Why Higher Interest Rates Won't Hurt Your Business

On Dec. 14, the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate for the first... More

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HeidelbergCement to Sell its North American, UK Building Products Business

The company has entered into a definitive agreement with an American affiliate of Lone Star Funds. More

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Regional Distances in LEED Raise Questions

There is confusion among producers about how to determine the distances required to be provided for LEED submittals. More

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Will Home Depot's Credit Card Breach Affect You?

Business customers account for up to 40 percent of Home Depot's sales. Here's what you need to know. More

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Now THAT is resilient!

Superstorm Sandy wreaked infrastructure havoc all along the East Coast in October 2012 but didn’t dent the credit ratings of New York State transportation agencies, says Standard & Poor's. More

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7 Important Things To Know Before Financing Equipment

Understanding the ways in which leasing fits your company’s particular needs can help to build a solid business case for financing as well as determine which financing option to choose. This decision requires careful assessment of your financial, operational, and situational needs. More

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Analyst Sees Rise in New Construction

Customers of engineering and construction companies should soon begin awarding contracts as credit eases and the cost of oil and raw materials stabilizes, an analyst said Thursday as he upgraded the stocks of two companies. More

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Lafarge Guide for LEED Project Certification

Lafarge announces the launch of a new online tool for design professionals, primarily architects and engineers, designed to help them find Lafarge products that can be specified to help meet green building requirements under the LEED rating system. More

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UCLA Economist: This Too Shall Pass

As an economist with UCLA's Anderson Forecast, Christopher Thornberg garnered a reputation as something of a pessimist. In late 2003, Thornberg began warning about the single-family housing bubble and the risks facing the broader economy. More

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