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Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area rose 5 percent in December compared with the same period last year, adding 900 jobs for a total of 19,100 jobs, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday. more
Despite severe winter weather during the first months of 2014 that put pressure on New England business owners in several industries, the overall economic outlook remains cautiously optimistic, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area increased 2 percent between February 2013 and February 2014, according to The Associated General Contractors of America monthly jobs report released Wednesday. more
Construction spending in the U.S. climbed in April, as private projects rose and public spending slumped. more
The economic downturn of 2008 was hard on Rhode Island’s civil engineers: construction slowed to a near standstill, jobs disappeared, and firms everywhere were cutting staff. more
Michael Integlia & Co. President Michael Integlia Jr. on Nov. 6 announces plans to find an “adaptive reuse” for the 138-year-old Elizabeth Mill in Warwick that will likely include offices, apartments, stores and hotel rooms. The three-story, 100,000-square-foot mill is located across the street from the Interlink train station and connection to T.F. Green Airport. Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, seated, left, says demolition of a building connector and aesthetic improvements to vacant parcels at the site will be followed next spring by $1.1 million in streetscape upgrades. more
Construction employment in Rhode Island rose 5.3 percent in October compared with the same period last year, adding 800 jobs for a total of 16,000 jobs, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Friday. more
Teknor Apex Co. has acquired Jamestown, N.C.-based PVC compounder Viking Polymers LLC, which specializes in the manufacture of rigid polyvinyl chloride and related materials for the building and construction industries. more
Nortek Inc. posted a loss of $8.3 million for 2013, compared with profit of $9.5 million a year earlier. The maker of home and office security solutions, ventilation and air management products, and heating and cooling systems embarked on a dual-focused investment strategy to improve its supply chain operations while growing its top line. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com rose six-tenths of a percent in January to 126.3 from 125.5 in December. more
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