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Construction equipment in place for $295M Texas teaching hospital

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Construction equipment is now on the site of a future teaching hospital in Texas.  -More

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$330M chemical-plant project to bring 1,000 construction jobs

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Westlake Chemical is enhancing a chemical plant in Lake Charles, La.  -More
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D.C. officials pursue less-ambitious streetcar plans

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Washington, D.C., officials are now pushing for a streetcar system that will cost $800 million and include 8 miles of track.  -More
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Mich. may get $100M power plant

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Wolverine Power Cooperative is seeking approval from state and local officials for a $100 million natural gas power plant in  -More
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Analysis: Threat of eurozone deflation endangers world

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
The eurozone is dangerously close to deflation, and leaders need to take decisive action to prevent that, according to The Ec -More
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Ocean will power new home in South Africa

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
An architect has made plans to use the energy of ocean waves to help power a new home in South Africa.  -More
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Researcher predicts 3D concrete printing coming soon

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Richard Buswell, a researcher at Loughborough University in the U.K., is working to develop 3D printable concrete and wants t -More
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How to maintain a family business's momentum

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Family-owned businesses' early momentum often stalls at a certain point in their development.  -More
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Corporate-tax reform likely priority, no matter who runs Senate

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Regardless of whether Republicans or Democrats control the Senate in January, corporate-tax reform appears to be on the agend -More
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House Republicans jockey for committee-leadership positions

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
The U.S. House is expected to stay under the control of Republicans after next month's election.  -More
Categories: Construction News

Eighty-three Percent of Construction Firms Report Having Trouble Finding Qualified Workers to Meet Growing Demand for Construction Services

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Most construction firms report they are having trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots as the industry reco -More
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AGC Member Benefit Savings + RAM COMMERCIAL TRUCK Season = BIG Savings!

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
For a limited time, AGC members can save at least $4,000* or more on select RAM trucks and vans during Commercial Truck Seaso -More
Categories: Construction News

Topping-out ceremony takes place in Tenn. for new Eastman Chemical building

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
A topping-out ceremony was held at Eastman Chemical's new Corporate Business Center in Kingsport, Tenn., that involved liftin -More

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Ga. begins $706M port-deepening project

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
Georgia's Port of Savannah will undergo a $706 million deepening project as officials strive to compete for an expected boost -More
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$125M conference center being built in Atlantic City, N.J.

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
Business and political leaders signed the last steel beam for the new $125 million conference center that is being built in A -More
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N.Y., N.J. bridge project is making progress, officials say

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is continuing renovation of the Bayonne Bridge, which connects New Jersey with  -More
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AGC plan seeks to address labor shortage

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
Nearly 60% of contractors have responded to the shortage of skilled workers by raising wages, according to a survey by the As -More
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Simonson: Companies struggling to find skilled workers

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
Across the country, 83% of contractors say they are having trouble finding skilled labor, said Ken Simonson, chief economist  -More
Categories: Construction News

Some U.S. builders embrace "Passive House" standard

AGC SmartBrief - October 23, 2014 - 10:23am
Despite the challenges of meeting the so-called Passive House standard, which requires buildings to use 80% less energy, some -More
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