Illinois steel company announces US$19.7M move to Indiana
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered Alliance Steel more than US$2.7 million in conditional tax credits.
UAW members reject four-year Fiat Chrysler deal
New deal had pay raises but didn’t end a lower wage rate for those hired after 2007.
Caterpillar to lay off 50 more workers at East Peoria plant
Heavy equipment manufacturer blames “weak market conditions;” marks third round of layoffs this year.
Illinois recycling plant explosion caused by mortar round, police say
The explosion, which is being treated as an industrial accident, killed two people.
Food processor knowingly shipped contaminated peanuts, plant manager testifies
A salmonella outbreak originating from Peanut Corp. of America infected more than 700 people and killed nine.
Illinois’s ADM seeks new headquarters to better access customers
Ag-biz giant says move won’t cause any layoffs.
TransCanada shuts down Keystone pipeline
Pipeline company is investigating a small “anomaly” on the outside of the pipeline, which will be shut down for three days.
Caterpillar ratifies union contract at Illinois plant
800 workers at the company’s Joliet facility are finally heading back to work.