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Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Andrew Sweeney of Matteson, Ill., worked at the ArcelorMittal steel mill in Burns Harbor after taking classes at Prairie State College as part of the Steelworkers for the Future program.

June 13, 2014 2:51 pm
Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

The rains have created a small, watery refuge for a dozen visitors on a portion of farmland next to the Kankakee Sands restoration project in Newton County.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, March 27, 2014

Congratulations to director Glenn Hering and lead actors Ric Heath, Matt McCann and Kevin Doler, also Caroline Rau Geldernick and numerous others in the cast and orchestra in 4th St. Theater's production of Sweeney Todd.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal net profit drops in 3rd quarter

ArcelorMittal net profit drops in 3rd quarter

One of the blast furnaces is shown at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. The world's biggest steel maker, said Thursday it had a 50 percent drop in third-quarter profit compared to the same period a year earlier.

November 03, 2011 11:31 am
ARCELORMITTAL

ARCELORMITTAL

One of the blast furnaces is shown at ArcelorMittal's steel mill in Burns Harbor. Hourly employees at local ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel facilities were the beneficiaries of profit-sharing bonuses following the companies' second-quarter earnings performances.

August 12, 2011 7:24 am
Settlement costs ArcelorMittal more than $250M

Settlement costs ArcelorMittal more than $250M

One of the blast furnaces is shown at ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor facility. ArcelorMittal USA Inc. will pay a Cleveland-based mining company more than $250 million to settle disputes on iron ore supply contracts.

April 11, 2011 11:44 am
Burns Harbor founded around steel

Burns Harbor founded around steel

The town of Burns Harbor was built around the former Bethlehem Steel.

February 07, 2011 7:33 am
Top business stories of 2010

Top business stories of 2010

Steel companies in Northwest Indiana spent millions of dollars to upgrade their facilities -- whether planned or unplanned. ArcelorMittal spent millions to upgrade a blast furnace at its Burns Harbor facility and launched plans to build a $63.2 million boiler to reduce its reliance on buying…

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
Steelworker for the Future 2

Steelworker for the Future 2

Andrew Sweeney, of Matteson, stands in front of a blast furnace Thursday at the ArcelorMittal steel mill in Burns Harbor. Sweeney was just hired by ArcelorMittal after taking classes at Prairie State College in the Steelworker for the Future program. ArcelorMittal has hired four recent gradu…

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
Steelworker for the Future

Steelworker for the Future

Andrew Sweeney, of Matteson, was recently hired by ArcelorMittal after taking classes at Prairie State College in the Steelworker for the Future program. The partnership is a 2-1/2 year program that includes four semesters of classroom training at Ivy Tech Community College or Prairie State …

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal

One of the blast furnaces is shown at ArcelorMittal steel mill in Burns Harbor. The steel industry continues to struggle despite rising orders from automakers, who have added third shifts and new employees to keep pace with their turbocharged sales.

December 17, 2010 1:30 pm
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