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Construction
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A few years ago, a labor shortage in the building trades in the Providence area seemed difficult to imagine. more
Having spent the better part of the 1980s working on nuclear power plants, structural engineer Patricia Steere made a career switch to bridge engineering and joined a Providence-based engineering firm. more
Mayor Donald R. Grebien wants residents to go online and vote for the newly constructed Pawtucket River Bridge as the top transportation project in the country. more
A multifamily building now undergoing renovation in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence will soon be more than housing for a few families: It will be a refuge for those seeking escape from violence and abuse. more
Being green is a substantial part of many Rhode Island architects’ businesses, and the standard for getting there – the LEED program – is not the only approach, architects and industry leaders say. more
Arden Building Cos.has purchased Corporate Mechanical Inc. of Tewksbury, Mass. more
A University of Rhode Island engineering professor has conducted seismic tests on the Gainer Memorial Dam at the Scituate Reservoir to determine its vulnerability to earthquakes. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area added 600 construction jobs in August compared with August 2013, a 3 percent gain, placing the area at No. 158 in a ranking of 339 metropolitan areas by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
New-home construction in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market. more
Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
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