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Columbus, Ohio-Chicago high-speed rail enters exploration phase

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission said it will proceed to the next step of planning for the proposed high-speed railw -More
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Kinder Morgan to spend $240M for terminal improvements in Houston

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners intends to invest $240 million to increase the storage capacity of two of its terminals near Ho -More
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Over 45,000 construction jobs added because of Marcellus Shale

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Shale natural gas exploration in the Marcellus play generated more than 45,000 construction jobs in Pennsylvania, West Virgin -More
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Majority of AEC firms in the U.S. are small

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Scott Butcher takes a look at the average size of firms and number of employees in the architecture, engineering and construc -More
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Seattle's Bullitt Center creates waves of sustainability in other industries

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The Bullitt Center in Seattle could be the world's "most efficient" office building, and it is contributing to a number of ch -More
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Influx of millennials could help address labor shortage

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The influx of millennials into the workplace should help address labor shortages in the construction industry.  -More
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Boxer continues to press for action on long-term transportation bill

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote a letter to Rep.  -More
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AGC's Advanced Management Program

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
For construction leaders on the rise, no program provides a more comprehensive, uniquely focused program than AGC's Advanced  -More
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AGC's Data DIGest

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
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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Emission rules could mean $15B building boom for Mich. power plants

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
New clean-air rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency will result in a building boom for those in the power secto -More

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Calif. infrastructure still needs help 25 years after Loma Prieta earthquake

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
More than $22 billion has been spent on rebuilding infrastructure damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake 25 years ago in Calif -More
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NYC's 10 largest planned projects in Sept.

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
Of the top 10 building projects proposed in September in New York City, half are in Brooklyn and half are in Manhattan.  -More
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Badlands NGL, partners plan to build $4B petrochemical facility

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
Badlands NGL, Tecnicas Reunidas and Vinmar Projects plan to build a petrochemical plant in North Dakota that could cost as mu -More
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Chicago Cubs break ground on $575M Wrigley Field renovation project

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
The Chicago Cubs have kicked off the first phase of the $575 million renovation project for Wrigley Field.  -More
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MidAmerican Energy details deployment of 67 turbines in Iowa

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
MidAmerican Energy released plans on Friday for the deployment of 67 wind turbines at two locations in Iowa for a total inves -More
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Weak world economy could force Fed to hold rate policy

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
An increase in interest rates could be delayed if softness in the global economy persists, Federal Reserve officials say.  -More
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Mapping solution can help address stormwater issues

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
Landscape architect Matt Graham has developed software to help address stormwater problems.  -More
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Dubai is using drones to inspect construction work

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
Dubai's Ministry of Labor has launched drone inspection of construction sites, a tool it says will help inspectors better cat -More
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White House efforts support resilient natural systems

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
A series of initiatives launched by the White House last week seeks to "build community resilience by strengthening America's -More
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