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Steel Manufacturing

GUEST COMMENTARY: Steel is essential part of new economic path

GUEST COMMENTARY: Steel is essential part of new economic path

Recent reports addressing the decline in steel jobs in Northwest Indiana fail to paint a complete picture. What’s missing in discussions of the need for a new economic path is that the steel industry — and ArcelorMittal in particular — is taking the necessary actions to improve our competiti…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana should consider public-private model in meeting CO2 rules

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana should consider public-private model in meeting CO2 rules

On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency fired the first shot in the war on carbon dioxide. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, 84 percent of Indiana’s electrical generation comes from coal-fired power plants. The new EPA rules will require Indiana to reduce our use …

July 15, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Look at why imported steel costs less

GUEST COMMENTARY: Look at why imported steel costs less

Your editorial, "Steel industry must remain strong," needed additional information. This country has Draconian, insurmountable and ever-changing regulations/laws which affect steel manufacturing.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Region needs to know about steel industry

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Region needs to know about steel industry

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 …

June 30, 2013 12:00 am

Armor steel plate buying rules need update, caucus says

The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the Department of Defense to tighten its rules so that armor steel plate it wants to buy can't be melted in another country.

September 14, 2011 11:00 am
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