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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
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 Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released a preliminary analysis of the state’s career and technical education system, identifying three areas for the state’s new Career and Technical Board of Trustees to discuss – funding, alignment and employer involvement. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 238th among 358 metropolitan areas for its 1 percent year-over-year construction growth in March. 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
Rhode Island ranked 49th – or third from the bottom – for losing 800 construction jobs in April compared with April 2014, according to a ranking of the states and the District of Columbia by the Associated General Contractors of America based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. more
Construction employment increased in 45 states, including Rhode Island, as well as in Washington, D.C., in February compared with the previous year, according to Associated General Contractors of America. more
Aspen Aerogels, a company that specializes in energy-efficient insulation products, is expanding its East Providence facility, a $30 million project. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 306th out of 358 metropolitan areas for losing 500 construction jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
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