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The company, a broad-based investment conglomerate that includes diverse names like Geico Auto Insurance, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Dairy Queen, Benjamin Moore, Fruit of the Loom, Heinz, and See's Candies, earned a profit of nearly $6.4 billion, up from $4.5 billion during the same period last year.
4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
But even without the big investment gains, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported solid performances at most of its 80-odd subsidiaries, which include BNSF railroad and Geico insurance.
5 hrs ago | Business Wire
Panasonic and Bluebeam are collaborating to enable AEC professionals in Japan to digitally access, manage and share project files globally.
9 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
Crews are doing prep work on a $700 million project in a watershed area that's expected to bring more housing and commercial space to Austin.
13 hrs ago | TheStreet.com
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Construction output in Wales set to rise above the UK average and another 4,410 workers will be needed every year to support the growth CITB says growth is subject to a number of major infrastructure, industrial and housing projects which will require a skilled workforce to deliver them The Welsh construction industry is set to continue on its ... (more)
Federal regulators say the operator of a Louisville cement plant is responsible for the death of an employee who fell 51 feet down an elevator shaft.
Huttig Building Products Inc., a distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, saw its second-quarter profit grow 23 percent compared with the prior-year quarter, to $3.2 million.
Lavalin Group Inc. is poised to unload its stake in a Canadian toll road, a sale that would raise as much as C$3 billion as the company returns to its roots in construction and engineering.
Demolition of the former Beth Shalom building is already underway. Burns & McDonnell's new $139.5 million building will be built on this site.
The Atlanta homebuilder reported a loss of $12.4 million, or 47 cents per share, for the period ended June 30. That compares with a loss of $5.8 million, or 23 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
FIVE Black Country fraudsters have been jailed for their part in stealing more than A 8 million from the taxpayer following a six-year investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.
The dividend will be paya... )--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the Company's Antelope Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, received the 2014 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation... )--Lincoln Financial Group today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 of $398 million, or $1.48 per diluted share available to common ... (more)
Metro Performance Glass chief executive Nigel Rigby was full of praise for the company's private equity shareholders yesterday after the glass supplier made a solid debut on the stock exchange.
Net income at Denver-based construction company M.D.C. Holdings Inc. fell in the second quarter to $21.5 million, or 44 cents per share, compared with net income of $224.5 million, or $4.55 per share in the same quarter last year.
Holcim Ltd. Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that missed expectations but the building-materials company reiterated it is on track to complete its tie-up with French rival Lafarge SA.
After watching Ontario get close to passing prompt payment legislation, the B.C. construction industry is starting to gear up for its own legislative push.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 09:50 pm
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