Industrials Sector |

MELBOURNE, March 21 Downer EDI Ltd

launched a bid for Spotless Group on Tuesday valuing

the cleaning and catering firm at A$1.27 billion ($981 million),

in a move to expand its services beyond engineering and


WASHINGTON, March 20 U.S. authorities are

planning to ban passengers traveling on certain U.S.-bound

foreign airline flights from carrying into the cabin larger

electronic devices in response to an unspecified terrorism

threat, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday.

BUENOS AIRES, March 20 Argentina’s grains

transportation sector is projected to receive $1.7 billion in

private investment for the 2016-17 period, the country’s

CIARA-CEC exporters’ chamber said on Monday.

6:36pm EDT

CARACAS, March 20 Venezuela has charged the

presidents of two subcontractors with corruption for overbilling

in equipment sales at the OPEC country’s main oil-exporting

port, the public prosecutor’s office said on Monday.