Arrest brings Odebrecht into spotlight

Petrobras crisis hangs over Brazil’s mysterious construction giant

LafargeHolcim launches review of assets

Newly merged group hit by weak second-quarter results

HeidelbergCement takes over Italcementi

€1.7bn deal marks latest round of sector consolidation

New homes top pre-credit crunch highs

New homes agreed breaks 200,000 for first time since 2008

Fresh hurdle for Samsung group merger

Cheil and C&T face threat of damagingly expensive buybacks

Petrobras prosecutors look overseas

Portugal says it will assist Brazil over alleged corruption

Anglo American completes arm’s stake sale

Group completes delayed sale of 50% holding in Lafarge-Tarmac

Samsung mobilises staff for merger vote

Employees to lobby shareholders to approve controversial deal

Balfour Beatty workman on site at the £559 million University of Birmingham PFI Hospital scheme, awarded to Balfour Beatty’s PFI healthcare vehicle, Consort Healthcare. Construction work is being carried out by Balfour Beatty companies Balfour Beatty Construction and Haden Young, with facilities management to be provided by Haden Building Management.

Balfour Beatty warns of profit shortfall

Construction group issues seventh warning in 2 years amid turmoil

John McFarlane

Barclays on the path to righteousness

Now that McFarlane is in the seat of supreme power, he is in no hurry to hand over to a new CEO

Bovis basks in house sales record

Homebuilder hikes interim dividend amid rise in property prices and ‘robust market conditions’

Court denies Elliott’s Samsung challenge

US activist fund fails in move to block Korean company’s plans

Samsung steps up investor charm offensive

Korean group says merger will not be resurrected if voted down

Executives arrested in Petrobras probe

Politically connected Marcelo Odebrecht detained

Berkeley: the same but different

Selling flashy apartments in London is good business

Samsung deal takes twist with share sale

Division offloads treasury stock to friendly investor in effort to push through merger

HeidelbergCement to return more cash

Dividend payout ratio and sales forecast increased

Elliott steps up bid to thwart Samsung deal

Activist hedge fund takes legal action against move to transfer control among founding family

Apollo in exclusive talks to buy Verallia

Seller Saint-Gobain to focus on building, construction materials

Altrad wins EY World Entrepreneur prize

Altrad chief triumphs over finalists from 53 nations

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