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THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. investment committee on Friday will consider incentives for three companies seeking to move operations to Rhode Island.

3 companies seek state incentives for expansion into R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A Massachusetts-based manufacturing company and two tech and engineering companies are poised to move operations into Rhode Island, under an incentive request...

Five Questions With: Elicia Spearman

The BOAT for Women is a free career-exploration program for women who may be looking to learn more about the marine trades. The program...
TACTICAL TECH: Dr. Richard Terek, right, chief of musculoskeletal surgery at Rhode Island Hospital, and Qian Chen, director of the hospital’s Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Skeletal Health and Repair, have developed nanoparticles to deliver medicine to limit the growth of bone cancer tumors. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

R.I. researchers test nanoparticles in fight against rare bone cancer

For the past 26 years, Dr. Richard Terek has been treating bone cancer patients at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Some forms of the disease...
CATCHING SOME RAYS: Vito Buonomano, owner of Northeast Solar & Wind Power LLC, says most of the solar-power projects his company has been involved with have been on farms, including this installation at the Washington County Turf Farms in South Kingstown. 
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Providence company started after owner took a shine to renewable energy

When Vito Buonomano saw the 2006 climate change documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” he felt compelled to act. So much so that he upended his career...

Gomez named chief technology officer at NUWC Division Newport

NEWPORT – Jason Gomez has been selected as the new chief technology officer for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. Gomez, of East Greenwich,...

NFI hits 1,000 days without work injury after policy, equipment changes

NEW BEDFORD – NFI Corp. recently set a safety record, reaching 1,000 days without a work injury, the graphics company announced. Citations were delivered by...

Évora wins technology leader award for STEM accomplishments

NEWPORT – Victor Évora, a technical project manager in the Sensors and Sonar Department at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, has earned...

CCRI, jobs groups collaborate on marine trades and composites training program

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island will offer a free Marine Trades & Composites Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program on Jan. 27. The program will...
THE NSA said it has found a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating systems, encouraging users to patch their software. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON

National Security Agency discovers flaw in Microsoft Windows

WASHINGTON – The National Security Agency announced that it had found a “critical vulnerability” in Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating systems that could enable cyber...
WARRIOR SKINS: Dana Paul, left, CEO of Ritual Motion in Warwick, and Fred Tindall, director of production, show off the company’s new gloves to help competitive video game players prevent injuries from repetitive hand motions. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

For R.I. company, glove is a great fit for gamers

Dana Paul was watching a video game with his kids last year when he realized how crucial repetitive hand motions are to gaming. Knowing...
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