Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, dives into the impact of the Canadian lumber tariff on homebuilders and other sectors.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the projected effects on the U.S. housing sector from the new tariff on imported Canadian lumber.
ZURICH, April 23- LafargeHolcim is close to announcing that its chief executive Eric Olsen is to step down following an internal investigation into activities at a former Lafarge cement plant in Syria, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The cement maker in March said one of its cement plants probably paid protection money to armed groups in Syria...
JOHANNESBURG, April 2- South Africa's Competition Commission said on Sunday that it had asked the Competition Tribunal to fine construction materials group Afrimat for allegedly "abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices." "The Commission is seeking an order from the Tribunal declaring that Afrimat... must pay the maximum fine allowable by law which...
Citi Research says government infrastructure spending will rise 3 to 5 percent annually the next few years.
*China official PMI seen unchanged at 51.6 in March. *Data due on March 31 at 0100 GMT. BEIJING, March 29- Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector likely grew for an eighth straight month in March as a surprise rebound in the property market added to a construction boom, boosting sales of building materials from steel to cement, a Reuters poll showed.
Amazon's new dome-shaped headquarters is bringing renewable energy to the work space.
Eric Olsen, CEO and chairman at LafargeHolcim, discusses the cement maker's full year earnings and his outlook for the rest of 2016.
Lumber 84 is selling a line of four tiny house models smaller than 200 square feet for the masses.
Heimo Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger, says the brick manufacturer has worked hard getting back on its feet.
Jeffrey Fairburn, CEO of Persimmon, discusses the company's earnings and building houses for the U.K. property market.
David Ritchie, CEO of Bovis Homes, shares his company's latest results and discusses headwinds in building and construction.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, says financing and funding for house builders is easier today than a few years ago.
Bill Sandbrook, US Concrete CEO, discusses why concrete is doing so well so far this year.
Rob Sindel, CEO of CSR, attributes the company's solid growth for the six months through September to the housing construction boom in Australia.
Stefan Kirsten, CFO of Vonovia (formerly Deutsche Annington), says his company's hand was forced by Deutsche Wohnen's plan to merge with LEG.
RBC Capital Markets Homebuilding and Building Products analyst Robert Wetenhall discusses a bargain that still exist in a hot housing sector.
Alistair Elliott, chairman of Knight Frank, says governments need to be involved to provide more social, affordable housing.
Retail sales rise 0.6% in July; auto sales, restaurant meals and building supplies show big gains.
Mike Kane, CEO of Boral, says significant cost cuts for the past 2 years and improving housing sectors in key markets like Australia and the U.S. helped the firm to return to profitability.