Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to...
Top US States for LEED Building
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states...
Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.
Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan
US President Donald Trump says his long-awaited plan to help rebuild the nation's infrastructure would result in about $US1.7 trillion ($A2.4 trillion) in overall investment over...
US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...
US:Equipment Demand Boosts Caterpillar Profit
Caterpillar's third-quarter profit has surged on demand for construction equipment, topping Wall Street expectations.
US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...
Flood Protection for Cities Needed Now
Expect more images of flood evacuees scrambling into rescue boats with their wet pets and possessions unless cities seize the chance to build both high-tech and...
Harvey Brings Death, Destruction to Texas
Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and is expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes,...
One Million Ordered to Evacuate Florence
More than one million people have fled toward higher ground in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.
US Construction Spending Rises 0.1% in July
Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up 0.1 per cent in July, led by an increase in homebuilding and the publicly funded building of schools and...
BlueScope Eyes US Growth as Profit Doubles
BlueScope Steel has sharply lifted its payout and announced a $250 million share buyback after more than doubling full-year net profit.
US Congress Approves Funding for Architecture Education
The labor shortage currently plaguing the American construction industry might see relief in coming years.
US Housing Starts Jump 5 per Cent in May
A surge of construction drove US housing starts up five per cent in May from the prior month - the strongest pace since July 2007.
Cracks Reported in US Bridge Before Fall
Engineers and state and university officials met hours before a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people, but concluded that a crack in the structure...
Trump Examines Mexico Border Wall Designs
US President Donald Trump has toured the US border with Mexico and examined eight styles of walls, prototypes for the barrier he promised to build to...
Trump Refuses to Back Down on Tariffs
President Donald Trump is facing growing pressure from political and diplomatic allies as well as US companies to pull back from proposed steel and aluminium tariffs,...
3M Settles Chemical Disposal Lawsuit
Washington The US conglomerate 3M has reached an agreement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Minnesota over allegations of decades of environmental pollution.