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  • Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Many of the recent problems in the U.S. nuclear forces have occurred in the Air Force, but in February the Navy announced that dozens of senior enlisted instructors at a Navy nuclear propulsion school in South Carolina were accused of cheating on written tests that help them qualify to operate nuclear reactors.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 42 or 1.2 percent, to $34.04. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.99.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $24.38. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.79. Lennar Corp. fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $40.90.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $24.39. Lennar Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $41.02. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $19.99.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 32 or. 9 percent, to $34.14. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $34.92.

  • *Dubai Holding chief Byat says phase one to be ready in 3 yrs. DUBAI, July 8- Dubai Holding, the investment vehicle of the emirate's ruler, will need 25 billion dirhams to build an entertainment district that will include the world's largest shopping mall, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

  • Dubai to build world's biggest shopping center Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 2:26 AM ET

    Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has laid out plans for a sprawling real-estate project known as Mall of the World that will include the 8 million square foot mall, a climate-controlled street network, a theme park covered during the scorching summer months and 100 hotels and serviced apartments.

  • Former Union Pacific contractor could face fines Saturday, 5 Jul 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A former contractor on a $400 million Union Pacific railroad hub in Santa Teresa along the state's southern border with Mexico has been accused of bidding for the job without a legal New Mexico license.

  • DUBAI, July 5- Dubai is launching a project to build an entertainment and hotel district that will include the world's largest shopping mall, the emirate's ruler, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, said on Saturday.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $24.82. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $4.94. Pulte Homes Inc. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $20.33.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Fluor rose $1.08 or 1.4 percent, to $78.99. Foster Wheeler rose$. 37 or 1.1 percent, to $34.92. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $35.47.

  • AP NewsBreak: Senator questions Hanford legal fees Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    SPOKANE, Wash.— Private contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy have spent at least $3.5 million in legal expenses to battle two critics of a massive construction project at the nation's most polluted nuclear site, according to a letter obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 37 or 1.1 percent, to $34.92. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $35.49.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $24.83. Lennar Corp. fell$. 02 or percent, to $41.91. Pulte Homes Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $20.34.

  • Arizona has yet to recover pre-recession job level Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    PHOENIX— New labor statistics show that Arizona ranks next-to-last in its recovery of jobs lost in the Great Recession as it still struggles to dig out of the hole from the collapse of the construction industry. Arizona has 5.17 percent fewer jobs than it did at the start of the recession.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $24.75. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 02 or. 4 percent, to $4.94. Lennar Corp. fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $41.76.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 26 or. 8 percent, to $34.81. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $35.43.

  • July 2- U.S. strip mall vacancies fell slightly in the second quarter, while retail mall vacancies remained unchanged, real estate research firm Reis Inc said in a report.

  • Dubai builder Arabtec has Abu Dhabi firm's backing Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— The chairman of Arabtec, the embattled Dubai construction firm that helped build the world's tallest tower, moved to calm nervous investors Wednesday by promising to improve transparency at the firm and saying it retains the support of a major shareholder backed by the Abu Dhabi government.

  • UK CONSTRUCTION PMI HITS FOUR-MONTH HIGH IN JUNE- MARKIT@. LONDON, July 2- A surge in home-building helped British construction activity to grow at its fastest annual pace in four months in June, bucking expectations for a slowdown, industry data showed on Wednesday.