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Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million construction project in Louisiana

Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2014

There are very few coin tosses with higher stakes than the one carried out in Gretna, Louisiana Wednesday night. The town ...

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family business into concrete, sealcoating

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 31, 2013

Operating the business started by his late father Dale, third-generation contractor Chris Fink knows a thing or two about paving. ...

Louisiana construction firms face skilled labor shortage compounded by energy boom in surrounding regions

Louisiana construction firms face skilled labor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2013

Construction firms in Louisiana are facing a heightened short-term need for skilled workers thanks a boom in petrochemical and chemical ...

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction workers dangling 100 feet in the air before rescued

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

Three construction workers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana likely have a whole new appreciation for life ropes after a scary incident ...

Third-generation paver creates his own roads to follow

Third-generation paver creates his own roads to follow

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 18, 2013

During January, the Equipment World editorial team spreads out across the country to interview the 12 finalists for our Contractor ...

Bron Hayes wins 2012 Contractor’s Dream Package

Bron Hayes wins 2012 Contractor’s Dream Package

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 11, 2012

Equipment World has selected Bron Hayes, owner of H & R Contractors in Pineville, Louisiana, as the winner of its ...

BUILT IN AMERICA

BUILT IN AMERICA

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2012

Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors   The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier--a two-mile tall, 26-foot tall concrete and steel bulkwark ...

President declares a major disaster for Louisiana

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 18, 2011

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Louisiana and ...

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