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ABC Pelican hosts record Build Your Future Day

More than 1,000 high school students from across south Louisiana gathered at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales in September to learn about...

Calling Louisiana to boost state’s trained workforce

It was a trip to a local community college during her junior year of high school that sparked Kassy Giroir’s drive to pursue a career in...

Lake Charles hosting world LNG summit

Lake Charles will host for the first time the World LNG and Gas Series: 18th Americas Summit, set for Nov. 8-11, 2020, at the...

What’s next in manufacturing: ‘Industry 4.0,’ drone regulations

"Industry 4.0" is now more than just a buzzword—it’s becoming a vital concept for local manufacturers to embrace, industry leaders shared at the recent...

Southern Energy Conference next week tackles LNG expansion, Louisiana shale plays

The inaugural Southern Energy Conference takes place next week in Lafayette at the DoubleTree by Hilton, presented jointly by the Louisiana Oil and Gas...

28 students complete latest BASF TECH Academy

Twenty-eight area high school students completed BASF’s TECH Academy—a week-long educational and workforce development program hosted at River Parishes Community College in Gonzales. The program...

SOWELA creates Louisiana’s only oil pipeline training academy

SOWELA Technical Community College is getting a $1 million donation from TC Energy to create a new TC Energy Pipeline Academy at its Lake...

South Louisiana companies use virtual reality to train workforce

Imagine the immense responsibility on the shoulders of an 800-ton crane operator, installing two large, 150-foot-tall reactors along with a smaller one—weighing a combined...
ABC Pelican graduation

174 graduating from ABC Pelican Baton Rouge Training Center

Some 174 students will graduate this week from the  Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. Baton Rouge Training Center after completing...

Louisiana expanding Jump Start Summers program

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is expanding the Jump Start Summers program, giving more than 3,000 high school students the opportunity...

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