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2 hrs ago | West Australian
EBay Inc on Monday rejected activist investor Carl Icahn's two nominees to its board, saying both were unqualified, and urged shareholders to vote against them at its next annual meeting.
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2 hrs ago | Business Journal
The construction industry is once again picking up. In a new survey released Friday, contractors across the United States are expressing the most optimism about the upcoming year for commercial real estate construction since the downturn nearly seven years ago.
6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
Minerals Technologies Inc. has won a bidding war to acquire minerals and oilfield services company Amcol International Corp. for about $1.49 billion, the companies said Monday.
10 hrs ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk
A "LANDMARK" deal has been agreed which will see new transport links, schools and shops come to a major housing development in north east Chelmsford.
12 hrs ago | PE Hub
The $9.4 billion acquisition of U.S. retailer Safeway by Cerberus Capital Management is expected to be financed by $7.6 billion of debt in what will be the biggest buyout deal since Dell and Heinz last year, sister publication International Financing Review reported.
16 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
A Peoria man was sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing pricy equipment from Caterpillar Inc. The Pekin Daily Times reports 35-year-old Eliot J. Wells also agreed to testify against another man who's charged in the case.
After posting a 3.2 percent job growth rate for 2013, Utah showed another 2.8 percent year-over-year improvement in January, pushing the state's unemployment rate to 3.9 percent, its lowest since the economic crash at the end of 2008.
Behind only three other people on this planet -- Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, and Amancio Ortega -- stands Warren Buffett with $58.2 billion in accumulated wealth, according to Forbes ' latest rankings of the world's richest people.
Construction businesses in Metro Orlando had among the worst credit ratings in the country during the fourth quarter, according to Experian .
A zoo worker leads a camel around the pen in hopes more children will stop by for a ride.
Christie White, an employee at Home Depot, shows tools at an event Monday evening put on by the Topeka chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction.
Concerns have been raised that young Londoners are being put off a career in the construction industry, because of poor advice at school.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chalked up its biggest weekly gain in 14 months this week after Chairman Warren Buffett told investors that the true value of his company has been rising faster than accounting metrics suggest.
Masonite International Corp Insider Glenwood E. Coulter, Jr. unloaded 9,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 6th.
The firm currently has a GBX 585 price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 22.20% from the company's current price.
Ironwood Finance , providers of unsecured, short-term capital financing for small businesses , today announced its new sale-leaseback financing program.