When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden …
PROVIDENCE – The United Association Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program.
The grant will connect people of color and the …
Aspen Aerogels Inc. received $2.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a windowpane technology that incorporates a transparent silica aerogel to provide insulation and condensation resistance.
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Citizens Financial Group Inc. will build a new 420,000-square-foot corporate campus on the west side of Interstate 295 in Johnston to consolidate more than 3,200 employees in 2018.
Ed Wojcik Architect Ltd., Providence (Sorensen Family Reading Room), and Hweler + Yoon, Boston (Sidney E. Frank Digital Studio)
Shawmut Design and …
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts has named Louis Berger, a Morristown, N.J., company hired by the R.I. Department of Transportation, as a winner of the 2016 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for its work on Bridge No. 456 Replacement I-195 ramp, over Warren Avenue.
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon.