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  • BEIJING, Sept 17- Sales of commercial property in Beijing by surface area fell 44.8 percent in the first eight months of the year to to 5.3 million square meters versus the same period last year, the city's statistics bureau said on Friday. **That included a 39 percent decline in residential property sales to 3.45 million square meters, while office building sales...

  • LONDON, Sept 15- South Africa could restart a procurement process for its nuclear expansion project as soon as next month but the government still has to determine the exact timing, the chairman of South Africa's state nuclear agency Necsa said on Friday. South Africa is planning to build several new nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 9,600 megawatts,...

  • *Talks continue on India nuclear projects. Cost overruns at four nuclear reactors it was building in the United States pushed Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp, into bankruptcy in March. "We are working with Southern to be sure that we can meet the new deadline that Southern has established," Gutierrez said on the sidelines of the World Nuclear...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C.— For at least two years before a South Carolina nuclear power construction project was abandoned, its owners had a report that they intended to keep secret showing the reactors couldn't be completed as planned, an attorney for a legislative panel investigating the debacle said Friday. "The report is very, very troubling," said Scott Elliott, hired by...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/ SEOUL, Sept 14- Saudi Arabia is expected to launch a tender process for its first nuclear reactors as early as next month and will reach out to potential vendors from countries including South Korea, France and China, industry sources said. The world's top oil exporter wants to start construction next year on two plants with a total capacity of...

  • Sept 14- U.S. homebuilder Lennar Corp said on Thursday it expects hundreds of home deliveries in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina to be delayed due to the impact of Hurricane Irma that ravaged the Atlantic coast. The No.2 U.S. homebuilder said its communities in Texas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina accounted for about 40 percent of annual homebuilding...

  • MADISON, Wis.— The Wisconsin Assembly sent a $3 billion incentive package for Taiwan- based Foxconn to Gov. Walker, who negotiated the deal and is its lead champion, joined President Donald Trump in announcing Foxconn's plans to build in Wisconsin at a White House event in July, heralding it as a game-changer for American manufacturing. Foxconn is the largest...

  • With floodwaters nearing knee height, Arlene Estle fled to the upstairs of the Houston house where she's lived for 50 years and raised four children. It was many hours later before her son-in-law arrived by boat to rescue her. Her flooded home didn't fare so well.

  • With floodwaters nearing knee height, Arlene Estle fled to the upstairs of the Houston house where she's lived for 50 years and raised four children. It was many hours later before her son-in-law arrived by boat to rescue her. Her flooded home didn't fare so well.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept 12- U.S. Chao released the guidelines on the same day that the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that federal highway safety regulators take a more active role in monitoring automakers as they bring vehicles to market with systems such as Tesla Inc's Autopilot that enable partial automation of driving.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • LJUBLJANA, Sept 12- Canadian car parts maker Magna International is likely to be granted a construction permit to build a paint factory in Slovenia in early October, Minister of Economy Zdravko Pocivalsek told reporters on Tuesday. Slovenia is hoping to secure investment from Magna that would create 400 jobs and be the first phase of a potential 1.24 billion...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 11- Mexico's top anti-corruption agency said on Monday it had identified 119 million pesos in "new irregularities" from a contract between state oil company Pemex and Odebrecht, the Brazilian engineering firm that has admitted paying bribes in a dozen countries in recent years. Mexico's Public Administration Ministry, the government's main...