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Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp., reacts during a news conference in Tokyo on March 5. And so, the excited chief executive of Japanese Internet and telecom firm SoftBank launched a push to win support for a merger between Sprint and smaller rival T-Mobile US In appearing on the Charlie Rose show, the media-savvy ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch
Family-owned construction firm, Robert Woodhead Limited, was out and about during National Apprenticeship Week promoting the benefits of working in the construction industry.
10 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle
Sulfuric acid spilled on the two workers at 10:50 a.m. in the latest incident at the Golden Eagle Refinery at 150 Solano Way, said Maria Duazo , a Contra Costa County hazardous materials specialist.
14 hrs ago | Newsday
Manpower said the need for tradesmen and women had boosted the industry by an estimated A 250 million, and firms were looking to take on more staff.
These awards are presented annually to recogniz... )--The Manitowoc Company, Inc. today announced that it will participate in the ISI Industrial Conference, which will be held at the Metropolitan Club in N... )--Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance subsidiary of Radian Group Inc., announced today that its president, Teresa Bryce Bazemore, ... (more)
A celebrity in his own right, Mr. Karatz has circulated among celebrities and influential figures in business, politics and entertainment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.