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Lennar Corp, the No.3 U.S. homebuilder, reported a 13 percent jump in quarterly orders, defying a recent slowdown in the U.S. housing market that has hurt its bigger peers.
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Confidence within the construction industry has fallen during the last three months of 2013, the Scottish Building Federation has reported.
One of the biggest stories of 2013 was the $28 billion acquisition of Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz Co.
The ACT Government is calling on interested parties to contribute to a discussion paper on the regulation of construction design and inspection practitioners as part of the government's commitment to improving building quality in the ACT, Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, Simon Corbell, announced today.
The construction industry continued to post solid numbers through November, the Park City Building Department reported, more evidence of 2013 being somewhat of a comeback year even if the dollar figures do not approach those posted prior to the recession.
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Sierra Pacific Industries is planning to add more clearcuts, and to log to within 300 feet of several campgrounds at Union Valley Reservoir.
Construction on Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's $201.6 million terminal modernization project remains on schedule for spring completion, according to a contractor in charge of the project.
Schnitzer West officials said on Monday that they plan to start work next year on building this 16-story office tower in downtown Bellevue.
Broward's school district on Tuesday is set to vote on the first big piece of its construction outsourcing plan - a plan already generating controversy.
The Public Utilities Commission approved the $5.6 billion deal for MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, to buy NV Energy Inc. MidAmerican Energy is a subsidiary of Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Buffett is Berkshire Hathaway's chairman and CEO.
Bob Koenig, former President of Manhattan Construction Co., has joined Fort Myers-based Chris-Tel Construction as vice president of construction.
Caterpillar Inc. and Victoria College have secured a grant worth $422,829 from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide job training to 180 new workers for the company's plant in Victoria.
State Treasurer Steven Grossman's family marketing firm touts an impressive list of high profile clients that includes some of Boston's biggest private sector names: the Bruins, the Celtics, J.P. Morgan Chase, and the high-powered law firm Mintz Levin.
Photo by SUBMITTED PHOTO Firefighters from the Friendsville Volunteer Fire Department extinguish a structure fire at an officer trailer at Vulcan Materials at 3758 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Friendsville Sunday afternoon.
I researched and wrote on Career Education Corp in passing in June. My conclusions then were essentially that I really liked Scott Steffey as the company's new CEO, but that there was way too much uncertainty surrounding any potential turnaround for me to invest at that point.