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Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Home construction rebounded in July and the cost of living rose at a slower pace, showing a strengthening U.S. economy has yet to generate a sustained pickup in inflation. more
Construction companies in Rhode Island added 700 construction jobs in July compared with the same month last year, an increase of 4.3 percent that ranked the state 20th in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained year over year, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Monday. more
Many companies that are working to control health care costs now seek personal information on employees. They ask workers to fill in voluntary health assessments, or get their blood pressure checked at office clinics. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area added 500 construction jobs in July when compared with July 2013, a 2.3 percent gain for a total of 22,400, according to non-seasonally adjusted figures published by the Associated General Contractors of America Wednesday. more
Two Rhode Island firms have been named to Qualified Remodeler magazine’s Top 500 Remodelers of 2014 list, ranked by 2013 remodeling-gross sales. more
State, federal and local officials marked the groundbreaking of a $29.9 million project that will overhaul Warwick’s historic Apponaug Village last week. more
Michael McKelvy joined the Gilbane Building Co. in Providence in June as president and chief operating officer, after spending 26 years in various leadership roles at CH2M HILL, which is based in Englewood, Colo. He discusses work Gilbane will soon begin on the South Street Landing project in Providence, planned improvements to its headquarters in the city and the company’s plans for growth. more
The U.S. construction market will grow significantly over the next 18 months, with spending increasing 7 percent in 2015, Gilbane Building Co. estimates in a report issued Wednesday. more
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