May 24, 2023

Social Media Launch

CIRI recruitment social media poised for full-on effort.

Facebook/Instagram campaign to address multiple audiences.

After undergoing an initial testing flight earlier this year, the CIRI social media recruitment campaign has been fine-tuned in light of initial results and feedback. The …

May 23, 2023

President’s Message

Continually working to expand our services and impact.

CIRI has played a vital role for the RI heavy and highway construction industry since its founding in 1975. Over the years, our core mission — across the areas of advocacy, education, …

May 23, 2023

FMI Training Recap

FMI leadership training provides value-add for CIRI members.

Free courses covered range of project management topics.

CIRI recently sponsored a series of four executive training sessions conducted by FMI, a leading consulting firm serving construction and related industries. This free …

May 23, 2023

T&I Committee Appeal

CIRI T&I Committee proposed to leverage latest technology.

Technology & Innovation Committee intended to help members explore advanced methods and processes.


Advanced technologies and heightened best practices are increasingly being integrated into all aspects of the construction process: from …

May 23, 2023

RIDOT Quarterly Report 043023

RIDOT April 30 quarterly report outlines RhodeWorks priorities.

Program to include substantial resurfacing activity in 2023.

As a result of additional federal funding via the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) — along with improved technology and efficiencies — …

May 23, 2023

Dig Safe MUST Recap 2023_0207

Dig Safe MUST seminar co-sponsored by CIRI.

Preseason safety event held in conjunction with Rhode Island Energy.

Managing Underground Safety Training (MUST) seminars are a key component for educating construction professionals across New England on best practices and preventive measures …

May 23, 2023

Fall Dinner Meeting recap

RhodeWorks success/challenges discussed at CIRI Fall Dinner Meeting.

Lori Fisette and Michael Sabitoni were featured speakers.

The biannual CIRI dinner meetings are an opportunity to review recent progress in the RI heavy and highway construction industry, while also prefacing what’s …

May 23, 2023

Legislative Watch 2023

Legislative Watch

Proposed penalties for wage theft and employee misclassification.

CIRI agrees wage theft and employee misclassification are serious issues that are damaging to our economy. However, we also contend the existing law provides adequate penalties to combat these issues. …

May 23, 2023

Spring Dinner Meeting preview

Governor slated to address CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting.

Derek Torrey of FHWA will also speak at June 1 event.

The annual CIRI Spring Dinner Meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 1 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick.

We …

May 23, 2023

RWU Heavy Highway Team Success

CIRI-supported RWU team fares well in ASC regional event.

Achieves top-third finish in aggressive Heavy-Civil competition.

In November 2022, the Roger Williams University Heavy/Highway Competition Team earned fourth-place honors at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region I competitions in …

May 23, 2023

CIRI PAC Appeal Spring 2023

A valuable advocate for heavy and highway construction.

The CIRI Political Action Committee needs your support.

The year-round efforts of the CIRI Political Action Committee (PAC) play a significant role for our industry. Our core activities have included successful campaigns …

May 23, 2023

Safety Program Spring 2023

CIRI safety training prepping crews for busy season.

Current 2023 program benefiting from return to normal.

After several years of grappling with various stages of the pandemic, the CIRI Safety Committee is able to present its 2023 courses in environments …

May 23, 2023

Email Addresses Reminder

Connect with CIRI for the latest news.

Do we have your current address? As CIRI continues to expand its depth and breadth of services, we’re increasingly using email to keep members informed. If you’re new to CIRI, or your email …

May 23, 2023

New Members Welcome

Welcome to our new member.

Loureiro Contractors, Inc. 100 Northwest Drive Plainville, CT 06062…

March 7, 2023

Candidates wanted for Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships.

Candidates wanted for Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships.

Application period open through April 17, 2023.

CIRI will again award Henry J. Sherlock Scholarships in 2023 to graduating seniors. As the program enters its twelve year, a total of six scholarships will …

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 …

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