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Aspen Aerogels Inc. received $2.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a windowpane technology that incorporates a transparent silica aerogel to provide insulation and condensation resistance. more
Vice President Joe Biden visited Rhode Island on Friday, where he told officials the state needs to invest more in its infrastructure, media outlets reported. more
A runway extension was approved last week by the R.I. Airport Corporation board. more
Rhode Island had a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in April, placing it 10th highest overall in the nation, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said $20 million from a $74.9 billion fiscal 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill has been earmarked to build a new, state-of-the-art National Guard Readiness Center. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
New-home construction rose in April, extending a pattern of gains and losses that signals the U.S. homebuilding industry is contributing little to economic growth. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held steady in May, signaling limited progress in residential real estate during the busy spring selling season, National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data showed Monday. more
Bryant University is dedicating its newly completed athletic center Saturday, named after Sue and William J. Conaty ’67 in recognition of the couple’s $7.5 million donation to the school’s capital fund. more
Nortek Inc. posted net income of $2.6 million in the first quarter of 2016, an improvement on the $13.9 million loss in the same 2015 period. At the same time, the air management, and residential and commercial technology manufacturer said Friday that net sales for the three months ended April 2 increased 7.2 percent to $613.9 million. more
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