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R.I. eyed by biodiesel firms

Biodiesel plants have been cropping up all over the country, turning such things as used cooking oil and animal fat into clean-burning fuel. Now...

Hottest industrial material? At NanoSteel, the CEO

David Paratore says he wanted to be chief executive of NanoSteel because of the four-year old company’s cutting-edge technology. Developed at a government-funded incubator...

Afferent to devote itself to stroke rehabilitation

Seven years into its campaign to reach profitability, Providence-based medical devices firm Afferent Corp. has revamped its strategy for taking its technology to treat...
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A scuba diver gets ready to inspect the Harris Mill dam in the Pawtuxet River, which developers aim to use to generate hydroelectric power.

State invests in projects for hydroelectric power

Eight months ago, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri pledged in his State of the State address to have 15 percent of Rhode Island’s electricity come...

Carousel to offer integrated support for voice, data

Carousel Industries has been successful in selling customers Internet-based telephone systems. But servicing the so-called Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems has come with...

Home lender gives ARM a twist, by capping rates

New York Mortgage Co. expects home-loan rates to drop in coming years, so it has armed its brokers in Warwick and around the country...

Finding fame with perfect smiles

COMPANY PROFILE Dr. Matrullo and Associates OWNERS: Paul J. Matrullo, DDS, and Joseph P. Matrullo, DMD TYPE OF BUSINESS: General and cosmetic dentistry LOCATION: 1280 Park...

Port patrol gains offshore connectivity with RI-WINs

Patrol boats in Rhode Island waters have computers with wireless links to security cameras along Narragansett Bay.Students in Brown University’s teacher-preparation program...

Providence unveils new wireless safety network

In a police car parked outside of the Providence Public Safety Complex, an officer views reports on a laptop. Outside, a small black antenna...

Energy prices fuel growth of audit firms

At most companies, the rising cost of electricity is eating away at the bottom line. Yet the cost spike has been a boon for...
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