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  1. United Airlines to fuel jet with animal fats, waste oil, New York Times reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | NOLA.com

    ... In 2008, Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corp. partnered to build a $138 million renewable diesel and jet fuel plant in Geismar. Renewable Energy Group bought the plant last year. The New York Times reports the biofuels industry is struggling to make ...

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  2. Bengal transportation company buys new corporate headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Advocate

    Bengal , a Geismar-based industrial transportation company, has purchased a 6,100-square-foot office building in Prairieville that will serve as its new headquarters. Bengal paid $2.1 million for the former InfiniEdge Software building at 14320 InfiniEdge Way in a deal that closed earlier this month.

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  3. Ascension Parish Council approves up to $5 million offer for Peoples Water ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    ... and Councilman Kent Schexnaydre suggested a water line could be run under the river to offer service in Darrow, Geismar and city of Gonzales, where the parish officials say the city could one day soon be fighting with salt water intrusion in its ...

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  4. Williams Partnersa Geismar Olefins Plant Achieves 87% of Full Expanded Production RateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Wire

    )--Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) today announced its Geismar, Louisiana olefins plant is approaching its full expanded production rate. As of June 17, the plant's ethylene production rate was at 4.63 million pounds per day, 87 percent of its ...

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    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Advocate

    ... turning the area into a large complex of shared roads, rail, docks and other key infrastructure that would surpass Geismar. The Souvenir site's proximity to the school did not come up during the rezoning process, and the commission and council did ...

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  6. 17,000-acre industrial complexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo submitted by BASF A chemical intermediates plant operates at BASF's Geismar chemical complex in Geismar. The site, BASF's largest in North America with nearly 1,400 employees, weathered a 2008-2009 recession in which global sales for the company dropped more than 20 percent.

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  7. 1,000 contractors locked in Geismar Methanex site during Tuesday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Advocate

    Photo provided to The Advocate -- The chain-link exit gate for workers at the Methanex Corp. site in Geismar was locked during a lightning storm Tuesday, June 9, 2015, when workers were directed to shelter in place about 11:15 a.m. Workers complained that the gate should not be locked, and it prevented them from leaving Methanex after the day's work had been called off later Tuesday. Methanex officials said their procedure is not to let workers walk around when a "lightning alert" is in place but said they are reviewing their procedures, including the locking of the gate.

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  8. Geismar student helps win robotics team grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Advocate

    Members of the robotics team at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts recently won the grand champion award at the Regional Autonomous Robotics Competition sponsored by the Cyber Innovation Center. The RARC is a series of three competitions held throughout the academic year.

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    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photos by ELLYN COUVILLION - The more than 170-year-old Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation in Geismar has been restored by its owner, the Shell Chemical Company. Advocate staff photos by ELLYN COUVILLION - The main hallway of the Ashland-Belle Helene plantation home has been restored to elegance.

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  10. Sales RepresentativeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Monster.com

    ... is a fast-growing, privately held company established in 1994. With offices in Chicago, St. Louis and Houston, Geismar, LA, Lake Charles, LA, San Antonio, TX and Beaumont, TX. Code Red Safety specializes in delivering safety equipment and services ...

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  11. Macquarie Infrastructure Moves From Strength To StrengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Seeking Alpha

    ... for IMTT at an underlying valuation of 7x EBITDA, including more than $40M for 250K bbls of additional storage near Geismar, Louisiana. As the company still has surplus land, additional new construction is still an option for a region that is likely ...

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  12. InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved TableclothRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | PRWeb

    "I was at a crawfish broil, and cleanup was a mess," said an inventor from Geismar, La. "I put my mind to it and came up with a better tablecloth that would make cleaning up after a party a breeze."

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  13. Gonzales panel rezones site sought by CrawfordRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Just over a week since Crawford Electric Supply opened its new 54,000-square-foot building in unincorporated Geismar, the Gonzales City Council agreed Monday to rezone the site once proposed as the home of Crawford Electric to the broad commercial zoning category company officials had once sought. The 28-acre tract in Gonzales along South Burnside Avenue was one of several sites caught up in a zoning tug-of-war between the administration and its council allies and the then-council majority.

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    May 26, 2015 | The Advocate

    Just over a week since Crawford Electric Supply opened its new 54,000-square-foot building in unincorporated Geismar, the Gonzales City Council agreed Monday to rezone the site once proposed as the home of Crawford Electric to the broad commercial zoning category company officials had once sought. The 28-acre site in Gonzales along South Burnside Avenue was one of several sites caught up in a zoning tug-of-war between the administration and its council allies and the then-council majority.

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  15. Fridaya s starter up in the air as LSU heads into Baton Rouge regional ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... who will start on Friday," Mainieri said before the live pitching. LSU is, somewhat, in this pitching mess after Geismar native and freshman Austin Bain struggled to make it through two innings in his last start at the Southeastern Conference ...

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  16. Hurdles keep Methanex hesitantRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    ... ion the company outlines future growth opportunities, including Medicine Hat and the possibility of a third plant at Geismar, La., where the company relocated two South American plants last year.

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  17. Potash Corporation Looks Attractive After Recent Under-PerformanceRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | GuruFocus.com

    ... North Carolina. The company also has four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at Geismar, Louisiana facility. Potash Corp.'s stock looks attractive from medium term perspective. The company is benefitting from ...

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  18. LSU captures 18th SEC Western Division championship with 9-2 win over South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... the crowd last night. If Bain would have had a rough inning, who know what would have happened." The freshman from Geismar flourished in his return to the weekend rotation after a one-week absence, stymieing the Gamecocks and possibly popping their ...

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  19. Body of 17-year-old recovered from Louisiana pondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Authorities say the body of a teenager who drowned in a Geismar subdivision's pond was recovered several hours after he disappeared. Multiple news outlets report the Ascension Parish Boat Patrol and the Gonzales Dive Team found the body of 17-year-old Malcolm Calloway, of Sunshine, Sunday night in a Parks of Dutchtown subdivision pond near the area where Calloway and his friends first dived in.

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  20. Chemical plant expansions make Gonzales housing boom targetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... jects, including more than $350 million in expansions at BASF and a $1.1 billion construction project at Methanex in Geismar.

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