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LEDA hosts Industrial Trades Career Fair at Cajundome

Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) and South Louisiana Community College hosted an Industrial Trades Career Fair on Sept. 29 at the Cajundome Convention Center...

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation last week recognizing October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Louisiana, reports KTBS. Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and...

Sasol pushes for renewable power in Lake Charles

Sasol, the South African chemical giant that has a complex in Lake Charles, plans by 2030 to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions across its...

Louisiana CCUS operators to face property rights hurdles

The current administration’s focus on climate change has prompted a renewed interest in carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS). In July, the White House...

ExxonMobil presses on after other oil giants drop green algae as biofuel

Some scientists regard ExxonMobil Corp.’s long-running quest to turn algae into a transportation fuel as little more than a PR stunt. ExxonMobil says they...

Louisiana celebrates 6th Annual Manufacturing Week

Educators, manufacturers and economic development organizations throughout Louisiana are celebrating Manufacturing Week 2021 from Sept. 26 through Oct. 2, according to a Louisiana Economic...

LSU lands grant to research carbon conversion technology

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced in a press release last week that the National Science Foundation is awarding LSU a nearly $4 million...

Bollinger Shipyards sites re-open after Hurricane Ida

Bollinger Shipyards sites in Port Fourchon, Larose, Lockport and Houma suffered significant damage from Hurricane Ida, but are all now back up and running,...

ExxonMobil names Thomas-Martin as Plastics Plant manager

ExxonMobil recently announced that Kristin Thomas-Martin has been named manager of its Baton Rouge Plastics Plant. Thomas-Martin replaces Angela Zeringue, who has been named...

BASF Geismar lands BRAC’s Diversity Star award

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber recently announced recipients of its Diversity Star Award during its sixth annual Diversity in Business event. Among the award...

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