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Keystone XL bill clears Senate, faces veto

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
The Senate on Thursday voted 62-36 to pass legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline in spite of a presidential veto t -More

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Fla. governor proposes $9.9B infrastructure plan

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
Florida Gov. Rick Scott's $77 billion proposed budget includes $9.9 billion for the Department of Transportation.  -More
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Clark Construction is only bidder left for Fla. convention center project

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
After three companies dropped out of the bidding process, Clark Construction Group is the only remaining company to bid on th -More
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Building permit application filed for 1,000-foot-tall tower at Hudson Yards

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
Work at Hudson Yards in New York City continues. Related Cos.  -More
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Construction of $1.9B fertilizer plant should be finished in 2015

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
More than 2,700 construction workers are on site building a Iowa Fertilizer Co.'s $1.9 billion plant in Iowa.  -More
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Too-short connecting beams delay progress on arch bridge

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
Work has been delayed in the construction of a pedestrian bridge in Calgary, Canada.  -More
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Senate Democrats say Yellen upbeat on economy

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
Senate Democrats who met with Janet Yellen at a private luncheon Thursday say the Federal Reserve chief delivered an upbeat m -More
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AGC forms partnership to protect construction workers

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
The Association of General Contractors of America, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Board of Certified S -More
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Senators want overseas corporate earnings to fund transportation

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
The Investment in Transportation Act of 2015 has been introduced by Sens.  -More
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AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
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AGC's Data DIGest

AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
Data DIGest is your source for the latest economic news relevant to the construction industry with commentary and analysis fr -More
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AGC SmartBrief - January 30, 2015 - 10:04am
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Sasol puts off $14B gas-to-diesel plant in La.

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
Sasol announced it postponed a final investment decision on its $14 billion natural-gas-to-diesel plant in Louisiana.  -More

The Mahoney Group achieves Grand Masters
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Sinking nat gas prices boost demand for pipelines, exec says

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
The decline in the price of natural gas has intensified demand for pipelines to deliver it from shale areas with an oversuppl -More
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Buildings worth hundreds of millions of dollars under construction at Fort Hood

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
Fort Hood in Texas is in the midst of a construction boom. The $850 million Carl R.  -More
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Work started at $230M mixed-use project in Philadelphia

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
Demolition work has started at a 17-story mixed-use project in Philadelphia, and construction is expected to start in Februar -More

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Fed signals low rates to continue until at least June

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
The Federal Reserve has indicated that it won't increase interest rates before June but remains silent about what happens aft -More
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Survey shows optimism for construction in Calif.

AGC SmartBrief - January 29, 2015 - 10:20am
Builders and developers are optimistic about construction in California, according to a recent Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Fo -More
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