The Advocate - Acadiana Business Advocate
Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Hi Acadiana!

Here's a look at business today, affecting you. Now you know what's up!

Today's Top 3

Harvey Gulf International Marine bankruptcy reorganization plan approved

Advocate staff report

A federal bankruptcy judge has approved a bankruptcy reorganization plan for Harvey Gulf International Marine, a New Orleans-based company that provides offshore supply, crew and multipurpose construction and support vessels for Gulf of Mexico deepwater drilling operations. Read more

Tech giant CGI adding 400 jobs in Lafayette, doubling its Acadiana workforce


CGI, the Canadian tech giant that moved into Lafayette four years ago, will hire 400 more workers by 2023, doubling its Acadiana workforce, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday. Read more

U.S.-China trade war truce has potential benefits for Louisiana, but toughest issues unresolved

Advocate wire and staff report

WASHINGTON — Facing the risk of a mutually harmful trade war, the world's two biggest economies have put their differences on hold. Yet it's far from clear that a fragile truce between the United States and China can hold. Read more