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LSU research inches bendable concrete closer to large-scale manufacturing

The quest by LSU construction management researchers to develop an engineered cementitious composite, or bendable concrete, continues and the results are promising. Most recently, says...

Pending investment decisions could balloon LNG industry

Over the next two years, projects capable of producing up nearly 90 million metric tons of LNG per year are expected to reach final...

Performance Contractors seeks $30M+ from Equistar

Baton Rouge's Performance Contractors is suing Equistar Chemicals, saying the company owes it more than $30 million for its work as a general contractor...

DOJ suing Lane Grigsby and wife over ‘erroneous’ $750,000 tax refund

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Cajun Industries founder and Chairman Emeritus Lane Grigsby and his wife for more than $750,000 for an...
industrial project cash flow

Longer payout and complex invoicing are putting a drag on contractor cash flow

Invoicing an owner for work is as complex as higher-level math these days, as contracts are more convoluted and payout terms are frequently extended...

Turner Industries wins national tech award for its workflow tablet

Industrial contracting firm Turner Industries has received a 2019 Constructech Vision for Safety Award for Turner Tablet, an innovative technology system that allows crews...
Sabine Pass

Megalesson: The success of Sabine Pass LNG was an anomaly—but not by chance

It wasn’t dumb luck. While there were bumps in the road, to be sure, an unmatched level of transparency and a good dose of...

Danos wins multiple contracts with Shell Exploration

Danos has been awarded multiple contracts with Shell Exploration and Production Company to provide integrated operations on its Enchilada platform. Danos’ production, construction, scaffolding and...

14 ABC Pelican companies named national ‘top performers’

Associated Builders and Contractors has released its 2019 Top Performers lists, and 14 ABC Pelican member companies are on it. The annual list recognizes ABC...

ABC Pelican Chapter racks up 14 awards

The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. brought home 14 awards from the national ABC Convention in Long Beach, California—including the ABC...

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