Hillenbrand an industrial equipment maker, set to buy Milacron in $2 billion deal

(Reuters) – Industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand Inc (HI.N) on Friday agreed to buy plastics-processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corp (MCRN.N) in a cash and stock deal valued at about $2 billion, the companies said. Hillenbrand’s $18.07 per share offer represents about 33.6% premium to Milacron’s closing price on Thursday. Milacron shares jumped 23% to $17.05 […]

China’s Infrastructure Splurge Rushing on by Road, Rail and Air

The new Beijing airport terminal was designed by a British firm headed by Mouzhan Majidi. The terminal is the largest in the world, having been built by over 50,000 workers. It is about 1.8 miles long with a floor space 17% bigger than those in London. China wants this terminal to impress the people who […]

The Risks Involved With Renting Equipment

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The film and television production business is an expensive industry. There is also a lot of risks involved, as expensive equipment may not work properly among other potential mistakes. Companies are looking for ways to avoid high-risk situations. That’s why many companies are starting to use the equipment rental industry. Here is a look at […]

Regulators Unite to Support Water Infrastructure Projects

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A new alliance brings together Ofwat, the Environment Agency and Drinking Water Inspectorate to follow a diverse group of projects for inter-regional water transfer and other joint ventures. The Regulators’ Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID) was announced by Ofwat. The new alliance will work on projects for inter-regional water transfer and other joint projects […]

How you could live inside a converted shipping container for less than £50k

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Repurposed Shipping Containers the New Affordable and Green Way to Live Metal shipping containers became a novel idea for international shipping in the 1960s. Engineered and built to withstand the weather of the sea, retired units are now finding nowhere to go. However, an 8 x 20 foot pod is just the right size to […]

The Potential Impact Of Brexit On The United Kingdom Infrastructure

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The Infrastructure in the United Kingdom Numerous infrastructure deals have come to the United Kingdom since the Brexit vote passed two years ago. This is despite the growing uncertainty and the regulatory and political risks. The uncertainty has caused many people to question how much the investors are willing to invest. Infrastructure assets as opposed […]

Renting Vs Leasing Industrial Equipment

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What is the difference between Renting or Leasing Industrial Rental Equipment? There are, though, many differences between leasing and renting. A lease, for instance, is a contract to rent an asset, be it land, a building, or machinery, for a set period of time, typically long term, at least for a year or more and […]

Apple Warning Sends Red Flag to Global Markets

Apple opened 2019 with a warning of slower iPhone sales in China. Following a volatile December in the stock market, Apple’s warning on January 2, 2019, sent the Dow falling over 600 points (2.8%) the next session. The market plunge was a reaction to Apple cutting its quarterly revenue forecast from $93 billion to $84 […]