In the media: New web series showcases the Region’s contractors, construction projects

As posted on NWI Times October 18, 2020 – https://www.nwitimes.com/business/local/new-web-series-showcases-the-regions-contractors-construction-projects/article_f69017a0-7910-5540-8eb2-737e25b4eddf.html   A new web series will showcase the Region’s contractors and try to link them up with property owners looking to build new buildings or do maintenance projects. The Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable, a nonprofit council of local construction firms, is producing the online show…

In the media: NWI Designated as 21st Century Talent Region

Indiana Secretary of Career Connections and Talent Blair Milo joined state and local officials to announce the Northwest Indiana Region as Indiana’s eighth 21st Century Talent Region, a statewide designation awarded to Indiana communities focused on working collaboratively to attract, develop, and connect talent. “As a LaPorte native, this particular 21st Century Talent Region designation…

In the media: Cleveland-Cliffs Buys ArcelorMittal USA for $1.4B

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ArcelorMittal S.A. (NYSE: MT), pursuant to which Cleveland-Cliffs will acquire substantially all of the operations of ArcelorMittal USA LLC and its subsidiaries for approximately $1.4 billion. Upon closure of the transaction, Cleveland-Cliffs will be the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North…

In the media: Examining the Hardest Contractor Jobs

Written by Nick Dmitrovich for BuildingIndiana.com Published Oct. 7, 2020 – https://www.buildingindiana.com/examining-the-hardest-contractor-jobs/ Construction work can be brutal at times. Shake hands with a contractor if you ever need proof of that, but prepare for the possibility of damaged fingers. Tough work produces tough people, and it’s easy to tell when a person has worked a…

In the media: Heavy Lifting Firm Becomes Multi-National Parts Dealer

Stevenson Crane Service Inc. (SCS), a company specializing in mobile heavy lifting equipment, announced it has expanded and diversified parts capabilities. The company has expanded its parts service area into international parts procurement and the sourcing of hard-to-find items, including distributorship for the Load King line which has taken over production of the Terex truck…

In the media: 15 Environmental Projects Receive Funding

Shared from Building Indiana – https://www.buildingindiana.com/15-environmental-projects-receive-funding/ NIPSCO announced recipients of its 2020 Environmental Action Grant, which will be awarded to 15 local organizations that applied for the opportunity earlier this year. In its fifth year, NIPSCO’s Environmental Grant has donated $250,000 to date, helping 74 projects come to fruition. This year’s recipients feature pollinator habitats at…

Franciscan to Invest $20M to Repurpose Campus

The Franciscan Alliance Board of Directors have approved funding approximately $20 million in projects that will bring additional services to the former Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital location on Homer Street. The board approved the funding to completely repurpose Franciscan Health’s Homer Street campus after the opening of a new hospital at 3500 Franciscan Way…

NWIBRT Announces 2019 Executive Board Appointments

The Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) is pleased to announce its 2019 executive board of directors. Representatives on this board come from an array of different Northwest Indiana industries, including several of the region’s leading companies. Together, they work to improve safety and quality across construction projects in Northwest Indiana. Jim Jorgensen from Hoeppner Wagner…