Used Clothes Ban May Crimp Kenyan Style. It May Also Lift Local Design.

NAIROBI, Kenya — Catherine Muringo’s wardrobe consists of secondhand outfits shipped from all over the world: colorful blouses and jeans from Canada, floral dresses from the United States, trench coats from Australia and leather handbags from the United Kingdom.For years, Ms. Muringo bought the used clothes and accessories at cheap prices in open-air...

Famous birthdays for July 9: Chris Cooper, Courtney Love

July 9 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: Advertisement -- Actor/singer Ed Ames in 1927 (age 93) -- English artist David Hockney in 1937 (age 83) -- Actor Brian Dennehy in 1938 -- Actor Richard Roundtree in 1942 (age 78) -- Writer Dean R. Koontz in 1945 (age 75) -- Rock singer Bon Scott in 1946 -- Football...

Big Banks Aren’t Embracing Fed’s Main Street Loan Program

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Wednesday released a list of lenders that have signed up for the central bank’s midsize-business lending program and are willing to make loans to new customers through the initiative.Noticeably absent are most of the nation’s biggest banks. Only Bank of America has so far agreed to participate...

Lee Daniels, Fred Savage working on new 'Wonder Years' pilot

July 8 (UPI) -- Empire creator and Precious filmmaker Lee Daniels is working with actor-director Fred Savage on a pilot for a new version of The Wonder Years. 20th Century Fox Television is producing the half-hour, coming-of-age comedy, which will focus on a black, middle-class family living in 1960s Alabama. Advertisement The show would air on ABC...

Javicia Leslie lands lead in 'Batwoman' Season 2

July 8 (UPI) -- God Friended Me and The Family Business alum Javicia Leslie will play the titular heroine in Batwoman when the show returns to The CW for Season 2 in January. The cable TV network, Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions made the announcement Wednesday. Advertisement "I am extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play...

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update – 8 July 2020

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Good first steps to support construction recovery

The Chancellor gave his summer economic statement today, announcing the support measures the government will put in place for the Covid-19 recovery.Read More

Liberia: Malachi York Foundation Sponsors 24-Classroom Building Construction

Monrovia — A 24-classroom building of the New Hope Academy is nearing completion, thanks to the sponsorship of Dr. Malachi Z. York's Foundation (MYF). Dr. York is a former Liberian Diplomat, who served this nation in the US. Speaking to newsmen … Read More

Stage set for construction of new Secretariat complex

… State government has decided to construct a swanky state-of-the … those prescribed by the National Building Code and Indian Green Building Council … . The government has decided to construct the new complex with around … Read More

Construction Site Safety Inspections Services

Construction sites have their own set … different from industrial facilities. Our Construction Safety Inspections and Services are tailored … the unique requirements of the construction industry, incorporating the requirements for …Read More

Bella Vista trial: 'Unacceptable risk' to people's lives, court told

… Bella Vista Homes development during construction. Matthew Packard gave evidence on … properties safer and meet the Building Code but these were either ignored … were in various stages of construction and heavy and prolonged rain …Read More

Ohio US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Urges the Family of a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Ohio to Call for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Ensure a Top Compensation Result

COLUMBUS , OHIO, USA, July 8, 2020 /⁨⁩/ -- The Ohio US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate is urging the wife or the adult son or daughter of a Navy Veteran who has just been diagnosed with mesothelioma anywhere in Ohio to call 800- …Read More

High Concrete Group Introduces Thinnest Precast Concrete Rainscreen Panel

… and low- to high-rise construction, this innovation provides architects with … targeted not only for new construction, but also for renovations, retrofits … prestressing wires. ThinCast meets applicable building codes and standards for rainscreen applications …Read More

911 Restoration Opens Two New Branches to Assist Property Owners with Disaster Restoration and Sanitization Solutions

… . James's experience in construction goes back 40 years, while … Darryl brings a degree in construction management, contractors license, and certification in …Read More

Millions For Westland Infrastructure

… economic stimulus post COVID-19. “Construction work on the airport will … with jobs, support the local building construction industry and boosts economic confidence … will create 42 jobs during construction. “This package shows the Government … Read...

RVDA, RVIA, ARVC Among 2,200 Seeking CARES Act Relief

… from food packaging to new building construction, define and advance standards for …Read More

Chestertown Profiles: Ward 3 Councilman Rev. Ellsworth Tolliver

… what will allow 4-story residential construction in the Talbot Blvd. area …Read More

Jim Miller remembered as pioneer of industry with far-reaching legacy

… a lot of work in residential construction. He became a master spackler …Read More

Carlos Ghosn's accused smugglers unlikely to win quick bail

U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani said she was "anticipating" denying expedited bail to Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor but would revisit the matter in late July. Read More

Lucid Motors plans 20 retail, service locations by end of 2021

The EV startup also will have an online buying option that will launch along with the virtual reveal of its first production vehicle Sept. 9. Read More