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Memo cites reliability problems on aircraft carrier Fordof key systems on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford. Now, with construction
Memo cites reliability problems on aircraft carrier Ford
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of key systems on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford. Now, with construction of the $12.9 billion ship nearly complete at Newport News Shipbuilding, those concerns have not gone away. "As delivery of (Ford) approaches later this year, my concerns... Read more
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Freaky Kon-Tiki River Raft race sets sail Saturday in HamptonWaters playing 3-5 p.m. and On The Verge playing from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is
Freaky Kon-Tiki River Raft race sets sail Saturday in Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Waters playing 3-5 p.m. and On The Verge playing from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Bay Days Foundation, Bud Light, Newport News Shipbuilding and Rhino Linings of Hampton Roads. "It's a good time and we always have fun," Highsmith said.... Read more
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Prudence in carrier costsdo a better job in ensuring that these programs are up to snuff before they get
Prudence in carrier costs
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
do a better job in ensuring that these programs are up to snuff before they get billions of dollars. And going forward, Newport News Shipbuilding and we as a Peninsula must be concerned about keeping these costs in line. First, cost overruns... Read more
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Virginia campaign money flows after session and far ahead of statewide electionswill help tolling companies collect fines owed by out-of-state drivers. Huntin
Virginia campaign money flows after session and far ahead of statewide elections
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
will help tolling companies collect fines owed by out-of-state drivers. Huntington Ingalls Industries, parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, gave $1,500 to Jones' campaign in April. The company donates to a wide range of legislators on... Read more
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No single pathway to successcareers valued by employers and society as a whole. In our region, consider how
No single pathway to success
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
careers valued by employers and society as a whole. In our region, consider how admission to the Apprenticeship School at Newport News Shipbuilding has evolved over the years to become more selective than for many Ivy League institutions. All too... Read more
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Newport News shipyard captures 'Pokemon Go' technologyNEWPORT NEWS — For Newport News Shipbuilding, the technology behind Pokemon Go
Newport News shipyard captures 'Pokemon Go' technology
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — For Newport News Shipbuilding, the technology behind Pokemon Go is so 2011. Don't panic. Engineers and skilled workers at this secure nuclear shipyard have not morphed into distracted, wandering monster hunters. No one has called for... Read more
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Local workers seek relief as Hampton Roads sees near record-setting high temperatureswork outside up to eight hours a day, Graham said he encourages his workers to
Local workers seek relief as Hampton Roads sees near record-setting high temperatures
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
work outside up to eight hours a day, Graham said he encourages his workers to drink water and take breaks when needed. Newport News Shipbuilding has options for its workers who would otherwise be stuck in the heat. For those not cooled by shade... Read more
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Navy could retreat from key system on new carriershe said. The advanced arresting gear is already installed on the first-in-clas
Navy could retreat from key system on new carriers
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
he said. The advanced arresting gear is already installed on the first-in-class Gerald R. Ford, which sits pier side at Newport News Shipbuilding, its construction essentially complete. The Navy is scheduled to take delivery of the Ford later... Read more
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Shipyard subsidiary partners with Westinghouseappreciate that Westinghouse recognizes our progress," said Diakun, who also is
Shipyard subsidiary partners with Westinghouse
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
appreciate that Westinghouse recognizes our progress," said Diakun, who also is vice president of energy programs for Newport News Shipbuilding, "and we are committed to delivering value to the project timelines." Liz Coyle, the director of... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Shipyard receives $46 million grant, aims to add 1,000 jobsShipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program will be delivered over multiple
Newport News Shipyard receives $46 million grant, aims to add 1,000 jobs
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 24 days ago
Shipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program will be delivered over multiple years, subject to Shipyard performance. Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Inc., will receive a share of the future construction contract... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employers strive for zero-injury workplacesthat you can have a zero-injury state, and we share in that belief.” Ray Bagle
Employers strive for zero-injury workplaces
Business Insurance / Posted 24 days ago
that you can have a zero-injury state, and we share in that belief.” Ray Bagley, vice president of trades operations for Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia, said safety is... Read more
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Stepping up in Congress to give voice to Navy, Newport News shipbuilding prioritiesthe Navy should have. Hampton Roads is home to Naval Station Norfolk, the worl
Stepping up in Congress to give voice to Navy, Newport News shipbuilding priorities
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
the Navy should have. Hampton Roads is home to Naval Station Norfolk, the world's largest Navy base. It's also home to Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's sole builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of two makers of nuclear... Read more
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Newport News shipyard subsidiary to add 125 jobsNEWPORT NEWS — A subsidiary of Newport News Shipbuilding will add up to 125 job
Newport News shipyard subsidiary to add 125 jobs
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — A subsidiary of Newport News Shipbuilding will add up to 125 jobs, expanding its workforce by some 20 percent, to continue fabricating steel for commercial nuclear power plants. Newport News Industrial will also undergo a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Shipbuilding and more to undergo 52,000-square-foot expansionindustry and support our community through job creation,” said Pete Diakun, vic
Newport News Shipbuilding and more to undergo 52,000-square-foot expansion
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
industry and support our community through job creation,” said Pete Diakun, vice president of energy programs at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. “With this expansion, NNI will be better equipped to serve its commercial and government... Read more
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Daily Press Buzz: The shipyardthat benefit from shipbuilding in Virginia. This should be more of a regional o
Daily Press Buzz: The shipyard
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
that benefit from shipbuilding in Virginia. This should be more of a regional or state effort to make sure we keep Newport News Shipbuilding strong and viable. Reed Johnson Newport News It's one of those "damned if you do and damned if... Read more

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