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Nucor sets expansion decision by end of 2015

CONVENT — A $750 million plant that began manufacturing direct reduced iron Dec. 24 already leads all other competitors, according to… Read More »

3/9/2014 | Read Story »

Young: Flood insurance bill ‘significant victory’ for homeowners

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed an amended version Tuesday of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The amendment,… Read More »

3/4/2014 | Read Story »

Nucor Corp’s Direct Reduced Iron Plant First Phase Of $3.4 Billion Project In St. James Parish, Louisiana

Nucor Corp. dedicated the company’s completed $750 million direct reduced iron, or DRI, plant in St. James Parish,Louisiana. The plant… Read More »

3/4/2014 | Read Story »

House Republicans Re-Introduce Revised Flood-Reform Bill

House Republicans have re-introduced their NFIP rate-hike delay legislation, but while it shares a bill number with legislation they introduced… Read More »

3/3/2014 | Read Story »

Nationwide coalition backing revised House flood insurance bill

WASHINGTON — A coalition of nearly 200 civic, business and political groups and individuals is endorsing a House bill designed to block… Read More »

3/3/2014 | Read Story »

IT Minerals Plans $4.5 Million Mineral Processing Facility At Port Of New Orleans, Louisiana

IT Minerals plans a $4.5 million capital investment to establish an importing, processing and exporting facility at the Port of… Read More »

2/28/2014 | Read Story »

Performance Software Corp. To Establish Development Center In New Orleans, Louisiana

A systems and software developer specializing in the avionics and defense industries, Performance Software Corp. will establish a software development… Read More »

2/27/2014 | Read Story »

Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square will bring national touring acts to downtown New Orleans

Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square was introduced Monday in a formal press conference at Champions Square in the Sports… Read More »

2/24/2014 | Read Story »