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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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

10/30/2013 | Read Story »

Industrial carbon company to move corporate headquarters to Covington area

An international industrial carbon company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Texas to St. Tammany Parish, a move that will… Read More »

10/30/2013 | Read Story »

Flood insurance rate delay is backed by broad coalition of politicians

WASHINGTON — Surveying the geographically diverse, bipartisan group of senators and House members promoting legislation Tuesday to delayflood insurance premium increases… Read More »

10/29/2013 | Read Story »

Restore Bayou St. John

Dredging at the mouth of Bayou St. John is nearly complete, with the sediment being used to anchor wetlands that… Read More »

10/28/2013 | Read Story »