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Maine tourism weathering U.S.-Canada trade war

Staff |

The trade war and tough talk between the United States and Canada don’t appear to be dampening Maine’s tourism business, according to reports from the Bangor Daily News and the Associated...

Verso stands to gain $42M in deal OK'd by Department of Commerce

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Verso Corp. (NYSE: VRS), which operates a 400-employee paper mill in Jay, could receive up to $42 million from an agreement with Canadian paper producers, after the Department of Commerce granted...

Hussey Seating wrestles with impact of shifting global trade policies

Laurie Schreiber |

If you sit on any high school bleacher in the country, whether it's in Maine, California or Texas, there's a 50/50 chance it was made by one of the nation's largest seating manufacturers,...

U.S. Chamber comes out against new tariffs, details impact on Maine

James McCarthy |

A new analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows that roughly $130 million of Maine exports are threatened by new tariffs already imposed or threatened by China, the European Union, Mexico and...

New owner of Rumford paper mill will retain workers, eyes investment

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ND Paper LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper Ltd., completed on Friday its acquisition of Catalyst Paper Corp.'s mills in Rumford and Biron, Wisc.

MDOT 'ready to dig in' on building freezer warehouse without Americold

Renee Cordes |

The Maine Department of Transportation will go ahead with plans to build a cold-storage warehouse in Portland without Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) as a partner, welcoming the chance to take a...

Lumber prices spike, driving up the cost of construction

Prices for wood to build and renovate houses have as much as doubled over the past six months due to supply chain factors that include dramatic price hikes in the cost of lumber.

Merger gives South Portland's Grow-Tech expanded global reach

James McCarthy |

Grow-Tech Inc., the South Portland-based producer of stabilized seeding and cutting media for professional horticulture, has merged with sister companies Quick Plug (located in Netherlands) and Omni...

China threatens tariff on Maine lobsters as trade war expands

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In response to President Trump's announcement on Friday of a 25% tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, China is threatening to impose new duties on a host of imported U.S. products,...

Hussey Seating: Manufacturers 'feeling the pain' of new tariffs

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Hussey Seating Co. in North Berwick today issued a statement urging the Trump administration to remove the tariffs imposed June 1 on Canadian steel and aluminum imports, saying price increases...

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