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Gilbane Building Co. has named Michael McKelvy its new president and chief operating officer, the first non-family member to hold that position since the company’s founding in 1873. McKelvy joins Gilbane as William J. Gilbane Jr., who has served as president and COO since 2004, prepares to transition into a new role as the company’s vice chairman. more
Wright-Pierce, a water, wastewater and infrastructure engineering firm serving the New England market, has appointed John W. Braccio to succeed William E. Brown as president and CEO effective July 1. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
Spending on non-residential construction in the U.S. will be less than initially projected as state and local governments scale back investments in such properties as schools and health care buildings, the American Institute of Architects said. 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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