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ArcelorMittal cuts weight out of pickups

ArcelorMittal cuts weight out of pickups

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.

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ArceloreMittal cuts weight out of pickups

ArceloreMittal cuts weight out of pickups

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…

September 19, 2014 10:55 am

Great Lakes steel production shoots up by 24,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rebounded to 689,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry dripped slightly last week.

September 17, 2014 12:00 pm
JOHN DAVIES: Looking for next generation of pioneers

JOHN DAVIES: Looking for next generation of pioneers

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.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago R&D center helps develop new steels

East Chicago R&D center helps develop new steels

EAST CHICAGO | Work done in the region is having a global impact.

September 13, 2014 11:12 am

Great Lakes steel production plummets by 29,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 665,000 tons, though the overall domestic industry slumped slightly last week.

September 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production rises by 3,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 694,000 tons, though the overall domestic industry slumped slightly last week.

September 03, 2014 12:00 pm
Region economy has added jobs for 10 of last 12 months

Region economy has added jobs for 10 of last 12 months

Northwest Indiana added jobs this summer as its economy kept down the path of growth.

September 01, 2014 12:00 pm
MANUFACTURING: Industry's fortunes mirror GDP

MANUFACTURING: Industry's fortunes mirror GDP

Manufacturing continues the slow, steady improvement that has characterized the sector over the last few years, Berlin Metals President Boy Berlin said.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
STEEL: Growth on horizon for steelmakers

STEEL: Growth on horizon for steelmakers

Things are looking up for steelmakers after a rough patch during the economic downturn and a winter weather-chilled first quarter.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor East surpassed previous safety record

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. 

August 29, 2014 5:00 am

Great Lakes steel production rises by 12,000 tons

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.

August 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case

Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case

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.

August 22, 2014 2:06 pm

Great Lakes steel production ticks up by 4,000 tons

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.

August 19, 2014 12:00 pm

Union grievance officer files suit against ArcelorMittal

HAMMOND | A union grievance officer is claiming he was discriminated against while employed at the ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor West facility.

August 18, 2014 5:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production falls by 18,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dropped back to 675,000 tons, exactly what it was two weeks earlier.

August 12, 2014 12:00 pm
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

Great Lakes steel production rises by 18,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region shot up to 693,000 last week.

August 05, 2014 12:00 pm
ArcelorMittal completes $70 million project on nation's largest blast furnace

ArcelorMittal completes $70 million project on nation's largest blast furnace

The biggest blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere is coming back online after a lengthy outage this summer.

August 04, 2014 3:00 pm

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
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