News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Hot Topics Related To `projects`

In Internet Explorer versions up to 8, things inside the canvas are inaccessible!

News Timeline

100 Articles About projects

environmentNews reuters.com

Generali to cut coal investments in new climate change strategy

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali has pledged to raise its investments in environmentally-friendly projects and divest from the coal industry as part of a new climate-change strategy.

environmentNews reuters.com

3M, Minnesota settle water pollution claims for $850 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Industrial group 3M Co and Minnesota's attorney general have agreed to settle a lawsuit over polluted groundwater, with the company agreeing to grant $850 million to the state for groundwater projects, the attorney's office said on Tuesday.

topNews reuters.com

Exclusive: EU scraps border projects as 'Ukraine fatigue' grows

KIEV (Reuters) - The European Union is shutting down a border checkpoint scheme with Ukraine, deepening doubts about Kiev's ability to deliver reforms in return for billions in European aid.

companyNews reuters.com

PNG LNG, Papua LNG partners agree on 8 mtpa LNG expansion - Oil Search

MELBOURNE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - ExxonMobil Corp, Total SA and their partners in gas projects in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have broadly agreed on how they want to expand the PNG LNG project using gas from new and existing fields, Oil Search Ltd said on Tuesday.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

News Analysis: U.S. Revives Concerns About European Defense Plans, Rattling NATO Allies

After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.

environmentNews reuters.com

Cyclone Kelvin lashes West Australia, no damage reported to mines, gas projects

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tropical Cyclone Kelvin hit the resource-rich north coast of Western Australia on Sunday, lashing it with strong winds and causing floods that could cut the main highway for up to two weeks.

businessNews reuters.com

In Trump’s first year, U.S. agency doubles solar investments abroad

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The United States government doubled its financial support for solar power projects overseas last year under a climate-friendly investment policy written in the last days of the Obama administration, according to a Reuters review of government documents.

companyNews reuters.com

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Australia's Woodside to raise $2 bln for Scarborough stake, oil and gas projects

* Woodside to pay ExxonMobil up to $744 mln for Scarborough stake

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Australia's Woodside to raise $2 bln for Scarborough stake, oil and gas projects

* Woodside to pay ExxonMobil up to $744 mln for Scarborough stake

politicsNews reuters.com

U.S. transportation chief: Weighing all options to fund infrastructure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is weighing a range of options to fund public infrastructure projects, including private-sector investments and a higher tax on gasoline, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Tuesday.

healthNews reuters.com

Germany's CureVac wins new vaccine funding from Gates Foundation

(Reuters) - German biotech firm CureVac has secured more financial backing for vaccine development projects from its investor the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, working on jabs to prevent malaria and influenza.

technologyNews reuters.com

Google hires former Samsung executive to coordinate Internet of Things projects

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co's chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

The president’s $200 billion plan recasts the federal government as a minority stakeholder in the nation’s new infrastructure projects.

technologyNews reuters.com

Foxconn to use proceeds from unit's Shanghai IPO to fund $4 billion projects

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, said it plans to use proceeds from a Shanghai listing of one if its subsidiaries to fund eight projects totaling 27.3 billion yuan ($4 billion).

nytimes.com

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Modest Federal Incentives, Facing Long Odds

President Trump this week will call for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure initiative by matching up to $100 billion in funds that states and cities put toward infrastructure projects.

worldNews reuters.com

Critics in Merkel's conservatives vow to block coalition projects

BERLIN (Reuters) - The business wing of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Saturday vowed to block certain projects included in this week's coalition agreement with the Social Democrats (SPD), as tensions roiled both political blocs.

Part-Time Employment nytimes.com

The Workologist: You’re Ready to Quit, but When Should You Actually Do It?

A reader is ready to move on but worried about catching colleagues off guard just as new projects are starting. When is the perfect time to exit?

politicsNews reuters.com

Republicans, Democrats fight over infrastructure plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Thursday proposed $1 trillion in new infrastructure spending over 10 years - five times the amount President Donald Trump is expected to offer in his upcoming plan to spur states and cities to seed new public works projects.

environmentNews reuters.com

Big Canada projects will have to do more to protect fish: Ottawa

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Proponents of industrial projects situated near or on bodies of water in Canada will in future have to do more to protect fish and their habitat, the Liberal government said on Tuesday.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority nytimes.com

M.T.A. Construction Costs ‘Threaten to Strangle’ Growth, Report Warns

The Regional Plan Association called for a new approach to big projects like East Side Access, emphasizing efficiency and ending rules that require superfluous workers.

cnn.com

DOD mishandled $465 million, audit finds

The Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency failed to properly document hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of funding for construction projects, according to an internal audit performed by the auditor Ernst & Young.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Amid unrest, Canada plans to overhaul energy project assessments

OTTAWA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian government, which faces growing protests against major energy projects, this week will present plans to improve the way oil pipelines and mines are assessed, two well-placed sources said.

companyNews reuters.com

Amid unrest, Canada plans to overhaul energy project assessments

OTTAWA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian government, which faces growing protests against major energy projects, this week will present plans to improve the way oil pipelines and mines are assessed, two well-placed sources said.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. mulls allowing more wind, solar projects on federal lands

(Reuters) - The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering changes to a California desert plan that had set aside areas for renewable energy development, a move it says would promote more wind and solar projects on federal lands.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. could unwind wind, solar restrictions on federal lands

(Reuters) - The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering changes to a plan that set aside areas for renewable energy development in the California desert, a move it says would promote more wind and solar projects on federal lands.

environmentNews reuters.com

In push to cut permits, U.S. must still protect water quality: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The CEO of America's largest water utility warned that a federal push to streamline permits for infrastructure projects could stymie stronger water quality standards.

environmentNews reuters.com

Hong Kong drowning in waste as China rubbish ban takes toll

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong boasts glittering skyscrapers, seamless transportation and billion dollar infrastructure projects, but it is struggling with a much more mundane problem: disposing of its trash.

technologyNews reuters.com

Google Brain co-founder raises $175 million fund for AI startups

(Reuters) - Andrew Ng, who formerly led artificial intelligence projects at Alphabet Inc's Google and Chinese firm Baidu Inc, has raised a $175 million fund to invest in AI startups, starting with one of his own aimed at computers detecting defects in products.

sportsNews reuters.com

South Korea says still pushing forward on other projects with North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will go ahead with other Winter Olympics projects with North Korea despite Pyongyang calling off a joint cultural performance that was less than a week away, a South Korean government official said on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Philly Shipyard Places Tote Containership Project On Hold And Considers Alternative Projects

* PHILLY SHIPYARD PLACES TOTE CONTAINERSHIP PROJECT ON HOLD AND CONSIDERS ALTERNATIVE PROJECTS

companyNews reuters.com

Thai PTTEP profit jumps 60 pct, eyes new investments

BANGKOK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Thai PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) reported profit rose 60 percent in 2017 helped by lower depreciation and amortization expenses, and said it was targeting projects in Southeast Asia and the Middle East to increase its petroleum reserves.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Kinder Morgan Sees Placement Of $3.2 Bln Of Growth Projects In Commercial Service During 2018‍​

* KINDER MORGAN SEES PLACEMENT OF $3.2 BILLION OF GROWTH PROJECTS IN COMMERCIAL SERVICE DURING 2018 ‍​

technologyNews reuters.com

ICO funded projects hit by 100 cyber attacks a month: report

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Projects which raise funds through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs) are attacked by cyber criminals 100 times a month on average, a report said, underscoring the risks of investing in cryptocurrency ventures online.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Drug companies told to do more to tackle 'superbug' crisis

* GSK and J&J lead among large drugmakers in analysis (Adds Wellcome Trust comment, detail on R&D projects)

Art nytimes.com

Beyond Murals: New York Picks 4 Artists in Residence to Tackle Social Issues

The artists, including Tatyana Fazlalizadeh and Onyedika Chuke, will use public art projects to address the social issues of the city.

companyNews reuters.com

Netflix takes $39 million charge after Kevin Spacey scandal

LOS ANGELES, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A sexual misconduct scandal involving Kevin Spacey cost streaming video service Netflix Inc some $39 million late last year as it stopped projects associated with the actor, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

technologyNews reuters.com

More than 10 percent of $3.7 billion raised in ICOs has been stolen: Ernst & Young

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 10 percent of funds raised through "initial coin offerings" are lost or stolen in hacker attacks, according to new research by Ernst & Young that delves into the risks of investing in cryptocurrency projects online.

worldNews reuters.com

France says no for now to Johnson's idea of giant Channel bridge

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - France on Friday politely rejected Boris Johnson's idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while far-fetched ideas were worth considering, there were plenty of major European projects to finish first.

Affordable Housing nytimes.com

Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable Housing Efforts

By lowering rates, the law reduces the value of tax credits that have been crucial to rental projects nationwide, with the effect being felt already.

businessNews reuters.com

At AstraZeneca, fewer drug projects bring big productivity jump

LONDON (Reuters) - A focus on fewer diseases, together with cuts in laboratories and staff, has delivered a more than fourfold increase in research productivity at drugmaker AstraZeneca , based on one key measure of success. The analysis published on Friday comes at a time of soul-searching among large pharmaceutical companies as they compete with smaller biotech firms, which are getting new drugs to market more efficiently. The turnaround evident this decade at AstraZeneca fo

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programming shift: sources

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc , which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

environmentNews reuters.com

France sets out ten-point plan to double wind power capacity by 2023

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government on Thursday announced a ten-point plan which will simplify administrative procedures and accelerate the development of wind power projects in order to double its installed generation capacity by 2023.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump administration's infrastructure plan taking shape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan, which would push most of the financing of projects to private investment and state and local taxpayers, according to sources familiar with the proposal taking shape.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programing shift: sources

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift resources from independent films to more commercial projects, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Pennsylvania Station (Manhattan, NY) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Forward for New York-New Jersey Commuters

Projects to fix vital rail lines shouldn’t be held hostage by the Trump administration.

companyNews reuters.com

France plans to accelerate wind power projects

* GRAPHIC-Europe's wind power capacity: http://tmsnrt.rs/2zPjhiw

worldNews reuters.com

Malaysia says it won't let politics derail Singapore train projects

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with two ambitious rail projects linking the two countries as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak played down political uncertainty ahead of a general election to be held this year.

worldNews reuters.com

Panama probes ex-officials in graft network suspected of taking bribes

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panamanian prosecutors are investigating a network of over 30 people that includes former high-level officials suspected of taking bribes worth $40 million between 2011 and 2012 for public works projects, Attorney General Kenia Porcell said on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

Britain's Carillion collapses, forcing government to step in

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Carillion collapsed on Monday after its banks lost faith in the construction and services company, throwing hundreds of major projects into doubt and forcing the government to step in to guarantee vital public services.

companyNews reuters.com

TIMELINE-Carillion collapses under debt pile after profit warnings

Jan 15 (Reuters) - British construction and services company Carillion collapsed on Monday when banks refused to lend it any more money, throwing hundreds of major projects in doubt and bringing down one of the government's most important suppliers.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 15

(Adds company news items and futures) Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures were flat ahead of the cash market open on Monday. * CARILLION: British construction and services company Carillion collapsed on Monday when banks refused to lend it any more money, throwing hundreds of major projects in doubt and bringing down one of the government's most important suppliers. * GKN-MELROSE: Turnaround specialist Melrose plans to meet shareh

companyNews reuters.com

YouTube pares back Logan Paul partnership after suicide video post

LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 (Reuters) - YouTube said Wednesday it is removing popular American vlogger Logan Paul from its Google Preferred platform and putting future projects with him on hold, after Paul posted a video on the platform of a suicide victim in Japan.

Earmarks (Finance) nytimes.com

To Grease Wheels of Congress, Trump Suggests Bringing Back Pork

President Trump’s suggestion that Congress revive the old practice of salting spending bills with lawmaker pet projects has revived a simmering debate.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Halozyme Projects 25 To 30 Percent Enhanze Royalty Growth In 2018

* HALOZYME PROJECTS 25 TO 30 PERCENT ENHANZE ROYALTY GROWTH IN 2018

topNews reuters.com

Boeing shares have more room to fly in 2018: analysts

(Reuters) - Rising demand for jet sales pushed Boeing Co's stock to the top of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 2017, and record cash flow to fuel projects, sustain dividends and buy back shares could give it another bumper year, analysts said.

companyNews reuters.com

Boeing shares have more room to fly in 2018 - analysts

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Rising demand for jet sales pushed Boeing Co's stock to the top of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 2017, and record cash flow to fuel projects, sustain dividends and buy back shares could give it another bumper year, analysts said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Invitae More Than Doubles Annual Volume, Exceeds Full-Year 2017 Guidance, Projects Momentum To Continue In 2018

* INVITAE MORE THAN DOUBLES ANNUAL VOLUME, EXCEEDS FULL-YEAR 2017 GUIDANCE, AND PROJECTS MOMENTUM TO CONTINUE IN 2018

cnn.com

White House sends mixed messages on infrastructure

President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser appear to have different views about the use of public-private partnerships for building projects, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Renesola Connects 90 MW Of Distributed Generation Projects In China

* RENESOLA CONNECTS 90 MW OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION PROJECTS IN CHINA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Amarc Resources - Hudbay Confirms 2018 Funding to Advance Amarc's Copper Projects

* AMARC RESOURCES LTD - ‍HUDBAY MINERALS CONFIRMED 2018 FUNDING OF $3.15 MILLION TO ADVANCE AMARC'S JOY PROJECT AND $1.5 MILLION TO ADVANCE ITS IKE PROJECT​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

environmentNews reuters.com

China exceeds target for household gas projects, but some left freezing

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry for Environmental Protection (MEP) said it had completed coal-to-gas and coal-to-electricity projects for 3.9 million households or 25,220 villages, exceeding a target of 3.1 million houses for 2017 in northern Chinese regions.

topNews reuters.com

Chinese report says South China Sea islands expanded 'reasonably'

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has "reasonably" expanded its islands in the disputed South China Sea and this year construction projects there including radar facilities covered about 290,000 square meters (72 acres), according to a new government report.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Agnico Eagle To Purchase Exploration Assets Of Canadian Malartic

* AGNICO EAGLE TO PURCHASE THE EXPLORATION ASSETS OF CANADIAN MALARTIC CORPORATION; INCLUDING THE KIRKLAND LAKE AND HAMMOND REEF GOLD PROJECTS

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. tax overhaul likely to spur spending by refiners, pipeline cos

By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) - U.S. refiners and pipeline companies are likely to embark on a capital spending spree in the next year, fueled by a provision in the recently-passed U.S. tax bill that rewards investment in new projects, said energy industry lobbyists and analysts. On Wednesday, Congress gave final approval to the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years, the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump since he took office.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street higher as investors assess tax bill gains

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Thursday as investors were hopeful that lower corporate tax rates would allow companies to spend additional capital on dividends, new projects and wages, which could give a boost to the overall economy.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street higher as investors await tax-cut benefits

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Thursday as investors expected lower corporate tax rates to encourage companies to spend their additional capital on dividends, new projects and wage hikes.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall St. heads higher as investors eye tax-cut benefits

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Thursday on hopes that lower corporate tax rates would allow companies to deploy additional capital on dividends, new projects and wages.

environmentNews reuters.com

British coal still burning abroad despite push for global ban

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain led calls for an end to coal-fired power generation at United Nations climate talks in Bonn last month but at the same time British companies are active in coal projects around the world, often with government help.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Covanta Holding Corp Partners With Green Investment Group

* COVANTA HOLDING CORPORATION PARTNERS WITH THE GREEN INVESTMENT GROUP TO DEVELOP, FUND AND OWN ENERGY-FROM-WASTE PROJECTS

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Weinstein denies blacklisting actresses Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein on Friday denied barring actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino from working on the movie adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings" or blacklisting them from further projects.

businessNews reuters.com

Australia cobalt rush accelerates on electric vehicle demand, DRC troubles

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia, home to the world's second-biggest cobalt reserves, is seeing a rush of interest in projects still years from production as makers of batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) seek supplies of the metal from a more costly but less risky source than top miner, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

technologyNews reuters.com

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories

(Reuters) - Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc -owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on Thursday launches a new venture with iPhone assembler Foxconn to bring AI and so-called machine learning onto the factory floor.

Queens Museum nytimes.com

See the New York City That Never Was

Visit the New York City that could have been in this 360 video and explore the exhibition at the Queens Museum called “Never Built New York,” showcasing hundreds of projects that could have dramatically changed the look of the city.

environmentNews reuters.com

U.S. solar installations to fall more than expected in 2017

(Reuters) - U.S. solar installations will fall more than expected this year, according to an industry report released on Thursday, due to weakened demand for residential systems and delays on large projects over concerns that President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported panels, increasing costs.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Renesola Secures Financing From Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund For Poland Projects

* RENESOLA SECURES PROJECT FINANCING FROM SEQUOIA ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE INCOME FUND FOR 55MW OF PROJECTS IN POLAND

companyNews reuters.com

Kremlin says Austrian gas accident underlines Gazprom's projects importance

MOSCOW, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The explosion, which rattled Austria's main gas pipeline hub and led to gas supplies disruptions in Europe, has underlined the need for Gazprom's gas projects, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.

environmentNews reuters.com

World Bank says will cease financing upstream oil and gas after 2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Tuesday it will no longer finance upstream oil and gas projects after 2019, apart from certain gas projects in the poorest countries in exceptional circumstances.

Ports nytimes.com

Sri Lanka, Struggling With Debt, Hands a Major Port to China

With many countries owing China for “One Belt, One Road” projects, some critics said Sri Lanka was setting a dangerous precedent of signing over territory.

environmentNews reuters.com

France's AXA to step up investments in green projects to $11 billion by 2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French insurer AXA announced on Tuesday it would quadruple its investments in environmentally-friendly projects by 2020 to 9 billion euros ($10.60 billion) and disinvest further from the coal industry.

technologyNews reuters.com

Apple's Ive returns to helm of design teams

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is returning to day-to-day management of the company's design teams after handing off managerial duties two years ago to focus on other projects, Apple told Reuters on Friday.

worldNews reuters.com

China warns of imminent attacks by "terrorists" in Pakistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent "terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual alert as it pours funds into infrastructure projects into a country plagued by militancy.

companyNews reuters.com

Morning News Call - India, December 8

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_12082017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 9:30 am: Indian Oil, BPCL general managers, GAIL India Director Projects Ashutos Karnatak and other oil industry HR executives at Oil and Gas HES Conclave in Noida. 9:30 am: Former RBI Governor B

domesticNews reuters.com

Connecticut infrastructure funding in question: state report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after revenue that helps pay off the state's transportation debt has decreased and additional funding sources have not yet been identified, according to a report released on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Spearmint Announces Private Placement To Further Multiple Projects

* DGAP-NEWS: SPEARMINT ANNOUNCES PRIVATE PLACEMENT TO FURTHER MULTIPLE PROJECTS

environmentNews reuters.com

China's warm start to winter heats up Chinese steel, mill profits

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A warm start to the winter has boosted steel prices and margins for mills in China, the world's top producer, as the higher temperatures have allowed projects to proceed that would normally have come to a halt.

companyNews reuters.com

Data workers prove a rare resource for Barrick, fellow miners

TORONTO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold, the world's biggest gold miner, is staking new ground in a dogged push to overhaul its operations, seeking scarce artificial intelligence experts to oversee projects using technology for everything from exploration to robot-run mining.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Russian state fund RDIF plans to invest in Yandex taxi business

MOSCOW, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) plans to invest in Yandex's ride-sharing unit Yandex.Taxi and will partner with China's Alibaba in investing in other internet projects in Russia, the state fund's CEO said on Tuesday.

worldNews reuters.com

Saudi has completed main wave of arrests in anti-graft purge, minister says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has completed the main wave of arrests in its sweeping crackdown on corruption and is preparing to channel billions of dollars of seized funds into economic development projects, a Saudi minister said on Monday.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Sierra Leone "Peace Diamond" sells for $6.5 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sierra Leone sold one of the world's largest uncut diamonds for $6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development projects in the West African country.

cnn.com

Hollywood hit hard by sexual allegations

Several media projects have been canceled or suspended and these big stars have lost their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

environmentNews reuters.com

Climate activists delay U.S. gas pipeline approvals: regulator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - National environmental groups waging legal battles against energy projects are delaying approval of U.S. natural gas pipelines, a top federal energy regulator said on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

China pushing billions into Iranian economy as Western firms stall

ROME/ANKARA, Nov 30 (Reuters) - China is financing billions of dollars worth of Chinese-led projects in Iran, making deep inroads into the economy while European competitors struggle to find banks willing to fund their ambitions, Iranian government and industry officials said.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-New vaccine, long-acting drug trials buoy hopes in HIV fight

* Projects backed by U.S. NIH and Gates foundation (Adds details on new drug trial)

businessNews reuters.com

Qatar sovereign fund may support Qatar Airways, local projects, CEO says

DOHA, (Reuters) - Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), one of the world's largest sovereign funds, may invest in local real estate development Katara and national carrier Qatar Airways as it supports local projects, its chief executive was quoted as saying.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Conquest Appoints Benjamin Batson As CEO

* CONQUEST RESOURCES LTD - CONQUEST IS ACTIVELY ASSESSING ONTARIO GOLD PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPAND CONQUEST'S PORTFOLIO OF PROJECTS

companyNews reuters.com

China's HNA CEO sees asset sales as part of adjustment - media

BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) - HNA Group CEO Adam Tan said the acquisitive company is making adjustments to conform with national policies, and has sold some investments and real estate projects to improve its liquidity, domestic media reported on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Shanghai nickel tumbles on doubts over steel demand

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel futures tumbled more than 4 percent on Tuesday to their lowest since mid-October as reforms in China threaten steel-intensive infrastructure projects.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London nickel skids, metals slip as investors cut risk

(Updates prices) MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) - London nickel led metals lower on Monday, as investors cut their exposure to risky assets as Beijing steps up a crackdown on shadow banking and other riskier forms of financing. China will check local governments' investment in railway projects, the state planner said on Friday, amid official concerns that breakneck infrastructure spending is racking up too much debt. "Today's selling is also a likely reaction to the U.S. PMI numbers wh

Kushner, Jared nytimes.com

Jared Kushner’s Vast Duties, and Visibility in White House, Shrink

Once master of a seemingly limitless portfolio, the president’s son-in-law now focuses on his own projects as speculation mounts about his future.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Senator Minerals to acquire Keefe Lake uranium project

* ‍Subject to existing royalty rights, Keefe Lake projects holds a 100% interest in Keefe Lake uranium project​