Top steel executives, including some from ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel, will discuss the future of steelmaking at an upcoming conference in Indianapolis.
Manufacturing has been doing fairly well, and should see continued strength going into 2014, Berlin Metals president Roy Berlin said.
The steel industry got a boost from strong car sales in 2013, which hopefully should continue into this year, said Susan Zlajic, manager of government affairs at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.
A lumber company has consolidated its Gary, Blue Island and Joliet operations in the south suburbs.
When my daughter was 5, our family began playing Monopoly. It has been her favorite game. For a while, we called her Trump Jr. When explaining real life issues to her, I often refer back to the game.
In this time of competition for alternate materials for the next generation of automobiles, I ponder if Northwest Indiana is engaged in a great global drama called “Car Wars.”
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.
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