Operations & Maintenance

Trump visiting Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG facility today

President Donald Trump is scheduled to tour Sempra Energy’s $10 billion Cameron LNG Export Facility in Cameron Parish today. The president will discuss the benefits...

Tiring of unplanned downtime, industry moves to a predictive maintenance model

Time is money, and that’s entirely too evident in the world of industrial maintenance. Planned turnarounds at Gulf Coast plants account for a mere...

Demand is global for Louisiana industrial services firms

R&H Quality Refractory Services is based in Westlake in southwest Louisiana, which is in the midst of a major industrial construction boom that one...

GBRIA recognizes Baton Rouge companies with Safety Excellence Awards

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance has announced the winners of its 23rd Annual Safety Excellence Awards. The awards were presented at a banquet last...

Harvey Marine expands to Mexico, Trinidad and Guyana

Harvey Gulf International Marine is expanding its operations globally, with the opening of offices in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico City, Trinidad, and...

Vega Americas will supply Western Hemisphere from Geismar

Instrumentation manufacturer VEGA Americas Inc. has nearly doubled the expected size of its new facility at the Ascension Commerce Center since announcing the project...

Near-miss reporting: 3 dos and 1 don’t

Yes, “near miss” isn’t grammatically correct. Yes, “good catch” or “safety opportunity” or “near hit” makes more sense. We agree and like to use...

With acquisition, Danos grows by 1,000 employees

Danos has reached a tentative agreement to acquire the assets and business of Shamrock Energy Solutions, a privately held 22-year-old oilfield service company based...

Damage control: When a disaster becomes public, here’s how to get the message right

Fires, environmental threats, explosions, leaks or even shifts in public opinion can thrust an industrial owner into the media spotlight faster than you can...

German instrumentation company buys 13 acres in Geismar for new plant

Vega Americas Inc. has bought 13.4 acres of land for $1.76 million in Geismar for a new manufacturing plant, according to Troy Daigle with...

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