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3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
Newport News ' economic development arm plans to spend some funds with an airline and on a miniature golf course to lend a helping hand to two major players in the Peninsula economy - but in neither case is the idea simply to have some fun.
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7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
USG is one of the largest manufacturers of drywall and other various construction materials in the country, and holds either the first or second market position in all of the core businesses in which it operates.
11 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The construction industry in West Michigan took a hit this week with the sudden closure of Lamar Construction of Hudsonville.
In early trading on Friday, shares of Amazon.com topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 4.2%.
Australians like to think of themselves as direct, no nonsense - and plain speaking.
The region's construction firms are growing more optimistic. That's according to the new Commercial Contractors Condition Index from the Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania, a quarterly survey of the region's construction industry.
Pupils from King Ecgbert School in Dore and from Rotherham's Aston Academy are to go on a Design Engineer Construct course put together with the help of Arup, Topcon and Amey.
Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes Corp. is buying an Atlanta home builder for $130 million.
The CFMEU is a "lawless organisation" trying to impose its own business model on the construction industry, the head of a building giant says.
Late last year Willis announced the creation of five new industry groups - Construction, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Transportation and Technology, Media and Telecommunications.
Warren Buffet said, "Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless."
Construction industry fatalities increased in 2012 to a rate of 9.9 per 100,000 workers, more than 8% greater than a year earlier, according to an AFL-CIO report.
In early trading on Thursday, shares of Costco Wholesale topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 0.4%.
For the 2014 second quarter, the retail farm and ranch store operator reported an 8.8% sales growth to $1.58 billion, over the prior year's second quarter.
A: Consumers are in a spending "funk," according to retailer Container Store, which gave a disappointing outlook this week.
EXCLUSIVE: Syfy has greenlighted a pilot for The Magicians , an adaptation of Lev Grossman 's best-selling fantasy book trilogy.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:38 pm
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