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Busy road construction season begins in Minneapolis

Detours, delays ahead as Minneapolis starts a big season of road work downtown.

Minnesota legislators say 'modest' MLS deal facing long odds

Team owners seeking construction material, property tax break, but no direct subsidy.

Iloilo city council wants firm to stop city's joint venture project for ferry terminal

The Iloilo city council has passed a unanimous resolution requesting city mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to issue a cease and desist order (CDO) to developer to stop the construction of a ferry terminal building and commercial complex including a gasoline station at the city government lot in Parola.

Senate considers changes to bill repealing construction wage

The Republican-controlled Senate defeated several proposed changes Tuesday to a measure that would repeal the state's construction wage law, despite growing concerns over how the bill will affect Indiana's ...

Former construction worker Martin arrives in big leagues

Once upon a time, Rafael Martin was a Californian construction worker who had no expectations of playing professional baseball. On Tuesday, with the Nationals selecting Martin's contract from Triple-A Syracuse, the 30-year-old reliever will have the honor of adding "Major League pitcher" to his resume.

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Holcim is a Swiss construction materials company which manufactures and distributes cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel) and ready-mix concrete and asphalt, and provides related services.

Commercial Vehicle Group Announces First Quarter 2015 Conference Call

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (the "Company") (CVGI) will hold its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET, to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial results.  The Company will issue a press release with its first quarter 2015 financial results prior to the conference call. Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. is a ...

Builders FirstSource to Host First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

DALLAS -- Builders FirstSource, Inc. will hold a conference call and webcast on Friday, April 24th, to discuss the company's first quarter 2015 financial results and other business matters. The teleconference ...

Russia confirms Iran oil-for-goods swap, no signs seen

By Gabriela Baczynska and Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian traders, analysts and industry players on Tuesday questioned Moscow's announcement that a long-heralded oil-for-assets barter deal with Iran was already being implemented, saying they saw no signs of extra trade. Russian officials said on Monday Russia was sending grain, equipment and construction materials to Iran in the ...

North America Construction Vehicles Market to Surpass USD26 Billion in 2020, Says TechSci Research

Street rewards Builders FirstSource buy; Norfolk Southern warns

Typically, shares of an acquiring company sink on news of a merger but in the case of Builders FirstSource, they surged. Also, behind the Norfolk Southern warning.

'Welding? What's that?' ask clueless, young jobseekers

Welding, dredging and glazing are just a few of the construction industry roles beyond the ken of most 18 to 35-years olds

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) Stock Hits 52-Week High on ProBuild Acquisition

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Builders FirstSource were gaining 13.7% to $13.15 on heavy volume, hitting a 52-week high of $13.37, on Tuesday following the building materials company's announcement that it will acquire privately-held lumber supplier ProBuild. About 2.8 million shares of Builders FirstSource were traded by 9:48 a.m. today, above the company's average trading volume of about ...

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Lennar, KB Home and Toll Brothers - Press Releases

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Lennar, KB Home and Toll Brothers

Construction Materials Stocks on our Scanner -- Cemex, Vulcan Materials, Eagle Materials, Martin Marietta Materials ...

LONDON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP),...

Mayor asked to stop Parola ferry terminal project

THE Iloilo City Council has passed a resolution asking Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to stop the construction of a ferry terminal building and commercial complex, including a gasoline station, at the City Government lot in Parola area. The resolution, introduced by Councilor Plaridel Nava during the council session Tuesday, also asked officers of developer Double Dragon Properties Inc. to explain ...

More Cities Post March Homes-Sales Gains

On Friday, the Atlanta Board of Realtors reported 3,993 finalized home sales in March, up 13.8% from a year earlier. The San Antonio Board of Realtors reported a 17% sales gain in that span, and the Realtor association in Washington, D.C., disclosed a 5.7% gain in sales of single-family homes.

One Step Ahead: New Materials Secure Competitive Advantage in German Industry

Technological, economic and social progress is based on industrial innovations and economic growth. New materials are one of the main factors for securing a significant advantage in international competition. Growth branches like automotive and aircraft construction, plant engineering industries and the steel industry are profiting considerably from new materials and lightweight innovations. New ...

Family left with no roof, collapsed bedroom ceilings and a £35,000 repair bill after cowboy builders botched job ...

Phillip and Gaby Beckle-Raymond's North London home was devastated by builders who were initially called in to fix a leak in the roof. The bungled repair job cost the family £17,000 - their entire life savings.

Washington state family of 3 killed by falling concrete from construction site

A concrete slab fell from a construction site on a Washington state highway overpass on Monday, crushing a vehicle driving underneath the span and killing a young couple and their baby boy, police said.

Builders FirstSource buying Denver's ProBuild for about $1.63 billion

Builders FirstSource Inc. is buying professional building materials supplier ProBuild for about $1.63 billion, helping to diversify its business and expand its geographic reach.

Builders FirstSource buying Denver's ProBuild for about $1.63 billion

Builders FirstSource Inc. is buying professional building materials supplier ProBuild for about $1.63 billion, helping to diversify its business and expand its geographic reach.

How can women change the construction sector?

New Zealand’s construction sector is booming with 10 percent yearly growth rates predicted through to 2019 so it makes sense to encourage more women to work in construction and to highlight career paths available in this exciting industry.

Dhahran construction show attracts over 120 exhibitors

More than 120 local and international companies are showcasing their expertise in building, construction and heavy equipment at BUILDEX 2015.

Industry's Lack of Diversity is at the Tipping Point

There is a very real business case for short-term efforts to include more women and minorities.

Why Lower Housing Starts in February Should Not Concern Investors

Lower housing starts could be due to severe weather conditions in February.

Construction to begin in Maitland for I-4 Ultimate Project

Construction for the I-4 Ultimate Project will begin showing up in earnest this week in Maitland.

Construction finishes on $23.5M FedEx center near St. Louis

SAUGET, Ill. (AP) – Construction has wrapped up on a $23.5 million FedEx Ground distribution center in Illinois near St. Louis. The Belleville News-Democrat reports the 181,000-square-foot facility is located in a business park in Sauget, Illinois. The center has 175 employees working full-time and part-time, with the ability to process 10,000 packages an hour. […]

Builders FirstSource buying ProBuild for about $1.63 billion

DALLAS - Builders FirstSource Inc. is buying professional building materials supplier ProBuild for about $1.63 billion, helping to diversify its business and expand its geographic reach.

New Homes Increasingly Offer Efficiency, Sustainable Features

During New Homes Month in April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is showing how new homes increasingly offer the energy-efficient features home buyers seek.

Monday Sector Leaders: Construction Materials & Machinery, Drugs

In trading on Monday, construction materials & machinery shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 4.9%.  Leading the group were shares of Builders FirstSource (BLDR), up about 55.1% and shares of Stock Building Supply Holdings (STCK) up about 15.7% on the day.

Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday

A variety of construction and retail jobs will be available at a job fair Wednesday in Miami Lakes.

Information Builders Helps Healthcare Providers Improve Patient Care With Advanced Data Management Tools

HIMSS Show Floor -- Today at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Expo, Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, announced that ...

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) Stock Is Up Today on Announcing ProBuild Acquisition

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Builders FirstSource were gaining 59% to $10.97 on heavy trading volume Monday after the building materials company announced it will acquire privately-held lumber supplier ProBuild. Builders FirstSource will pay $1.63 billion in cash to acquire ProBuild. The acquisition is expected to close sometime in the second half of 2015. Builders FirstSource said it ...

Ventana Research Names Information Builders Top Vendor in 2015 Value Index for Analytics and BI

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that it was ranked as the top overall vendor in the 2015 Ventana ...

Builders FirstSource buying ProBuild for about $1.63B

DALLAS (AP) — Builders FirstSource Inc. is buying professional building materials supplier ProBuild for about $1.63 billion, helping to diversify its business and expand its geographic reach. The deal comes as mortgage rates are approaching historically low levels and home builders and those looking to sell homes are hoping that milder weather will encourage buyers to start shopping in earnest.

Builders FirstSource to buy ProBuild Holdings for $1.63 bln

Builders FirstSource Inc, a U.S. supplier of residential building products, said it would buy privately held ProBuild Holdings LLC for $1.63 billion in cash. Builders FirstSource shares rose 57 percent to $10.83 in premarket trading on Monday. The transaction is expected to immediately add to Builders FirstSource's earnings, the company said. ProBuild was created in 2006 by Devonshire Investors ...

Builders FirstSource to Acquire ProBuild

Creates Diversified National Pro Dealer with Approximately $6 Billion in Sales

Europe Construction Vehicles Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020

NEW YORK, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the onset of global recession in 2008, construction industry witnessed sharp drop in most of the global economies including Europe and North America. Europe ...

DGAP-News: HELMA Eigenheimbau AG publishes 2014 annual report and dividend proposal / Significant new order intake ...

Sample the Brunswick Forest Lifestyle and Meet Custom Home Builders April 17-19, 2015

Real Estate Scorecard is the industry leader of online real estate reviews, keeping buyers informed about what's happening at the most popular gated communities and best cities to live in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Central America. (PRWeb April 13, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12646563.htm

Uncertain outlook for cement industry

Kuala Lumpur: The cement industry is predominantly dependent on activities in the construction sector.

43 to be featured in spring Parade of Homes

The Bismarck-Mandan Home Builders Association will host its annual Spring Parade of Homes during the last weekend in April and first weekend in May.

Construction job fair to be held Wednesday

Job seekers looking to get into the construction industry are encouraged to attend the Better Jobs Fair Wednesday in San Antonio. The event aims to connect craft workers, military veterans and former oil field workers to employers in the local construction industry. The Associated General Contractors, the American Subcontractors Association and the Construction Leadership Forum are hosting the ...

Standards fall victim to growing demand for housing

Review geared to discover if building compliance standards are stopping development

Firm joins World Trade expo

Supporting the growth of the construction industry as the country transitions to the ASEAN Integration of 2015, Jardine Distribution Inc. recently participated in the Philippine World Building and Construction Exposition, this year’s biggest building and construction expo.

Industry Leader To Highlight Cost-Effect Design And Construction At ARDA

(MENAFN Press) John Farrow RRP will share his expertise on cost-effective building design and construction as a featured panelist next week at the 2015 ARDA World Convention. The ...

Construction in Flagstaff, county starting to take off

Housing and commercial construction is starting to take off in Coconino County and the city of Flagstaff.

Indonesia construction company teams up with Japan Thai firms on warehouse

Jakarta-listed property and construction company Surya Semesta Internusa (SSIA) is looking to strengthen its portfolio in the warehouse business, having established a joint venture with two ...

Industry Leader To Highlight Cost-Effective Design And Construction At ARDA World Conference

John Farrow of FARROW Commercial Construction will speak at 2015 ARDA World convention (PRWeb April 08, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12637957.htm
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