through the end of the second quarter, most steel producers should show benefits of prices rising more than costs, improved capacity utilization and improved demand for value-added steels

July 01, 2010 12:00 am
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