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EIA: Power Plant Construction Costs Fell from 2013 to 2015

Construction costs for most power plant types fell from 2013 to 2015, based on survey data for utility-scale electric generators (those with a capacity greater…

Power | Construction | Power Construction | Natural Gas

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 06 2017

Industrial Info to Exhibit at New Orleans Downstream Engineering Event

Petrochemical, refining and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry leaders at the Downstream, Engineering, Construction & Maintenance (DECM) event next month in New Orleans will address…

DECM | Petchem | Downstream | Engineering | Construction | Maintenance

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Thu May 25 2017

Construction/Maintenance Study: 78% Project Growth, But Also Report Increases in Union Labor Shortages

Contractors, labor representatives and owner-clients in the union construction and maintenance industry are significantly more optimistic about growth opportunities in 2017 and beyond (+20%) compared…

Construction | Labor | Craft Labor | Union | Shortages

Industrial Info

Thu May 18 2017

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on U.S. Labor Supply and Demand

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on labor supply and demand imbalances for various U.S. metropolitan regions,…

Craft Labor | Labor | Construction | Webinar

Industrial Info

Wed Apr 05 2017

U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017

Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to be optimistic about future investments, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. Much…

Ethylene | Petrochemicals | Chemicals | Processing Plant | IIR Energy | Industrial Info | EPC | Construction | Ammonia

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 29 2016

U.S. Fourth-Quarter Grassroot Industrial Project Completions Total $37.9 Billion

Completions of U.S. grassroot projects worth $37.9 billion are expected to occur in fourth-quarter 2016. The projects include a mega data center in…

Construction | Industrial Projects | Project Completions | Windfarm | Steel Mill | Facebook

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 23 2016

Phillips 66 Nears Completion of LPG Production, Export Terminal in Freeport, Texas

Phillips 66 is close to completing construction on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production and export terminal in Freeport, Texas. The facility is designed to…

LPG | Production | Phillips 66 | Texas | Gulf Coast | Construction | Engineering | EPC

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 16 2016

Nova Chemicals Continues Construction On Polyethylene (Petrochemical) Unit

IIR has confirmed that construction on the Joffre polyethylene unit expansion is nearing completion and that the contractors on site will be demobilizing in about…

Petrochemical | Olefins | Construction | Polyethylene | Unit Expansions | Nova Chemicals

Industrial Info

Mon Aug 15 2016

ONEOK Looks Forward to Major Natural Gas, LPG Pipeline and Processing Plant Completions After Strong Quarter

ONEOK Partners LP (NYSE:OKS) (Tulsa, Oklahoma), a leading diversified energy company, outpaced many of its competitors when it reported strong revenue and earnings growth…

Natural Gas | Construction | Engineering | Capital Projects | ONEOK | Gas Processing | Natural Gas Liquids

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Thu Aug 04 2016

Magellan Midstream Pegs $850 Million Capex for Projects Under Way in 2016

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP) (Tulsa, Oklahoma) expects capital expenditures for projects under way this year to be $850 million. This includes a newly…

Construction | Condensate Splitter | Magellan Midstream | Corpus Christi | Crude Oil | Project Engineering

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Wed Aug 03 2016

Iberdrola Begins Construction of Cogeneration Power Station in Queretaro, Mexico

Iberdrola Generacion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico), with its subsidiary Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City), has begun site…

Construction | EPC | Engineering | Power | Mexico | Turbine

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Fri Jul 29 2016

Entergy Kicks Off 980-MW St. Charles Power Station Project in Louisiana

Construction of the 980-megawatt (MW) St. Charles combined-cycle power station in Louisiana recently got under way. The project, which is owned by Entergy Corporation (NYSE:…

Louisiana | Construction | Power Station | MW | CB&I | Entergy | Power

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Wed Jul 27 2016

Newmont Mining Reports Progress on Key Projects, Expects Up to $1.3 Billion Capex This Year

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) (Denver, Colorado) is proceeding on schedule with several key projects, with the gold and copper producer expecting to spend at…

Construction | Production | Processing Plant | Newmont | Mining | Capital Projects | Merian Project | Nevada | Long Canyon Project | Mine Expansion

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Fri Jul 22 2016

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South…

Metals & Minerals | Middle East | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Energy | Samsung C&T | South Korea | United Arab Emirates | Barakah Project | EPC | Nuclear Plant | Engineering | Construction

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Fri Jul 22 2016

WorleyParsons' 10 Top-Valued Projects Navigate Stormy Global LNG, Mining Markets

Global engineering and consultation leader WorleyParsons (North Sydney, Australia) is facing as many barriers as it is opportunities, as the waxing and waning fortunes of…

LNG | Metals & Minerals | Worley Parsons | Engineering | Construction | Wheatstone | Stantec | India | Australia | Oil & Gas | Pipelines | Liquefaction Plant

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Fri Jul 22 2016

EIA: Power Plant Construction Costs Fell from 2013 to 2015

Construction costs for most power plant types fell from 2013 to 2015, based on survey data for utility-scale electric generators (those with a capacity greater than one megawatt) built in that period, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). In 2015, wind, natural gas and solar were the most commonly added capacity types, according to the EIA, adding »

Industrial Info to Exhibit at New Orleans Downstream Engineering Event

Petrochemical, refining and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry leaders at the Downstream, Engineering, Construction & Maintenance (DECM) event next month in New Orleans will address a wide range of issues, including poor craft labor productivity, and reducing costs for capital projects and maintenance. The June 15-16 event at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside is expecting to draw more than 1, »

Construction/Maintenance Study: 78% Project Growth, But Also Report Increases in Union Labor Shortages

Contractors, labor representatives and owner-clients in the union construction and maintenance industry are significantly more optimistic about growth opportunities in 2017 and beyond (+20%) compared to last year, but they also report an increasing pervasiveness in union craft labor shortages. The key difference: some union crafts face greater labor shortfalls than others. These are just a few findings of the »

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on U.S. Labor Supply and Demand

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on labor supply and demand imbalances for various U.S. metropolitan regions, and highlighting industrial capital projects driving shortages for qualified skilled workers. The webinar will be held April 12 at 9:00 a.m. CDT (10:00 a.m. EDT). While the Gulf Coast region has »

U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017

Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to be optimistic about future investments, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. Much of its activity involves the continued low cost of natural gas liquids (NGLs), a primary feedstock for building-block chemicals such as ethylene. Global demand for projects such as ethylene, ammonia and methanol remains strong, providing »

U.S. Fourth-Quarter Grassroot Industrial Project Completions Total $37.9 Billion

Completions of U.S. grassroot projects worth $37.9 billion are expected to occur in fourth-quarter 2016. The projects include a mega data center in Texas, a windfarm in Nebraska and a steel "minimill" in Arkansas. The Southwest Region (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas) will host fourth-quarter completions for 90 projects valued at $11.1 billion. One of the larger »

Phillips 66 Nears Completion of LPG Production, Export Terminal in Freeport, Texas

Phillips 66 is close to completing construction on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production and export terminal in Freeport, Texas. The facility is designed to export about 4.4 million barrels a month of propane and butane once operational in mid-September 2016. Burns & McDonnell and Zachry are the engineering, production and construction firms for the $1 billion project. For »

Nova Chemicals Continues Construction On Polyethylene (Petrochemical) Unit

IIR has confirmed that construction on the Joffre polyethylene unit expansion is nearing completion and that the contractors on site will be demobilizing in about a month. Certain areas have started commissioning and they expect the unit to fully start up by the end of the year. Ledcor Projects Inc. has completed more than 90% of their work. Detailed work »

ONEOK Looks Forward to Major Natural Gas, LPG Pipeline and Processing Plant Completions After Strong Quarter

ONEOK Partners LP (NYSE:OKS) (Tulsa, Oklahoma), a leading diversified energy company, outpaced many of its competitors when it reported strong revenue and earnings growth in second-quarter 2016, based on higher transportation revenues in the natural gas pipelines segment and natural gas volume growth in the Williston Basin, among other factors. Industrial Info's project database is tracking $907.65 million »

Magellan Midstream Pegs $850 Million Capex for Projects Under Way in 2016

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP) (Tulsa, Oklahoma) expects capital expenditures for projects under way this year to be $850 million. This includes a newly announced marine terminal along the Houston Ship Channel in Texas, and a soon-to-be completed condensate splitter in Corpus Christi. The planned 1 million-barrel refined products and ethanol storage facility in Pasadena, Texas, has a $335 »

Iberdrola Begins Construction of Cogeneration Power Station in Queretaro, Mexico

Iberdrola Generacion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico), with its subsidiary Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City), has begun site preparation for the construction of a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle (NGCC) cogeneration power station. The facility will be located about 2 kilometers southeast of the municipality of San Juan del Río in the central Mexican state »

Entergy Kicks Off 980-MW St. Charles Power Station Project in Louisiana

Construction of the 980-megawatt (MW) St. Charles combined-cycle power station in Louisiana recently got under way. The project, which is owned by Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) (New Orleans, Louisiana), awarded CB&I Incorporated (NYSE:CBI) (The Hague, Netherlands) the general contract for the project, which is located at the site of Entergy's existing Little Gypsy power station. CB& »

Newmont Mining Reports Progress on Key Projects, Expects Up to $1.3 Billion Capex This Year

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) (Denver, Colorado) is proceeding on schedule with several key projects, with the gold and copper producer expecting to spend at least $400 million this year on development capital projects. Industrial Info is tracking Newmont projects with a combined worth of $12.02 billion. Total capital expenditures for this year are expected to run between $1. »

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South Korea), an engineering and construction leader that is quietly surrendering to the realities of the all-too-rocky mining market. But the company can still look forward plenty of multi-billion-dollar plans related to nuclear and natural gas-fired »

WorleyParsons' 10 Top-Valued Projects Navigate Stormy Global LNG, Mining Markets

Global engineering and consultation leader WorleyParsons (North Sydney, Australia) is facing as many barriers as it is opportunities, as the waxing and waning fortunes of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market remain the biggest driver behind the company's services. Industrial Info is tracking $213.21 billion in projects involving WorleyParsons in some capacity, almost half of which are attributed to »