More stories about New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

  • Lafarge North America joins Living Lands and Waters

    Last week, Lafarge North America employees volunteered for a Living Lands and Waters river cleanup of the Des Plains River in Channahon, IL, near the Lafarge U.S. Joliet Quarry.

  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.

  • Command Alkon Training and Tech Conference

    The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is one of the industry’s largest, focused solutions for producers of ready-mix, manufactured concrete, aggregate, and cement.

  • Gulf Coast and West will Boom the next Decade

    The fastest growing area of the U.S. will be the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from the U.S.-Mexico border to the west coast of Florida. The Inland West region will do well also.

  • Sandy's Unintended Impact

    As a New Orleans resident and a mildly impacted victim of Hurricane Katrina back in 2005, I feel deeply for those who suffered the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, especially those who lost loved ones and their precious homes and businesses.

  • Working With Controlled Low-Strength Materials

    We are about to bid on a project calling for controlled low-strength materials (CLSM) for backfilling sewers and other underground utilities. The designer is hoping to use this material to earn LEED credits. We have been asked to verify the density of CLSM we plan to provide. Does CLSM's density...

  • Proving Our Green Worth

  • Proving Our Green Worth

  • Is Infrastructure Spending the Answer?

  • Fast Lane

    Route 90 is one of the South's most traveled scenic highways. But more importantly, it's a major Gulf Coast artery, carrying travelers from the Florida Panhandle to New Orleans and beyond. So when Hurricane Katrina destroyed the existing four-lane bridge between Biloxi and Ocean Springs in 2005...