EAST CHICAGO, Ind.
(AP) - ArcelorMittal plans to invest more than $100 million at its Indiana
Harbor steel mill in East Chicago.
Indiana) Times reported Saturday that ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor General
Manager Wendell Carter said the investment is part of a planned $276 million
in capital spending next year.
Carter spoke Friday
before northwest Indiana business leaders in Valparaiso. He added that the
company would dedicate some of the spending in 2018 to start projects at
ArcelorMittal’s Burns Harbor steel mill in northwestern Indiana’s Porter
The American Iron
and Steel Institute said earlier this year that steel production in Indiana
rose by 5 percent in 2016 as the state continued to lead the nation in steel