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Industrial production surged in November by the most since May 2010 as U.S. assembly lines churned out more consumer goods and business equipment, signaling manufacturing is bolstering economic growth. more
Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area grew 5 percent year over year last month, adding 1,100 jobs for a total of 22,200 in June, according to an Associated General Contractors of America report. more
Rhode Island will receive $100,000 to support recreational boating, as part of $12.2 million in competitive grants that were awarded to states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program. more
New England Construction has announced the promotion of Matt Sluter, son of founder and CEO David Sluter, to the position of company president as part of the firm’s transition to the next generation of family-owned leadership. more
National Grid says it’s planning to pump $1.3 billion into Rhode Island gas and electric infrastructure projects through March 2019. more
Companies in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area added 800 jobs year over year in May, an increase of 4 percent compared with May 2013, landing the region at No. 134 among the 339 U.S. metro areas in terms of year-over-year net employment gain. more
Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Providence-based manufacturer Textron Inc., will lay off 325 workers due to the continued decline in defense contracts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday. more
Schneider Electric, parent of West Kingston-based APC by Schneider Electric, will soon move its headquarters operation from Illinois to Massachusetts, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Astro-Med Inc., maker of specialty printers and data-acquisition systems, posted fiscal first-quarter net income of $1.1 million, or 14 cents per diluted share, reversing the net loss of $449,000, or six cents per diluted share, reported during the same period last year. more
Gasoline prices dropped 2 cents in Rhode Island and remained unchanged in Massachusetts this week, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
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