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Vidalia’s Syrah now producing active anode material for Tesla

Syrah Resources has started active anode material (AAM) production at its new facility in Vidalia, reports Mining Technology.  It positions Syrah as the first commercial-scale, vertically integrated natural graphite AAM supplier outside of China. The...

Oil industry group files legal challenge against Biden administration’s Gulf leasing plan

The biggest fossil fuel industry trade group announced last week a legal challenge against the Biden administration’s five-year plan for oil and gas leasing, reports The Hill. In its petition filed in the U.S. Court of...

Louisiana holds first-ever Wind Energy Week

Louisiana recently held its first-ever Wind Energy Week, a conference that brought together a diverse group of local business leaders and academics, port authorities, state lawmakers, environmental advocates, and global offshore wind developers, reports...

Lake Charles Methanol announces plans for $3.2B manufacturing plant

Lake Charles Methanol II LLC announced plans last week to invest $3.24 billion to construct a manufacturing plant that will produce low-carbon intensity methanol and other chemicals at the Port of Lake Charles. The company...

Capstreet acquires Lafayette’s Analytic Stress Relieving

Capstreet, a Houston-based lower middle market private equity firm, announced last week that it has acquired Lafayette-based Analytic Stress Relieving Inc., a provider of on-site heat-treating services. Founded in 1979, ASR provides heat treatment services...

South Lafourche airport gets federal grant for new terminal building

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission received $1.5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminals Program to construct a new state-of-the-art 6,000 square-foot terminal. The terminal at the South Lafourche Leonard J. Miller...

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It all began years ago, when industrial owners started digitizing their processes to gain more operational insight into their facilities. Whether they knew it or not, they were laying the groundwork for what would one day give rise to a host of emerging technologies once considered impractical. In the early...

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