UAW Local 3206

2014A State St. Suite 215
Granite City, IL 62040, USA

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FACTBOX-U.S. crude-by-rail projects; More than 1 mln bpd US crude moved via rail in 4Q

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:56:00 -0700

(Updates amount of crude moved via rail in 2014; adds Arc Logistics, Imperium projects) HOUSTON, March 31 (Reuters) - U.S. oil producers, refiners and logistics companies are deepinto the crude-by-rail movement with dozens of projects throughout the United States and crudemovements via rail that surpassed 1 million barrels per day in the second half of 2014. Rapid proliferation of oil-by-train ...

Heartbroken mother warns high schoolers about dangers of heroin

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:08:38 -0700

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A heartbroken mother shared her story of loss to students at Granite City High School during a special seminar Friday, a life lesson of how heroin and prescription drugs can turn into killers. ‘’My son died of a heroin overdose on November 4, 2013,” said Kari Karidis, describing the death […]

Illinois police raise money for boy with cancer

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:08:27 -0700

COLUMBIA, IL (KPLR) – They came from Cahokia, Lebanon, Granite City, and many other police municipalities. Police officers filled a Columbia, IL cafe to to raise money for a Smithton, boy with cancer. Fox 2’s April Simpson shows us the collaborative effort to help a local family. More information: Love and support for Bryce Schottel […]

U.S. Steel Plans to Consolidate Flat-Rolled Operations - Analyst Blog

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:07:15 -0700

U.S. Steel Plans to Consolidate Flat-Rolled Operations - Analyst Blog

Steel plant layoffs may affect school tax increase proposal

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:08:50 -0700

GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR) – More than 2,000 Granite City Steel workers are bracing for layoffs, and school system officials in the Illinois city fear a ripple effect from the sudden economic bad news could be a blow to extracurricular activities for kids. The layoffs, announced Wednesday, will lead to pink slips for 2080 workers […]

US Steel idling Granite City plant, 2,080 employees affected

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:43:57 -0700

U.S. Steel says it's temporarily idling its plant in Granite City, putting 2,080 employees out of work.

U.S. Steel (X) Stock Gaining Today on Granite City Facility Closure

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:21:21 -0700

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of United States Steel Corp  are gaining, up 2.31% to $25.26 in afternoon trading Wednesday, after the company announced this morning that it will consolidate its North American flat-rolled operations and temporarily halt its Granite City works operations in Granite City, IL. U.S. Steel is adjusting its steel-making operations throughout North America to match ...

SunCoke (SXC) Stock Tanking Today After U.S. Steel Idles Granite City Operations

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:20:12 -0700

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of SunCoke Energy  are tanking, down 7.94% to $15.53 on heavy volume in late morning trading Wednesday, after its principal customer of their Granite City cokemaking facility in Granite City, IL, U.S. Steel announced its plans to idle operations. U.S. Steel said it will consolidate its North American flat-rolled operations to match customer demands and reflect ...

Over 2,000 layoffs in Granite City after US Steel idles operations

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:08:27 -0700

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – US Steel is temporarily idling operations in Granite City. Now, layoff notices are going to 2,080 employees at the facility. The company is consolidating steel making operations throughout North America to match customer demands, according to a release from US Steel. These notices are separate from the notices related to […]

Steel Credit Union robbed in Granite City

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:36:19 -0700

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – The Granite City Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Steel Credit Union Tuesday early afternoon. Police says the suspect walked into the credit union around 1:30 pm and gave a teller a note demanding money. The teller complied, giving the man an unknown amount of […]

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