Gov. Bobby Jindal http://redriverradio.org en $975 million steel factory under construction in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/975-million-steel-factory-under-construction-shreveport <p>Benteler Steel/Tube has started construction on its hot rolling steel tube mill at the Port of Caddo-Bossier. Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Benteler officials for a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday&nbsp;to formally kick-off the project that is slated to cost&nbsp;$975 million. It will be the Germany company's first factory in the United States.</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:38:45 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 33577 at http://redriverradio.org $975 million steel factory under construction in Shreveport Northwestern State to dedicate $12.1 million building project http://redriverradio.org/post/northwestern-state-dedicate-121-million-building-project <p>Northwestern State University will dedicate two buildings at the heart of its Natchitoches, La., campus today. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and state officials are scheduled to be in attendance when the university officially opens the newly-renovated Caspari Hall and the Student Services Center. Combined, these projects cost $12.1 million. They were funded through state surplus revenue five years ago. NSU president Randall Webb said his university was ready to start construction, which was a plus when the state considered what projects to fund.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:49:56 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 32974 at http://redriverradio.org Northwestern State to dedicate $12.1 million building project