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Seacor Power using $25M insurance payout to eliminate debt

The owner of an offshore oilfield boat that overturned in Louisiana plans to use $25 million in insurance on the vessel to pay down...

Louisiana launching scholarships for adult career training

Adults who want to attend a community or technical college to learn skills needed for construction, logistics, manufacturing or other high-demand fields might soon...

Weyerhaeuser to invest $157 million at Holden sawmill

Weyerhaeuser announced plans last week for a two-phased investment at its Holden facility, according to a Louisiana Economic Development press release. The project includes a...

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...
Port NOLA

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...

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