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Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Generations of Northwest Indiana families built their lives around the many jobs that major industries brought to this area more than 100 years ago. The adjacency to the Great Lakes created a transportation hub not only at manufacturing centers in Hammond, East Chicago and Portage, but also …

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Valparaiso actress and stage story relate for 'Mill Fire,' now in final week

OFFBEAT: Valparaiso actress and stage story relate for 'Mill Fire,' now in final week

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am

ArcelorMittal continues legal fight over high-strength steel

ArcelorMittal is appealing a recent court ruling that three rival steelmakers did not violate its patent for a special type of aluminum-coated high-strength steel that is made in Northwest Indiana for the auto industry.

January 08, 2014 12:45 pm

ArcelorMittal reopens mothballed Tennessee finishing plant

ArcelorMittal has decided to reopen a Tennessee steel finishing plant it had closed three years ago because demand had dropped so much.

January 04, 2014 10:47 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Northwest Indiana Forum provides a united voice

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Northwest Indiana Forum provides a united voice

There’s been a lot of discussion about regionalism lately. As the current chair of the Northwest Indiana Forum Board of Directors, I am pleased that our efforts reflect regionalism at its best.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am
Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Most employees are accustomed to getting paid the moment they sit down at their desk or punch in at their workplace.

October 25, 2013 8:30 pm
Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.

October 22, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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U.S. Steel to offer rare tours of the Midwest Plant in Portage

U.S. Steel plans to offer rare tours of a local steel mill when an international summit comes to town.

September 30, 2013 12:00 pm
New U.S. Steel leader faces tough challenges

New U.S. Steel leader faces tough challenges

U.S. Steel recently overhauled its leadership after years of losses and a cement-booted stock price that has sunk by about 90 percent since 2008, but an analyst warns a turnaround will not be easy.

September 14, 2013 5:00 am
Steel industry building toward rebound

Steel industry building toward rebound

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.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

New trail and learning center open at National Lakeshore

GARY | John Lawicki, of Portage, is helping his late father's love of the Indiana Dunes grow and spread to future generations.

April 27, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Workers' Memorial Day ceremony

Workers' Memorial Day ceremony

U.S. Steel workers listen Friday during the USW Local 1066 Worker Memorial Day ceremony outside of U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility.

April 26, 2013 3:52 pm
Worker Memorial Day ceremony

Worker Memorial Day ceremony

Steel workers at U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility bow their heads in prayer Friday during the USW Local 1066 Worker Memorial Day ceremony.

April 26, 2013 3:52 pm
Workers Memorial Day ceremony

Workers Memorial Day ceremony

Richard Coy, of Gary plays "Taps" during the USW Local 1066 Workers' Memorial Day ceremony outside at U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility on Friday. Coy worked at U.S. Steel, as did his father and his son.

April 26, 2013 3:52 pm
Workers' Memorial Day ceremony

Workers' Memorial Day ceremony

U.S. Steel workers look through a book containing the names of all the workers who have died in accidents at the mill. The names are also written on the workers memorial wall at U.S. Steel. Local 1066 hosted a Worker Memorial Day ceremony outside of U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility.

April 26, 2013 3:42 pm

Meeting on U.S. Steel's hazardous waste management planned

GARY | U.S. Steel and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are conducting an open house Thursday afternoon on hazardous waste storage and disposal at the Gary Works site.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am

Steel mill project hits stumbling blocks

United States Steel Corp. officials expect to start up a second module in Gary during late summer to produce a substitute for a critical raw material to make steel.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Veteran Merrillville police officer retires

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Police Department and other local agencies have made staffing adjustments after a longtime Merrillville officer has taken a new position.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am

USW ratifies U.S. Steel contract

United States Steel Corp. said Friday its United Steelworkers-represented employees have ratified new three-year collective bargaining agreements.

September 28, 2012 5:30 pm

Steelworkers continue contract negotiations

The United Steelworkers negotiating committee late Saturday night put out a notice for members at ArcelorMittal it is continuing to work on a new contract with the steelmaker.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
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