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Gulf Island buys Leevac Shipyards in $20 million deal

Gulf Island buys Leevac Shipyards in $20 million deal

HOUMA, La.  — A Texas company has agreed to buy the assets of a Leevac Shipyards for $20 million, with the deal expected to close early in the coming year. The Courier reports the deal gives Gulf Island Fabrications, a Houston-based company with offices in Houma, subsidiaries across south Louisiana, including the shipyards in Houma and marine fabrication facilities in ...

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2 of 3 workers killed in pipeline explosion identified

GIBSON, La. — A maintenance company has released the names of two of the three people killed in a pipeline explosion in Terrebonne Parish. Danos, an oil and gas service company, says two of their contract employees, 40-year-old Samuel Brinlee, of Berwick, and 36-year-old Casey Ordoyne, of Larose, died in Thursday’s accident at the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co. facility in ...

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3 in 5 Terrebonne graduates choosing workforce over college

HOUMA, La. — While Louisiana’s college attendance rate edged up a percentage point, the rate fell three points in Terrebonne Parish. Only two in five 2013-14 Terrebonne Parish high school graduates went to college, fewer than last year, according to figures recently released by the state Department of Education. Officials say the area’s robust workforce has traditionally offered attractive opportunities ...

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