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Construction
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The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of construction employment growth in December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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
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
Economic activity is increasing, with retailers and manufacturers reporting year-over-year increases in sales or revenue, and retailers expecting the momentum to continue during the the holiday season, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released on Wednesday. more
Aspen Aerogels, a company that specializes in energy-efficient insulation products, is expanding its East Providence facility, a $30 million project. more
Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
Dimeo Construction recently launched a new website, www.dimeo.com. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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