Construction & Design

Chennault Airport breaks ground on $4M cargo facility

Chennault International Airport has broken ground on a $4 million facility that represents its entry into the air cargo sector.

Bollinger Shipyards delivers ocean transport barge for U.S. Navy submarine project

Bollinger Shipyards LLC has completed and christened the Holland, an ocean transport barge for General Dynamics Electric Boat. The Holland will support the construction and...

Louisiana company partners on Coast Guard Patrol Cutter Program

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Louisiana’s Bayou Metal Supply to provide material and labor in support of the production...

Industrial projects earn Louisiana the 2021 Silver Shovel Award

Area Development magazine has recognized Louisiana for one of the nation’s best economic development performances, presenting the state with a 2021 Silver Shovel Award. The 2021...

Council grants tax breaks for $1.3 billion in Shintech projects

The Iberville Parish Council approved a $110 million tax break for plastics producer Shintech Louisiana last week under the state’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program....

Port NOLA issues RFP for new Louisiana International Terminal

The Port of New Orleans issued a Request for Proposals last week for design and development of the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard...

Westlake Chemical considers PVC, ethylene expansions

Westlake Chemical is scoping expansion opportunities to meet growing demand for construction staple polyvinyl chloride and possibly increasing its internal ethylene production, reports S&P...

Are ‘robocontractors’ the future of Louisiana industrial construction?

A pair of LSU professors hopes that their current research could one day turn robotic exoskeletons into reality in the construction space. In the...

Rio Morado LLC plans light industrial park in Luling

Rio Morado LLC has announced the development of the Luling Business Park and Enterprise Center, a master-planned light-industrial park in Luling, reports New Orleans...
Shintech

Shintech expansion’s first phase to be completed in mid-2021

The first phase of U.S. polyvinyl chloride producer Shintech's PVC expansion in Louisiana remains on track to finish construction in mid-2021, reports S&P Global. The...

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