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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

Former Caterina building in German Village is sold

A German Village building that housed a long-time business has sold. The three-story, 4,000-square-foot building at 571 S. 3rd St., sold for $1.3 million in a sale that closed Wednesday, according to information from NAI Ohio Equities. The build.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Initial Coalition Talks in Germany “Constructive”

Exploratory talks on building a coalition between German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) were constructive, the two groups said on Wednesday.“Today was a first, very constructive, good disc.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 18th, 2017

Builders Guild website emphasizes construction apprenticeships

A new website for the Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania is hoping to encourage training in construction during a building boom in the region. The website for the labor-management organization, comprised of commercial construction trade union.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

An Old Fracking Hot Spot Makes a Comeback

A giant natural-gas field in Louisiana that was one of the early centers of American shale drilling is roaring back to life, boosted by a building boom of petrochemical plants, fertilizer factories and gas-export terminals along the Gulf Coast......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2017

Amid a cocaine boom in Colombia, a deeper problem is emerging

Las Dos Orillas/YouTube Colombia's cocaine trade and organized-crime groups are re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

Conservatives" Loss in German State Election Is Blow to Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party lost in state elections Sunday, according to initial results, weakening her position ahead of this week’s coalition-building talks......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 15th, 2017

Replacement of SEPTA refund system is a year away

When an electrical problem disabled a SEPTA Paoli-Thorndale line train, passengers heard a loud "boom" and evacuated onto the tracks. All Regional Rail service was completely shut down, prompting hours-long delays. It wasn't long before frustrated p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2017

1 Problem With Apple Inc."s iPhone Chip Strategy

Apple should really consider building separate chips for each of its two new iPhone X phones planned for launch next year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 6th, 2017

Massive mixed-use project would extend downtown L.A. building boom

The commercial building boom in downtown Los Ange.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 5th, 2017

Siemens, Alstom deal to create "European champion" in trains

German industrial equipment maker Siemens AG says it has signed a memorandum of understanding to merge its train-building business with French rival Alstom......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2017

"Forget Germany, Spain Is The Real Problem"

Following yesterday's German election, which despite Merkel's 4th victory was a rout for the establishment "grand coalition" parties of CDU/CSU and SPD which saw its worst election.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 25th, 2017

CMU moving forward with $27M Ansys Building

Carnegie Mellon University is poised to push forward with another building project in the ongoing building boom on its campus. According to hearing documents, CMU is slated to present a plan for a new 36,000-square-foot Ansys building on its campus at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 22nd, 2017

NYC in midst of office building boom

New York City is in the midst of its biggest office construction building boom in three decades, according to a New York Building Congress analysis. Based on a review of Real Estate Board of New York data, the Building Congress projects that 2.3 mil.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 21st, 2017

Facebook to German automakers: "We’re the only company in Silicon Valley that’s not building a car" (FB)

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Facebook&rs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2017

Florida building boom has put millions in storms" path

Many homes and apartment buildings in Tampa are close to sea level, making them vulnerable to a storm surge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2017

Florida building boom has put millions in storms" path

Many homes and apartment buildings in Tampa are close to sea level, making them vulnerable to a storm surge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Building Boom

The number of constructed buildings in Abu Dhabi reached 913 during the second quarter of 2017 compared to 751 buildings during the same period of 2016, a growth rate.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 8th, 2017

Volkswagen U.S. plant building 400 Atlas SUVs a day: executive

(Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen's U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is building 400 Atlas SUVs a day, close to capacity and on pace to reach 100,000 per year, Matthias Erb, who heads VW's North American engineering team, said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 31st, 2017