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Kittery shipyard to hire 715 workers

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery announced Thursday that it plans to hire around 715 new workers within the next 10 months.

Union sues to block Verso mill sale

Verso Paper’s planned sale of its Bucksport mill to a scrap metal company is facing a legal challenge from a local union chapter citing an antitrust violation.

Defense bill would boost Maine businesses

The 2015 Department of Defense budget passed by the U.S. Congress last week is expected to benefit Bath Iron Works, Pratt & Whitney and other Maine-based military...

142-year-old Bangor printing company to close

Bacon Printing Co,. a family-owned printing company in Bangor, will shut down at the end of the month after operating for 142 years.

BIW scores $21M destroyer contract

Bath Iron Works has been awarded a $21 million contract modification for extended construction work on DDG 51 destroyers.Rep.

Bucksport official suggests AIM will scrap mill

The proposed buyer of the Verso Paper mill in Bucksport will seek to scrap the property and make it available for redevelopment, a Bucksport official said Wednesday.

Belfast shipyard seeks to expand Florida market

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast has contracted a Palm Beach, Fla.-based consultant who will seek new business opportunities for superyacht refit work in the Florida and Caribbean...

Verso selling Bucksport mill to scrap metal firm

Verso Paper announced Monday that it will sell its Bucksport mill to a subsidiary of a Montreal-based company that focuses on "scrap metal recuperation."

Cascades Auburn Fiber fined by EPA

Cascades Auburn Fiber, a leading de-inked pulp provider in the Northeast, has been fined $65,000 by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly violating the Clean...

Old Town mill to reopen after judge OKs sale

The Old Town paper mill is set to reopen and restore about 200 jobs after a federal bankruptcy judge on Friday approved its sale to Kaukauna, Wisc.-based Expera Specialty...