Amid uncertainty, DEEP cans gas RFP

Hamstrung by court and regulatory rulings in key New England states, the state's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it's canceling an RFP meant to increase natural gas capacity in...


Report: CT credit quality lags compared to most of nation

Connecticut is ranked 47th in the country for credit quality, according to Hartford-based investment manager Conning.

Beacon Falls fuel-cell park loses major potential customer

A proposed Beacon Falls fuel-cell park that would be the world's largest was dealt a blow Tuesday when it lost a large potential customer — utilities in Connecticut and two neighboring states.

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Berkshire Bank's 3Q nets gains

The Massachusetts parent of Berkshire Bank, which has Connecticut operations, posted an 8-percent gain in third-quarter net earnings.

Cigna launches cross-country health improvement tour

Cigna is kicking off a cross-country health improvement tour on Oct. 29 in Phoenix to deliver free health screenings and coaching into 2017.

CBIA plots legislative priorities ahead of January session

For the 2017 legislative session, promoting Connecticut's economic growth is as much about not enacting unfunded mandates or regulations that burden employers as it is about taking action to foster a...

Bradley opens high-end lounge

A United Kingdom-based airport development company has opened a new high-end lounge at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.

CT home sales rise in Sept.

Connecticut's statewide sales and median prices of single-family houses rose for the second straight month in September, but condominium sales and prices fell, Realtors say.

DOT: Rail line horn system improving safety

Connecticut is the first state in New England to install automated horn systems, commonly known as wayside horns, at various rail at-grade crossings, the state Department of Transportation said.

Avangrid doubles 3Q profit on wind-sector growth

New Haven energy utility Avangrid saw profits more than double in the third quarter compared with the same period a year ago, based largely on higher wind production.

CT climbs in national high-tech sector rankings

Connecticut has moved up from ninth to sixth in the rankings for the Milken Institute's State Technology and Science Index 2016 -- it's highest ranking in the history of the index.

UTC posts higher 3Q profits; boosts outlook

Farmington-based United Technologies Corp. profit is up 8.8 percent in the third quarter, driven by demand for its geared turbofan engine and Otis elevators.

Scorecard: Health insurers meeting customer expectations

Most of the six health maintenance organization (HMO) insurers and 11 indemnity insurers doing business in Connecticut rate high on customer satisfaction, according to the 19th annual 2016 Consumer...


Commercial Contractors in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of local employees as of Sept. 2016

RankContractorNo. of local employees
1A/Z Corp., Hartford364
2KBE Building Corp., Farmington100
3All State Construction Inc., Farmington80
4Bartlett Brainard Eacott Inc., Bloomfield75
5Gilbane Building Co., Glastonbury74

Source: Each contractor via survey

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