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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- A group of shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union reached a tentative labor deal late on Friday after nine months of negotiations, settling a dispute that disrupted the flow of cargo through 29 U.S. West Coast ports and snarled trans-Pacific maritime trade with Asia. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy,...

  • Sydney Airport? ETF finds unusual income plays Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    The Qantas Airways logo is displayed at the company's domestic terminal at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia.

    Guggenheim recently launched an exchange-traded fund concentrating on infrastructure that goes to unusual places.

  • Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill said 200 members of his organization were in the state Capitol talking to legislators. Hill appeared at a news conference where a national transportation research group released a report detailing weaknesses with Iowa's bridges and roads. Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are reviewing bills that would hike the...

  • Here's what US port dispute could cost the economy Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    A container ship is docked at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., in this aerial photo taken Feb. 6, 2015.

    A total shutdown of West Coast ports could cost the U.S. economy about $2 billion a day, Jay Timmons tells CNBC.

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— A plan to hike the state's fuel tax by 10 cents kept moving quickly through the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday. The 10- cent increase would provide about $215 million annually for the state's network of bridges and roads, many of which are in disrepair. Tod Bowman, D- Maquoketa, said he is optimistic the bill will win final passage.

  • CANADA LABOUR MINISTER SAYS CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY STRIKE IS OVER, NO NEED FOR LEGISLATION.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 16- India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years. Under the deal, India will help Sri Lanka build its nuclear energy infrastructure, including training of personnel,...

  • Representative Dave Reichert said he planned to introduce a resolution in Congress on Thursday to urge a swift end to the labor dispute that has throttled port activity on the West Coast. Eighty-four members of Congress signed a Jan. 30 letter urging the parties in a labor dispute between dockworkers and shipping lines and terminal operators to resolve...

  • Santelli Exchange: Low rates forever?  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli examines the direction of global rates.

  • Santelli Exchange: Roads, power & funding  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli asks WSJ columnist Holman Jenkins, Jr., about the progress of infrastructure funding.

  • *Queensland vote to halt cash support for coal infrastructure. MELBOURNE, Feb 5- A shock state election result in Australia's coal-rich Queensland state and heightened pressure to protect the Great Barrier Reef have thrown new doubts over plans by Indian firms to build two huge mines. This included money for a rail line and port planned by India's Adani...

  • LONDON, Feb 3- Sixty business leaders urged Britain's political leaders on Tuesday to commit in their election manifestos to make a swift decision on the controversial issue of London airport expansion. The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition that won the 2010 election scrapped the previous Labour government's plans to build a new runway at Heathrow,...

  • Obama budget same old bad polices: Budget chair Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 8:12 AM ET
    House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Tom Price (R-GA).

    With the right approach, tax reform and infrastructure are possible areas of bipartisan agreement, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price tells CNBC.

  • Corp 'tax holiday' plan gains momentum: Report Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    U.S. Senator Rand Paul

    The corporate "tax holiday" plan to pay for infrastructure projects is supported by Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer, the Journal says.

  • Plugging the infrastructure gap in East Asia  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 10:14 PM ET

    Both the government and the private sector need to work actively to narrow the infrastructure gap in East Asia, says Axel Van Trotsenburg, Vice President for East Asia & Pacific at the World Bank.

  • Why Boston REALLY doesn't want the Olympics Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    A poll conducted by WBUR said that one third of Bostonians do not want the 2024 Olympics to be hosted in Boston.

  • VANCOUVER, Jan 19- The Canadian government signed an order on Monday blocking the United States from applying controversial "Buy America" purchasing rules on the demolition and reconstruction of a ferry terminal that is located on Canada's Pacific Coast but operated by Alaska's Department of Transportation. The state of Alaska has refused to waive the...

  • MOMBASA, Kenya, Jan 16- Kenya signed a $270 million loan deal with Japan on Friday to help expand capacity at Mombasa port, a busy facility that is the main trade gateway to east Africa. The port handles fuel, consumer goods and other imports for Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia, as well as regional tea and coffee exports.

  • Lower oil isn’t giving Asia markets wings Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:17 PM ET
    A station attendant refuels a moped at a fuel station on April 30, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

    Sharply lower oil prices are widely hailed as a positive for most Asian markets, but that hasn't slowed fund outflows or raised growth forecasts much.

  • Despite veto threat, Senate advances pipeline bill Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline clears a key Senate committee, setting up a fight pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Obama.