Ammonia is the new black. There. It has been said out loud. No longer to be only whispered amongst those who are speculating about what the ever-evolving petrochemical market will do next.
Ammonia is not a very sexy chemical. It is not something one thinks about before going to bed at night. However, as natural […]
Local officials and regulatory experts discuss community, business and economic impacts of environmental laws included in the Clean Air Act
HOUSTON (Feb. 12, 2016) – Yesterday, twenty expert speakers made presentations during the 19th Annual Hot Air Topics (HAT) Conference of the Air & Waste Management Association – Gulf Coast Chapter (AWMA-GCC). The conference was comprised of […]
Economic Alliance Industry Brief
The “Economic Alliance Industry Brief” column is written by Traci L. Koenig- Director of Economic Development, and contains the latest research and market trends. It is written with the intention of being a piece to be referenced throughout the quarter as you conduct your business. It can be found in each edition […]
Originally published on Petrochemicalnews.org here on Dec 11, 2015
HOUSTON, TX–The welding class at San Jacinto College doesn’t get out until 2 a.m. Demand has ballooned so much in recent months among day workers looking to tap into the booming petrochemical industry that the school recently opened the graveyard shift course.
A dozen miles northeast in Baytown, […]
Originally published in the Houston Chronicle, Tuesday, December 8th here.
During the summer, 22 Pasadena-area students in grades 6-9 took part in a weeklong camp where they learned to make parachutes, built electronic windmills, watched science demonstrations, took a field trip to a chemical plant and toured the Port of Houston by boat.
The camp was part […]
The celebration of the 30th Anniversary took place at the Economic Alliance Annual Banquet at Sylvan Beach Pavilion Thursday evening, and attendees had a great time. The organization honored its past Chairmen as well as the Businesses of the Year from local communities. The 2016 Board of Directors was also inducted, naming Jim Griffin of Dianal […]
The Economic Alliance recently hosted a delegation of over twenty elected officials from the Shandong region of China for a presentation and tour of the Houston Port Region. Presenters included Economic Alliance Executive Board Member Jim Griffin, Vice President at Dianal America, and the Port of Houston Authority’s Jordan Frisby, Economic Analyst in their newly-created […]
The Economic Alliance recently hosted it’s bi-monthly Board & Membership Meeting as guests of San Jacinto College. Attendees heard from Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer on the “San Jac Tomorrow” Bond Proposal that is up for vote on November 4th. The bond, if approved, will fund improvements to several campus buildings and allow for an expansion […]
The Economic Alliance recently held its quarterly Women’s Leadership Luncheon featuring Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez speaking at Cullen’s Restaurant. Rep. Hernandez spoke to the group about the challenges she faces as a single, working mother and full-time member of the legislature. She also gave a glimpse into what we may be able to expect […]