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New Orleans area business leaders targeting advanced manufacturing opportunities

Regional business leaders are setting their sights in the year ahead on developing and growing local opportunities in advanced manufacturing,… Read More »

2/13/2017 | Read Story »

Monsanto Plans Major $975 Million Expansion At Its Luling, Louisiana, Manufacturing Complex

Monsanto will make a $975 million capital investment adding new production technology that supports the launch of its Roundup Ready… Read More »

2/13/2016 | Read Story »

Launch: LNG Plan Rolls On

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Venture Global LNG executives announced in December the company will invest $8.5 billion to develop… Read More »

2/13/2017 | Read Story »

Waguespack, Hecht Headline Jefferson Chamber’s Annual Legislative Breakfast

KENNER, LA – Stephen Waguespack, the president & CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI), and Michael… Read More »

2/7/2017 | Read Story »

Entergy Louisiana Starts Construction On St. Charles Parish 980-MW Power Station

Entergy Corporation started construction on Entergy Louisiana’s new $869 million, 980-megawatt, power station in St. Charles Parish. The new plant… Read More »

2/1/2016 | Read Story »

BP Energy Outlook: An energy transition is underway

Global energy demand to increase by around 30% to 2035, driven by increasing prosperity in developing countries, partially offset by… Read More »

1/30/2017 | Read Story »

RES/CON Organizers Announce Speakers, Programming For 2017 Conference

NEW ORLEANS – Organizers for RES/CON – The Global Resilience Summit – announced the 2017 speaker and programming lineup, including… Read More »

1/11/2017 | Read Story »

Louisiana Awarded $2 Million to Improve Career Education

BATON ROUGE, La.- The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. on Wednesday announced Louisiana… Read More »

1/11/2017 | Read Story »