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Stantec lands $4.9M award for work at Kittery shipyard


The U.S. Navy has awarded Stantec Consulting Services a $4.9 million contract for architect-engineering services for the Dry Dock No. 1 superflood basin at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery.

Southport Boats acquired by principals of Carbon Craft

James McCarthy |

Southport Boats, an Augusta-based builder of center console offshore boats, has been acquired by the principals of Florida-based Carbon Craft Inc. for an undisclosed price.

With increased production, Texas Instruments is hiring in South Portland

Texas Instruments, the Dallas-based integrated circuit manufacturer, is hiring up to 20 contract workers for its South Portland microchip fabrication plant.

Origin USA plans to double workforce with new Farmington factory


Origin USA, a martial-arts wear manufacturer that began selling jiu jitsu apparel in Industry in 2011, plans to more than double its workforce after opening a new manufacturing plant in Farmington...

Navy picks arch-rival Ingalls over BIW to repair USS Fitzgerald


The U.S. Navy chose to give the repair contract for the damaged USS Fitzgerald to Huntington Ingalls Industries' shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., instead of Bath Iron Works, where the guided-missile...

FAME decision advances Front Street Shipyard's expansion

Finance Authority of Maine approved loan insurance on two loans totaling $3.6 million by Androscoggin Bank for the purchase of land and construction of a new boat manufacturing and maintenance...

Ten sailors missing in another collision involving BIW-built destroyer

A U.S. Navy destroyer built at Bath Iron Works collided early this morning with an oil tanker three times its size east of Singapore off the Straits of Malacca in the South China Sea. The Navy...

Lewiston expansion boosts L.L.Bean's hiring plans

Renee Cordes |

L.L.Bean is kicking its Bean boot production into a higher gear after opening a second plant in Lewiston.

Hussey Seating hits record $100M in revenue

Hussey Seating Co. reported record revenue of $100 million for its most recent fiscal year.

Former union official indicted over embezzled funds

A former official from a labor union supplying workers to Bath Iron Works was indicted for allegedly embezzling $281,000 in union funds.