NEWS IN BRIEF
- Pennsylvania ruling clears way for projects. Gallo, Pete // Bond Buyer;08/15/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30210, p2
Reports that a Pennsylvania state court has made a ruling that clears the way for $1.2 billion in public construction projects that have been delayed due to a labor dispute. Lifting of the injunction imposed in April 1997; Sale of $197 million of bonds; Implications of the ruling.
- TEXAS: Hays County's Record Ballot. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;9/2/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32952, p9
The article reports that the largest bond package in the history of Hays County, Texas, will be on ballot in November 2008. It was voted by commissioners in central Texas county to ask voters for $207 million of general obligation bonds (GOs) to finance road improvements. GOs of Hays County are...
- What Bonding Companies Find Important. Spagnoletti, Joseph // BusinessWest;5/24/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p41
The article discusses the topics bonding companies consider important before issuing a bond to a construction company. It indicates that the bonding companies want to know whether covenants outlined in loan or line of credit documents are satisfied. It claims that the companies want to ensure...
- Banks sign up for Shuaibah finance. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/16/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 50, p42
The article reports on the interest of several banks to finance the Shuaibah independent water and power project in Saudi Arabia in 2005. The financing of the project is being offered under commercial tranche and Hermes tranche. The prince of Hermes bond is 40 basis point. Arab Banking Corp. and...
- African Bonding Boom Aimed at Infrastructure Projects. Oirere, Shem // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/19/2012, Vol. 269, p12
The article discusses a reported increase in construction and infrastructure project bonding activity in Africa as of November 2012, focusing on an analysis of the interest from international contractors due to the region's shift to domestic and international capital markets. It states that the...
- Business's outlay for plants and equipment. Ringelstein, R. // Architectural Record;Jul1987, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p41
Discusses Data Resources/McGraw-Hill's latest survey of the nation's capital-spending plans. The survey finds vigor and strength in key construction markets. Inflation; Capital outlay for buildings.
- Construction costs: down they go but... // Architectural Record;Jun1988, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p49
A fourth-quarter report on construction costs shows that on a national average, costs fell over 1/2 percent, and only in the Northeast did costs rise at all--by less than 1/4 percent. Material costs; Future increases. INSET: Summary of building construction costs.;Historical building....
- Construction-economy update: for the... Christie, G.A. // Architectural Record;Sep1988, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p37
Contracting for new construction fell sharply in the first quarter of 1988 and failed to rebound in the second. Outlines the cause of the construction market's weakness, and discusses projections for nonresidential building.
- Construction costs: The Southeast pulls ahead. // Architectural Record;Feb1989, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p27
Reports on construction costs for the third quarter of 1988.