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Miracle Workers: Circumventing shortages, delays and inflation

It was unquestionably serendipitous. A few years back, Performance Contractors in Baton Rouge began an extensive self-assessment to gain better visibility into its procurement processes.  The...

Port NOLA commemorates National Maritime Month

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced last week that it is commemorating its sixth annual Maritime Month May 1-31 and National Maritime...

LMTA opposes I-10 bridge toll in Lake Charles

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association is contesting a proposed toll over the aging Lake Charles bridge on Interstate 10, reports Transport Topics. The Louisiana Department...

Port blueprints in Louisiana could be made confidential for ‘national security’

In the name of national security, the Louisiana Legislature plans to add another exemption to the Louisiana public records law, reports Louisiana Illuminator. House Bill...

Louisiana proposes ‘overnight’ solution to trucker shortage

Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a new tandem load permit, allowing certain trucks to haul two cargo containers at a...

U.S. ports to get $450M aimed at speeding flow of goods

Clogged U.S. ports are being given access to nearly $450 million in federal money from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure law in an effort to...

Chennault’s $4 million air cargo facility nears completion

Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles is nearing completion of a $4 million facility to service the air cargo sector, reports Air Cargo News. Construction...

Port NOLA touts 2021 milestones

Last week, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) touted its 2021 accomplishments across all four of its business lines: cargo, rail, industrial real...
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Louisiana will receive $1B for bridge repairs and replacements

Louisiana will receive around $1 billion from the federal infrastructure plan to repair its failing bridges and infrastructure, including $202.6 million this fiscal year,...

Port NOLA moves forward with land acquisition for St. Bernard Parish cargo terminal

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans unanimously approved a resolution Dec. 29 to move forward with the acquisition of 1,118...

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