Construction costs fell once again in June, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 48.1 this month, down from 49.3 in May. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for the past 18 months. Although it had been rising towards the neutral mark since January’s low point, the headline index reversed this trend in June.This month, the currentmore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (June 29, 2016) – An important milestone was passed in early 2016: more than half of TV sets shipped globally in first quarter 2016 were smart TVs. The acceleration in the uptake of internet-connected TVs was led by China, where four out of five TV sets shipped with smart functionality. Meanwhile, despite a seasonally quiet quarter, 56 percent of North American TV shipments were smart TVs, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
Poland and Russia are clear market leaders; Lack of local content will hurt Netflix growth in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (28 June 2016) – Pay TV revenue in Central and Eastern Europe totaled €5.02 billion in 2015, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.The report, entitled Central and Eastern Europe Pay TV Market Monitor, says there were 75.9 million homes in Central and Eastern Europe that had pay TV, an increase of 31 percent between 2010 and 2015.Cable accounted for 48 percent of pay TV subscribers in 2015 compared tomore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and
analytics, today reported results for the second quarter ended May 31,
Revenue of $588 million, up 6 percent from the prior-year period
Total organic revenue growth of 2 percent when normalized for CERAWeek
timing; reported organic revenue growth of negative 1 percent, with 1
percent subscription organic revenue growthmore...
LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced that Markit
has commenced, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a
confidential offering memorandum and consent solicitation statement
dated the date hereof (the “Offering Memorandum”), an offer to exchange
(the “Exchange Offer”) any and all of the outstanding $750.0 million
aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2022 (the
“Existing IHS Notes”) issued by IHS Incmore...
Oil sands production growth enters new phase as growth continues into the next decade, IHS says
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source for critical information and
insight, has released its outlook for Canadian oil sands production
through 2025. IHS expects continued oil sands production growth through
the period, with oil sands growth entering a new phase driven primarily
by the expansion of existing facilities with more attractive economics.
Oil sands production is forecast to grow by nearly one million barrels
per day (more...
Militant Islamist attacks climb from 171 in 2009 to 738 in 2015; Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb expands into West Africa to challenge Islamic State
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The number of militant Islamist attacks in Africa rose dramatically
between 2009 and 2015, according to new research released by IHS Inc.
(NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and
In 2009, IHS
Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre recorded 171 militant
Islamist attacks across Africa that caused 541 fatalities. In 2015,
there were 738 attacks, which resulted in 4,600 fatalities. Attacks havemore...
New offering combines added strengths of both organizations, including current and complete view of vehicles and components on the road in Mexico today and into future
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (June 23, 2016) – IHS Automotive, part of IHS, Inc. (NYSE: IHS) has recently expanded its relationship with Integrate Data Facts, a Michigan-based research company focused exclusively on the Mexico vehicle market, to improve upon its comprehensive offering of detailed insight into the Mexico automotive market. IHS Automotive is now marketing IDF’s original equipment (OE) research -- providing the OE part numbers needed to service this growing key automotive market. Inmore...
United Nations Initiative Is Part of Company’s Diversity-Related Programs, Initiatives
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information
and insight, has become a signatory of the Women’s
Empowerment Principles (WEP) in a continued effort to actively
participate in, and contribute to, advancing equality.
The WEP, a set of seven principles that offer guidance on empowering
women in the workplace, marketplace and community, was created through a
collaboration between the United Nations Entity formore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (June 22, 2016) – Despite slower growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2 percent year over year, reaching $29 billion in 2015, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.A flurry of mergers and acquisitions last year caused the competitive landscape to shift, including the merger of NXP and Freescale, which created the largest automotivemore...