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*Losses in UK gilt market also a factor in U.S. bond market. Treasury debt prices fell on Monday after three days of gains, as risk appetite returned following upbeat U.S. housing data and easing tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine, two global sore spots.
SAO PAULO, Aug 14- Brazilian homebuilder MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA beat profit expectations for the second quarter as demand for low-income housing remained robust while the negative impact from older, less profitable projects diminished.
BERLIN, Aug 14- The German economy suffered a surprise contraction in the second quarter, its first in more than a year, as foreign trade and investment, particularly in the construction sector, weighed on growth in Europe's largest economy.
DETROIT, Aug 13- General Motors Co will start construction this fall on a $174 million stamping plant in Lansing, Michigan, that will make components for the nearby Lansing Grand River assembly plant, the company said on Wednesday. The ATS and CTS are built at the Lansing Grand River assembly plant.
LONDON, Aug 8- Sagging exports pushed Britain's trade deficit to a five-month high in June, suggesting a more balanced economic recovery still looks a way off, although the construction industry recovered from a dip in May.
*China builders to grab a fifth of LNG ship orders to 2020- ABS. Up to 50 liquefied natural gas tankers, or more than 20 percent of the 225 LNG vessels expected to be added worldwide by the end of 2020, are set to be built in China to deliver gas to its ports, according to estimates from ship safety agency the American Bureau of Shipping.
NEW YORK, Aug 1- Summer jobs: The very mention brings up memories of low pay, long hours and sweaty, clueless teenagers who don't really know what they're doing. JASON MRAZ, SINGER AND SONGWRITER. "My dad was a fence contractor in Mechanicsville, Virginia, so my first paying gig was building fences.
SAO PAULO, July 31- Brazilian homebuilder PDG Realty SA reported a second-quarter net loss of 135.3 million reais, larger than the 104.9 million reais loss posted a year earlier, according to a Thursday securities filing. Five analysts in a Reuters survey had forecast a second-quarter net loss ranging from 10 million to 42 million reais.
The U.S. lacks a plan to save coastal cities from hurricanes and rising sea levels, and getting there may not be easy.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, describes his worries over China's construction sector.
AECOM Technology said it will pay $4 billion to acquire URS in an acquisition that is expected to complete in October.
One of the most expensive high school football stadiums in America will be closed this fall because its concrete is cracking.
Robert Noel, CEO of Land Securities tells CNBC that the group is beginning to "reap the rewards" from the "bold call" it made to build new buildings with no rental agreements in place.
There is a lot of capital from around the world flowing into real estate and the fundamentals are good, explains Robert Sulentic, CBRE Group president & CEO, sharing his outlook on the nation's real estate market. And Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, wants to know about the uptick in new construction. Don't expect a dramatic amount of new supply over the next couple of years, says Sulentic.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.
Despite a slowdown in CAT's mining equipment business, CNBC's Jim Cramer says U.S. construction is back big, as he breaks down Caterpillar's Q1 earnings that exceeded the Street's forecast.
President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, explains how the massive decline in Chinese construction activity will hurt growth.
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about economics of agricultural supply and demand.