Maine awards US$97,500 workforce development grant to J.D. Irving for training of 60 people at sawmill near Ashland in operation of technology including hydraulics, drying kiln, high-precision equipment
May 20, 2014
The grant was one of three awarded under the state's Workforce Development Grant program, which provides a maximum of $100,000 for operating expenses, equipment, and program materials for workforce training programs.
According to the release, the award to Irving Forest Products in Nashville will provide for the training of 60 individuals on all aspects of operating a leading technology sawmill, including hydraulics, drying kiln, and operating high-precision equipment.
The primary source of this article is a press release issued by the Maine Dept. of Economic and Community Development, Augusta, Maine, on May 19, 2014. The full announcement can be viewed here.