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A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Top stories of 2020

A litany of tumultuous events turned 2020 into a very bipolar year. Few in south Louisiana’s industrial sector escaped the fallout from the COVID-19...

Global industrial spending tied closely to second COVID wave

The challenges of 2020 didn’t cause the large-scale project cancellations that many feared. Rather, industrial owners shifted their projects to the right of the timeline...

Industry steps up to respond to the COVID-19 threat

COVID-19 has impacted the nation and the Baton Rouge region profoundly and industrial sites in the area responded to the emergency in many ways. Despite...

Formosa blames pandemic for major construction delay in St. James

FG LA LLC, a member of the Formosa Plastics Group, announced last week that it will delay major construction activities at its Sunshine petrochemicals...

A new reality: South Louisiana industry undergoes a paradigm shift in the wake of...

There was really no way to plan for this. The COVID-19 pandemic knocked Louisiana’s industrial community back on its heels and sent it scrambling...

Digitization: It’s no longer optional

Digitization in the industrial space has quickly gone from a want to a need. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended industrial operations in a fundamental way...

Louisiana sheds 10,200 oilfield jobs so far in 2020

Louisiana is among five states hit hardest oilfield job cuts—shedding 10,200 jobs thus far in 2020, a federal labor report released Monday concludes. While the...

South Louisiana industrial services firm sells social distancing device

While the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the local and national economies, some businesses are finding new markets and opportunities during the crisis. Take...

Implementing OSHA guidelines for oil, gas employees could protect against liability

Implementing newly minted COVID-19 safety protocols from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could provide legal cover for Louisiana oil and gas companies in...

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