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Great Lakes steel production falls by 8,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dropped to 675,000 last week.

July 29, 2014 12:00 pm
State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras appears unlikely to grant Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras delay his decision finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional until the Indiana Supreme Court weighs in.

July 24, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Great Lakes steel production rises by 6,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 683,000 last week, and continued to exceed last year's pace.

July 22, 2014 12:00 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 12: Ship

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 12: Ship

People sometimes describe Indiana as landlocked. They either don't know their geography or don't make it up to Northwest Indiana very often.

July 16, 2014 11:45 pm Related

Great Lakes steel production leaps up by 23,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region surged to 677,000 tons last week, and exceeded last year's pace for the first time in 2014.

July 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production ticks up by 2,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up to 654,000 tons last week, but overall U.S. steel production dipped slightly.

July 08, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production rebounds by 17,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region jumped up to 665,000 tons last week.

June 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production drops by 44,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 648,000 tons after two Northwest Indiana blast furnaces went offline.

June 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production stays steady

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dipped slightly to 692,000 tons after hitting a new high for the year a week earlier.

June 11, 2014 12:00 pm
Blast furnaces idled at local steel mills

Blast furnaces idled at local steel mills

Two blast furnaces at Northwest Indiana mills have gone out of commission.

June 10, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production hits highest level in six months

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region hit a new high for the year after reaching 693,000 tons last week.

June 03, 2014 12:00 pm
New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

New carbon rules could cost consumers, local industry

Proposed carbon regulations could lead to higher monthly electricity bills, and industry officials say power-hungry steel mills and factories in Indiana could end up paying $1 billion more a year.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Great Lakes steel production rockets up by 48,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rebounded to 675,000 tons, and overall U.S. output rose by 2 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

May 28, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production droops by 7,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dipped to 627,000 tons, and overall U.S. output inched down by 0.27 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

May 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Coast Guard did nearly three times as much icebreaking this winter

Coast Guard did nearly three times as much icebreaking this winter

Northwest Indiana steel mills rely on a steady flow of shipping traffic across the Great Lakes to provide them with enough raw materials to forge metal, but the record-setting ice was so thick this winter that a boat trip that normally takes 12 hours stretched for eight days in February. Th…

May 19, 2014 11:59 am

Great Lakes steel production shoots up by 26,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 634,000 tons, and overall U.S. output increased by 1.5 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

May 13, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production falls by 13,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dropped to 608,000 tons, and overall U.S. output fell by 1 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

May 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production soars by 32,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 621,000 tons, and overall U.S. output rose by 1.4 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

April 29, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production ticks up slightly

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up slightly to 569,000 tons, and overall U.S. output rose by 1.3 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

April 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production falls again after Gary Works idling

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 565,000 tons, and overall U.S. output declined by 3.1 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

April 09, 2014 5:30 am
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