Christine Lagarde Must Learn to Run an Economy That’s Slowing to a Crawl

She doesn’t have the typical résumé — no doctorate in economics, no post as a central banker — for running the body that sets monetary policy for one-fifth of the global economy. But investors are betting that Christine Lagarde, the surprise nominee to be the next president of the European Central Bank, will act in much the same way as the bank’s...

Tariffs on China Don’t Cover the Costs of Trump’s Trade War

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday portrayed America as being on the winning end of his trade war, saying tariffs are punishing China’s economy while generating billions of dollars for the United States, an economic victory that will allow him to continue his fight without domestic harm.“We’ve taken in tens of billions of dollars in tariffs...

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents

The two unions representing television and movie writers took a firm stance in April, when they instructed their members to fire their agents and sued the four biggest talent agencies in Hollywood.Now a faction of writers who belong to the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild of America East are beginning to go public with criticisms...

The Apollo 11 Mission Was Also a Global Media Sensation

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign up for the weekly Science Times email.]The television news director Joel Banow absorbed endless hours of “terrible old B movies” filled with extraterrestrials and rocket ships long before he oversaw the production of an authentic space opera.While the astronauts...

Chip Hall of Fame: MOS Technology 6581

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Intel’s Neuromorphic System Hits 8 Million Neurons, 100 Million Coming by 2020

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Recycled mortars for building construction

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Building collapse: LASG, BCPG to tackle illegal construction

… reporting cases of illegal construction and defective structures … its doors open to constructive ideas from various quarters … zero tolerance to indiscriminate building construction without obtaining the … in proper monitoring of construction sites in the state …Read More

Real Jobs RI to create commercial construction training program

… to cater to commercial construction employers, Gov. Gina M … stakeholders in the commercial construction industry over the next … Rhode Island’s commercial construction workforce is growing at … and the Rhode Island Building Construction Trades. Also in attendance …Read More

Maine US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Now Appeals to A Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Maine to Avoid Internet Lawyer Roulette and To Call Them for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst-Get Better Compensation

BANGOR , MAINE, USA, July 15, 2019 /⁨⁩/ -- The Maine US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We are appealing a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Maine or their family members to call us anytime at 800-714-0303 to ensure …Read More

MYR Group Acquires CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc.

… infrastructure, commercial and industrial construction markets throughout the … , engineering, procurement, construction, upgrade, maintenance and … and industrial electrical construction services with … in electrical system construction and retrofit projects …Read More

Tecnoglass Sets Date for Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

… for the global commercial and residential construction industries, today announced it will … for the global commercial and residential construction industries. Tecnoglass is the leading …Read More

Phase I of analysis shows Mission city hall, police department exceed space needs

… to expand, upgrade, renovate, demolish, construct a new building or some … . Smith also noted that some building code requirements have changed for city … determining whether building renovation, new construction, leased space or some combination … Read More

Ottawa investing $7.3M in new 24-unit Whistler staff housing project

… model building codes. The federal funds come from Canada’s Rental Construction Financing … energy costs of Passive House construction.” The RCFi, a National Housing … Read More

Government of Canada Invests in Whistler Passive House Affordable Rental Building

… Strategy's Rental Construction Financing initiative (RCFi) … programs, the Rental Construction Financing initiative and the … relative to 2015 model building codes. -- The RCFi, a … supports affordable rental housing construction projects to encourage a … Read More

Texas looks to Dutch for inspiration to protect coast from hurricanes

… buy flood insurance and building codes behind the flood barriers … water authorities took over construction and management of the … went beyond those plans, constructing three locks, six dams … . That changed with widespread construction of dikes and polders — … Read More

Labor Unions Announce New Alliance with African American Community

 After years of misconception surrounding African Americans’ access to joining Chicago’s construction labor unions, the Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council, Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) and St. Paul …Read More

Failing company’s principals set up another firm

… . Marcelino Ferreira founded Gulf Stream Construction Ltd in 2003. The company … construction management company with a target market of mid-to-high-end residential construction … same registered office as the construction company. Mr Ferreira signed documents … Read More

Silicones Global Market Share, Size and Growth by Leading International Manufacturers with its Applications, Production Analysis Forecasts by 2023

Jul 15, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Global silicones market research report- information by type (resins, fluids, gels, and elastomer), application (building & construction, personal care & consumer products, automotive & transportation, … Read More

Rwanda: Rwanda Prepares the Foundations for Climate-Resilient Cities

… , green transport modes and buildings constructed from eco-friendly products. Nyagatare … includes responsibility for settlements and building construction, told IPS that while previous … Read More