United States Steel
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.
Steel's strength is important not just for structural components but also the economy and national security.
PORTAGE | Employee training managers at some of the region's largest firms said Thursday they are finding an increasing number of workforce entrants lack remedial skills training prior to launching industrial careers.
SCHERERVILLE | From shaped pelt to shipped coil, U.S. Steel continues to provide good high-paying jobs, economic stimulus and environmental stewardship, a company executive said Friday.
HOBART | The first call to action in the 2012-2013 battle with breast cancer was issued during Wednesday’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast at Avalon Manor.
United States Steel Corp. restated its fourth quarter and full year 2011 earnings Tuesday after recording pricing adjustments related to iron ore pellet purchases.
WASHINGTON | The Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute elected U. S. Steel Chairman and CEO John Surma as the Chairman of AISI during the Institute's November meeting.
After Jan. 1., United States Steel Corp. will not offer company-sponsored medical and prescription drug insurance to nonunion retirees and dependents who are eligible for Medicare.
Capitalizing on cheap natural gas, becoming more cost competitive and enhancing its coke position were among the goals United States Steel Corp. executives outlined in a conference with analysts late last month.
U.S. Steel is continuing a project in Gary to build two modules that produce a carbon alloy material that would be a substitute for traditionally manufactured coke in steelmaking.
Optimism and dismay both reflect how industry executives and analysts describe steel markets and the economic situation in the United States while local employees wait to see how it all plays out.
With the overall U.S. economy still in a fragile state of recovery, steel industry executives and analysts feel a mix of optimism and dismay. Meanwhile, local employees wait to see how it all plays out.
GARY | Sharon Owen said earlier this month leaving Northwest Indiana would be bittersweet for her. Owen, with her husband Robert, has relocated to Pittsburgh to assume the role of U.S. Steel's vice president of supply chain and customer service.
Before leaving NWI to become U.S. Steel's vice president of supply chain and customer service, Gary native Sharon Owen spoke about her career, the growth of women leaders in the company and the importance of domestic manufacturing.
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