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Bath Iron Works Holds Teleconference With Trade & Tech. Students At NMCC For Recruitment

| May 9, 2014

A unique opportunity has come to students at a local community college. One of the bigger employers in Maine held a video conference today to recruit potential job applicants. Bath Iron Works has hundreds of current job openings, and they’re looking at Northern Maine Community College for potential new hires. It’s an unusual way for […]

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Bath Iron Works Expects to go on Hiring Spree

| May 5, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – Bath Iron Works is expected to hire about 600 people this year as it works on six Navy destroyers at the same time. The hiring spree will bring the General Dynamics facility workforce to more than 6,000 people for the first time in a decade. With roughly 5,450 workers, BIW is […]

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Maine Shipyard Gets $57 Million in Navy Contracts

| April 23, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Bath Iron Works has won two Navy contracts totaling more than $57 million for fleet maintenance and engineering projects. Pingree said Tuesday that half the money is for design and engineering work on the Littoral Combat Ship. The ship is designed for coastal operations such as […]

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BIW in Competition to Design New Cutter

| February 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Bath Iron Works is one of three finalists in a design competition for a U.S. Coast Guard cutter. BIW was one of eight shipyards that submitted proposals for the design of the vessel. U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Coast Guard on Tuesday narrowed the selection […]

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Hagel Visits BIW

| November 21, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors that the largest destroyer ever built by the Navy will be an important asset in the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, he said the 610-foot Zumwalt that is under construction “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” Hagel […]

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