Updated April 18 at 3:26pm
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An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in May to 126.8 from 126.3 in April, the second consecutive month of gains in the state’s economic indicator index produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com. more
The NanoSteel Co. has awarded an exclusive worldwide license to its wear-resistant steel coatings to Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric, which designs and manufactures arc-welding products, robotic welding systems, and plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment. more
General Electric Co., seeking approval from France’s government for its $17 billion Alstom SA energy bid, is in early-stage talks with nuclear-plant maker Areva SA and other French companies about asset sales or partnerships, people familiar with the matter said. more
The Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park had its fifth consecutive record-breaking year for automobiles imported by ship in 2014, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Aspen Aerogels, a company that specializes in energy-efficient insulation products, is expanding its East Providence facility, a $30 million project. more
Modest gains in economic momentum in May hold promise for Rhode Island this summer, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said in his latest Current Conditions Index, but as usual that is only part of the story for the Ocean State. more
Astro-Med Inc.’s profit dropped in the fourth quarter, but grew 45 percent year over year, the manufacturer reported in its earnings release Wednesday. more
Nortek Inc. reported a net loss of $45.6 million, or $2.92 per diluted share, in 2014, which is nearly 45 percent greater than the loss reported the year before, according to an earnings statement released this week. more
A robot block party will be held April 11 at the Pizzitola Center, 235 Hope St., and more than 2,500 spectators and 50 exhibitors are expected at the event, which is being held in celebration of National Robotics Week. more
Discovery Communications Inc. is seeking to purchase control of The Hub from partner Hasbro Inc. and rename the children’s TV network Discovery Family to attract a wider audience, two people familiar with the plan said. more
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