DuPont Thermo-Man demonstration warns of dangers of not wearing proper fire-resistant clothing at industrial sites

DuPont Protection Technologies visited Beaumont industrial supplier Scallon Controls on Tuesday, Feb. 7, to teach the business’s employees the importance of wearing proper fire protection clothing when working at area chemical plants, refineries and paper mills.
Because Scallon Controls employees are more often than not working in the field at area industrial sites, safety is an important factor in their daily jobs, said Joe Herink, president of Scallon Controls.

Mobiloil Credit Union acquires three-story office building at 3535 Calder in Beaumont

Mobiloil Credit Union announced the acquisition of the three-story office building at 3535 Calder in Beaumont in a release Wednesday, Feb. 8. The property is at the corner of Phelan and Calder.

According to the release, the orange and black office complex was renovated after it was acquired by the existing owner, Gerald Condon Properties, LTD. Mobiloil Credit Union purchased the property from Gerald Condon Properties, LTD. on Monday, Feb. 6, the release states. It was formerly BBVA Compass bank.

Savage Inland Marine purchases Settoon Towing’s liquid bulk assets

Savage Inland Marine, LLC, a subsidiary of Savage Companies, has agreed to purchase marine assets from Settoon Towing, LLC’s (“Settoon”) Liquid Bulk division that include 35 towboats and 63 liquid tank barges with a total capacity of nearly 2 million barrels, the company announced Wednesday, Feb. 8. The purchase does not include Settoon Towing’s Gathering & Storage and Logistics & Vessel Management business lines.

Southeast Texas seeing shifts in healthcare market

Southeast Texas seems to be seeing changes in its healthcare market, with Christus Southeast Texas continuing to expand its services in Mid-County.
Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas and the Medical Center of Southeast Texas have expansion plans as well, but Mary Poole and Katie Celli, the hospitals’ respective spokespersons, said they couldn’t comment on those plans at this time.