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CT, NY construction industries offer least economic impact in U.S.

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut and New York’s private construction industries last year offered the least economic impact when measured as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) than any other...

Fed help on foundations?

By Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney says he is pursuing new options for helping homeowners with crumbling foundations, options that could provide actual financial assistance to victims in north-central and...

Colchester's AgroSci lands CT customer

Matt Pilon |

Colchester's AgroSci, which makes living-plant walls, said it has installed one at a Norwalk office park.

Bridgeport hits O&G with blight fines

Matt Pilon |

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said Thursday that the city will fine O&G Industries $100 per day for blight violations related to a debris pile located at the Torrington-based construction firm's...

Lawmakers urge insurers to help with relief for crumbling foundations

Patricia Daddona |

Three Congressmen have released joint letters pleading with Connecticut insurers to participate in a state program aimed at relieving the burdens of homeowners coping with crumbling foundations.

MGM reveals Bradley casino plan

Gregory Seay |

The operator of Bradley International Airport at one point promoted a plan to install gaming facilities that a rival casino operator claims was devised and would have sought development approvals...

Mass. roofing contractor expands workforce with CT acquisition

Patricia Daddona |

Greenwood Industries, a commercial roofing contractor based in Worcester, has acquired Allied Restoration Corp. of East Hartford expanding its total workforce by 10 percent.

Employers must have key voice in I-84 viaduct redo

The planned remake of the I-84 viaduct poses many risks and rewards for the city of Hartford as well as the region as whole, and while all stakeholders should have a say in the process, the business...

Construction focuses on making CT greener, more efficient

Q&A talks about the construction industry's focus on energy efficiency and other trends with David Bobrowski, the new director of business development for Erland Construction.

I-84 viaduct remake weighs heavily on businesses, motorists, DOT

John Stearns |

Think of the construction project to replace the I-84 viaduct through downtown Hartford this way: You can peel the Band-Aid off slowly, or rip it off as quickly as possible.

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