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2 hrs ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | SocalTECH.com

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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10 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Lennox International (LII) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

Lennox International is scheduled to release its Q114 earnings data on Monday, April 21st.

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Related Topix: Lennox International

14 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

First-quarter Financial Summary Net sales incr... )--Cherokee Inc. , a global marketer of style-focused lifestyle brands, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended... )-- - Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. today announced the declaration of its distribution for the month of May, 2014 of $0.0967 per common ... (more)

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Related Topix: Select Comfort, Furniture, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Cherokee, AFT Corporation, Semiconductors, Electronics, Acacia Research, WPP, WPP Group, Advertising

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worksop Guardian

Gainsborough: Top prize for housing association, Acis Group

Acis Group, together with Keepmoat Regeneration Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric, was presented with the first prize accolade from the Committed to Construction in the East Midlands Awards in the Committed to Renewable Technologies category, which took place on Friday 11th April.

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Related Topix: Mitsubishi Electric, Electronics

The Washington Post

Caterpillars (the truck kind) and critters in central Illinois

The movie theater started to rumble and shake as if a giant were stomping his feet.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Manufacturing, Insurance, Caterpillar, Peoria, OK, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Travel

Peninsula Clarion

Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

A bill extending state tax credits to oil refineries in the state has been expanded to include the Agrium Corp. fertilizer plant in Nikiski.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Tesoro, Nikiski, AK, Fairbanks, AK, North Pole, AK, Valdez, AK

Finance and Commerce

Minnesota's construction industry adds 2,700 jobs in March

Unusually severe March weather didn't stop Minnesota's construction industry from rallying and expanding the job gains over the past year, according to Department of Employment and Economic Development data released Thursday.

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West Sussex Today

What do you think of plans to demolish office block to build retirement flats?

A prominent Horsham office block could be demolished to make way for retirement living apartments under proposals put forward this week.

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

Al Bawaba

Inside the GCC's booming construction industry

More than $40 billion worth of new contracts were awarded in the GCC during the first quarter of 2014 alone The projects markets of the Middle East are set to enjoy a record-breaking year in 2014 with more than $40 billion worth of new contracts awarded in the GCC alone in the first quarter , a report said.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PaintSquare

Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training programs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

WKXW-FM Trenton

Construction Trade Looks for Work, and Workers [AUDIO]

The construction industry continues to face worker shortages in some parts of the country, even as the economy heats up.

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This is The West Country

Work set to start on retirement homes at old Admiral Nelson pub site

WORK is to start soon on a new block of retirement homes which are to be built on the site of the Admiral Nelson pub next to Falmouth Docks .

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Related Topix: McCarthy and Stone, Marketing

Business Journal

Construction company getting ready for Fix 50 project

Some work is done on an overpass at X street between 24th and 25th streets, ahead of the big Fix 50 project.

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Related Topix: C C Myers

Malaysian National News Agency

CIPAA Will Bring Positive Changes To Construction Industry, Says MBAM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 -- The establishment of the Specialised Construction Court and the implementation of the Construction Industry payment and Adjudication Act will bring positive changes to the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Scarce land could blunt recovery for U.S. homebuilders

A resurgent U.S. housing market has created an unforeseen land shortage that could take the shine off an otherwise promising year for homebuilders.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Horton D R, Toll Brothers, Ansonia, CT

CTV

The corporate logo of Walter Energy Inc.

Walter Energy said it expects to incur severance charges of approximately $7 million in the second quarter of 2014 in connection with the idling of the mines in northeastern B.C. The company said it will immediately idle the Wolverine mine, with about 415 employees.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Metals, Walter Industries

Long Island Business News

New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Beaumont Enterprise

US stocks are mixed in afternoon trading

Major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading Tuesday after an early gain faded.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Hovnanian Enterprises, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

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