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Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
Residential
Thursday August 2 2018

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
Green
Thursday February 22 2018

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
Commercial
Wednesday January 31 2018

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
Infrastructure
Friday January 26 2018

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
Energy
Friday January 26 2018

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
Business
Saturday October 28 2017

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
Environment
Wednesday September 20 2017

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
Urban Planning
Friday September 15 2017

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
Business
Wednesday August 30 2017

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,...

Business
Sep 12 2018
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.

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Business
Sep 10 2018
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...

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Business
Aug 21 2018
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.

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Business
Aug 8 2018
US Congress Approves Funding for Architecture Education

The labor shortage currently plaguing the American construction industry might see relief in coming years.

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Residential
Jun 20 2018
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.

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Civil
Mar 20 2018
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...

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Civil
Mar 16 2018
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...

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Business
Mar 7 2018
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,...

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Environment
Feb 22 2018
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.

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