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Maine slides to 48th in construction job growth

Employment statistics from Associated General Contractors America rank Maine 48th in the country for construction job growth, based on 700 fewer construction workers being employed at Maine companies...

N.E. now included in UK's GREAT Tech Awards

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The United Kingdom has expanded its GREAT Tech Awards this year to include New...

Cianbro to hire 300 workers this summer

Cianbro in Pittsfield is planning to hire 300 workers over the next few weeks after having recently hired an additional 300 this summer.

CEI subsidiary gets $55M capacity for New Markets Tax Credit program

CEI Capital Management, a subsidiary of Coastal Enterprises Inc., announced Monday that it has received $55 million in New Markets Tax Credit capacity from the federal government.

Poliquin: New EPA rule could hurt Sappi mill

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, said the Environmental Protection Agency's new boiler regulations could cost Sappi's paper mill in Skowhegan millions of dollars.

Verso challenges Jay’s tax abatement denial

Verso Corp. isn’t done fighting for a lower assessment of its paper mill in Jay. The company is now appealing the town’s decision to deny its requested tax...

Rumford mill lays off 50 workers

The Rumford paper mill sold by NewPage earlier this year has laid off about 50 workers after temporarily halting operations of its No. 12 paper machine.

Former Wilton tannery to be redeveloped

A proposal to redevelop a former tannery in Wilton is moving ahead after town officials approved the building’s sale to two brothers.

Maine State Chamber backs tax reform plan

The Maine State Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it supports some tax reform proposals being trumpeted by Gov. Paul LePage, calling them an “historic opportunity.”

Scrap-metal dealer buys Otis Falls Mill

A local scrap-metal dealer has purchased the historic Otis Falls Mill in Jay after its former owners decided to end their multi-year effort to redevelop the property.