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Incitec Pivot, Dyno Nobel, and Cornerstone Chemical Announce More than $1 Billion Project in Jefferson Parish

Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) joined Governor Bobby Jindal, Jefferson Parish President John Young, and the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO)in welcoming Dyno Nobel America and its parent company, Incitec Pivot, Ltd. to the region. Dyno Nobel America President Dan McAtee and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio announced the companies will invest a combined $1.025 billion for a new ammonia production facility and related upgrades in Waggaman.

GNO, Inc. Applauds Formation of Louisiana International Commerce Board

NEW ORLEANS – Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) applauds the recent formation of the Louisiana International Commerce Board, established following the passage of the Louisiana International Commerce Initiative during the 2012 Legislative Session. This new statewide trade authority will create a master plan and oversee implementation of a state strategy to enhance Louisiana’s position in the global marketplace by increasing imports and exports, value-added manufacturing, and foreign direct investment.

Lockheed Martin announces Liquefied Natural Gas Project

166 New Direct Jobs In New Orleans

South Louisiana Methanol Announces $1.3 Billion Investment In St. James Parish

New methanol facility will result in over 430 new direct, indirect jobs

The Mosaic Company Announces Potential $700 Million Ammonia Plant in St. James Parish

Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc., Gov. Bobby Jindal, St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel, and The Mosaic Company’s Richard Krakowski announced Mosaic is beginning front-end engineering and design work on a potential $700 million ammonia production plant at the company’s existing Faustina site in St. James Parish.

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GNO Inc. describes branding strategies for Pelicans parternship

Members of the New Orleans Pelicansbasketball team will soon be carried aloft in seaplanes to explore the dynamics of the Louisiana coast as part of a new partnership between Greater New Orleans Inc. and the city’s NBA franchise. The partnership, which was announced earlier this […]

4/11/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans technology industry sponsors a stage at the French Quarter Fest: A sign of the times?

A New Orleans-style milestone marking when a company or industry has achieved a measure of stature might be when it sponsors a stage at a major festival. That moment has arrived for the city’s technology industry and this weekend’sFrench Quarter […]

4/10/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Pelicans partner with GNO Inc. to boost awareness of coastal restoration

Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the New Orleans Pelicans announced a partnership Wednesday (April 9) to promote economic growth in New Orleans and educate the public about the importance of coastal restoration to Southeast Louisiana. “Louisiana’s coast produces 30 percent of the nation’s […]

4/9/2014 | Read Story »


Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the New Orleans Pelicans announced a new partnership to promote Greater New Orleans as a great place to live, work, and do business. The organizations are also joining forces to educate about the need […]

4/9/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks Number # 1 as “Brain power” Mecca

New Orleans is becoming a “brain power” mecca ranked at number one according to a new Forbes study. The City’s rich musical culture isn’t just drawing tourists, but transplants wanting to put down roots. “We found a place and we […]

4/4/2014 | Read Story »

La. among top in the country for business-friendly climates

GE Capital is open for business in the Central Business District. Leaders say the city’s growing information technology workforce is one of the reasons the company’s financing arm decided to open a technology office in the Crescent City two years […]

3/31/2014 | Read Story »

Workforce development, diversifying keys to keeping Louisiana’s energy boom from going bust, report says

Three decades ago Louisiana stood and watched as rising natural gas prices prompted countless fertilizer plants, methanol plants and other chemical producers to leave the state to take advantage of cheaper prices overseas. With the most recent U.S. energy boom […]

3/26/2014 | Read Story »

New report looks at how New Orleans region can make the most of U.S. energy boom

It seems like you can’t go to a business meeting, luncheon or conference in New Orleans these days without hearing about how the U.S. energy boom is going to mean big money for south Louisiana. But just how can the […]

3/26/2014 | Read Story »

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