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  • LINCOLN, Neb.— The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline said Thursday that it is once again seeking state approval for a route through Nebraska. The Canadian company's previous attempts to start construction in Nebraska have been thwarted by activists and some landowners who worry that it could damage property and contaminate groundwater supplies.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes last month, led by a drop in apartment construction. The number of new housing starts declined 2.6 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The drop came after a much larger gain the previous month.

  • Texas- based developer Energy Transfer Partners on Feb. 8 received approval from the Army to lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota— the last remaining big section of the 1,200- mile pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Illinois. The development was prompted by pro-energy President Donald Trump, pushed the Army to advance...

  • *Raises questions over UK Moorside project. LONDON, Feb 14- The future of Britain's new Moorside nuclear plant was thrown into doubt on Tuesday after Japan's Toshiba Corp, which is developing the project with France's Engie, said it planned to pull out of the construction work. "It's a pretty challenging time and it's difficult anyway to work out how to make nuclear...

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- China's asset management association has banned registration of private equity schemes for residential property investment in 16 cities where it says the market has overheated. The cities include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Xiamen, according to a notice published on Monday on the Wechat account of the Asset Management...

  • CHINESE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS PLAN TO INVEST MORE IN LAND IN 2017 THAN IN 2016-- REUTERS SURVEY.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D.— Developer says it has started construction on the final stretch of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline.

  • The Army on Wednesday granted the developer of the four-state oil pipeline formal permission to lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion of the disputed project. "We plan to begin immediately," Vicki Granado, a spokeswoman for developer Energy Transfer Partners, said in an email to The Associated Press Wednesday...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a commercial...

  • Six people were killed and 13 injured when a towering brick wall left unbraced during a demolition project crushed an adjacent Salvation Army store on June 5, 2013. The jury had found the Salvation Army and building owner Richard Basciano, a New York real estate speculator, largely responsible. The victims sought damages from all four of them— although the...

  • Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners on Wednesday got final permission from the Army to proceed with a crossing of the Missouri River in southern North Dakota. The work on the $3.8 billion project had been stalled for months due to opposition by the Standing Rock Sioux, but President Donald Trump last month instructed the Army Corps of Engineers to advance...

  • Feb 8- Hong Kong stocks erased early losses and closed at 3-1/ 2- month highs on Wednesday, boosted by shares of China property developers and brokers. Sentiment was also lifted by rising capital inflows from investors in mainland China. The financial sector rose 1.1 percent to its highest level since last September, and its highest close since late 2015, thanks...

  • The Army on Wednesday granted the developer of the four-state oil pipeline formal permission to lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion of the disputed project. "We plan to begin immediately," Vicki Granado, a spokeswoman for developer Energy Transfer Partners, said in an email to The Associated Press Wednesday...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The Army said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion of the disputed four-state project. The Army intends to cancel further environmental study and allow the Lake Oahe crossing as early as Wednesday, according to court...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 27- Mainland Chinese companies have piled into Hong Kong property in 2015-2016, outbidding some of the territory's most powerful developers to gobble up 29 percent of land sold for development in one of the world's most expensive real estate markets, according to new industry figures. The buying frenzy comes at a time when home prices in Hong Kong...

  • A man fills a wheel cart with cement at a construction site of a residential skyscraper in Shanghai on November 29, 2016.

    Rising cement prices were signaling China’s economic growth will remain stable, said Mo Ji, chief economist for Asia ex-Japan at Amundi.

  • NAIROBI, Jan 18- Africa's biggest wind power scheme, the Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya, should be fully connected to the national electricity grid and producing power by the end of June, a director at the consortium building the project said on Wednesday. Of those, we have by tomorrow, 120 turbines fully connected to the substation and therefore ready to...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 13- Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco has secured a new round of investment worth 15.04 billion yuan from property developer Sunac China Holdings, according to a stock exchange statement made by Sunac on Friday. Sunac, through its real estate subsidiary Sunac Real Estate, said on Friday it plans to invest 6.04 billion yuan in LeEco's Shenzhen-...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday pressed Ben Carson, Donald Trump's nominee to lead housing policy, on potential conflicts of interest between the agency he is set to run and properties in which the president-elect may hold a financial stake. The Department of Housing and Urban Development hands out billions of dollars each year to...

  • Owner of the New York Observer Jared Kushner attends the New York Premiere of 'The Hunting Party' at the Paris Theater on August 22, 2007 in New York City.

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the news of a potential partnership between Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and China's Anbang Insurance Group.