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Marine Industry
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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology recently were awarded $525,967 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether the development of oyster colonies has the ability to reduce nitrogen levels in estuaries and salt ponds. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
President Barack Obama Thursday is designating the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, calling it the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
Boats can now can come directly to J. Goodison Co. for repairs, thanks to a new Marine Travelift billed as the biggest in the Northeast that the company debuted this week. more
The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance said on Wednesday that planning is underway for development of an Undersea Technology Innovation Center that will serve as a national hub. more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is preparing a significant expansion of its programming and campus in Newport, including adding a 20,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Composites Technology and School of Marine Systems. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
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