Environmental

Weeks Marine finds growth and diversification in the expanding coastal restoration and LNG markets

A proliferation of coastal restoration projects and LNG facilities has reinvigorated Weeks Marine Inc.’s decades-long presence along the Gulf Coast. Its strategically placed equipment...

While industry is encouraged by regulation postponements, DEQ fears funding cuts might slow permitting

The person leading the EPA’s Region 6 in Dallas is nearly as important to Louisiana industry and the state’s Department of Environmental Quality as...

Honeywell products made in Louisiana are impacting a series of industries

Innovative products manufactured at Honeywell plants in Louisiana are having a global impact—not only on a wide range of industries, but also on the...

Insight: Environmental considerations in project development

Environmental considerations can determine the success or failure of a commercial or industrial project.  They should be carefully evaluated at the earliest planning stages...

Louisiana’s ‘Rigs to Reefs’ program is a win-win for industry the Gulf

While in its essence an environmental solution, the practice of converting offshore platforms into artificial reefs is usually a matter of financial common sense....

For three decades, George Lockhart has found profit in industrial waste transit

For more than three decades now, George Lockhart’s business has been transporting industrial waste. The Livingston Parish businessman can remember when it was a niche...

Infrared cameras detect leaks at industrial sites across the Gulf South. Will they gain...

Thanks to the ingenuity of some early visionaries, the use of infrared technology for leak detection is gaining a foothold at industrial sites in...

Industry confidence is buoyed by expectations of a business-friendly Trump administration

An odd mixture of apprehension and anticipation permeates the industrial market in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, as leaders wait to see just...

Novel carbon capture project in Lake Charles takes a major step forward

Louisiana has moved closer to becoming the site of what will be the world’s largest manufacturing carbon capture facility. The U.S. Energy Department in December...

How do corridor companies do it? Leadership and people skills are key

As Louisiana’s continuing demand for skilled laborers leads to a worrisome decline in productivity, some are taking steps to ensure safety doesn’t become the...

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