*Singapore marine, offshore engineering output falls to $14.5 bln. SINGAPORE, April 12- Marine and offshore engineering companies are turning to cruise ships, fishing vessels or even sea-based wind farms to keep their earnings afloat as weak oil prices slash new spending by big energy companies. Singapore- listed Vard Holdings last month signed a letter of...
Delegates at the annual Cesco/CRU gathering of the copper industry in Chile this week concluded that miners will focus on cutting costs to survive low prices, rather than significant output cuts to offset slow demand growth from top consumer China. "All engineering companies have needed to adjust themselves in order to get through this rough time... we're...
*Richard Dugas to retire effective May 2017. April 4- U.S. homebuilder PulteGroup Inc said Chief Executive Richard Dugas would retire effective May 2017, bowing to a demand from founder and Chairman Emeritus Bill Pulte. Pulte had recently demanded an immediate change of leadership at the Atlanta- based company, the company said on Monday.
April 4- U.S. homebuilder PulteGroup Inc said on Monday that Chief Executive Richard Dugas would retire effective May 2017, bowing to a demand from founder and Chairman Emeritus Bill Pulte. Dugas's decision to retire is due in part to the actions of Pulte, who has demanded an immediate CEO change and is seeking a "different direction" for the company, PulteGroup...
DZ Bank economist Michael Holstein said Germany could no longer expect routine falls in unemployment. A mild winter had supported employment in the construction sector, while many of the migrants flooding into Germany would struggle to find work. The prospect of a less rosy labour market is a risk to the outlook for Germany's domestic growth, which has been...
The toy industry told Debbie Sterling that GoldieBlox would never fly. Then, she raised $1 million on Kickstarter in just a few months.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data for the ISM manufacturing index in February and construction spending for January.
Keith Cochrane, CEO of Weir Group, talks about the prospects for oil and gas and says shale has become more competitive.
Toll Brothers, the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, reported an 8.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it sold homes at higher prices.
Black Girls Code founder and executive director Kimberly Bryant talks about why she started the organization and the impact she hopes it has on the tech world.
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D.R. Horton reported a slightly higher-than-expected profit along with a rise in orders for the last quarter of the year.
Robert Eason, head of equity research at Goodbody, suggests which house building stocks to add to your portfolio.
Martin Lee, principal at Hassell, says there is a growing trend for "activity-based workplaces," a concept that means work spaces are designed for specific tasks.
Bryan Ma, VP of client devices research at IDC, highlights augmented, virtual reality and artificial intelligence as spaces that are receiving a lot of investment from tech giants.
NASA will begin accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates starting on Dec. 14.
Enrollment in petroleum engineering degree programs appears set to fall, raising concerns about a talent drought in future oilfield crews.
Labor exploitation remains rife in Qatar and authorities are not delivering enough reform, according to Amnesty International.
Mark Layman, Balfour Beatty U.S. CEO, weighs in on what's driving demand for construction and where he is seeing the hottest markets.
Infrastructure power players - GV Sanjay Reddy of GVK and Hindustan's Ajit Gulabchand - say India's PPP problems are being solved.