US looks to mine Asia’s silver economy

Economic growth opens up opportunities for building communities


Taylor Wimpey reveals surging home prices

Inflation threathens to negate government’s affordability drive

UK property rebound lifts housebuilders

Year off to strong start at Persimmon and Telford

Letter from Lex: unconventional wisdom

A series of efforts to overturn accepted thinking were under way this week

Regulators should be firm with Holcim-Lafarge

Tie-up does not look good for customers or suppliers

Debt worries weigh on European groups

Top Spanish companies still struggle to access affordable credit

Holcim / Lafarge: cement mixer

Up to 15 antitrust regulators are set to assess the mooted tie-up

Paris ‘vigilant’ over sale of national champions

Takeover of Lafarge poses challenge for Socialists

Holcim and Lafarge outline merger deal

One-for-one share agreement to create group with sales of €39bn

Holcim-Lafarge: Hard facts of a concrete merger

Seven interesting things to know about a grey industry

Cement merger tries to head off regulators

Holcim and Lafarge plan $5bn of facility disposals

Antitrust fears over union of Lafarge-Holcim

Global regulators expected to require significant asset sales

Holcim and Lafarge in $40bn merger talks

Cement groups eye tie-up after value of deals this year hits $554bn

FCC refinances €4.5bn in debt

Confidence returns to Spanish construction group

UK housebuilders: same tune

Pledges to focus on investor returns always sound good

Hochtief seeks to lift Leighton stake

Bellway ramps up housebuilding amid boom

Housebuilder’s interim revenues rise 40% to £701m

Cala buys Banner Homes for about £200m

Acquisition puts housebuilder into the top 10

British housebuilders regain confidence

Trade body to up forecast for supply of new homes

India looks to Modi for capex revival

India’s opposition leader tipped to be the next PM


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