BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2005--The Shaw Group
Inc. (NYSE:SGR) today announced that its business unit, Shaw
Environmental & Infrastructure, (Shaw E&I;) is hosting a one-day
seminar on Chemical Industry Security on Thursday, April 28, 2005, at
Union College in Schenectady, New York, in partnership with the AMIC
Group, Inc. and Schenectady County Community College (SCCC). Shaw E&I;
and AMIC Group, Inc. are recognized leaders in providing homeland
security services and products to government and commercial clients.
SCCC offers homeland security related coursework and, along with other
local and regional colleges, is currently developing a homeland
security educational consortium and training facility to be built at
The Chemical Industry Seminar will feature nationally renowned
experts in the homeland security industry and will address the
challenges to the chemical industry's security and the real and
perceived threats confronting this vital economic sector in the
post-9/11 world. The agenda will cover many topics of interest and is
designed for facilities storing and using chemicals, first responders,
healthcare providers, policy makers, chemical transporters, academia,
state and local government, and insurance and lending institutions.
Issues to be covered are detection, deterrence, prevention, response,
and recovery from real threats including:
- Security Challenges and Associated Regulatory/Legislative
Issues to the Chemical Industry;
- Security Actions Taken by Industry Response and Contingency
Planning for Real Incidents;
- Security Considerations for the Transportation Industry
Speakers include New York State Senator and Chair of the Veterans,
Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, Michael A. Balboni;
Colonel Edward Badolato (Ret), USMC and Executive Vice President of
Shaw Homeland Security; Professor Yonah Alexander of the Potomac
Institute's International Center for Terrorism Studies; Jody
Ankabrandt, a Crisis Communications Expert and Major in the Air
National Guard who played a key role with Crisis Communications at the
World Trade Center immediately after the 9-11-01 terrorist attacks;
Larry Stearns, a Project Manager with Shaw who was a leader in the
Anthrax remediation work at the Brentwood Post Office in Washington DC
in 2001 - 2002; and Captain Fred J. Evans III, Senior Associate at the
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
For more information and/or to register on line, visit the forum
web site at http://shaw.snrinternet.com.
The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology,
engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication,
manufacturing, consulting, remediation, and facilities management
services for government and private sector clients in the power,
process, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets.
With over $3 billion in revenues in fiscal 2004, Shaw is headquartered
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and employs approximately 19,500 people at
its offices and operations in North America, South America, Europe,
the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. For further information,
please visit the Company's website at www.shawgrp.com.
About AMIC Group, Inc.
The AMIC Group, Inc is a Service Disabled Veterans Owned Small
Business located in Albany, NY. AMIC is a leader in homeland security
exercise training and development. AMIC also includes World-Wise
Services, Ltd. a discount distributor of Homeland Security Protection
and Detection as well as industrial safety equipment used by first
About Schenectady County Community College
One of the 30 community colleges in the State University of New
York system, the nation's largest comprehensive system of higher
education, Schenectady County Community College in upstate New York
has over 4,500 students. SCCC offers 41 career degree, transfer degree
and certificate programs. The College opened its doors for classes in
1969 and continues to provide affordable comprehensive higher
education and adult educational opportunities in response to local
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CONTACT: The Shaw Group Inc.
Chris D. Sammons
SOURCE: The Shaw Group Inc.