Shaw Group http://wrkf.org en TUESDAY: Former Shaw Group CEO Jim Bernhard, NPR's Debbie Elliot http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-former-shaw-group-ceo-jim-bernhard-nprs-debbie-elliot <p>Jim chats with former Shaw Group CEO Jim Bernhard about Louisiana's economy and her politics.</p><p>NPR reporter Debbie Elliot drops by the studio to talk about covering Hurricane Katrina, The BP Oil Spill and now the Bayou Corne sinkhole. Debbie will speak tonight at the Reilly Theater at LSU</p><p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:14:27 +0000 Jim Engster 7349 at http://wrkf.org Shaw Group Shareholders Approve Sale To CB&I http://wrkf.org/post/shaw-group-shareholders-approve-sale-cbi <p>Shareholders of the construction and engineering company The Shaw Group voted Friday to sell the company to Netherlands-based infrastructure giant CB&amp;I.</p><p>Baton Rouge’s only Fortune 500 Company said in a statement that 99-percent of its shareholders voted in favor of the deal worth a little over $3-billion-dollars.</p><p>Baton Rouge Area Chamber CEO Adam Knapp said CB&amp;I sees Baton Rouge as a center for engineering talent.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 19:11:40 +0000 Ashley Westerman 3868 at http://wrkf.org BRAC CEO Calls Shaw Buyout a Good Deal For Baton Rouge http://wrkf.org/post/brac-ceo-calls-shaw-buyout-good-deal-baton-rouge <p><span class="BodyCopy">One week ago today, the Shaw Group announced it agreed to be acquired by Chicago Bridge and Iron.</span> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2160 at http://wrkf.org BRAC CEO Calls Shaw Buyout a Good Deal For Baton Rouge