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How the supply chain crisis got this bad

Ships stuck at sea, warehouses overflowing, trucks without drivers: The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, with little end in...

Offshore industry faces mounting challenges

Numerous events in 2021 have sought to cripple the offshore oil and gas industry, long known for being the underdog and rising when faced...

Trucking industry worried vaccination mandate will worsen driver shortages

Louisiana trucking industry officials worry the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses with at least 100 employees could exacerbate the ongoing driver shortage, reports WBRZ. Details...

State board opts for leniency for noncompliant ITEP companies

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry opted last week not to punish companies that have failed to live up to their Industrial Tax...

COVID, hurricanes complicate ITEP compliance

A "handful" of industrial owners that utilize Louisiana’s Industrial Property Tax Exemption Program won't hit their estimated employment and payroll targets due to the...

Top industry 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...

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...

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