The new Ford F-150 is more than 700 pounds lighter than before largely because of an aluminum body, but ArcelorMittal has proven there's more than one way to put a pickup truck on a diet.
Currently, ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor complex in East Chicago, shown here, is the company's only facility in the western hemisphere that makes Usibor and Ductibor. An aluminizing line at Indiana Harbor West, the former LTV mill, has been cranking out the high-strength metals for automakers…
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rebounded to 689,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry dripped slightly last week.
As automakers look at systems that can robotically pilot a car, and Chicago launches digital manufacturing, it may seem silly to ask where the next generation of pioneers will come from.
EAST CHICAGO | Work done in the region is having a global impact.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 665,000 tons, though the overall domestic industry slumped slightly last week.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 694,000 tons, though the overall domestic industry slumped slightly last week.
Northwest Indiana added jobs this summer as its economy kept down the path of growth.
Manufacturing continues the slow, steady improvement that has characterized the sector over the last few years, Berlin Metals President Boy Berlin said.
Things are looking up for steelmakers after a rough patch during the economic downturn and a winter weather-chilled first quarter.
EAST CHICAGO | Labor unions secured weekends, breaks, paid vacations, sick leaves, 8-hour workdays and countless other benefits you might have seen enumerated on bumper stickers or in chain emails.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 691,000 tons as the domestic industry saw a boost in production last week.
U.S. Steel, Chicago-based JMC Steel Group and seven other companies have pressed the case for more than a year that they have not been able to reap the benefits of the booming U.S. shale oil and gas sector because of a flood of heavily subsidized imports.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up by 4,000 tons as the industry saw a spike in production last week.
HAMMOND | A union grievance officer is claiming he was discriminated against while employed at the ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor West facility.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dropped back to 675,000 tons, exactly what it was two weeks earlier.
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…
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region shot up to 693,000 last week.
The biggest blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere is coming back online after a lengthy outage this summer.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dropped to 675,000 last week.
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