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  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 30 or 1.0 percent, to $29.04. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 11 or 3.0 percent, to $3.72. Lennar Corp. rose$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $51.44.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 40 or 1.4 percent, to $29.14. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 05 or 1.2 percent, to $3.66. Lennar Corp. rose$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $51.55.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose $2.76 or 4.7 percent, to $61.78. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 79 or 2.7 percent, to $29.85.

  • Senate narrowly backs repeal of construction wage law Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:14 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— A Republican-led push to repeal the state law that sets wages for public construction projects narrowly passed through the Senate on Wednesday, despite concerns from both sides of the aisle about how the bill will affect Indiana's middle class and construction industry. Karen Tallian of Portage, who's been a major opponent of the measure,...

  • US homebuilders' outlook for spring sales surges Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic that sales will perk up in coming months as the spring home-selling season unfolds. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday rose four points to 56 this month, the highest level since January, from a revised reading of 52 in March. "This uptick shows builders...

  • Ex-Millstone contractor asks US to protect whistleblowers Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    WATERFORD, Conn.— A contractor who said he was fired from Millstone Power Station after he reported a co-worker abusing narcotics in 2011 has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to protect whistleblowers at the nuclear plant. Stephen Lavoie, an insulation contractor, raised the issue Tuesday at the NRC's annual meeting with the Nuclear Energy Advisory...

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $59.02. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $29.06.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 36 or 1.3 percent, to $28.74. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.61. Lennar Corp. rose$. 56 or 1.1 percent, to $50.97.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 51 or. 9 percent, to $58.85. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $28.89.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $28.52. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 04 or 1.1 percent, to $3.63. Lennar Corp. rose$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $50.79.

  • Early Glance: Homebuilders companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $28.25. Lennar Corp. fell$. 36 or. 7 percent, to $50.05. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $22.16.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $58.45. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $28.67.

  • WARSAW, April 14- Plans to build Poland's first nuclear power plant will be delayed by at least another two years, sources said, after the decision late last year by state-run utility PGE to take on site research itself and cancel a consultancy contract. Now PGE's move last December to scrap a 250 million zloty contract with Australia's WorleyParsons, on the...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— The Republican-controlled Senate defeated several proposed changes Tuesday to a measure that would repeal the state's construction wage law, despite growing concerns over how the bill will affect Indiana's construction industry. John Broden, D- South Bend, proposed an amendment that he said would postpone the "seismic change to Indiana's...

  • Josh and Vanessa Ellis and their baby, Hudson, died Monday when a chunk of concrete weighing thousands of pounds fell onto the cab of their truck as they drove underneath the span, said James Ludlow, their pastor at EastPointe Foursquare Church. Construction crews were installing a sidewalk on the state Route 410 overpass in Bonney Lake, about 30 miles southeast...

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 79 or 1.3 percent, to $58.34. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $28.71.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $28.38. Lennar Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $50.41. Pulte Homes Inc. fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $22.23.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $58.80. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 33 or 1.2 percent, to $28.95.

  • Midday Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    DR Horton fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $28.45. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. fell$. 05 or 1.4 percent, to $3.59. Lennar Corp. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $50.35.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 10:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 69 or 1.2 percent, to $58.44. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $28.64.