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December 5, 2018  

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.

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October 1, 2015  

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.

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June 24, 2015  

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.

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August 26, 2014  

Illinois recycling plant explosion caused by mortar round, police say

The explosion, which is being treated as an industrial accident, killed two people.

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August 12, 2014  

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.

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September 24, 2013  

Illinois’s ADM seeks new headquarters to better access customers

Ag-biz giant says move won’t cause any layoffs.

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October 19, 2012  

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.

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August 20, 2012  

Caterpillar ratifies union contract at Illinois plant

800 workers at the company’s Joliet facility are finally heading back to work.