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WA Election 2017: Labor plan for naval shipbuilding in WA [24.02.2017]

... defence advocate, establishing Defence West and appointing a minister for defence issues. Labor's goal is to see more naval shipbuilding in WA, with Mr McGowan saying the recent defence contracts awarded to SA were a missed opportunity for the state.

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From Slurpees to shipbuilding: Unusual form of networking leads ... [24.02.2017]

In the business world, the concept of networking brings to mind an after-hours corporate mixer with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Kristoph Lucas earne.

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From Slurpees to shipbuilding, perseverance pays off [24.02.2017]

Jonathon Gruenke/Daily Press After spending time in the Navy and working at a 7-Eleven to make ends meet, Kristoph Lucas will graduate Saturday from the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding with a 3.8 GPA. (Jonathon Gruenke/Daily Press).

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Former OSHA head warns Navy about shipbuilding hazards [23.02.2017]

According to the investigation, the Navy and Coast Guard's seven top private shipbuilders have received more than $100 billion in public funds despite serious safety lapses that have endangered, injured, and killed workers. Shipbuilders would comply ...

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Reps. Wittman and Palazzo Visit Ingalls Shipbuilding Division [23.02.2017]

“Today was an informative visit to Ingalls Shipbuilding—one of our nation's best assets,” said Wittman, who is chairman of the House Armed Services' Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee. “It is obvious the men and women of Ingalls brandish ...

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Shipbuilding pledge brings PM to area [23.02.2017]

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tours Austal, at the WA Marine Complex in Henderson, with WA Premier Colin Barnett and other representatives ahead of the Western Australia state election in March. Picture: Simon Santi The West Australian.

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US Navy Shipbuilding Plan $5 Billion Over Budget [23.02.2017]

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that the cost of the Navy's 2017 shipbuilding plan - an average of about $21 billion per year (in 2016 dollars) over 30 years - would be $5 billion higher than the average funding that the Navy ...

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Modest Tree expanding after deal with Irving shipbuilding project [23.02.2017]

Halifax-based Modest Tree ​is in hiring mode after land​ing​ a roughly $2-million contract last week​ with one of the companies working on the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship project at Irving's Halifax shipyard. “It's for the new frigate,” Sam ...

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PHOTO RELEASE--Reps. Wittman and Palazzo Visit Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding Division [22.02.2017]

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Va., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., on Wednesday for a tour of the shipyard, which included ...

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Ingalls Shipbuilding authenticates keel for USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. [22.02.2017]

The USS Frank E. Petersen is a planned guided-missile destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy. Pictured: Ingalls Shipbuilding structural welder Jeremy Lally welds the initials of ship sponsor D.Arcy Neller onto the ship's keel plate. Photo courtesy of ...

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