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5 min ago | Business Journal

More than 130 construction-related jobs up for grabs in Lake, Sumter counties

Looking for a job? CareerSource Central Florida will partner with Middlesex Corp. to host a recruiting event on Sept.

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Related Topix: Leesburg, FL

1 hr ago | Manufacturing.net

Deere To Lay Off About 460 From Tractor Plant

Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Illinois

2 hrs ago | News Max

Buffett's Filing Lapses Highlight Growing Pains With Compliance

In the past two weeks, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it missed filing deadlines for investments in Dow Chemical Co.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, USG Corporation, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Publishing, Media, Daily Journal Corp SC

6 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Honing PR skills in the construction industry

The marketing of the construction industry varies from other industries in major ways.

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7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Patrick Industries major shareholder Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell Sells 11,500 Shares

Patrick Industries major shareholder Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell sold 11,500 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Patrick Industries, Retail

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

Team of Miguel Rosales and Parsons Brinckerhoff ranked top choice to...

A selection committee of city, county and nonprofit officials has recommended a team including Rosales and the engineering firm of Parsons Brinckerhoff as the top choice among six contenders to design a new, $25 million lakefront pedestrian bridge that will span railroad lines and the Shoreway to connect the downtown Mall to North Coast Harbor.

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Related Topix: Parsons Brinckerhoff, Architecture, Cleveland, OH, Carroll, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Case Western Reserve University

Business Journal

Wal-Mart, another hotel to come to the Galleria area

Houston-based Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. will build the new Micro Center facility designed by Houston's Powers Brown Architecture.

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Related Topix: Satterfield and Pontikes Construction

Journal of Commerce

Construction industry veteran Darrin Lamoureux becomes new Saskatchewan Liberal leader

Lamoureux is involved in the Saskatchewan construction industry working at I.Q. Interior Services as a project manager, and previously operated his own construction company in Vancouver and Winnipeg.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Tetra Tech SVP Sells $405,929 in Stock

Tetra Tech SVP Richard A. Lemmon unloaded 15,752 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th.

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Related Topix: Tetra Tech, Environmental, Architecture, Smith Consulting Architects

Business Journal

In $9.8 million expansion, Wekiva Springs adding more space, services to Jacksonville campus

Wekiva Springs Center, a mental health and substance abuse center, is expanding services at its campus at 3947 Salisbury Road.

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Related Topix: Brasfield and Gorrie

Evening News

East Anglia is at the forefront of growth for the construction industry, says report

Barbour ABI, which supplies construction data to the Office for National Statistics , cabinet office and treasury, has published its latest economic and construction market review, which shows that the value of industrial construction contracts across East Anglia totalled more than A 180 million in July - this accounted for 44.4pc of the overall ... (more)

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The following dates apply to today... )--Invacare Corporation today announced a restructuring initiative that is expected to generate $14 to $15 million in annualized pre-tax savings.

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Related Topix: Invacare, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Industrial Machines, Apogee Enterprises, Glass, Manufacturing, Tennant, Brookline, MA

Forbes.com

Wednesday's ETF Movers: XLI, IJT

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.

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Related Topix: Jacobs Engineering Group, Financial Markets

Reuters

Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The civil penalty, which requires court approval, settles charges made on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, USG Corporation

WHAS11

Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. should have notified the Justice Department before it converted $325 million of senior USG notes it held into 21.4 million ... (more)

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, USG Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

National Mortgage News

Lennar Acquires Pinnacle Mortgage Group

Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Lennar

The Logan County Herald

Bad news for hopeful Illinoisans on jobs, economy

Numbers released today in a monthly report on jobs and employment by Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest Illinois is doing poorly - despite two recent announcements from Gov. Quinn's office highlighting a drop in unemployment and expansion of jobs in the Rockford area.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, John Deere

East Anglian Daily Times

Construction: Balfour Beatty rejects further approach over merger with Carillion

Balfour Beatty today rejected a last-ditch attempt by Carillion to keep alive the prospect of a 3billion merger, a day before the deadline for any deal expires.

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Related Topix: Parsons Brinckerhoff, Architecture

Reuters

China fines 12 Japanese firms $201 million for price-fixing

China's anti-monopoly regulator said on Wednesday it has ordered 12 Japanese auto part and bearings makers to pay fines totaling 1.24 billion yuan for manipulating prices.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Mitsubishi Electric

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Construction of new homes hits eight-month high in July

A framer works on the roof line of a new home under construction Tuesday at the William Lyon Homes site in the Pavilion Park development in Irvine.

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Related Topix: William Lyon Homes, Irvine, CA, Home Building, Home, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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