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  • Surfers ride the waves on a beach in Tel Aviv, Israel

    Israel is waking up to its dramatic shortfall in infrastructure compared to most developed economies and a potential increase in spending is bound to offer the private sector a raft of new opportunities.

  • BEIJING, July 13- China posted stronger-than-expected June trade figures on Thursday, bolstered by firm global demand for Chinese goods and robust appetite for construction materials at home, but local curbs on lending could weigh on imports later this year. While exports benefited from solid demand for electronics and industrial goods, a growing trade...

  • BEIJING, July 13- China posted stronger-than-expected June trade figures on Thursday, bolstered by firm global demand for Chinese goods and robust appetite for construction materials at home, but local curbs on lending could weigh on imports later this year. While exports benefited from solid demand for electronics and industrial goods, a growing trade...

  • *Dana Gas drops on sukuk legal case. *Qatar flat after Arab alliance meets. DUBAI, July 6- Shares in Saudi Arabia's cement and steel sectors rose on Thursday after the government cut export tariffs, but Gulf stock markets were mostly weak after a slide in oil prices.

  • ZURICH, July 4- Activist investor Corvex and roofing maker Standard Industries' investment arm have teamed up to take a 7.2 percent stake in Clariant in a bid to scuttle the Swiss chemical maker's proposed merger with Huntsman Corp.. Corvex, run by activist investor and Carl Icahn protege Keith Meister, manages assets worth $6 billion and took a 5.5 percent stake...

  • LONDON/ BRUSSELS, June 29- EU policymakers are unlikely to agree to Europe- wide rules on toxic smoke from burning building materials despite years of lobbying from fire fighters and safety experts, according to a draft report ordered by the region's executive seen by Reuters. The debate has been going on in Brussels for at least four years, but this month's deadly...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- Stocks of large U.S. home builders and building materials companies are poised to rise as millennials age and need housing, according to Bill Smead, the chief executive of Smead Capital Management. The title of the animated TV show is his shorthand for Amazon.com Inc, electric car maker Tesla Inc, and technology companies such as Google parent...

  • German city evacuated 11-story building

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the evacuation of a building for the flammable panels sold by Arconic.

  • View Dynamic Glass CEO on smart window technology

    CEO of View Dynamic Glass Rao Mulpuri discusses his technologically advanced window product that eliminates the need for shades and curtains.

  • A worker carries lumber as he builds a new home in Petaluma, California.

    New tariffs on Canadian lumber announced by the Trump Administration on Monday are nothing more than "a paper cut," Bob Wetenhall said.

  • A superintendent of the West Fraser Timber Co. sawmill, monitors logs on the production line at the company's facility in Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada.

    Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, dives into the impact of the Canadian lumber tariff on homebuilders and other sectors.

  • Trucks deliver raw lumber yard at the Resolute Forest Products mill in Thunder Bay, Canada, Ontario. Resolute Forest Products, the largest mill east of the Rockies, sends 90 percent of lumber produced south to supply the demand for housing construction for the U.S.

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the projected effects on the U.S. housing sector from the new tariff on imported Canadian lumber.

  • ZURICH, April 23- LafargeHolcim is close to announcing that its chief executive Eric Olsen is to step down following an internal investigation into activities at a former Lafarge cement plant in Syria, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The cement maker in March said one of its cement plants probably paid protection money to armed groups in Syria...

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 2- South Africa's Competition Commission said on Sunday that it had asked the Competition Tribunal to fine construction materials group Afrimat for allegedly "abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices." "The Commission is seeking an order from the Tribunal declaring that Afrimat... must pay the maximum fine allowable by law which...

  • A contractor moves steel rebar while working on the construction site in New York.

    Citi Research says government infrastructure spending will rise 3 to 5 percent annually the next few years.

  • *China official PMI seen unchanged at 51.6 in March. *Data due on March 31 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, March 29- Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector likely grew for an eighth straight month in March as a surprise rebound in the property market added to a construction boom, boosting sales of building materials from steel to cement, a Reuters poll showed.

  • ZURICH, March 2- LafargeHolcim said one of its cement plants probably paid protection money to armed groups in Syria to keep the factory running in the war-torn country. French prosecutors are also investigating the cement group's activities in Syria. A judicial source in France told Reuters prosecutors were looking into the company's comments and could...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 1- Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's largest cement producers, is open to providing quotes to supply the raw materials for U.S. Trump repeated on Tuesday a vow that he would soon start building a barrier along the nearly 2,000- mile U.S.- Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants and drugs crossing north. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- European shares were slightly weaker on Tuesday, poised to snap a five-day streak of gains, as corporate earnings season kicked into high gear across the region. German building materials company HeidelbergCement was among the worst performers, down 2.1 percent after it reported a 4 percent fall in fourth-quarter revenue, missing expectations...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 9- Shanghai stocks closed at a two-month high on Thursday, getting a boost from glass and cement makers after the government signalled it would reduce overcapacity in the construction materials sector. Cao Xuefeng, head of research at Huaxi Securities in Chengdu, said regulatory signals to cut overcapacity among construction materials makers...