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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

SNC Set for Highway Sale After Buffett Deal: Corporate Canada

Lavalin Group Inc. is poised to unload its stake in a Canadian toll road, a sale that would raise as much as C$3 billion as the company returns to its roots in construction and engineering.


Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Business News

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Construction gets underway on Burns & McDonnell expansion

Demolition of the former Beth Shalom building is already underway. Burns & McDonnell's new $139.5 million building will be built on this site.


Related Topix: Architecture, Burns and McDonnell

8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Beazer Homes USA 3rd-quarter loss widens

The Atlanta homebuilder reported a loss of $12.4 million, or 47 cents per share, for the period ended June 30. That compares with a loss of $5.8 million, or 23 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.


Related Topix: Beazer Homes USA

10 hrs ago |

Black Country members of construction industry gang jailed for A 8 million fraud

FIVE Black Country fraudsters have been jailed for their part in stealing more than A 8 million from the taxpayer following a six-year investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.


Related Topix: Tax, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England,

13 hrs ago | Detroit News

Two tech titans diverge on philanthropic paths

For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world's largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, Life, Charity , Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Lawrence Ellison, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The dividend will be paya... )--Cloud Peak Energy announced today that the Company's Antelope Mine, located in northeastern Wyoming, received the 2014 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation... )--Lincoln Financial Group today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 of $398 million, or $1.48 per diluted share available to common ... (more)


Related Topix: Semiconductors, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Veeco Instruments, FIX, Texas Pacific Land Trust, Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, McKesson, Household Products, Healthcare Industry

The New Zealand Herald

Metro raises a glass to investors

Metro Performance Glass chief executive Nigel Rigby was full of praise for the company's private equity shareholders yesterday after the glass supplier made a solid debut on the stock exchange.


Related Topix: James Hardie Industries NV

Business Journal

Net income drops at M.D.C. Holdings

Net income at Denver-based construction company M.D.C. Holdings Inc. fell in the second quarter to $21.5 million, or 44 cents per share, compared with net income of $224.5 million, or $4.55 per share in the same quarter last year.


Related Topix: MDC Holdings

Wall Street Journal

Holcim Earnings Miss Expectations

Holcim Ltd. Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that missed expectations but the building-materials company reiterated it is on track to complete its tie-up with French rival Lafarge SA.


Related Topix: Lafarge SA, Financial Markets

Journal of Commerce

BC construction industry prepares for prompt payment

After watching Ontario get close to passing prompt payment legislation, the B.C. construction industry is starting to gear up for its own legislative push.


Asbury Park Press

Bowl for Hunger raises funds for area food banksBowl for Hunger...

Bowl for Hunger raises funds for area food banks In its fifth year, Bowl for Hunger Check out this story on Bowlers participate in the 5th annual Bowl for Hunger fundraiser, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Woodbridge Bowling Center in Woodbridge, NJ.


Related Topix: Woodbridge, NJ, Perth Amboy, NJ, Sayreville, NJ, South Amboy, NJ, Carteret, NJ, Middlesex

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Aecom acquiring Hunt Construction Group

Arizona State University has started to dismantle portions of the north end of Sun Devil Stadium as part of long-awaited renovations.


Related Topix: AECOM Technology, Architecture, Arizona State University, ACM Income Fund, Financial Services, University of Phoenix, URS Corporation

Customer Interaction Solutions

ACE Appoints Joe Crowther Global Client Executive, ACE Construction Industry Practice

ACE Group today announced the appointment of Joe Crowther as Global Client Executive in the ACE Construction Industry Practice.


Related Topix: ACE, Insurance

Business Journal

Tesoro Corp. files lawsuit over pipeline project

Tesoro Corp.'s corporate headquarters in San Antonio. The company has sued a Utah county in federal court, arguing the county's new development rules would halt a pipeline development.


Related Topix: Tesoro, Utah County, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Business Journal

International Paper recovers from first quarter

The company reported net income of $161 million, or 37 cents per share, along with operating earnings of $409 million, or 95 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2014 after reporting a loss in the first quarter.


Related Topix: Paper, International Paper

Ag Professional

Weyerhaeuser and DuPont Pioneer sign license agreement

Weyerhaeuser Company announced a technology license agreement with DuPont Pioneer that will advance seed technologies to help meet growing global demands for food, feed and fiber.


Related Topix: Weyerhaeuser, Agriculture, Science

News Observer

Stock Building Supply reports increased revenue, profit in Q2

Stock Building Supply reported increased revenue and profit in the second quarter despite very little growth in new housing construction during the first half the year.


Related Topix: Stock Building Supply, Retail

CE News

AIAI releases P3 Best Practices Guide

New York - The Board of Directors of the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure recently introduced the AIAI Best Practices Guide, an educational resource for public-private partnerships .


Related Topix: American Infrastructure

Investment Underground showcases CEOs of small businesses

Paychex CEO Martin Mucci introduces the Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index and its findings and employment trends.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Journalism, Avon Products, Household Products, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Insider Selling: Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell Unloads 6,647 Shares of Patrick Industries Stock

Patrick Industries major shareholder Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell sold 6,647 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 25th.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Patrick Industries, Retail


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