Construction & Design

Japanese firm to support Louisiana Green Fuels’ SAF development

Sumitomo Corp. of Americas, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corp., has signed on as a project partner for the development of Louisiana Green Fuels...

Baton Rouge contractors dominate top performers list

Once again, Baton Rouge companies occupied three of the top five slots on the Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual Top Performance list, ranking its...

Lake Charles Methanol announces plans for $3.2B manufacturing plant

Lake Charles Methanol II LLC announced plans last week to invest $3.24 billion to construct a manufacturing plant that will produce low-carbon intensity methanol...

State grants $100M in bonds for Chevron biodiesel plant expansion in Geismar

Louisiana has allotted $100 million in bonds to support Chevron Corp’s expansion of its renewable diesel production facility in Geismar, reports Rigzone. Governor Jeff Landry...

Syrah Resources edges closer to AAM production in Vidalia

Syrah Resources hopes to begin active anode material production at its Vidalia facility by the end of January, reports The Market Herald. The company...

Ucore acquires brownfield site in Alexandria for new rare earth facility

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. recently announced the January acquisition of an 80,800-square-foot brownfield facility on 10-plus acres in Alexandria for the development of its...

Element 25 approved for $57 million in tax incentives for Ascension Parish facility

Element 25 Ltd. has achieved all of the state's Industrial Tax Exempt Program (ITEP) requirements to support a lithium-ion battery grade high purity manganese...

Manufacturing construction hits $210 billion annually

Manufacturing-related construction hit a $210 billion annual rate in November, more than triple the average rate in the 2010s, according to census data out...
Megaprojects

BLS: Louisiana is second best southern state for construction jobs

Louisiana ranks as the 9th best state for construction jobs in the U.S., outranking all other southern states except for West Virginia, reports LBM...

Wind, solar and battery industries grew this year despite economic challenges

Led by new solar power, the world added renewable energy at breakneck speed in 2023, a trend that if amplified will help Earth turn...

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