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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
U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes

U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes

U.S. Steel brightened its outlook after narrowing its loss in the second quarter despite the toll harsh winter weather took on its local flat-rolled operations.

July 29, 2014 3:22 pm
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
Purdue Cal tapped to lead national steel research consortium

Purdue Cal tapped to lead national steel research consortium

Purdue University Calumet academics will lead a national research consortium aimed at giving U.S. steelmakers a technological edge in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.

May 16, 2014 9:30 pm
Fuel-efficiency standards have driven innovation in steelmaking

Fuel-efficiency standards have driven innovation in steelmaking

Automakers are putting their vehicles on crash diets to prepare for tough new federal rules that demand twice as much fuel-efficiency by 2025.

May 10, 2014 1:32 pm Photos

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NWI steel mills, engineers pick up awards

NWI steel mills, engineers pick up awards

INDIANAPOLIS | An energy-saving project at an East Chicago steel mill won an accolade from the Association of Iron and Steel Technology, as did several local steel industry engineers.

May 06, 2014 11:45 am
Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

A shipment of iron ore has made its way across the ice-choked Great Lakes to the Gary Works steel mill, where production will resume, although to a limited extent.

April 07, 2014 11:15 am
Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

The winter from hell has caused the shutdown of blast furnaces that normally burn around the clock at U.S. Steel Gary Works.

April 04, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace offline

U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace offline

United States Steel Corp. is taking another look at plans to switch to a coke alternative in the steelmaking process, and replacing a blast furnace at a southern mill with a lower-cost electric arc furnace.

March 22, 2014 6:42 pm

Steelworkers for the Future internship highlight of PSC session

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting an information session highlighting the Steelworkers for the Future industrial electricity student internship at 5 p.m. Jan. 28, in Room 3120 of the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St.

January 24, 2014 6:00 am

Steel production rises by 37,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 673,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

December 31, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production plunges by 49,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region nose-dived to 636,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

December 24, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production falls by 23,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 685,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

December 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production rises by 16,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 708,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

December 10, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production rises by 16,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 692,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

December 03, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production rises by 8,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 676,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

November 26, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production dips by 5,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region dipped slightly to 668,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

November 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production rises by 26,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 673,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

November 12, 2013 12:00 pm

Steel production rises by 24,000 tons in Great Lakes states

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 647,000 tons in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

November 05, 2013 12:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Dying coke batteries don't jeopardize jobs

The decision by U.S. Steel to shut down two coke batteries at Gary Works means 120 workers will be displaced, but not necessarily that they'll no longer be loyal employees.

November 05, 2013 12:00 am
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