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Industrial construction will boost Baton Rouge economy over next two years

Renewed activity in the industrial construction sector is expected to help boost the Baton Rouge metro area economy in the coming two years, contributing...
Megaprojects

Megaprojects: Lessons learned

Keith Ackley of Jacobs Engineering gave attendees at the recent Downstream Conference & Exhibition in Galveston a painful gut check concerning industrial megaprojects. The vice...
Brown & Root Corpus Christi

Brown & Root opens facility in Corpus Christi

Brown & Root Industrial Services has announced the opening of a new regional operations center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Located on approximately 2.5 acres, the...
Shintech

Shintech investing $1.49 billion in Plaquemine expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shintech Louisiana LLC announced today the company will invest $1.49 billion to develop a new production facility and expand...

New ITEP rules clear another hurdle

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry approved the state’s changes to the Industrial Tax Exemption Program today, which were supported by business and...

Strong petrochemical market igniting growth for St. Gabriel company

Heat exchange repair and fabrication company GEO Heat Exchangers is expecting 2018 to be the hottest sales year in its 21-year history. The company anticipates...
Seven Louisiana companies and members of the ABC Pelican Chapter won national honors for industrial projects in Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards

2018 Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction winners named

Seven Louisiana companies and members of the ABC Pelican Chapter won national honors for industrial projects in Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2018 Excellence in...

Lake Charles banks on upcoming LNG projects in the wake of Sasol’s GTL pullout

Sasol’s decision to abandon plans for a $15 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Lake Charles late last year was essentially a nonevent, as economists and...

Connie Fabre: The lifeblood of a community is capital investment

In recent years, the Baton Rouge region has had the good fortune to be the recipient of many new and expanded industrial plants. The decision...

Industry leaders have ‘boring’ wish list to create the perfect petrochemical world

What does industry see as the perfect formula for growth? Ask leaders what they envision in that scenario and one thing is clear—they want stability, whether it...

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