November 14, 2022

CIRI PAC Fall Appeal

Helping our members to weather all kinds of conditions.

Donate today to the CIRI Political Action Committee.

Throughout all types of economic cycles, the ongoing advocacy efforts of the CIRI Political Action Committee (PAC) are more significant than ever. Whether …

November 14, 2022

RIDOT Quarterly Report

RIDOT October 30 quarterly report outlines historic investments.

RhodeWorks funding augmented by $576M from IIJA.

While providing status updates for the numerous projects that comprise the RhodeWorks program, the RIDOT October 30 quarterly report provides a big-picture view of the …

November 14, 2022

Fall Dinner Meeting preview

RIDOT Director slated to address CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting.

Director Alviti is featured speaker for upcoming November 17 event.

The annual CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 17, at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick.

We …

November 14, 2022

FMI Training Update

CIRI-sponsored FMI training gets enthusiastic response.

50+ registered to attend free February-March 2023 courses.

This winter, over 50 employees of CIRI member companies are registered to participate in our free offering of courses conducted by FMI, a leading consulting firm …

November 14, 2022

Safety Program Preview 2023

CIRI safety training being planned for winter season.

Free programs will take place at various venues.

Last winter’s sudden onset of COVID variants and surges quickly caused havoc with our planned schedule of CIRI-sponsored safety training courses. To help avoid …

November 14, 2022

Social Media Preview

Amping up the effort to attract new workers.

CIRI to promote heavy/highway opportunities via social media.

Earlier this year, the CIRI Careers Video was created to promote the work opportunities and career potential presented by the heavy and highway construction …

November 14, 2022

Spring Dinner Meeting recap

RI economy re-emergence was key topic at CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting.

House Speaker Joe Shekarchi was featured at June 2 event.

At our annual Spring Dinner Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, the main theme was the re-emergence of …

November 13, 2022

URI Field Visits 2022

Field visits by URI CVE students.

CIRI member companies continue annual tradition.

On April 27 and May 2, junior-year Civil Engineering (CVE) students from the University of Rhode Island participated in annual spring visits at CIRI member companies. The host …

November 13, 2022

RITRC RI 35th Transportation Forum

Transportation forum celebrates 30th anniversary of the RITRC.

CIRI was a sponsor for 35th annual event at URI on October 28.

Co-hosted by RIDOT and the RI Transportation Research Center (RITRC), the one-day Rhode Island Transportation Forum was created by …

November 13, 2022

RWU Heavy Highway Team Preview

RWU heavy/highway team competing in ASC regional event.

CIRI supported team looking to extend history of successes.

The Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 1 competition is a valuable test of skills and endurance for Construction Management students. CIRI provides …

November 13, 2022

Legislative Watch 2022

Legislative Watch

Bills of interest passed in the 2022 RI General Assembly.

Our organization’s activities in government relations provide a significant service to CIRI members and the construction industry at large. During the 2022 General Assembly sessions, CIRI’s efforts again …

November 13, 2022

IIJA Monitoring

Monitoring the IIJA process for effective implementation.

ARTBA engaging with Biden administration on regulatory details.

Allocation of funding for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is just the first step toward effective implementation. Throughout 2022, ARTBA leaders have been …

November 13, 2022

President’s Message

Addressing the varied needs of our membership at all levels.

The volume of infrastructure projects in Rhode Island is at an all-time high. This presents outstanding opportunities along with substantial challenges. With this in mind, CIRI is undertaking several important …

November 11, 2022

RI Food Bank 2022 appeal

Your generosity has helped nourish hundreds of neighbors.

Help CIRI answer the call again in 2022.

 

In December 2021, with the help of our members, CIRI was able to raise over 1,000 pounds of food and over $8,000 in …

June 16, 2022

Scholarship Awards 2022

2022 Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships awarded.

CIRI provides six students with grants toward college studies.

Marking the 11th year of its scholarship program, CIRI has awarded $3,500 to each of six students to apply to their college studies. Since its …

June 4, 2022

RIDOT Quarterly Report

RIDOT April 30 quarterly report includes FFY22 lookahead.

Renewed emphasis on paving is a key factor going forward.

While providing status updates for the numerous projects that comprise the RhodeWorks program, the RIDOT April 30 quarterly report also outlines the …

June 3, 2022

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new member.

Adamsdale Concrete 551 Weeden Street Pawtucket, RI 02860…

June 3, 2022

Safety Program update

CIRI safety program regrouping for fall/winter planning.

Key challenges include ongoing pandemic-related issues.

The unpredictability of COVID variants and surges, which now occur sporadically across all seasons, has been a perplexing problem for many educational and training programs. As the …

June 2, 2022

CIRI PAC Appeal Spring

Relentless advocates for heavy and highway construction:

Donate today to the CIRI PAC.

At the outset of 2021, the heavy and highway construction industry was facing a funding shortfall for key RhodeWorks projects across the state. This year, projects are …

June 2, 2022

IIJA Infrastructure Bill-Status

Biden FY 2023 budget calls for full funding of IIJA programs.

RI forecasted to receive billions in funding across multiple modes.

Signed into law on November 15, 2021 by President Biden, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) — aka …

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