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Arlington, Fort Worth could be added to high-speed rail plan in Texas

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
The developer behind a proposed $10 billion high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas wants to begin work on the projec -More

Contractor's Services Inc. reaches Masters Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Contractor's Services Inc. of Timonium, MD, for attaining the Masters Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Len Callahan & Jim Jones for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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$1.5B rail project could help to link N.Y., N.J.

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has unveiled an updated version of a $1.5 billion rail project that could help  -More
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PG&E substation sniper attack highlights vulnerability of power grids

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
A sniper attack in April at a PG&E Metcalf power substation near San Jose, Calif., which knocked out 17 transformers, raises  -More
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Tunnel-boring machine working on Highway 99 project in Wash. remains inactive

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
The Washington State Department of Transportation, Seattle Tunnel Partners and drill manufacturer Hitachi-Zosen are working t -More
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Lawmakers consider how to kick-start Fla. hospital project

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
Some lawmakers are considering taking away from the Department of Veterans Affairs control of the Orlando Veterans Affairs Ho -More
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Construction is a bright spot in dismal Jan. jobs report

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
The country added only 113,000 non-farm jobs in January, according to today's data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  -More
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A power plant you can live in -- and it has a green roof

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
Architects Scott Allen and Kristina Buller of Perkins+Will have designed an apartment complex based on a waste-to-energy mode -More
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What LEED v4 will mean for green building in Canada

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
The introduction of LEED v4 in Canada represents "the next generation of building rating systems with increased emphasis on e -More
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Immigration overhaul may be hindered by distrust of Obama, Boehner says

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
Efforts among House Republicans to overhaul immigration may stall because of doubt that President Barack Obama would enforce  -More
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AGC's Data DIGest

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
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 - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
Follow AGC on Facebook and Twitter and be the first to know about important news related to construction and AGC.  -More
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Too often reason deceives us ... but conscience never deceives.

AGC SmartBrief - February 7, 2014 - 10:16am
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Genevan philosopher and writer -More
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N.Y./N.J. Port Authority releases $27.6B capital-spending plan

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has unveiled its 10-year capital-spending plan worth $27.6 billion.  -More

Project Collaboration Software Sets New Standards for Project Delivery
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Hawaii pushes on with construction of rail project

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
Hawaii transportation officials are moving forward with construction of the elevated-rail project in Oahu despite a pending l -More
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Full opening of beleaguered VA hospital in Fla. could take until 2015

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
The $665 million Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., will not be complete until year's end, two years behind sc -More
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Construction underway on world's tallest residential building in NYC

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
Work is underway to build the world's tallest residential tower.  -More
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70% of rail tunnels are built for London's Crossrail

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
Crews have constructed 70% of the tunnels for the Crossrail project in London, and some of the eight tunnel-boring machines h -More
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Precast, 3D printing offer innovative solutions for AEC projects

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
The use of precast concrete, coupled with 3D printing, is providing modern solutions for a variety of industries including ar -More
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