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EDF selects Mortenson to build Kan. wind farm

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Mortenson Construction's Wind Energy Group said it will build EDF Renewable Energy's Slate Creek Wind Project in Geuda Spring -More
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Construction started at Philadelphia hotel

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Tutor Perini Building Corp. has started site prep on a 52-story hotel in Philadelphia.  -More
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New phase starts soon on $203M rail station project in Chicago

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Chicago Transit Authority will start a new construction phase on the $203 million Wilson Station reconstruction project.  -More
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U.K. "super sewer" names consortia contractors

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Three consortia are provisional winners of $6.5 billion worth of contracts to build the Thames Tideway Tunnel -- or "super s -More
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First-time jobless claims in U.S. increase to 313,000

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Initial jobless claims last week rose 31,000, to 313,000, the Labor Department said.  -More
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Economy shows signs of continuing progress

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Orders for nondefense capital goods rose 0.6% in January, the first increase in five months, according to the U.S.  -More
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5-mile usable hyperloop track to be built in Calif.

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans to build a 5-mile track in California to test Elon Musk's idea of a high-speed tu -More
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Bertha inches closer to repair target

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Bertha, the tunnel-boring machine that had been stuck under Seattle for months, is inching closer to the position she needs t -More
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Foxx pushes Obama's long-term transportation budget

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was the recipient of some push-back on President Barack Obama's $478 billion transpo -More
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Gov. Walker ready to sign Wis. right-to-work law

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Wisconsin's Republican-led Senate has passed controversial right-to-work legislation, and the state's lower chamber, also con -More
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AGC members -- A private offer from GM

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
When it comes time to buy a new vehicle, your AGC membership pays.  -More
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AGC offers health insurance via private insurance exchange -- Request a quote!

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
AGC of America and Willis North America are proud to offer a new, dynamic and cost-effective way for AGC member firms to offe -More
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He who is not every day conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

AGC SmartBrief - February 27, 2015 - 9:50am
Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer -More
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Office construction beginning to heat up, reports say

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
The office sector is "at the beginning of a new construction cycle, but not necessarily one that will result in excessive sup -More

Shorewest Surety Services Inc achieves Grand Champions
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Shorewest Surety Services Inc of Franksville, WI, for achieving Champions status as surety professionals for five consecutive years. Grand Champions represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Tom Chambers, Todd Schaap and Dan Gibson for their partnership for growth.

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$4.8B in new construction planned in Calif.'s Oakland metro area

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
The Oakland metro area in California will likely see a 42% increase in construction this year compared with last year, accord -More
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Opponents try to block construction of $1.65B Minn. rail project

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
Minneapolis wants to build a 16-mile-long light-rail project with a tunnel for about $1.65 billion.  -More
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Renderings: Toronto's brownfields are becoming eco-friendly communities

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
The city of Toronto is in the middle of a construction boom along its waterfront.  -More
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Millions being spent on health care construction in Houston

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
Several multimillion-dollar health care facilities are under construction in the Houston area, even as the energy sector cool -More
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Second Ritz Residences tower breaks ground on Waikiki Beach

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
Irongate has broken ground on the second tower in its Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach development, as work on the firs -More
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Vast supply of new labor likely to suppress U.S. wages

AGC SmartBrief - February 26, 2015 - 10:13am
Federal Reserve policymakers looking for a substantial rise in wages to time a rise in interest rates may have a long wait.  -More
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