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  • A big drop in spending on home improvement projects offset higher spending on construction of single-family homes and apartments.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
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    General Motors Co.'s Opel unit says employees at two of its German plants will work reduced hours over the next few months as the company struggles with a sagging European car market.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT
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  • Weak turnout on Tuesday hobbled the latest in a string of protests to stop a $5 billion gold mine inthe northern Peruvian region of Cajamarca and denounce the government's ban on rallies against U.S.-based Newmont Mining Corp's Conga project.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT
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  • Glencore's $30 billion bid for miner Xstrata is not a "must-do deal" its chief executive said on Tuesday, in the company's strongest suggestion yet that it will not yield to key shareholder Qatar's demands for an improved offer.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 6:05 AM EDT
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    South Africa's leading gold miners are facing a potential lawsuit on behalf of thousands of workers who claim they contracted silicosis, a lung disease, through the companies' negligence.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 7:08 AM EDT
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  • The world's largest brickmaker has dropped its forecast for a sharp rise in sales and core profits this year, warning that the economic malaise from the euro zone debt crisis is enveloping markets across Europe.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 7:08 AM EDT
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  • Anglo American, wrestling institutional investors frustrated with a battered mining sector, faces a major test this week in the shape of a deal to end a bruising, 10 month-long row with Chilean copper giant Codelco.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 4:04 AM EDT
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  • The first mass-production version of the 2013 model year Honda Motor Co Accord sedan, fully madeover and the most important new vehicle for Honda this year in the U.S. market, rolled off an Ohio assembly line on Monday, the company said.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 6:05 AM EDT
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