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U.S. Steel to stay in Pittsburgh, build new headquarters

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
The Pittsburgh Penguins are redeveloping the former Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh.  -More

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$200M multi-use renovation project planned in Vt.

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
A major renovation is planned for Burlington Town Center, a mall in downtown Burlington, Vt.  -More
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$186M shopping-complex expansion starts in Fla.

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Butler Enterprises broke ground Friday on a $186 million, 758,000-square-foot expansion at a shopping complex in Gainesville, -More
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Calgary's growing affluence spurs mall development

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Mall developers are working to build 50 new retail projects that would add 12.1 million square feet of store space in Calgary -More
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Fla. tops country in adding new construction jobs

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Florida added 38,900 new construction jobs -- a 10.2% increase -- between October 2013 and October 2014.  -More
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Potential tax breaks under fire from White House

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
A possible congressional deal to extend tax breaks for business and college expenses is "fiscally irresponsible," according t -More
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Group does underwater demolition

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Canada's British Columbia is at work on the Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement Project, the "largest transportation infrastructu -More
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$484M airport train service to begin operation

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Oakland International Airport's new driverless, cable-pulled train system will begin operations this weekend, carrying passen -More
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Commentary: Failure to invest in infrastructure hurts economy

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Since the 1960s, the U.S.  -More
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Look forward to tax season: Qualify for a tax deduction of up to $25K with purchase of GM vehicles

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
With the 2014 tax incentives, you could be eligible for up to a total of $25,000 in tax deductions when you purchase qualifyi -More
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AGC begins surveying members for Annual Outlook

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
Each year around this time, AGC asks you -- our members -- to predict what next year will be like for your business.  -More
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A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

AGC SmartBrief - November 25, 2014 - 9:54am
John Bowring, British economist and writer -More
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Construction of $50B Nicaragua canal set to begin next month

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
Hong Kong-based HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co.  -More

CHS Surety reaches Masters Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes CHS Surety of The Woodlands, TX, for attaining the Masters Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Scott Chapman, Kevin McQuain & Justin McQuain for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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Calif. seeks contractors for $700M to $900M section of HSR project

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
The California High-Speed Rail Authority seeks qualifications from contractors to build a 30-mile stretch of the high-speed r -More
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$1.5B medical campus to open soon in San Francisco

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
The University of California at San Francisco is set to open the $1.5 billion Medical Center at Mission Bay early next year.  -More
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Tennis stadium's retractable roof to be supported by 5,000-ton superstructure

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
A retractable roof, supported by a 5,000-ton superstructure being constructed around and over the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the  -More
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Economists: Construction industry has turned corner, can look to future

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
Three economists in the construction industry participated in a webinar last week to discuss the state of the building indust -More
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High demand for construction workers forces companies to innovate

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
The construction job market tightened 13% between 2011 and 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  -More
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Whole logs to serve as building's columns and trusses

AGC SmartBrief - November 24, 2014 - 10:13am
Rather than sawing or reforming wood for use as a building material, Whole Trees Architecture and Structures is exploring the -More

National Building Museum Awards 2014 Turner Prize
The Pennsylvania State University Architectural Engineering Department will receive the 2014 Turner Prize for Innovation on December 3 at the National Building Museum.
The Department was selected for their collaborative research, their leadership in championing energy-efficient building solutions, and building a workforce for the 21st century. Click here to learn more.

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