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Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from May, according to data released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
New-home construction in the United States rose more than forecast in June, providing some momentum for residential real estate near the end of its busy selling season. more
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, the quasi-governmental R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. released a report this week detailing $2.3 billion in financing the organization has provided for health and educational construction projects over the last decade. more
Beacon Distributors Inc. will move from leased facilities to newly constructed headquarters on Route 102 this year. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
The city of Providence will seek a $40 million Neighborhood Infrastructure Bond to make investments in infrastructure and build stronger neighborhoods, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Thursday. more
(Updated, 5:15 p.m.) Nortek Inc., maker of commercial and residential air circulation and technology products for home and office, has agreed to be acquired by Melrose Industries PLC for $86 per share, which translates into a rough enterprise value of about $2.8 billion. more
Repair to damage on the Cliff Walk caused by Hurricane Sandy, which impacted the Northeast in October 2012, is scheduled to begin July 5. more
Cherenzia Excavation Inc., of Westerly, will pay a penalty of $84,070 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and has taken steps to minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
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