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2 hrs ago |

Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

But even without the big investment gains, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported solid performances at most of its 80-odd subsidiaries, which include BNSF railroad and Geico insurance.


Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Washington Post, Publishing

3 hrs ago | Business Wire

Bluebeam Software Brings Global Collaboration to Japanese Design and Construction Industry

Panasonic and Bluebeam are collaborating to enable AEC professionals in Japan to digitally access, manage and share project files globally.


Related Topix: Panasonic, Electronic, Marketing

7 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

$700M housing project set for Austin watershed

Crews are doing prep work on a $700 million project in a watershed area that's expected to bring more housing and commercial space to Austin.


Related Topix: Stratus Properties, Real Estate

11 hrs ago |

4 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling in 2014

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Mozilla, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Directv, Cable & Satellite, TheStreet

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Kennametal delivers mixed results in 4Q

Net income for the quarter was $45.5 million, or 57 cents per diluted share. This compares to net income of $60.8 million, or 76 cents per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2013.


Related Topix: Kennametal, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Construction output in Wales set to rise above the UK average and...

Construction output in Wales set to rise above the UK average and another 4,410 workers will be needed every year to support the growth CITB says growth is subject to a number of major infrastructure, industrial and housing projects which will require a skilled workforce to deliver them The Welsh construction industry is set to continue on its ... (more)



MSHA blames company in Louisville elevator death

Federal regulators say the operator of a Louisville cement plant is responsible for the death of an employee who fell 51 feet down an elevator shaft.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, CX

Business Journal

Huttig sees Q2 profit rise 23 percent

Huttig Building Products Inc., a distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, saw its second-quarter profit grow 23 percent compared with the prior-year quarter, to $3.2 million.


Related Topix: Retail, Huttig Building Products

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

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

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

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,

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


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