Construction


New Yerushalayim Neighborhood Atop Begin Expressway

There isn’t that much open space in Yerushalayim for new major construction, but Mayor Nir Barkat has found some space for a 70,000 square meter concept neighborhood that will include…

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176 Homes Approved in Yerushalayim’s Nof Tziyon

The Yerushalayim housing committee approved an additional 176 homes for the Nof Tziyon neighborhood, located next to the Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukhabar in eastern Yerushalayim, on Wednesday. Nof Tziyon,…

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Caterpillar Profit Surges on Equipment Demand

Caterpillar Inc.’s third-quarter profit surged on demand for construction equipment, topping Wall Street expectations. The Peoria, Illinois-based company boosted its guidance, citing strong oil and gas markets in North America…

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Netanya Set to Grow to 350,000 Residents

Netanya, a city of 240,000 people, is set to grow substantially in the coming years, following the approval of a new city expansion plan. The goal is to expand the…

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Workers Extricate Vehicle From Tel Aviv Sinkhole

Early on Tuesday, workers successfully extricated a car that had fallen into a sinkhole in central Tel Aviv, but the area around the collapsed section of Shlomo Hamelech Street remained…

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3 Construction Workers Killed at Separate Sites

Three construction workers were killed in three separate accidents in Israel on Thursday — in Tel Aviv, Nahariya and Rosh HaAyin, The Times of Israel reported. The incidents underscore an…

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U.S. Home Construction Slumped in July

Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell 4.8…

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PM in Beitar llit to Inaugurate New Neighborhood

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the first time visited Beitar Ilit on Thursday. The purpose of his visit: to inaugurate a new neighborhood, which will expand the population of the…

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U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Declines in July

U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, although their overall outlook remains positive. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index, released Tuesday, declined to…

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Bnei Brak Moves Forward on New Housing Plan

The municipality of Bnei Brak has gained initial approval for construction of up to 1,900 housing units in the northern part of the city, Globes reported on Thursday. The National…

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