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CT’s proposed townhome-sprinkler rule nixed

Gregory Seay |

A legislative review panel has turned down a proposed state building-code change that would have mandated newer townhomes be equipped with expensive but potentially life-saving automatic sprinklers.

Military vet King puts employees' needs first

Sean Teehan Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

After serving two years in Iraq, Army vet James King got his MBA at UConn then joined East-Hartford based wastewater management firm Eljen corp., which recently named him president.

Aero Gear adds 24K sq. ft. in Windsor

Gregory Seay |

Windsor manufacturer Aero Gear has begun occupying a 24,000-square-foot expansion for producing gearbox assemblies for civilian and military aircraft engines, authorities say.

Calif. water utility pledges faith in $750M merger

Joe Cooper |

California's SJW Group has affirmed its commitment to a $750 million merger with Connecticut Water Service Inc., despite the Clinton-based water utility recently announcing it would solicit...

CT Water to solicit alternative merger proposals

Joe Cooper |

After nixing competing bids, Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service Inc. says it amended its $750 million merger with California's SJW Group in an effort to solicit other proposals.

Malloy: $15M would position New London pier for offshore wind activity

Matt Pilon |

The State Bond Commission this week will vote on $15 million in funding to repair and improve State Pier in New London.

Glastonbury’s Gemma builds 475MW Ohio energy plant

Joe Cooper |

Glastonbury's Gemma Power Systems has completed its construction of a 475-megawatt natural gas power plant in Ohio.

Rankings: CT building codes New England's best

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's residential building code program recently earned high scores among the top hurricane-prone coastal states, according to rankings by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety...

Mass. selects Avangrid joint venture Vineyard Wind

Matt Pilon |

Massachusetts regulators are moving forward with Avangrid and its partner to develop an 800-megawatt offshore wind farm.

GE's latest sale: Its 111-year-old rail business


General Electric is giving up full control of its century-old rail division as the conglomerate's empire continues to shrink.GE, an early pioneer of...

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