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Home builders’ confidence in the U.S. climbed in August to the highest level in almost a decade, while manufacturing in one region slumped. more
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
Surging auto recalls and rising prices contributed to U.S. car owners’ lowest satisfaction rating since 2004, according to an annual survey. more
Orders for capital goods increased in July by the most in more than a year, showing corporate spending was finding its footing prior to the turmoil in financial markets. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has completed an accelerated round of inspections of 230 bridges deemed structurally deficient by federal standards. more
The Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program, a free seven-week program where individuals gain entry-level skills needed to work in local industry, has announced its expansion to include training in the skill sets needed by R.I. composites companies. more
The concrete supports that hold up the driving surface of the Route 6/Route 10 interchange over Westminster Street in Providence have their own support system, a series of braces that were installed 15 years ago. Now those braces have … more
When the Mount Hope Bridge opened in 1929, the engineering standard was single-lane travel with no divider. For that reason alone, the span over Mount Hope Bay has been considered functionally obsolete for decades. But it isn't structurally … more
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