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Are ‘robocontractors’ the future of Louisiana industrial construction?

A pair of LSU professors hopes that their current research could one day turn robotic exoskeletons into reality in the construction space. In the...

The surge: Pent-up demand provokes a maintenance ramp-up for this fall and beyond

When COVID-19 decimated the demand for fuels, the first reaction by industry was to delay costs—especially in gasoline and fuel production. A great number...

Louisiana loses 7,500 oil and gas jobs during pandemic

Employment in Louisiana’s oil and gas industry has been declining since 2014 and took another big hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 7,500 more...

BASF, LASM launch virtual STEM learning program

BASF and the Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) recently launched their first-ever virtual Kids’ Lab program, according to a BASF press release. The...
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Lineage Logistics expands at Port NOLA

Lineage Logistics President and CEO Greg Lehmkuhl announced April 6 that the company plans to begin a $42 million expansion of its Jourdan Road...

BASF donates $5,500 to St. Amant High STEM program

BASF recently donated $5,500 to St. Amant High School’s Navy Junior ROTC for its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. The donation funds...

Robots could replace 140,000 U.S. oil and gas jobs over next 10 years

After losing thousands of jobs to the pandemic downturn, robotics and automation could slash hundreds of thousands more oil and gas jobs around the...

CITGO donation funds SOWELA program

Officials from SOWELA Technical Community College in Lake Charles announced March 25 that a donation from CITGO will fund cloud-based Simtronics software for students...

Louisiana construction employment drops most in U.S.

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America...

Turner Industries selects Port of Iberia for new fabrication site

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Port of Iberia Executive Director Craig Romero and Turner Industries President Stephen Toups announced March 19 the company’s selection of a...

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