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Rock will head up Lake Area Industry Alliance

The Lake Area Industry Alliance has named Jim Rock as its new executive director following the Oct. 4 retirement of its inaugural director, Larry...
Jerry Lebold

A Q&A with Jerry Lebold, BASF senior vice president and general manager in Geismar

BASF announced in August it had appointed Jerry Lebold to serve as senior vice president and general manager for the company’s largest North American...

Jack Penley joins Brown & Root to boost engineering and construction operations

Former Fluor Corp. senior vice president of construction Jack Penley has joined Brown & Root Industrial Services as president of the company's Construction Group. Penley...
Port NOLA

Real estate developer named chair of Port NOLA Board of Commissioners

New Orleans businesswoman Tara Hernandez has been named chairwoman of the Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners. She is president of New Orleans-based JCH...

DOJ suing Lane Grigsby and wife over ‘erroneous’ $750,000 tax refund

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Cajun Industries founder and Chairman Emeritus Lane Grigsby and his wife for more than $750,000 for an...

Executive Profile: Gloria Moncada

Position: Refinery Manager Company: ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Hometown: Philadelphia Education: Drexel University, bachelor’s of science degree in Chemical Engineering A native of Philadelphia, Gloria Moncada arrived in Louisiana...

Louisiana has a new EPA regional administrator

A new administrator has been appointed to oversee the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency region that includes Louisiana. Ken McQueen of New Mexico will replace Anne...

Tickets now available for annual Port of New Orleans address

Get insight into the Port of New Orleans at the annual "State of the Port" discussion by Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the...
Pepper Rutland MMR

James ‘Pepper’ Rutland: How MMR tackled its workforce challenge

As work in the industrial construction industry has increased in recent years, the demand for qualified craftspersons is at a premium. As a result, an...

14 ABC Pelican companies named national ‘top performers’

Associated Builders and Contractors has released its 2019 Top Performers lists, and 14 ABC Pelican member companies are on it. The annual list recognizes ABC...

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