Updated May 23 at 11:16am
Construction
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New residential construction in the U.S.surged in April to the highest level in more than seven years, indicating the industry regained its footing after the soft patch at the beginning of the year. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in May, reflecting cooling sales and slower buyer traffic, a sign the residential real-estate market will take time to gain momentum. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 238th among 358 metropolitan areas for its 1 percent year-over-year construction growth in March. more
Johnson & Wales University has begun site preparation for construction of a three-story, $40 million academic building in the Jewelry District downtown. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled for Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A cost-sharing proposal for a wastewater system upgrade could allow the long-awaited American Tourister Mill project to move forward to construction. more
Construction employment increased in 278 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, in February, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released a preliminary analysis of the state’s career and technical education system, identifying three areas for the state’s new Career and Technical Board of Trustees to discuss – funding, alignment and employer involvement. more
(Updated Tuesday 2:38 p.m.) Aetna Bridge Co. received a second place construction safety excellence award in the highway and transportation division by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
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