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Capital Goods Construction and Engineering

  • June 1- Deere& Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held German company Wirtgen Group for about $4.88 billion to expand its road construction operations as it looks to cut down its dependence on its slowing farm business. Deere's share rose 3.1 percent to $126.29 in premarket trading, and were set to open at their highest ever. "The acquisition will help Deere...

  • June 1- U.S. based farm and construction major Deere& Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held German road construction company Wirtgen Group for $5.2 billion, including debt. Deere's share rose 1.7 percent to $124.55 in premarket trading. Wirtgen makes equipment used in laying roads and has a network of company-owned and independent dealers in about 100...

  • June 1- Deere& Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held road construction company Wirtgen Group for $5.2 billion including debt.

  • CAICARA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela, May 31- In the hot and humid town of Caicara, in the heart of Venezuela, some 20 piers jutting out of the vast Orinoco river gather mildew and rust. Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela, according to company and government documents, interviews with over two dozens workers,...

  • CAICARA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela, May 31- In the hot and humid town of Caicara, in the heart of Venezuela, some 20 piers jutting out of the vast Orinoco river gather mildew and rust. Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela, according to company and government documents, interviews with over two dozens workers,...

  • CAICARA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela, May 31- In the hot and humid town of Caicara, in the heart of Venezuela, some 20 piers jutting out of the vast Orinoco river gather mildew and rust. Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela, according to company and government documents, interviews with over two dozens workers,...

  • CAICARA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela, May 31- In the hot and humid town of Caicara, in the heart of Venezuela, some 20 piers jutting out of the vast Orinoco river gather mildew and rust. Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela, according to company and government documents, interviews with over two dozens workers,...

  • CAICARA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela, May 31- In the hot and humid town of Caicara, in the heart of Venezuela, some 20 piers jutting out of the vast Orinoco river gather mildew and rust. Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela, according to company and government documents, interviews with over two dozens workers,...

  • WASHINGTON, May 31- Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell for a second straight month in April amid a supply squeeze, but the housing market recovery remains supported by a strong labor market. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, dropped 1.3 percent to 109.8.

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • SANTIAGO, May 30- The Chilean government has received five offers for a major highway concession in capital Santiago, the ministry of public works said on Tuesday, as the South American country seeks to revamp its infrastructure network. The highway, known as Americo Vespucio Oriente Tramo Principe de Gales-Los Presidentes, will cut underneath a large portion...

  • Donald Trump's border wall: A progress report

    Taking a look at Trump's plan to build a border wall.

  • DUBAI, May 28- Dubai contractor Drake& Scull International expects to have nearly 1 billion dirhams of cash flow available over the next four years to partly repay its debt, banking sources told Reuters. The loss-making builder sent non-disclosure agreements to its lenders in April, ahead of planned meetings to discuss the rescheduling of payments on existing...

  • The Guardian S, one of Sarcos' robots, is a 13-pound snake-like all-terrain machine, powered remotely by humans engineers.

    While Trump's plan has been criticized as dated, in some ways it couldn't be timed better for robot companies like Sarcos and tech companies like Microsoft.

  • Outsourcing to experts in construction is continuing: Bilfinger CEO

    Bilfinger CEO Tom Blades speaks about earnings and job cutting, as well as the trend for outsourcing in his industry.