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U. S. Steel Employees Crush Fundraising Goal for 2024 March for Babies Campaign!

May 9, 2024

U. S. Steel Employees Crush Fundraising Goal for 2024 March for Babies Campaign!

The March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. From advocacy to education to research, they help level the playing field so that all moms and babies are healthy before, during, and after pregnancy. 2024 Impact: At U. S....

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Team Gary Works Raises Over $26,000 for March for Babies and Surpasses Goal

May 2, 2024

Team Gary Works Raises Over $26,000 for March for Babies and Surpasses Goal

This year, Team Gary Works far surpassed their fundraising goal of $20,000 for the 2024 March for Babies and currently ranks among the Top 25 teams in the nation. In a collaborative effort as a corporation, U. S. Steel raised over $50,000 to fight...

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Gary Works Complex Celebrates Earth Day in Northwest Indiana

Apr 24, 2024

Gary Works Complex Celebrates Earth Day in Northwest Indiana

Employees representing U. S. Steel's Gary Works and Midwest Plant had a great time at the 2024 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration, hosted by Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction. U. S. Steel's area included some displays showcasing where...

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Making a BIG Difference: Our 2023 United by Service Honorees

Mar 20, 2024

Making a BIG Difference: Our 2023 United by Service Honorees

U. S. Steel recently honored 13 employees for their volunteerism and active participation in our United by Service initiative throughout 2023.Congratulations to Tyrell Anderson, an Operational Excellence Engineer at Gary Works, who was named the...

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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