Steel giant ArcelorMittal is shuffling around management, and will run the company by region going forward.
Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and Sen. Joe Donnelly testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday in support of anti-dumping tariffs on hot-rolled steel products from China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and the Ukraine.
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.
The manufacturing sector continues to improve, and the steel industry in particular has been buoyed by strong auto sales, Berlin Metals president Roy Berlin said.
Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.
Steelmakers that run mills in Northwest Indiana have struggled to make money this year, but the American Iron and Steel Institute's chief executive officer said they should end the year on a more positive note.
An encouraging rise in Lake and Porter county construction projects is welcome news on several levels following years of soft demand in the doldrums of an economic downturn.
Steel gets put into ship hulls, wind turbines and paint cans, but one of its biggest end uses is in construction.
GARY | Northwest Indiana-based steel fabricator Refax Inc., has bought a Chicago company that will let it diversify its business beyond the local steel industry.
ST. JOHN | Steel made in Northwest Indiana frames cars, fills supermarkets with cans and forms countless refrigerator doors.
Steel's strength is important not just for structural components but also the economy and national security.
United States Steel Corp. posted another loss in the second quarter because of sluggish demand, and declines in flat-rolled shipments and line pipe prices.
Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.
Soft demand and overcapacity issues have been nagging the steel industry, Berlin Metals president Roy Berlin said.
MERRILLVILLE | Consumers have started to feel confident enough to buy big-ticket items again, including cars and homes, but Northwest Indiana business leaders remain concerned about jobs.
Cars have to be twice as fuel-efficient in a little more than a decade, and that has automakers scrambling to look at how they can make them lighter.
When one door opens, another door opens, it is said. In ArcelorMittal's case, when one door was in danger of closing, the company designed a new door.
The steel industry continues to struggle despite rising orders from automakers, who have added third shifts and new employees to keep pace with their turbocharged sales.
This year, my daughter’s third-grade class studied steel manufacturing in their social studies unit. When I was in third grade, we spent most of our time studying state flags, birds and flowers. I was thrilled they were covering a subject that is not only personally important to me but also …
Follow The Times
For a Limited Time Only!! Sign Up for a Membership & Save 50% On the Initiation Fee. Stop in to World Gym Today for More Details
Stop in today for more information & a tour of our facilit…
When that next storm makes a mess of your trees and yard- call us!
It's the best time of the year to buy a new device. Special pricing on phones and tablets for everyone on your list. Lots of great stocking stuffers and free gift wrapping upon request. Shop Small Business - Shop Clarity Wireless
Pete Doherty is an accomplished scenic photographer!
Jack & Vernon's Septic Service is here for all your septic…
In Today's Paper
Should Indiana be aggressive in offering incentives to Boeing in hopes of landing a new jetliner assembly plant?