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Dow Chemical, Last Mile Education Fund offer student grants for finishing education

The Last Mile Education Fund and Dow Chemical Company are collaborating to provide low-income students nearing completion of their skilled trades program with grants,...

SLCC expands manufacturing tech program to Morgan City, Lafayette campuses

South Louisiana Community College is adding manufacturing technology programs at its Young Memorial Morgan City and Lafayette campuses to meet the growing demand for...

Graves, Cassidy push to keep offshore wind, oil & gas workers local

Congressmen Garret Graves from Louisiana and John Garamendi from California plan to continue fighting to close a loophole that allows offshore wind and oil...

BASF breaks ground on $780 million MDI capacity upgrade in Geismar

BASF has broken ground on the third and final phase of its expansion project for polyurethane precursor MDI at its integrated site in Geismar,...

Company with Louisiana project completes first CO2 direct-air capture

Startup Climeworks AG achieved an important milestone recently by successfully pulling CO2 from the open air and storing it underground for the first time, The Wall...

ExxonMobil boosts petrochemical capacity in Baton Rouge

ExxonMobil has ramped up more polypropylene production at its petrochemicals complex in Baton Rouge, increasing capacity to 450,000 metric tons/year, reports Natural Gas Intelligence. The...

CF Industries, Mitsui select Thyssenkrupp Uhde for blue ammonia project

Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and CF Industries Holdings Inc. have selected Thyssenkrupp Uhde as technology provider for their new blue ammonia plant in Ascension Parish, reports...

Report: Drax expected to boost Louisiana economy by $536 million in 2023

An independent, third-party economic analysis has shown that Drax Group, a leader in sustainable biomass, could contribute $536 million to Louisiana’s economy in 2023, reports...
Megaprojects

2023 Economic Outlook: Industrial work to lead construction comeback

The construction sector, responsible for most of the Capital Region’s recent job losses, is poised for a big comeback next year, according to the...

Taking it offsite: A move toward modularization has significant impacts on safety

The proof is in the numbers.  In just the last four years, Turner Industries has racked up nearly 900,000 manhours at its Port Allen and...

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