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Industries Confront Louisiana’s Skilled Labor Gap

A Harahan manufacturing company has had to recruit outside Louisiana for skilled trade workers. The Laitram Corp. isn’t alone in […]

11/4/2013 | Read Story »

President to visit New Orleans

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will visit New Orleans on Friday, Nov. 8, to discuss the economy, the White House confirmed […]

11/3/2013 | Read Story »

Laitram manufacturing of Elmwood and Southeastern University in Hammond announce plan to address workforce gaps

The Laitram manufacturing company, based in Elmwood, and Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy’s engineering and technology program in Hammond have created a paid internship and financial […]

10/1/2013 | Read Story »

President Obama plans visit to New Orleans to dicuss economy

President Barack Obama has planned a trip to New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, November 8, 2013 to discuss the economy according to a news […]

11/1/2013 | Read Story »

Calcined Petroleum Coke Producer, Rain CII, Relocates to Covington, Louisiana

Rain CII will move its corporate headquarters to a 3-acre site, and 40,000 square foot office campus, at Northpark Business […]

10/31/2013 | Read Story »

Laitram links with Southeastern to start internship program

Laitram, a global manufacturing company based in Harahan, has partnered with the engineering and industrial technology program at Southeastern Louisiana […]

10/31/2013 | Read Story »

Industries confront Louisiana’s skilled labor gap

Turner Industries Group, a vendor in heavy industrial construction and vessel fabrication and other specialty services, estimates that over the […]

10/30/2013 | Read Story »

New campaign calls for restoration projects that benefit environment and economy

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Marketwired) – The Walton Family Foundation today announced a Gulf-wide effort to spotlight business support for restoration projects […]

10/30/2013 | Read Story »