Construction and Engineering (TRBC)

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Published 12/02/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers and officials in talks on infrastru

Bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers and officials in talks on infrastru

Published 10/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators met with administration officials on Tuesday to discuss drafting legislation to spend $1 trillion on improving [more…]

China 2018 transport infrastructure spending to be similar to 2017: st

China 2018 transport infrastructure spending to be similar to 2017: st

Published 25/12/2017

A man rides a tricycle past vehicles through a junction in Beijing, December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jason LeeSHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will invest a similar amount [more…]

Sydney to splurge A$2 billion on stadium rebuilds

Sydney to splurge A$2 billion on stadium rebuilds

Published 24/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sydney’s two main rectangular stadiums, the Olympic Stadium and Sydney Football Stadium, are to be demolished and rebuilt at a cost of [more…]

Skilled labor shortage clouds U.S. building industry outlook: survey

Skilled labor shortage clouds U.S. building industry outlook: survey

Published 18/09/2017

Contractors for U.S. commercial construction are optimistic about the industry's health in the next 12 months though finding skilled labor still poses challenges, according to a third-quarter survey released on Monday. [more…]

Insurers ache for qualified inspectors after U.S. hurricanes

Insurers ache for qualified inspectors after U.S. hurricanes

Published 11/09/2017

Insurers are scrambling to find inspectors in Texas and Florida after fierce hurricanes battered the states one after the other, causing tens of billions of dollars' worth of property damage in less than two weeks. [more…]

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November with no limits on art

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November with no limits on art

Published 06/09/2017

More than 600 artworks from around the world will go on display at the Louvre's gallery in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 11, a project that hopes to draw millions of visitors a year to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. [more…]

Australia second-quarter construction spending booms, in boost to economy

Australia second-quarter construction spending booms, in boost to economy

Published 30/08/2017

Australian construction spending boasted its biggest rise on record last quarter as miners splashed out on major engineering projects, a surprise that could lift economic growth well above initial expectations. [more…]

Exclusive: Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address `big governance risk`

Exclusive: Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address `big governance risk`

Published 20/08/2017

South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much power to its controlling family at the expense of shareholders. [more…]