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Egypt joins in shame of Israeli construction

Egypt has joined the flurry of condemnations of Israel over its plans to build new housing units in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem. The plans were announced Sunday following last week’s terrorist attacks against Israelis in Judea and Samaria. In a statement …

US factory data, auto sales improve, construction spending slips – Reuters


Reuters
US factory data, auto sales improve, construction spending slips
Reuters
The weaker construction data could prompt some economists to trim back their second-quarter growth estimates and could help reinforce the Federal Reserve's view that there is currently too much uncertainty over global and U.S. growth to raise interest
​US factories keep gaining, but construction keeps slowingCBS News
U.S. factory activity improves, construction spending slipsMetro.us

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Downtown construction frenzy hits new high

The building boom sweeping downtown Seattle is hard to miss, between the jostling cranes, giant holes in the ground and construction crews closing down streets. But new data show just how intense things have gotten — and how much more is still yet to come.

Construction Company Guilty of Manslaughter in Immigrant Worker’s Death – New York Times


Newsday
Construction Company Guilty of Manslaughter in Immigrant Worker's Death
New York Times
A general contracting company was convicted of manslaughter and other charges on Friday in the death last year of a construction worker at a Lower Manhattan building site. Justice A. Kirke Bartley Jr. of State Supreme Court in Manhattan found the
Harco Construction found guilty in fatal trench collapseNewsday
Construction company convicted for fatal Meatpacking collapseNew York Daily News
Construction Company Guilty Of Manslaughter In Worker's DeathGothamist
DNAinfo –Construction Equipment –Fox News
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Construction worker accused of burying boss in dirt with front-end loader – fox6now.com


The Independent
Construction worker accused of burying boss in dirt with front-end loader
fox6now.com
DEBARY, Fla. — A construction worker in Florida has been arrested after authorities say he buried his boss in dirt using a front-end loader. Citing an arrest report, the Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1Uz5TzN ) reports 32-year-old Erick Cox of
Construction worker tries to bury bossWCNC.com
Florida construction worker accused of attacking boss with bulldozerThe Independent
Construction worker dumps 2 loads of dirt on supervisor, beats him with level, deputies sayKIRO Seattle
Daytona Beach News-Journal
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