Construction & Design

Ochsner-backed PPE manufacturing project continues growth in Acadiana

SafeSource Direct, a joint venture between the Ochsner Health System and Trax Development, announced a year ago it would build two personal protective equipment...

Plug Power, Olin to establish green hydrogen plant in St. Gabriel

Plug Power Inc. of Latham, N.Y., and Olin Corp. of Clayton, Mo., signed a memorandum of understanding April 29 to create a joint venture...

Port blueprints in Louisiana could be made confidential for ‘national security’

In the name of national security, the Louisiana Legislature plans to add another exemption to the Louisiana public records law, reports Louisiana Illuminator. House Bill...

SLCC grant earmarked for industrial scaffolding, CDL, lineman training

SkillUp, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping displaced workers land in-demand jobs in high-growth industries, has awarded their first nationally-competitive grant of up to...

Louisiana electric vehicle battery project in line for $107M federal loan

The U.S. Department of Energy has offered Syrah Technologies a “conditional commitment” for a $107 million loan to expand its capacity to produce materials...

Lake Charles, Baton Rouge construction jobs increase significantly over past year

Lake Charles was seventh in the country in construction job growth at 3,700 jobs between March 2021 and March 2022, while Baton Rouge added...

TotalEnergies signs Cameron LNG expansion agreement

TotalEnergies has signed a "heads of agreement" with Sempra Infrastructure, Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment for the expansion of Cameron LNG,...

B&W, Kiewit to develop biomass-to-energy plant at Baton Rouge port

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) is partnering with Kiewit Industrial to design and construct a net-negative carbon impact biomass power plant at the Port of Greater...

Tellurian begins construction at Driftwood LNG site

Tellurian Inc. announced March 28 that it has issued a limited notice to proceed to Bechtel Energy Inc. under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction...

Washington manufacturer to retrofit shuttered Jennings facility

Greenberry Industrial LLC of Vancouver, Wash., plans to convert a shuttered Gulf Island Fabrication site near Jennings, closed in late 2020, into a plant that...

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