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Steel projects helping boost region's environmental profile
The Northwest Indiana Times (12/6)
Steps that ArcelorMittal, a large steel producer, and other companies have taken in Northwest Indiana have led to dramatic improvements in water quality in the region.
Shipping numbers are strong
WDIO-TV – Duluth, MN (11/19)
North American commodities for the industrial and manufacturing sectors drove an uptick in tonnage numbers along the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence seaway System in October.
Company says Brazil hires were unrelated to North Dakota layoffs
Duluth News Tribune (10/8)
A company that ships wind turbine blades through the Twin Ports announced last week that it would create 300 jobs at a new factory in Brazil, just a week after announcing it would cut more than 300 jobs at its manufacturing facility in Grand Forks, N.D.
Marinette Marine ship funding OK'd
Green Bay Press-Gazette (8/4)
The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved spending $1.8 billion for four new warships from shipbuilders in Wisconsin and Alabama.
Steel production in Great Lakes states falls 3,000 tons
The Northwest Indiana Times (6/19)
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region was down 3,000 tons from the week before with 670,000 tons produced in the week that ended Saturday.
Panel approves mining bill
The Associated Press (3/5)
Wisconsin Republicans made another attempt Monday to persuade a key GOP state senator to vote for a contentious bill that would reform the state's iron mining laws, offering another set of revisions the lawmaker promptly rejected.
Half of Canadian manufacturing and one-fifth of U.S. manufacturing are based on the region's freshwater coast. The binational region accounts for about 60 percent of steel production in North America. Automotive parts manufacturing and assembly is predominant in Great Lakes urban areas such as Detroit, Mich.; and Toronto, Ontario. Pulp and paper plants, high tech and chemical industries, and other light manufacturing contribute to the region's strong economy.
Advancing Manufacturing Competitiveness
This 1995 resource profiles, for the first-time, the most important and useful federal programs available to small- and mid-sized manufacturers.
National Center for Industrial Competitiveness
NCIC helps technology based companies in Ohio and the Great Lakes region by providing financial, technical and management support.
Indiana's Small Manufacturer Assistance Program
Indiana's Small Manufacturer Assistance Program (SMAP) is a nonregulatory program that provides free, confidential technical assistance.
Technical Assistance Program
This program makes the vast resources of Purdue readily available to Indiana business, industry and government to help them implement new technologies for the economic benefit of clients and the state.
Center for Neighborhood Technology
This Illinois-based center fosters sustainable economic development and job creation through pollution prevention, materials reuse/recycling, environmental restoration and community empowerment.
DaimlerChrysler - Environmental
Chrysler's measures for protecting the environment.
Ford Motor Company - Environment
Ford Motor Company
Ford's environmental policies and programs.
Great Lakes Recycle
Council of Great Lakes Governors
Using state purchasing power to encourage recycled product markets.
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Economic Development
GLIN: Agencies and Organizations, Manufacturing
GLIN: Business Assistance in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Manufacturing Technology in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Pollution Prevention in the Great Lakes Region
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