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Meeting safety goals requires a psychological safety net

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the up-and-coming generation of millennials might hold the key to an accident-free work environment in the industrial space. Their desire...

Meet ExxonMobil executive and LMOGA chair Gloria Moncada

A native of Philadelphia, Gloria Moncada arrived in Louisiana as an intern during her sophomore year in college. Twenty years later, she has come...

20 common OSHA citations and how to avoid them

At its core, the success of the manpower-strapped Occupational Safety and Health Administration is measured by one overriding calculus: the number of citations issued...
industrial project cash flow

Cash flow is becoming increasingly volatile for Louisiana’s industrial contractors

Invoicing an owner is as complex as higher-level math these days, as contracts are more convoluted and payout terms are frequently extended from 30...

$32B in construction projects are lined up through 2022. Can Louisiana handle it?

A trucker’s daily bumper-to-bumper crawl on I-10 in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge has consequential impacts on commerce, to be sure, but it spotlights...
Alliance Safety Council

[Sponsored] Alliance Safety Council: Staying future focused

Sponsored by Alliance Safety Council In the 61 years since Alliance Safety Council began, the organization has grown into a premier provider of training and...

[Sponsored] Dig Deep: Advancing sub-surface site investigations

Sponsored by   Louisiana soils often are soft, and accurately assessing subsurface conditions ahead of construction projects can be challenging. A site is characterized by...

Tiring of unplanned downtime, Louisiana 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...

Connie Fabre: Tackling the tough questions about industry safety

Is it dangerous to work in industry? Are plants harming the environment? Have you ever heard someone ask one or both of these questions? Did...

In Louisiana pipe manufacturing, supply meets demand

It’s Economics 101. Current and expected increases in the demand for pipe, coupled with a sorely deficient supply, are giving Louisiana’s pipe manufacturers and...

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