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Photos: Work continues at VA hospital despite controversy

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Kiewit-Turner has about 650 construction workers at a $1.73 billion veterans hospital being built in Aurora, Colo.  -More

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Video: $46B in U.S. port upgrades are expected through next year

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to be complete in about one year.  -More
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Renderings: Chicago skyscraper would be 1,200 feet tall

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Chicago-based Magellan Development and the China-based Dalian Wanda Group want to build a nearly $1 billion skyscraper in Chi -More
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GM plans $419M expansion to tech center in Mich.

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
General Motors has filed for a tax abatement related to its proposed $419.4 million expansion of the Warren Tech Center in Mi -More
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Demolition starts at $162M Minn. bridge project

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Ames Construction has started demolition work in preparation of building a new bridge and rehabbing another in Minnesota.  -More

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AGC: Central Ohio has 35,200 construction workers

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Central Ohio has increased its construction workforce by 17% since February 2014, according to AGC.  -More
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Business lessons from MIT's blackjack team

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Jeff Ma became an entrepreneur after spending several years on the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology blackjack t -More
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House bill proposes increase in gas tax

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
The Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act was introduced by a bipartisan group in the U.S. House.  -More
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Iowa gas-tax hike to help pay for $700M of transportation projects

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
Iowa's Department of Transportation plans to set up 500 work zones this year and spend a record $700 million on road and brid -More
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FedEx Advantage® Program

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
AGC members receive discounts of up to 29% on select FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping services, up to 70% on FedEx F -More
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Get social: Follow AGC today and join the conversation

AGC SmartBrief - April 20, 2015 - 9:43am
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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S. Calif. could see another major stadium project

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
A petition to build a $1.7 billion football stadium to be shared by southern California's San Diego Chargers and the Oakland  -More

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Google wants to expand its Iowa data center even more

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
About 2,000 construction workers are on site in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where Google is expanding its data center.  -More
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Photos: Permitting activity increases at Tesla's Nev. factory

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
Construction permitting activity is picking up pace at the multibillion dollar Tesla battery factory near Reno, Nev.  -More
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U.S. data point to soft economy

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
Less-than-impressive figures for March housing starts and mid-Atlantic factory activity suggest a somewhat fragile U.S.  -More
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Increase in U.S. housing starts falls short of forecast

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
Housing starts increased 2% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 units, according to the U.S.  -More
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Equipment rentals likely to rise in the industry

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
More than one-third of contractors surveyed say they'll rent more construction equipment this year than last, according to th -More
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Use of tilt-up construction widens

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
Historically, tilt-up construction has been used for large, boxy structures.  -More
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Take a step back for more productive management

AGC SmartBrief - April 17, 2015 - 9:59am
A management style that is too hands-on can be counterproductive, writes Larry Alton.  -More
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