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Maine's Vision to Expand the Boatbuilding, Composites and Marine Industries Print E-mail
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04.02.06
Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Press Release 
 
ORONO, Maine– Maine’s boatbuilding, composites and marine industries received a financial boost from the federal government, Governor Baldacci announced today as he outlined the positive economic impact the $15 million federal Workforce Innovation Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant would have on the state.
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A New Material Developed at UMaine Could Withstand more Hurricane Damage Print E-mail
12.04.05
By Matt Wickenheiser, Bangor Daily News 
 
A material developed at UMaine could dramatically strengthen buildings and reduce damage where hurricanes are a fact of life.
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Military Strength Print E-mail

(September-October 2005)

In a $6.2 million U.S. Army research program, the University of Maine Advanced Engineered Wood Composites (AEWC) Center will conduct research on high-strength structures for military applications.

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UMaine Center to Host International Conference in Bar Harbor Print E-mail

(July 7, 2005)

The University of Maine’s Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center will host composites researchers and manufacturers from around the globe at the Third International Conference on Advanced Engineered Wood Composites in Bar Harbor, July 10 – 14.

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UMaine Lab to do Work for Army Print E-mail

(May 7, 2005)

Composites News International

The University of Maine, forging a new relationship with the U.S. Army, announced Friday a $6.2 million research contract to develop and construct buildings and bridges with wood and synthetic composites. The military is looking for prefabricated, lightweight, portable buildings and reinforced tents that would protect troops from rocket attacks and shrapnel and be easy to transport and put together.

 
Recycling Pickup Lines Print E-mail

(May-June 2005) 

University of Maine engineers will work with Saltwater Marketing LLC, an affiliate of the Lobster Institute at UMaine, to develop recycling options for used lobster traplines.
 

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New Sea Wall Bolsters Castine Shore Print E-mail
12.20.04
By Rich Hewitt, Bangor Daily News
 
CASTINE - The Maine Maritime Academy waterfront has a new high- tech sea wall built through the efforts of two colleges and two Maine companies.
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UMaine Lab to do Work for Army; $6.2M Contract Enables Construction Research Print E-mail
composites international logoOrono, Maine, May 7, 2005 - The University of Maine, forging a new relationship with the U.S. Army, announced Friday a $6.2 million research contract to develop and construct buildings and bridges with wood and synthetic composites.
 
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