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Gary Works Complex Makes a Difference by Donating Blood

Feb 8, 2024

Gary Works Complex Makes a Difference by Donating Blood

In January, U. S. Steel's Gary Works and Midwest Plant hosted blood drives with the American Red Cross. A big thank you and hard hat tip to all those who participated, yielding donations of 13 and 16 pints of blood, respectively. In addition,...

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Toys for Tots Drive “Wrapped Up” at Gary Works and Midwest Plant

Dec 22, 2023

Toys for Tots Drive “Wrapped Up” at Gary Works and Midwest Plant

Throughout this holiday season, U. S. Steel Gary Works and the Midwest Plant were an official Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drop-off location. They collected hundreds of toys, hosted a gate collection that raised over $11,000 and helped...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Helps Light Up the City of Portage

Dec 14, 2023

U. S. Steel Gary Works Helps Light Up the City of Portage

A couple of weeks ago, the City of Portage started spreading Christmas cheer around Northwest Indiana with their parade and tree lighting. This holiday event, which is sponsored by U. S. Steel and many other area businesses and residents,...

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Gary Works and the Midwest Plant Raise Over $11,000 for Toys for Tots!

Dec 13, 2023

Gary Works and the Midwest Plant Raise Over $11,000 for Toys for Tots!

On November 30, U. S. Steel Gary Works and the Midwest Plant hosted a gate collection for Toys for Tots. In addition to collecting hundreds of toys for children in Northwest Indiana, employees donated $11,492 for the Marine Corps Reserve’s annual...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works' LEAD ERG Supports School House Children’s Charity

Dec 5, 2023

U. S. Steel Gary Works' LEAD ERG Supports School House Children’s Charity

U. S. Steel’s partnership with different organizations helps support the growth of communities where the plants are located.  Gary Works and the Midwest Plants’ partnership with School House Children’s Charity (SHCC) helps children in the...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Supports Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Nov 29, 2023

U. S. Steel Gary Works Supports Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

U. S. Steel donated $10,000 to the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA) to help fund its 2024 training needs. NILEA provides in-service training classes to men and women in law enforcement throughout Northwest Indiana, and two 16-week...

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Gary Works, Midwest Plant & Big River Steel Earn ISO 45001 Certification

Oct 19, 2023

Gary Works, Midwest Plant & Big River Steel Earn ISO 45001 Certification

U. S. Steel’s Gary Works and Midwest Plant in Indiana and Big River Steel in Arkansas are the latest locations to earn the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) 45001 certification. ISO 45001 is the current standard for...

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Congressman Jim Banks Visits U. S. Steel Gary Works

Oct 18, 2023

Congressman Jim Banks Visits U. S. Steel Gary Works

U. S. Steel’s Gary Works was proud to host U. S. Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) last month, in Gary, IN. Rep. Banks is a native Hoosier and represents Northeastern Indiana in Washington, D.C.   While at Gary Works, Rep. Banks toured the Pig...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Supports Efforts to Beautify Union Station

Aug 25, 2023

U. S. Steel Gary Works Supports Efforts to Beautify Union Station

In 2017, Decay Devils, a nonprofit founded by a Gary Works employee, began to beautify an abandoned train station in Gary, IN. Built in 1910, Union Station was abandoned in the 70’s and left to ruin. Soon this property will be transformed into a...

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Northwest Indiana Times Features Gary Works School Tutoring Program

Jul 21, 2023

Northwest Indiana Times Features Gary Works School Tutoring Program

A partnership between our Gary Works and nearby Beveridge Elementary in Gary, Indiana helps students improve their skills and gain mentors while helping the school earn a crucial certification. Read more in a recent news article. Note: Log-in may...

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And the winners are ...

Jul 6, 2023

And the winners are ...

For nearly thirty years, U. S. Steel has been advancing the education of our employees’ sons and daughters through a scholarship program open to high school seniors intent on continuing their education on a full-time basis at a college,...

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Gary Works Celebrates Methodist Hospitals' 100th Year Anniversary

Jun 19, 2023

Gary Works Celebrates Methodist Hospitals' 100th Year Anniversary

This weekend, our Gary Works team was honored to be a part of Methodist Hospitals' remarkable 100th Year Anniversary! U. S. Steel SVP & Chief Manufacturing Officer Scott Buckiso joined and Gary Works plant manager of primary operations Dave Reaume...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Presents $100,000 Check to Methodist Hospital

Mar 31, 2023

U. S. Steel Gary Works Presents $100,000 Check to Methodist Hospital

On March 29, Gary Works Vice President Dan Killeen and Gary Works employees presented a check for $100,000 to Methodist Hospital to mark their 100-year anniversary. Both U. S. Steel and Methodist have served the Gary community for a...

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WATCH: And U. S. Steel’s United by Service 2022 “Volunteer of the Year” is …

Jan 26, 2023

WATCH: And U. S. Steel’s United by Service 2022 “Volunteer of the Year” is …

Congratulations to Ray Tarnow, a Safety Engineer at Midwest Plant and Gary Works, for being named U. S. Steel’s United by Service “Volunteer of the Year” for 2022! The announcement was made yesterday during a virtual company event. Ray was...

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Meet the United by Service 2022 Service Champions and Honorable Mention Awardees

Jan 26, 2023

Meet the United by Service 2022 Service Champions and Honorable Mention Awardees

Yesterday during a special virtual event, U. S. Steel honored 39 employees for their volunteer service in 2022 to support our United by Service initiative.  Ray Tarnow, a Safety Engineer at Gary Works and Midwest Plant, was chosen as the...

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First Pig Iron Rolls Off Caster at U. S. Steel’s Gary Works

Dec 10, 2022

First Pig Iron Rolls Off Caster at U. S. Steel’s Gary Works

A small batch of hot metal marked a big achievement for the U. S. Steel Gary Pig Iron team, who recently reached a major milestone: hot commissioning started and the first batch of pig iron rolled off our brand new caster -- months ahead of...

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NW Indiana SERVE ERG Chapter Conducts Gate Collection for Disabled Veterans

Dec 2, 2022

NW Indiana SERVE ERG Chapter Conducts Gate Collection for Disabled Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the Gary Works and Midwest Plant chapters of U. S. Steel’s SERVE Employee Resource Group conducted gate collections at both plants to benefit Porter and Lake County Disabled Veterans.  More than 50 volunteers...

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Gary Works’ LEAD Members Share the Gift of Warmth This Holiday Season

Nov 29, 2022

Gary Works’ LEAD Members Share the Gift of Warmth This Holiday Season

Gary Works LEAD (Leveraging and Enhancing All Diversity) Employee Resource Group recently donated $1,500 to School House Children’s Charity for their Share The Warmth Coat Drive. The coat drive, hosted by Brian Andreshak of School House Children’s...

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AIST Midwest Chapter Showcases U. S. Steel Young Professionals

Nov 16, 2022

AIST Midwest Chapter Showcases U. S. Steel Young Professionals

On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, the AIST Midwest Chapter held its annual Young Steel Professionals night, featuring a panel of five speakers. Two of those speakers were U. S. Steel's Donte Rayford (Gary Works) and Ashley Fuller (Midwest...

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U. S. Steel Donates $5,000 to Northwest Indiana's Save The Dunes

Nov 7, 2022

U. S. Steel Donates $5,000 to Northwest Indiana's Save The Dunes

As part of U. S. Steel's commitment to community and sustainability, U. S. Steel recently donated $5,000 to Save the Dunes, one of Indiana’s oldest environmental groups. The gift will help the organization continue its work in advocacy,...

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U. S. Steel Northwest IN Employees Hold Extremely Successful School Supply Drive

Aug 31, 2022

U. S. Steel Northwest IN Employees Hold Extremely Successful School Supply Drive

The Human Resources Department at U. S. Steel’s Gary Works coordinated a school supply drive for local elementary schools in Gary and Portage, Indiana, that, due to the extraordinary participation of all local Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and...

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WATCH: Gary Works Family Safety Day Highlights

Aug 18, 2022

WATCH: Gary Works Family Safety Day Highlights

In July, U. S. Steel’s Gary Works in Indiana welcomed ~3200 employees, families and guests to Family Safety Day.  This year's event was the first since 2017. Click to watch highlights of the fun-filled day that focused on safety. 

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U. S. Steel Volunteer Spotlight: Thank You to Q2 IT Team Volunteers

Jul 20, 2022

U. S. Steel Volunteer Spotlight: Thank You to Q2 IT Team Volunteers

 Q2 Volunteer Spotlight April 2022 U. S. Steel IT (pictured below), along with The Carnegie Science Center, participated in Computer Science SciTech day, where 2,000+ students were introduced to the world of Cybersecurity and...

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Read All About It: Media Coverage of May 26 Gary Works Pig Iron Investment

Jun 1, 2022

Read All About It: Media Coverage of May 26 Gary Works Pig Iron Investment

The May 26 ceremony celebrating U. S. Steel’s investment in pig iron casting technology at Gary Works was big news among a range of media outlets. Below are just a few of those stories: The Northwest Indiana TimesMesabi TribuneInside Indiana...

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U. S. Steel Celebrates Progress on $60M Pig Iron Casting Investment at Gary Works

May 26, 2022

U. S. Steel Celebrates Progress on $60M Pig Iron Casting Investment at Gary Works

U. S. Steel employees, United Steelworkers leaders, key partners and elected officials gathered today to celebrate our $60 million investment in pig iron casting technology at Gary Works.  The investment is a key part of U. S. Steel’s...

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U. S. Steel & Gary SouthShore RailCats Partner to Restore Little League Field

May 19, 2022

U. S. Steel & Gary SouthShore RailCats Partner to Restore Little League Field

U. S. Steel and the RailCats hit it out of the park with their restoration of a Little League field in Gary, Indiana, just in time for this year’s Little League season. The Roosevelt High School field’s restoration was sponsored by The Homefield...

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U. S. Steel a Top Fundraiser for March of Dimes’ 2022 “March for Babies”

Apr 29, 2022

U. S. Steel a Top Fundraiser for March of Dimes’ 2022 “March for Babies”

Throughout April, U. S. Steel spotlighted the March of Dimes leading up to their April 24 “March for Babies” walks around the country.  March of Dimes plays a critical role in improving access to prenatal and neonatal care for minorities and...

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U. S. Steel Welcomes Lowell High School Students for Tour of Gary Works

Apr 20, 2022

U. S. Steel Welcomes Lowell High School Students for Tour of Gary Works

Students from Lowell High School in nearby Lowell, IN, had the opportunity to tour U. S. Steel’s Gary Works on April 14, 2022, and gain insight on careers in the steel industry.   Jason Rodriguez (Gary Works Training Manager) led...

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U. S. Steel Completes Another Successful “March to Zero” Safety Campaign

Apr 5, 2022

U. S. Steel Completes Another Successful “March to Zero” Safety Campaign

U. S. Steel’s annual “March to Zero” safety campaign just completed another highly successful run throughout the month of March. The focus: using our formal Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) Process to identify and complete...

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Gary Works West Truck Garage Team Celebrates 30 Years Injury-Free

Mar 18, 2022

Gary Works West Truck Garage Team Celebrates 30 Years Injury-Free

Congratulations to the Gary Works West Truck Garage team, which recently reached a safety milestone that was literally decades in the making: 30 years of injury-free work! The team hit the 30-year mark on Saturday, March 12,...

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Gary Works ERGs & HR Team Organize Toys for Tots Donation Drive

Dec 21, 2021

Gary Works ERGs & HR Team Organize Toys for Tots Donation Drive

U. S. Steel’s Gary Works and Midwest Plant once again staged highly successful donation drives to benefit local children served by the region’s Toys for Tots campaign. The effort was led by the local Human Resources team and the local chapter...

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Rep. Frank Mrvan Visits & Tours U. S. Steel Gary Works

Nov 29, 2021

Rep. Frank Mrvan Visits & Tours U. S. Steel Gary Works

U.S. Rep. Frank Mrvan (D-IN) visited U. S. Steel’s Gary Works on Nov. 23 for the second time this year.  Rep. Mrvan’s Congressional district includes both Gary Works and our Midwest Plant in nearby Portage.  He also serves as Democratic...

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U. S. Steel Donations Make Holidays Happier for Northwest Indiana Residents

Nov 23, 2021

U. S. Steel Donations Make Holidays Happier for Northwest Indiana Residents

U. S. Steel’s Gary Works & Midwest Plant have a long history of supporting local residents dealing with food insecurity, especially during the end-of-year holiday season.  This year, the plant elected to once again make sizeable donations to...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Donates $75,000 to Local Boys & Girls Club

Nov 18, 2021

U. S. Steel Gary Works Donates $75,000 to Local Boys & Girls Club

U. S. Steel knows the best recipe to help young people lead healthy lives involves ingredients such as creating safe spaces where they can learn and play, having strong mentors, and, of course, providing good, healthy food.We’re doing our part to...

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Paint it Pink: Midwest Motor Shop Wireman Honors Memory of Colleague’s Daughter

Oct 29, 2021

Paint it Pink: Midwest Motor Shop Wireman Honors Memory of Colleague’s Daughter

At U. S. Steel’s Midwest Plant in Portage, Indiana, Michael Hovsepian, a CM Wireman in the plant’s Motor Shop, wanted to honor the memory of a retired colleague’s daughter who lost her battle with cancer. As he pondered how best to honor her...

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Gary Works Employees Talk Careers in Steel with Local High School Students

Oct 25, 2021

Gary Works Employees Talk Careers in Steel with Local High School Students

Several employees from U. S. Steel’s Gary Works recently resumed in-person visits to local high schools to discuss careers in steel and dispel a few popular myths about the industry.  Visits were suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19.Jason...

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U. S. Steel Gary Works' Employees & ERGs Show Their 💗 at Recent Community Event

Oct 19, 2021

U. S. Steel Gary Works' Employees & ERGs Show Their 💗 at Recent Community Event

On Saturday, September 25, 2021, dozens of employees and their family members representing U. S. Steel's two Northwest Indiana facilities - Gary Works and Midwest Plant - gathered on a beautiful morning at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana, for...

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Chicago PBS: EPA Says ‘Rusty’ Discharge From U. S. Steel Not Dangerous to Public

Sep 30, 2021

Chicago PBS: EPA Says ‘Rusty’ Discharge From U. S. Steel Not Dangerous to Public

Click for an update on the iron discharge that recently entered Lake Michigan from an outfall at U. S. Steel’s Midwest Plant in Portage, IN. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the substance showed no indication of posing health...

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U. S. Steel SERVE ERG Raises More Than $27K for Disabled and Homeless Veterans

Sep 27, 2021

U. S. Steel SERVE ERG Raises More Than $27K for Disabled and Homeless Veterans

The Northwest Indiana chapter of U. S. Steel’s SERVE (Strengthening and Enhancing Relationships of Veteran Employees) Employee Resource Group (ERG) hosted charity gate collections at the company’s Gary Works and Midwest Plant to commemorate the...

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Gary Works LEAD ERG Begins Year-Long STEM Ed Partnership With Local School

Sep 20, 2021

Gary Works LEAD ERG Begins Year-Long STEM Ed Partnership With Local School

Volunteers from U. S. Steel’s Gary Works have gone back to school, volunteering to conduct STEM-oriented (science, technology, engineering and math) activities at Beveridge Elementary in Gary, Ind.  The effort is being organized by the...

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Gary Works & Midwest Plant Employees Donate Supplies to Two Local Schools

Aug 19, 2021

Gary Works & Midwest Plant Employees Donate Supplies to Two Local Schools

U. S. Steel employees in Northwest Indiana teamed up for a highly successful school supply drive benefitting Beveridge Elementary in Gary near our Gary Works, and Central Elementary in Portage near Midwest Plant. The Human Resources department...

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U. S. Steel Leaders Voice Support for Infrastructure Investment at USW Event

Aug 16, 2021

U. S. Steel Leaders Voice Support for Infrastructure Investment at USW Event

Several senior U. S. Steel leaders attended an Aug. 16 event sponsored by the United Steelworkers called "We Supply America" designed to show the strong community support that exists in Northwest Indiana for infrastructure investment across the...

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U. S. Steel is recruiting for an experienced Shift Manager in Gary, Indiana

Jul 9, 2021

U. S. Steel is recruiting for an experienced Shift Manager in Gary, Indiana

We are looking for a team member to help lead our talented maintenance team in Gary, Indiana. This position is a great opportunity to use and grow your skills in supervising industrial crews to shape the future of U. S. Steel! Click to learn more....

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Gary Works’ ERGs Host Water Table at Girls on the Run Event

Jun 23, 2021

Gary Works’ ERGs Host Water Table at Girls on the Run Event

Members and supporters from Gary Works’ Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN) and LEAD (Leveraging and Enhancing All Diversity) Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) met in Highland, Indiana, on May 22 to host a water table and cheer on participants,...

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U. S. Steel is recruiting for a Cost Analyst/FP&A in Gary, Indiana

Jun 23, 2021

U. S. Steel is recruiting for a Cost Analyst/FP&A in Gary, Indiana

We are looking for a team member to help support our Financial Planning & Analysis group out of Gary, Indiana. This position is a great opportunity to use your background in Accounting, Finance, or related field to shape the future of U. S. Steel!...

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Gary Works Provides Safety & Construction Supplies to Local Career Center

Jun 15, 2021

Gary Works Provides Safety & Construction Supplies to Local Career Center

Representatives from the Gary Works Safety Department recently visited the Gary Area Career Center (GACC) Construction Trades Program to drop off much-needed items purchased by U. S. Steel from local suppliers. The safety and...

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U. S. Steel Sponsors Methodist Hospitals Foundation 2021 Virtual Event

May 13, 2021

U. S. Steel Sponsors Methodist Hospitals Foundation 2021 Virtual Event

The Methodist Hospitals Foundation hosted the virtual event, ‘Promises,’ on Thursday, May 7 to raise awareness and support for the health of surrounding communities. Given the commitment Methodist has made to providing medical support to Northwest...

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U. S. Steel & Gary SouthShore RailCats Team Up to Restore a Little League Field

May 7, 2021

U. S. Steel & Gary SouthShore RailCats Team Up to Restore a Little League Field

It’s time to play ball! In partnership with the Gary SouthShore RailCats professional baseball team, 50 U. S. Steel employees worked together to renovate the Roosevelt Little League baseball and softball field in Gary, Indiana, on Friday,...

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NWI employers earn high marks on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Feb 16, 2021

NWI employers earn high marks on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Major Northwest Indiana employers earned high markets on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, which measures LGBTQ equality in the workplace....

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NW Indiana Times: Gary Works makes donation to Methodist Hospitals COVID-19 Response Fund

Feb 14, 2021

NW Indiana Times: Gary Works makes donation to Methodist Hospitals COVID-19 Response Fund

U. S. Steel's Gary Works steel mill made a major gift to Methodist Hospitals Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund....

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U. S. Steel Gary Works Makes Donation to Methodist Hospitals Foundation

Feb 3, 2021

U. S. Steel Gary Works Makes Donation to Methodist Hospitals Foundation

U. S. Steel's Gary Works, located in Gary, Indiana, donated $10,000 to Methodist Hospitals Foundation, the steward of charitable contributions for Methodist Hospitals, a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute...

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