£21 million repairs silence Big Ben

The "Big Ben" bell in the British parliament's famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 21st, 2017

D.C.-area venture capital firm looks to raise its largest fund to date

Barely six years after starting up in near silence, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners has filed to raise its largest fund by far, aiming for $250 million. The Leesburg venture capital firm, which has its financial hands in many of the Washington reg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Lockheed Martin/Northrop Grumman joint venture and more land $26.2M in local defense work

A couple of defense firms landed contracts totaling $26.2 million on Dec. 21, and one is related to making repairs to naval facilities due to Hurricane Irma, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Defense. San Francisco-based URS Group was .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 22nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs over $83 million in unpaid bills

The company hired to repair Puerto Rico’s electrical grid stopped working Monday over $83 million in unpaid bills while some utility crews from the mainland U.S. quit the half-finished reconstruction job altogether......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Head of Puerto Rico"s electric utility resigns amid questions about slow repairs in hurricane"s wake

PREPA head Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez had been scrutinized over a $300 million contract the utility signed with the tiny Whitefish Energy firm......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 17th, 2017

Ford Explorer owners to receive free repairs amid exhaust complaints

Ford is offering free repairs for about 1.3 million Explorers after reports of carbon monoxide seeping into the SUVs. Models from 2011 to 2017 are affected, but the automaker has stopped short of recalling the vehicle. Kris Van Cleave reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2017

Rose McGowan says Harvey Weinstein offered her $1 million in hush money, days before bombshell sexual misconduct allegations broke

David Buchan/Getty Actress Rose McGowan told The New York Times she received a $1 million offer for her silence from someone close to Harvey Weinstein in late September.  She said she declined the offer one day before a bombshell Times repo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2017

Bill O’Reilly Files $5 Million Defamation Suit Over Harassment Claims

The former Fox News host has paid tens of millions to silence accusers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 28th, 2017

Ford offers repairs to prevent exhaust leaks in 1.4 million Explorers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will offer free repairs to North.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

Work on Tobin Bridge to slow traffic north of the city for three years

The MassDOT Board of Directors on Monday approved a $41.6 million contract for J.F. White to do repairs starting in April 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2017

NYC mayor wants to tax the wealthy to fund subway repairs

The so-called "millionaires tax" would generate as much as $800 million each year by raising the city's highest income tax rate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2017

Erie County plans $3 million worth of preventive maintenance work at New Era Field

County prepping for 'non-sexy' repairs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2017

‘The Irishman’: 9 things to know about Martin Scorsese’s $100 million ‘Goodfellas’ reunion

Getty ImagesMartin Scorsese’s “Silence” may have been his 28-year-old passion project, but it was mostly ignored by audiences, grossing only $7 million in the U.S. opposite a $40 million budget. Something tells us the s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2017

Most of 46 million recalled Takata inflators in U.S. not fixed: U.S. senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 65 percent of 46.2 million recalled Takata Corp airbag inflators in the United States have not been repaired, a U.S. senator said on Thursday, urging automakers to speed up the pace of repairs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2017

Save Notre Dame: France Seeks U.S. Generosity to Raise $100 Million for "Urgent" Repairs

The state allocates €2 million ($2.2 million) a year for restoration works, but the repairs needed would cost 50 times as much......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 1st, 2017

$900M investment at PHL to bring new traffic control tower, remodeled terminals

A $900 million infrastructure investment at Philadelphia International Airport led by American Airlines dedicates nearly half the funds to maintenance and repairs of the airfield and terminals, while the next largest piece – $200 million – will go t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Gov. Christie says $300M state capitol renovation plan is "politically gutsy"

Governor Christie insists his proposed $300 million renovation of the New Jersey Statehouse is going to happen. Several lawmakers concerned about the expense have filed a lawsuit to block the work. They say only the repairs needed to ensure the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Honolulu-based firm gets $13M order for dry dock repairs at Pearl Harbor

The U.S. Department of Defense on Monday awarded Honolulu-based GSI Pacific Inc. a task order worth nearly $12.9 million for the repair of a dry dock at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The order is part of a previously awarded construction contract for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2017

AAA study: Third of U.S. car owners can"t afford surprise repairs

An AAA study estimates 64 million drivers could not pay out-of-poc.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 9th, 2017

Millennium Tower homeowners association sues, seeking over $200 million to fund repairs

The homeowners association of the sinking, tilting Millennium Tower filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday seeking damages exceeding $200 million to pay for repairs. The suit in San Francisco Superior Court names a long list of defendants: Developer Millenn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2017

Queen Mary needs $289 million in urgent repairs to prevent flooding, hull collapse, study says

The Queen Mary tourist attraction, moored i.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 14th, 2017