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2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

12 Reasons Warren Buffett Is an Incredible Investor and How You Can Learn from Him

At The Motley Fool, we're big fans of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger -- not to mention Berkshire Hathaway itself -- so we'll be in Omaha, covering the event for Foolish readers that can't make it out this year.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, The Motley Fool, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

5 hrs ago | Lynn News

New bid launched to build retirement flats on King's Lynn site

McCarthy and Stone is hoping to be second time lucky with its latest scaled down plans to build 37 apartments and commercial units on the South Quay.


Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, McCarthy and Stone,

6 hrs ago |

Dorset Echo: Weymouth entrepreneur receives royal recognition

A WEYMOUTH man is set to be recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list today for his pioneering invention in the construction industry.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Marketing

6 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Mondo receives high performance builder honor

Mondo Building & Excavating a general contractor in Marietta has been named High Performance Builder by Butler Manufacturing, which provides design-build construction solutions and innovative building technology to the nonresidential market.


Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Butler Manufacturing

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

What's Happening In Fremont County

Florence-Penrose Kindergarten Round Up for the 2014-2015 school year will take place between April 28 to May 2. Registration for Fremont Elementary School will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during April 28 to May 2 at 500 W. Fifth St. for Fremont Elementary in Florence and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Penrose Elementary School at 100 Illinois Ave.


Related Topix: Fremont County, CO, Florence, CO, Penrose, CO, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Retail, Tractor Supply


Holcim-Lafarge Leftovers Enticing for Bidders: Real M&A

Once Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge SA start shedding assets across the world to complete their $40 billion merger, cement producers from Europe to the U.S. are likely to start lining up with offers.


Related Topix: Lafarge SA, CX, Martin Marietta Materials, US News

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Burns & McDonnell Again Named a Top Place To Work In Connecticut

For the fifth consecutive year, the New England office of Burns & McDonnell has been named among the Best Places to Work in Connecticut from the Hartford Business Journal.


Related Topix: Burns and McDonnell, Architecture, Madison, CT

General says NH Guard sites foster '2nd-class' image

The exterior of the New Hampshire State Armory in Manchester is shown in this 2010 photo.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, US National Guard, US Military, New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, Burns and McDonnell, Architecture

Al Bawaba

Step aside oil, Saudi's construction industry raking in the riyals

The value of awarded contracts settled at a leisurely pace during the first quarter of 2014 after witnessing a record year in 2013.


New Vision

Contractors to be graded on ability

To try and bridge this gap, a key stakeholder in the industry, Jonathan Wanzira, the president of the Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors is calling for the classification of contractors.


Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, Agriculture

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Ways You Can Survive the Coming Stock Market Correction

It seems that every day lately, someone in the media is talking about an inevitable correction in the stock market of 10-20% or more.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Nicoll Highway tragedy 'wake-up call' for construction industry

The Nicoll Highway collapse 10 years ago was described as a "wake-up call" for the construction industry by then-Minister of State for National Development Grace Fu.


The Motley Fool

What the Rich Think Parents Should Teach Their Children About Money

Looking to teach your children something about finances? It turns out the world's second and third richest men have strikingly similar upbringings that led to their immense success.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, World News, Mexico, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Greatest Growth Stock You've Probably Never Heard Of

You would think that a stock which turned $10,000 into $64,415 over the most recent decade would attract a lot of ink.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Valmont Industries, Metals, Financial Markets, Search Engines, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, 9

Auburn Reporter

USG of Auburn donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross mudslide relief effort

Tim Miller, USG plant manager, presented the gift on behalf of USG at the company's facility in Auburn.


Related Topix: USG Corporation, Auburn, WA, Oso, WA, Curtis, WA

The Miami Herald

Arts residency program celebrates 40 years

A visiting artist taking part in the John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Arts/Industry residency program, Foley has spent his career as an artist developing new interests and new ways of making his work speak.


Related Topix: Kohler, Painting, Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Island Packet

Small donor base behind Graham-supporting super PAC

The West Main Street Values PAC, which can accept checks of any size, raised $193,000 in the first three months of the year from seven donors.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, MDC Holdings


Construction Industry Revenue Growth Slowing

Construction companies have seen steady profit and sales growth recovery since 2009, but 2013 figures indicate their rate of growth is slowing, according to data from the financial information company Sageworks.


Business Journal

Texas sees the highs and lows of construction industry in March

Talk about a mixed bag. Texas' construction industry boasted an impressive number of gains and losses, according to the March 2014 employment report by Arlington, Va.-based Associated General Contractors.


Related Topix: Texas, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Bringing The Power Of Mobile To The Construction Industry, With TRUCKAST

When you think about hot sectors for startups, the construction industry is not typically the first place you'd expect.



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