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Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
New-home construction in the U.S. fell in August, indicating the real-estate recovery will take time to evolve. more
Pentagon officials are weighing whether to cancel the last of three ships in General Dynamics Corp.’s $22 billion program to build new destroyers even though the vessel is already under construction. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts over the past week, according to AAA Northeast. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation plans to conduct an inventory and assessment of the state’s drainage system components, including manholes and catch basins, to comply with state and federal regulations and prioritize projects for maintenance and repair. more
Gasoline prices in many parts of the United States could drop below $2 by Christmas if the cost of crude oil stays low, AAA Northeast said Wednesday. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 233rd out of 358 metro areas nationwide for its decline in construction employment year over year in July, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The highest number of Labor Day travelers nationwide since 2008 are expected this weekend, according to AAA Northeast, which pointed to lower gasoline prices, higher disposable incomes and a stronger job market as reasons for the increase. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed an accelerated round of inspections of 230 bridges deemed structurally deficient by federal standards. more
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