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Toolbox Talks: Are you condoning risky behaviors?

Recently, I was in a workshop at a safety conference where the presenter was talking about how organizations can contribute to errors and accidents. He was describing some specific scenarios where it appears the...

Exxon’s Baton Rouge resin unit: It’s about optimism in plastics

ExxonMobil's new polypropylene resin unit slated to begin construction this year is part of the company's overall optimism in the plastics industry, Plastics News reports. The plant, scheduled for production in 2021 with an annual...
The Water Institute of the Gulf is working at Port Fourchon

Port Fourchon project moves forward with public/private funding

The Water Institute of the Gulf has received a $500,000 grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to move forward with its Port Fourchon project. The $500,000 grant to the Institute will be leveraged with...

Cameron LNG losses at center of SEC investigation

McDermott International Inc. is being investigated by the Securities Exchange Commission over disclosures about projected losses at Cameron LNG, the Wall Street Journal reports. McDermott disclosed in its recent third-quarter earnings report that it had...

My Toughest Challenge: Kyle J. Remont of RED Group in New...

Position: President Company: RED Group, New Orleans What They Do: Specialize in control systems design and integration, industrial IT consulting and industrial control systems security. RED...

My Toughest Challenge: Korey Kimball of Bayou Companies in New Iberia

Position: Senior manager overseeing the project management division at the New Iberia operations facility Company: Bayou Companies What They Do: Provide a complete line of pipeline...
More than 1,000 high school students from across south Louisiana gathered at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales in September to learn about career possibilities in construction and industry. It was the largest Build Your Future Day the ABC Pelican Chapter has hosted. Some 60 construction and industry companies were...

PROJECT TRACKER

industrial projects
10/12 Industry Report tracks the status of announced or proposed industrial projects in south Louisiana since Jan. 1, 2014, with projected capital investment of $25 million or more. The top map indicates projects estimated at $250 million or more; the map below it, those between $25 million and $250 million. Data is current as of November 1, 2018. Second line...

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