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WalletHub, the personal finance social network, released a study looking at the rates at which S&P 100 companies are taxed at the state, federal and international levels. more
As the Newport International Boat Show enters its 44th year, the hope among organizers is attendance and sales will signal a rising tide capable of lifting the economic fortunes of the Ocean State boating industry. more
KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, reported second-quarter net income of $55,000, or zero cents per share, an improvement over the first-quarter net loss of $1.1 million but a 96.5 percent decline compared with net income of $1.6 million, or 10 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2013. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
A marine trades and manufacturing job-training program funded with federal, state and Rhode Island Foundation money has trained 100 people to date, 90 percent of whom have found jobs. more
The School for Marine Science & Technology at the University of Massachusetts Darmouth has received $4.4 million for sea scallop research under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Cooperative Research Program. more
Oysters, which account for about 98 percent of all Rhode Island aquaculture products, increased in value by 49 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to David Beutel, aquaculture coordinator for the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
KVH Industries Inc. on Thursday announced its $48.9 million acquisition of Videotel, a London-based company that provides e-learning services, training videos and distance-learning courses for the commercial maritime industry. more
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The R.I. Commerce Corporation released an action report earlier this week outlining specific economic development initiatives designed to improve Rhode Island’s business climate, create jobs and lower unemployment. The report, “Actions for Economic Development in Rhode Island,” advocated building on Rhode Island’s native economic advantages. more
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