Boost in workers will have impact

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Scheduled maintenance at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery will bring thousands of contract workers to Jackson County, boosting the local economy. Maintenance is an ongoing process, said Alan Sudduth, manager of policy, government and public affairs at the refinery. These maintenance periods are called turnarounds and sometimes the scheduled maintenance for several processing units overlap, which results in a concentration of planned maintenance work. That's the case this year. There could be an additional 500 to 3,000 additional workers at the plant at any given time, in addition to the plant workforce of 1,580. (Source: Sun Herald, 01/30/18)

Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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