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German Building Boom Unearths Explosive Problem

New construction activity in Germany that is approaching 20-year highs is disturbing the thousands of tons of bombs, artillery shells, and hand grenades from two world wars still hidden underground......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJun 19th, 2017

German Ceramics Maker Villeroy & Boch Does Well With Building Boom

Villeroy & Boch is a .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 17th, 2017

Creative ways to foil construction site thieves

They are brazen, ruthless and cost the commercial and residential construction industry billions of dollars a year. Losses from thefts at construction sites, long a problem, have skyrocketed thanks to the building boom and the soaring price of materials .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2016

Black market sales of OSHA training certifications plague New York City construction industry

Amid a building boom, New York City has experienced a rash of black market sales of fake OSHA safety certifications. Workers on big projects must have 10 hours of training approved by the OSHA and carry a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 17th, 2017

Wells Fargo exec building team to ramp up commercial lending in Baltimore

Darrel German became Wells Fargo's business banking area leader for Maryland and D.C. earlier this year and he made building a new team in Greater Baltimore one of his top priorities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2017

Business boom along Harlem"s 125th Street comes with garbage problem

The 125th Street Business Improvement District was formed in Harlem 24 years ago in part to tame trash that constantly blew around the commercial corridor and made it an unpleasant place to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 9th, 2017

New York is not prepared for Indian Point"s closure

To the Editor: To keep up with the building boom and a population that is expected to soar to 8.7 million by 2025, New York City needs to find ways to pump more electricity to the five boroughs,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 8th, 2017

Soon, cigarette butts may be reused to build roads

Scientists have discovered a novel use for discarded cigarette butts in building roads, an advance that could reduce heat in urban areas as well as tackle the problem of waste accumulation. Trillio........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 7th, 2017

ROUNDUP: 16 projects bringing new housing to downtown Columbus

From microliving apartments in the heart of the city to a swanky high-rise next to Columbus Commons, downtown is alive with a residential building boom. Sixteen projects are in various phases of construction, with all but three of them apartment comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2017

The Problem With Electric Cars? Not Enough Chargers

Most owners of electric vehicles charge them overnight at home, but a few companies are looking ahead to an era of rapid adoption—and building a charging-station infrastructure......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 6th, 2017

This Time, It"s A Bubble In Rentals

Authored by Doug French via The Mises Institute, Sin City’s projected 5,000 new apartment units for this year makes no noise nationally in the latest real estate craze. “In 2017, the ongoing apartment building-boom in the US will set .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 5th, 2017

Sand miners risk all for India"s building boom

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Category: videoSource: reutersAug 4th, 2017

Suu Kyi"s Myanmar Problem: Where"s the Economy?

When Aung San Suu Kyi came to power in Myanmar after years of military rule, many investors expected an economic boom. Instead, economic growth fell to a five-year low and foreign investment slipped 22%......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 3rd, 2017

Daimler Is Helping This Startup Bring Self-Flying Taxis to Dubai

The startup is building a two-seat flying taxi Volocopter, a German startup that wants to build electric air taxis that can fly without help from humans, has raised nearly $30 mill.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 1st, 2017

Solving Blockchain"s Privacy Problem

A rare interview with the man building a blockchain for 80 banks......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 31st, 2017

Precious Metals Building Explosive Cause For Higher Prices

Precious Metals Building Explosive Cause For Higher Prices.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 31st, 2017

Houston homebuilder ramps up new North Texas operations to catch building boom

Houston-based homebuilder Perry Homes LLC is quickly building up its North Texas regional team as it seeks to diversify its holdings in the Lone Star state housing, while making a major push into the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2017

Record Apartment Building-Boom Meets Reality: First CRE Decline Since The Great Recession

By Wolf Richter of WolfStreet Even the Fed put commercial real estate on its finan.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 23rd, 2017

Natural Gas Building Boom Fuels Climate Worries, Enrages Landowners

Companies are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve thousands of miles of pipelines from A.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 17th, 2017

​Birmingham ranked average on list of best cities for construction jobs

Birmingham is undergoing a building boom, but a cost and opportunity study ranks the Birmingham metro area rather low in a list of cities that are the best for construction professionals. A Madison, Wisconsin, apartment hunting startup, ABODO, examin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2017

Millions of things will soon have digital twins

THE factory of the future will be a building stuffed full of robots making robots. A factory in Amberg, a small town in Bavaria, is not quite that, but it gets close. The plant is run by Siemens, a German engineering giant, and it makes i.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJul 13th, 2017