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Industrial property company warns of a slowing real estate market

Prologis, the world’s largest industrial property company, is warning of a slowdown in warehousing markets in the coming quarters as customers focus on tamping...

BP trims executive team as it becomes more integrated

BP is simplifying its organizational structure and trimming its executive leadership team to 10 as it seeks to reduce duplication and complexity in management...

Martco to invest $30 million in facility modernization

Martco LLC, parent company for timber sourcing and manufacturing company RoyOMartin, announced it will invest more than $30 million to install technologically advanced production...

New EPA rule targets more than 200 chemical plants including some in Louisiana

More than 200 chemical plants nationwide will be required to reduce toxic emissions that are likely to cause cancer under a new rule issued...

H&E Equipment acquiring Montana-based rental business

Baton Rouge’s H&E Equipment Services Inc. today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Lewistown Rental, a Montana-based equipment rental business, and...

India-based pipe manufacturer to open first U.S. facility in Mansfield

Global Seamless Tubes & Pipes announced last week that it will spend $35 million to establish its first U.S. facility in Mansfield, reports KSLA...

Two toxic incidents in Louisiana are under federal investigation

Two separate incidents where Baton Rouge-area industrial facilities accidentally released toxic chemicals will be investigated by a federal agency, which could lead to safety...
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Shintech plans further expansion at White Castle facility

Chemical producer Shintech plans further expansion of its facility in White Castle, according to filings with Louisiana Economic Development. Shintech filed a $35.5 million project...

Group says billions in ITEP incentives failed to grow jobs

Billions in tax incentives from the Industrial Tax Exemption Program have failed to produce job and income growth in Louisiana, according a new report...

Gulf Island sells excess property in Houma

Gulf Island Fabrication, a steel fabricator and service provider to the industrial and energy sectors, announced last week that it has completed the sale...

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