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Bath will look at ways to ease traffic congestion around BIW

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The city of Bath, working with the Maine Department of Transportation and Bath Iron Works, will conduct a study of traffic conditions on the south end, near BIW.

Waterville company, named 3rd fastest growing in state, expects to add 150 jobs

Maureen Milliken |

A Waterville manufacturer that was named Maine's third fastest-growing company by Inc. magazine said it plans to add 60 jobs by the end of the year and another 90 next year. F3 MFG, a maker of truck...

Bill with $162M for Kittery shipyard heads to Trump's desk

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Federal legislation that would provide over $162 million for improvements at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery has received U.S. Senate approval and is expected to be signed into law by President...

Three Maine boatbuilders team up on high-end sloop

Laurie Schreiber |

A new yacht under construction on the Maine coast will combine the skills of three different boatbuilding operations. Brooklin Boat Yard, Hinckley Co. and Front Street Shipyard are producing the...

Trump tariffs hurting Maine seating manufacturer, too

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As concern grows about how a potential U.S.-China trade war may continue to adversely impact Maine lobster exports, the state’s congressional delegation fears additional tariffs proposed by the...

Maine Military Authority — its future uncertain — lays off 54 workers

Laurie Schreiber |

After completing its work to fulfill a contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Maine Military Authority has laid off 54 employees. The state-operated military authority is...

Commerce Dept. official to speak at Maine manufacturers' annual meeting

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A national leader with expertise in helping manufacturers improve their global competitiveness will be the keynote speaker at the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership's annual National...

Portsmouth shipyard scrambling to find 700 skilled workers

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery has plans to hire 700 employees next year to meet a booming workload.

Bangor 3D shoe printer inks deal with maker of eco-friendly sandals

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Cobbler Technologies, a Bangor-based startup specializing in 3D printing for the footwear industry, will print eco-friendly sandals for Soak USA — a startup that has a production facility in...

Check out Portland Ship Yard’s new 300-ton travelift

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Portland Ship Yard owner Phineas Sprague is unveiling this afternoon a new 300 metric ton Marine Travelift that he’s named “Babe” in a nod to the legendary blue ox who was Paul...