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  • July 13- Engineering design firm AECOM Technology Corp on Sunday said it would pay about $4 billion in cash and stock to acquire URS Corp, an engineering and construction services company, to create a combined company with about $19 billion in annual sales and more than 95,000 employees.

  • July 13- Engineering design firm AECOM Technology Corp on Sunday said it would pay about $6 billion in cash and stock to acquire URS Corp, an engineering and construction services company, to create a combined company with about $19 billion in annual sales and more than 95,000 employees.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1830 GMT / 2.30 PM ET Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    BRUSSELS/ MOSCOW- The European Union seeks to reassure Russia that a free-trade pact with Ukraine is not aimed at hurting Moscow, but rejects calls to postpone implementation, offering more talks instead.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 33 or 1.3 percent, to $24.10. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 04 or. 9 percent, to $4.58. Lennar Corp. fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $40.48.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $33.70. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 30 or 1.2 percent, to $24.12. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $4.61. Lennar Corp. fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $40.38.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $33.69. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $34.49.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- URS Corp, an engineering and construction services company with a market value of $3.5 billion, has recently held talks with industry rivals and buyout firms about a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Engineering firm to add jobs in Kentucky Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    FRANKFORT, Ky.— An engineering firm has announced plans to expand its operations in Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky. EN Engineering currently employs nearly 90 workers in the state, and is expanding its engineering capacity to better serve the tri-state region of Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $24.52. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $4.70. Lennar Corp. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $40.89.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.86. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $34.84.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $33.69. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 50 or 1.4 percent, to $34.56.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $24.30. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 05 or 1.1 percent, to $4.68. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 15 or. 7 percent, to $19.88.

  • *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, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • *Now sees adj EBITDA at 380- 400 mln eur vs 419 mln in 2013. FRANKFURT, July 1- Shares in Bilfinger slumped on Tuesday after the German engineering and services group issued a profit warning and said it would have to restructure its power business, entailing "significant" job losses.

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- U.S. manufacturing activity held steady at firmer levels in June and automobile sales were on track to beat expectations, pointing to momentum in the economy after a rough winter. The Institute for Supply Management said on Tuesday its index of national factory activity was at 55.3, little changed from May's 55.4 reading.

  • U.S. construction spending barely rises in May Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 1- U.S. construction spending rose less than expected in May, which could prompt a further downgrading of second-quarter economic growth estimates. Construction spending edged up 0.1 percent to an annual rate of $956.1 billion, the Commerce Department said on Tuesday.