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.
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.
166 New Direct Jobs In New Orleans
New methanol facility will result in over 430 new direct, indirect jobs
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.
Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), the economic development agency for the 10-parish Greater New Orleans region, joined Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Economic Development, Jefferson Parish President John Young, Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission Deputy Director Jerry Bologna, and Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim to announce the retention and expansion of the company’s international headquarters in Greater New Orleans.
Today, Gameloft announced the release of Cosmic Colony, the first full project created in the New Orleans studio. The release of Cosmic Colony coincides with the first anniversary of the New Orleans studio.
Revolution Foods, an Oakland, Calif.-based school food and nutrition education company, will open a culinary center in Kenner, a move that education leaders hope infuses healthier food options into New Orleans-area school cafeterias.