Innovation technology? Yes! Rust belt industry? No!
To stay competitive globally and to grow, the North American steel industry needs reasonable, streamlined and effectively enforced policies from the U.S. and Canadian governments, top steel executives said.
Andy Harshaw says steel companies need to promote a culture of continuous improvement. Focusing on the future and being able to foster innovation is critical to the industry’s survival, he believes.
Randy Hall Jr. never wanted to work in the mill.
University of Wyoming energy economics professor Timothy Considine believes all jobs are not created equal.
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 Washington, D.C.-based steel trade association is urging the nation's political leaders to support a pro-manufacturing policy agenda that helps improve the international competitiveness of key economic sectors.
The city of Gary was one the biggest gainers in the Milken Institute’s annual index of Best-Performing Cities of 2012.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | While navigating a path around hundreds of steel coils on a shop floor or walking past management offices, the jovial interactions among three Esmark Steel Group executives are reminiscent of those with family members or buddies at a bar.
A federal appellate court set aside a lower court's jury verdict Friday that partly invalidated a patent ArcelorMittal held on a type of steel product produced in Indiana that has automotive industry applications.
EAST CHICAGO | The manufacturing sector helped lead the nation's economic recovery in the last few years, but now it may be up to the housing market and consumers to do the heavy lifting, ArcelorMittal USA CEO Mike Rippey said Thursday.
ArcelorMittal has reduced operations for certain employees at two of its U.S. long product mills as a result of business conditions, the company said in a statement issued Monday.
The United Steelworkers said Thursday that its members working at ArcelorMittal USA facilities have ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.
Expectations of a strong second half of the year for steel are in jeopardy as a key global industry group again cut its forecast for growth for the rest of 2012 and in 2013.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting a Steelworkers for the Future ppen house from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 in the PSC Conference Center Room 1318.
Next Generation members of United Steelworkers Local 1014 is hosting a voter registration drive Sept. 17 in Gary.
The Midwest Chapter of the Association for Iron and Steel Technology is holding a vendor fair Sept. 18 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Merrillville.
The United Steelworkers union said Saturday it has reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with ArcelorMittal USA, ending about three months of negotiations.
OAKBROOK TERRACE, ILL. | Washington has to change the way it does business and may need a change in its leaders to get that done, four metals industry executives said Tuesday at a manufacturing summit.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A planned expansion at Chicago Heights Steel, 211 E. Main St., could bring additional jobs to the city.
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