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Southwest Gas to Bolster Construction Services Business

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) ("Company") announced today that through its subsidiaries, led principally by NPL Construction Co. ("NPL"), it has signed agreements to acquire several privately held, affiliated construction companies for approximately US$185 million in cash less assumed debt and subject to a working capital adjustment.  NPL, the Company's ...

Southwest Gas to Bolster Construction Services Business

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) ("Company") announced today that through its subsidiaries, led principally by NPL Construction Co. ("NPL"), it has signed agreements to acquire several privately held, affiliated construction companies for approximately US$185 million in cash less assumed debt and subject to a working capital adjustment.  NPL, the Company's ...

Pace of local construction quickens

Thanks largely due to the construction of two new homes along with a pair of commercial remodeling projects, local construction is almost on pace with 2013.

Home Builders Group Buys Building for Headquarters

The West Tennessee Home Builders Association has paid $4.4 million for an office building at 5400 Poplar Ave. in East Memphis that will house the orga...

Home Builders Group Buys Building for Headquarters

The West Tennessee Home Builders Association has paid $4.4 million for an office building at 5400 Poplar Ave. in East Memphis that will house the orga...

Pulse: Project News From McGraw-Hill Construction's Dodge

Bids, proposals and project awards from Dodge.

Construction boss Accurso testifies after Charbonneau Commission rejects ban

Protections exist to preserve Antonio Accurso’s right to a fair trail in a separate criminal case, commissioner rules

Drive vs substandard building materials gain support

The domestic steel industry has committed to support the campaign launched by Rehabilitation Czar Panfilo Lacson versus substandard steel products and other construction materials that are being channeled to areas devastated by Supertyphoon Yolanda where demand is high due to the ongoing reconstruction. “We commend Secretary Panfilo Lacson for his proactive response against manufacturers ...

South African stocks up as investors buy into retailers

South African stocks ended in the black on Tuesday led by retailers such as construction materials seller Cashbuild and upscale food and clothing retailer Woolworths. JD Group gained after the furniture retailer said it had agreed to sell its struggling financing arm. South African companies are cutting back the amount of credit they extend to low-income consumers as over indebtedness and ...

Hill International to Manage Construction of New FBI Office Building in Puerto Rico

MARLTON, N.J. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Hill International , the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the U.S. General Services Administration ...

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.

July construction spending climbs 1.8%

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Construction spending jumped a seasonally adjusted 1.8% in July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. The gain is stronger than the 1% seen in a MarketWatch-compiled economist poll. In addition, June's fall was revised higher to a 0.9% drop from an initially reported 1.8% slide. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they ...

UK construction growth strongest in seven months - PMI

Construction output in Britain grew at its fastest pace in seven months in August, boosting job creation but also putting strain on suppliers, industry data showed on Tuesday. Output grew in each of the housing, commercial and civil engineering markets, Markit said. British construction companies took a beating from the financial crisis and only began to grow strongly last year, helped by the ...

UK construction growth strongest in seven months - PMI

Construction output in Britain grew at its fastest pace in seven months in August, boosting job creation but also putting strain on suppliers, industry data showed on Tuesday. Output grew in each of the housing, commercial and civil engineering markets, Markit said. British construction companies took a beating from the financial crisis and only began to grow strongly last year, helped by the ...

Builders pick up the pace in August

Britain’s “blistering” builders roared ahead again in August, with firms reporting their fastest rate of growth in seven months, according to the latest survey snapshot of the sector.

Skills shortage fears temper surge in UK construction

UK builders enjoy strongest growth for seven months but warn of skills shortage, as pay booms and building material costs rise Britain's builders enjoyed the strongest growth for seven months in August but the surge in activity put further strain on already tight supplies of materials and skilled workers. Against the backdrop of rising house prices, home building continued to lead the ...

UK construction growth surges

The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.

UK Construction Boom Held Back By Shortages

The monthly Markit (NasdaqGS: MRKT - news) /CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for construction showed that output grew in each of the housing, commercial and civil engineering markets and hiring neared a new record. But Markit's chief economist, Chris Williamson, said the survey highlighted a big concern on the sustainability of the recovery's upward trend.

UK Construction Boom Held Back By Shortages

The monthly Markit (NasdaqGS: MRKT - news) /CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for construction showed that output grew in each of the housing, commercial and civil engineering markets and hiring neared a new record. But Markit's chief economist, Chris Williamson, said the survey highlighted a big concern on the sustainability of the recovery's upward trend.

UK construction sector growth hits seven-month high; Swiss economy stalls - business live

Rolling financial, economic and business news through the day, as Britains builders report strong growth in August but Switzerlands GDP stagnates Latest: UK construction booming again But skills shortage could hit the sector Earlier: Switzerlands GDP misses forecasts with 0% growth Chart: Export growth slows Todays agenda 11.27am BST 11.20am BST The pound is continuing to fall against the US ...

Home for the Holidays Raffle

Tickets for our annual Home for the Holidays Raffle go on sale today. KATC is once again teaming up with the Acadiana Home Builders Association to give away a beautiful home to one lucky person. This year's home is located in the Village subdivision in Broussard. The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom home is valued at more than 450-thousand dollars. Other prizes in this year's drawing ...

U.K. Construction Sector Growth Quickens Unexpectedly In Aug

U.K 's construction activity grew at a faster pace in August, defying expectations of a slow down, results of a survey by Markit Economics and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, or CIPS, showed Tuesday.

UK construction growth strongest in seven months-PMI

Construction output in Britain grew at its fastest pace in seven months in August, boosting job creation but also putting strain on suppliers, industry data showed on Tuesday. The monthly Markit (NasdaqGS: MRKT - news) /CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for construction climbed to 64.0 in August from 62.4 in July, exceeding all the forecasts in a Reuters poll of economists. Output grew in ...

Building Permits: Aug. 25, 2014

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:15:22 GMT Yakima Air Park Plaza LLC, $20,000, 2405 W. Washington Ave., commercial tenant improvement. JRC Inc., $244,846, 2106 Ruby Way, residential new. Baxter Construction LLC, $80,000, 12 N. Ninth Ave., commercial renovation. Norman R. and Joanne M. Nashem, $50...

Grafton acquires builders group in UK

Grafton Group has extended its presence in the UK through the acquisition of a three-branch builders merchanting business in the south-east of England.

Push to get Qld's $30b construction industry moving

MORE than 300 members of Queensland’s $60 billion building and construction industry will come together over the next two days.

The Block Glasshouse recap: Builders walk off the job

Chris and Jenna have persuaded their builders to stay after they walked off the job on The Block Glasshouse.

Prosperity Church Road business owners say construction, name change hurting their bottom line

Business owners surrounded by construction on Interstate 485 say they’ve lost revenue because of the traffic changes and will have to spend thousands in reprinting marketing materials to reflect a change of address.

Prosperity Church Road business owners say construction, name change hurting their bottom line

Business owners surrounded by construction on Interstate 485 say they’ve lost revenue because of the traffic changes and will have to spend thousands in reprinting marketing materials to reflect a change of address.

Construction in Mexico - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

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Construction in Mexico - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Construction in Mexico – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1634377/Construction-in-Mexico-–-Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html ...

Construction in Mexico - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Construction in Mexico – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1634377/Construction-in-Mexico-–-Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html ...

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS * R.B. Wright Construction; Eli Lilly, 1788 Lovers Lane, Augusta; renovations, $30,000 * Halifax Construction Co.

Construction Market in APAC Region 2014-2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Construction Market in APAC Region 2014-2018 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01936882/Construction-Market-in-APAC-Region-2014-2018.html ...

Building permits: Sept. 1, 2014

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:01:11 GMT Yakima Terry Wellner, $177,336, 4906 Tieton Drive, commercial new. Ankrom Moisan Arch, $650,000, 3909 Castlevale Road, commercial tenant improvement. Donald and Lashel Church, $214,104, 1510 S. Ninth Ave., No. 1-2, residential duplex. Lowell Romfo, $3,22...

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.01.14)

“We are delighted that construction of a world-class aerospace assembly facility is underway in Lafayette and that skilled Louisiana workers will be producing the standard-bearer for a vital segment of the commercial aviation market. Companies like Bell Helicopter are recognizing what Louisiana offers the top employers of the future: a best-in-the-nation business climate, an outstanding ...

Blinn (TX) College's Bryan Campus Opens Two Relocatable Modular Buildings From Ramtech

Commercial modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, TX has announced that the two modular buildings that the company installed at Blinn College's Bryan campus in Bryan, Texas are now fully operational. The two 6,272 square foot relocatable multiple classroom facilities, one of which served as a demonstration building at Ramtech's corporate campus and was dismantled and ...

Architects seek local content law for construction industry

The Nigerian Institute of Architects has called for the passage of a law that will ensure the implementation of local content in the construction industry. Speaking at the 2014 quarterly dinner organised by the NIA, Abuja Chapter, the Secretary, National Planning Commission, Mr. Fidelis Ugbo, said the construction industry should aim to replicate the successes...  [Read More...]

Top building apprentice in HB/East Coast region named

Hawke’s Bay carpentry apprentice William Ellis has been named the Hawke’s Bay/East Coast Registered Master Builders Carters 2014 Apprentice of the Year. The 24 year old, employed by Redmond Builders and Construction in Havelock North and trained through the BCITO, impressed judges who say William showed them he was an apt candidate for Apprentice of the Year from his vehicle and tools right ...

Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices

New Zealand's expanding building industry has signed up its 9000th apprentice - but says it is running out of young people to fill the demand for more.Deniro Larsen-Marsters, 19, of Helensville, signed on as an apprentice last month...

Construction sector falling apart

There is a large gap between the project planning and execution phase. The construction sector is pivotal to improving the productivity of the economy.

Home Builders in the US Industry Market Research Report From IBISWorld Has Been Updated

The next two years are expected to be especially strong for the industry as low interest rates, rising consumer confidence and higher corporate profit result in strong investment from consumers and property developers alike. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Home Builders industry in its growing industry report collection. (PRWeb August 31, 2014 ...

1 in 6 California construction jobs part of underground economy, study finds

California's construction industry is sinking underground. That's the conclusion of a new study from the Los Angeles-based Economic Roundtable that found more than 143,900 jobs – or one out of six jobs –in California's $152 billion construction industry were part of the so-called underground economy in 2011. Of those, 104,100 jobs were unreported by employers and more than 39,000 employees were ...

Twin Cities Home Builders Remain Confident Regardless of Residential Construction Setbacks

Twin Cities home builder's confidence moves upward regardless of residential construction setbacks, according to the Builders Association of Home Builders. Home Destination, a Minneapolis RE/MAX Results residential real estate agent, offers comment on the trend found among Minneapolis - St. Paul home builders and offers reasons why. (PRWeb August 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www ...

CONSTRUCTION: Business strong, inflation weak

Four years of steady improvement have kept construction workers on the job and low price inflation on materials is making life a little easier for for owners and customers.

Construction & Forestry Equipment Wholesaling in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

The value of domestic construction is expected to continue to grow, increasing demand for industry products. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Construction & Forestry Equipment Wholesaling industry to its growing industry report collection. (PRWeb August 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12132745.htm

Civic Builders Developing a Permanent School for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy in Central Falls

Civic Builders, a leading nonprofit specializing in real estate and facility solutions for charter schools, announced it has purchased land for and will begin renovations on a school for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy .

Pending Home Sales Rebound In July, Builders' Stocks Unmoved

Pending home sales rebounded in July, although housing-related stocks responded with continued down ticks. A closely watched measure of sales contract signings climbed 3.3 percent in July from June, but ...

Local Austin Homebuilder MileStone Community Builders Part of Community First! Village for Mobile Loaves & Fishes

MileStone Community Builders, LLC, top new homes Austin Builder, today announced its participation in Community First! Village, a 27-acre master planned community that is a program

Construction industry petitions for changes in safety regulations

The construction industry is petitioning the city to change safety regulations that have halted hundreds of jobs. “We’re in a boom cycle right now and projects literally are stopped in...
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