FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Dec 16- The battle for the assets cement firms Lafarge and Holcim must sell to get the go-ahead for their merger will likely be between three groups, several people familiar with the matter said. France's Lafarge and Swiss peer Holcim promised to sell overlapping assets worth about 12 percent of their combined revenues to secure European...» Read More
Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.
Homeowners are increasingly looking back at their own homes for makeovers rather than looking ahead to move up.
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.
NBC News' Janet Shamlian reports on a construction site fire that left a construction worker dangling from a balcony.
Discussing low construction's impact on the overall housing market and home prices, with Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist.
Construction material costs have been rising so fast it's hard to keep pace, Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum tells CNBC.
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about economics of agricultural supply and demand.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the February ISM index is 53.2.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says nonresidential construction will make a comeback, and tells investors the best way to play that trend.
Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest ISM manufacturing data and December construction spending. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the numbers.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the significance of today's strong ADP data and if the strength of the number puts pressure on the Federal Reserve to normalize monetary policy.
Berkshire Hathaway has converted much of its debt in building products company USG into more than $600 million of common stock.
Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst, discusses the proposal to build a $1.3 billion stadium on the strip in Las Vegas and provides insight on leisure stocks.
The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.
These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.
Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.
Home Depot reported a rise in profit and sales as the world's largest home improvement chain continued to benefit from a U.S. housing market recovery.
Canada is careering towards a sharp fall in house prices with ultralow interest rates taking their toll on the property market, Goldman Sachs reports.