Stories about Cianbro

A $250 million expansion and modernization project is under way at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

OSHA investigating injury at EMMC construction site

By Nick McCrea on Dec. 18, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.
VolturnUS, a wind turbine designed and built at the University of Maine, became the first grid-connected offshore wind turbine in the Americas to provide electricity to the power grid in June.

UMaine submits bid for floating wind turbine deal

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 03, 2013, at 5:04 p.m.
Workers put the finishing touches on the installation of the clock on the tower of the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Oct. 25.

Bangor arena construction on track, project manager says

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2012, at 7:43 p.m.
A barge loaded with steel modules made by Cianbro Corp. moves toward Searsport on the Penobscot River in 2009.  Cianbro has purchased a steel fabrication facility in Massachusetts.

Cianbro grows capacity, reach with acquisition of Mass. steel plant

By Whit Richardson on Sept. 05, 2012, at 11:45 a.m.

Cianbro, Maine schools sign workforce education agreement

By Whit Richardson on Aug. 30, 2012, at 6:48 p.m.
Silhouette of Cianbro Corporation chairman and CEO Peter Vigue with map backdrop of the proposed east-west highway.

Is a private toll highway rural Maine’s road to prosperity?

By Tom Groening on Aug. 10, 2012, at 1:12 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage names nine Maine communities ‘business-friendly’

By Matthew Stone on June 06, 2012, at 1:10 p.m.
Cianbro Corp. CEO Peter Vigue

Peter Vigue to promote east-west highway to Lincoln Chamber

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 09, 2012, at 6:21 p.m.
Workers in their safety harnesses carefully position a crane-hoisted roof beam into place atop the new Bangor Arena on Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2012. With the help of unseasonably warm weather, the arena construction remains on schedule.

Arena project on schedule as auditorium hosts tournament week

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 24, 2012, at 8:22 p.m.
Tethered to safety harnesses, workers scale the lattice of rebar at the future Bangor arena and convention construction site Monday afternoon, Dec. 12, 2011.

Framework for Bangor arena rising

By Andrew Neff on Dec. 16, 2011, at 8:57 p.m.
Jobseeker David Rudolph, 79, of Thomaston spoke at Wednesday's summit on Maine's older workers about some of his experiences looking for work. He has experience in the fields of education, community mental health and social services, was a small business-owner and more over the last several decades and is now seeking full or part-time work, preferably in administration.

Older workers crucial to Maine economy

By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 05, 2011, at 6:37 p.m.
Peter Jumars, the director of School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine, talks about an observation buoy at the future site of an offshore wind energy test turbine about two miles south of Monhegan Island during a tour of the area Monday. On the left is Dr. Christopher Hart of the U.S. Department of Energy on the right is Peter Browne of HDR Enigineering.

U.S. energy official, researchers visit offshore wind site

By Matt Wickenheiser on June 13, 2011, at 10:11 p.m.
John McPeek, 58, and Mary Jane MacKenzie, 62, both work at the Broadway McDonald's in Bangor and are part of a group of older workers that continue to work into their retirement years. McPeek, a two-year employee, works the grill and McKenzie has been the resturant's hostess for the past 14 years.

For many older Maine workers retirement is not an option

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 11, 2011, at 2:53 p.m.
Cianbro Chairman and CEO Peter Vigue praises co-workers and others involved in the success at  Cianbro's Eastern Manufacturing Facility in Brewer, Maine in 2009. On Friday, the Pittsfield, Maine-based contractor said it had acquired a Texas company with 1,500 employees.

Cianbro acquires major Texas contractor

By Matt Wickenheiser on Nov. 05, 2010, at 11:59 a.m.