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  • Port of Anchorage shifts focus to modernization Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Port of Anchorage is turning its focus from expansion to modernization and efforts to improve existing infrastructure. Port Engineer Todd Cowles called this a temporary fix.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $31.18. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $36.60.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $21.50. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 04 or 1.0 percent, to $3.97. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $18.90.

  • Jury gives woman $15.8M in construction zone crash Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH— A Connecticut construction company should pay a western Pennsylvania woman $15.8 million for injuries she suffered in a work zone crash a day before her daughter's wedding five years ago, a western Pennsylvania jury ruled.

  • Mitsubishi to build new car plant in Indonesia Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:19 AM ET

    JAKARTA, Indonesia— Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday it will build a new car factory in Indonesia as part of a plan to raise its production capacity in the country from 160,000 to 240,000 vehicles per year. He said construction is expected to begin in May next year in Bekasi, a West Java town just east of the capital Jakarta.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Fluor fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $69.75. Foster Wheeler fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $31.41. Quanta Services Inc. unchanged at $36.54.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 16 or. 7 percent, to $21.62. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 2.0 percent, to $4.01. Pulte Homes Inc. rose$. 16 or. 9 percent, to $18.94.

  • Market leaders Nucor Corp, Commercial Metals Co and Gerdau Long Steel North America sold rebar cheaply to their in-house operations marketing to contractors for big projects, they said. "Nucor and Gerdau are the price leaders and undersold other U.S. producers and each other," said Jay Campbell, of White& Case, a representative for the Mexican producers.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $31.44. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $36.50.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $21.52. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.01. Lennar Corp. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $39.24.

  • UPDATE 2-Finland puts new nuclear plant plan in doubt Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    HELSINKI, Sept 15- Finland's economy minister has rejected an application from power utility Teollisuuden Voima to extend the permit for a new nuclear reactor in the west of the country, throwing the project into doubt.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $31.52. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $36.39.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $21.42. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 2.0 percent, to $4.01. Lennar Corp. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $39.00.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 49 or 2.2 percent, to $21.46. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 11 or 2.6 percent, to $4.09. Lennar Corp. fell$. 55 or 1.4 percent, to $39.06.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Fluor fell$. 75 or 1.1 percent, to $69.99. Foster Wheeler rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $31.59. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 57 or 1.5 percent, to $36.54.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 64 or 2.9 percent, to $21.32. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.13. Lennar Corp. fell$. 93 or 2.3 percent, to $38.68.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $31.55. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 48 or 1.3 percent, to $36.63.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 20 or. 9 percent, to $21.75. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.19. Lennar Corp. fell$. 50 or 1.3 percent, to $39.11.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $31.49. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 34 or. 9 percent, to $36.77.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- There is an urgent need to attract home-grown and more diverse engineering talent to the U.S. aerospace and defense industry, the head of the sector's main trade association said on Thursday.