Carillion Collapse Could Lead to Thousands of Job Losses in U.K.

The company’s demise leaves a vast web of subcontractors unsure what to expect. The government says Carillion’s public-sector work will continue.

To Test for Climate Disasters: Build Stuff, Then Blow It Apart

A team of researchers is destroying things — with wind, water and fire — to help insurers manage the increasing risks of extreme weather.

The U.S. Backs Off Nuclear Power. Georgia Wants to Keep Building Reactors.

Georgia Power has asked regulators to approve its proposal to complete two huge new reactors — the only nuclear units still under construction nationwide.

Administration Scraps Local-Hiring Plan for Public Works

The Transportation Department is killing an Obama-era initiative to let cities set aside jobs for residents on federally funded infrastructure projects.