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Joint venture is awarded $834M contract to build research facility

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
McCarthy Mortensen NBAF Joint Venture was awarded an $834 million contract to complete the final phase of construction at the -More

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Video: Bertha is more damaged than originally thought

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Bertha, the plagued tunnel-boring machine at the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project in Seattle, has been dismantled and  -More
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Renderings: $1.4B mixed-use development is proposed in Canada

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Royalmount is a proposed $1.4 billion mixed-use development in the town of Mount Royal in Quebec, Canada.  -More
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Clark to manage last planning phase of Fla. convention center project

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Clark Construction Group was awarded an $18 million contract to manage the last planning phase of the $500 million renovation -More

BB&T — Sidney O Smith reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes BB&T — Sidney O Smith of Gainesville, GA, for achieving the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Champions represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Chancey Shepherd for his partnership for growth.

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Report: 9.2% increase in construction starts is predicted this year

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Construction starts for residential and nonresidential construction in the second quarter should improve after weak numbers i -More
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June too soon, Fed minutes reveal

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Federal Reserve policymakers rejected June as a date to begin raising interest rates, according to minutes from their April m -More
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Deal is reached to begin construction on prototype hyperloop

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has reached a deal with landowners in California to begin construction of a $100 millio -More
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Consortium is developing 3D-printed concrete

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
A Spanish consortium, which includes Prodintec, Coprosa and Tudela Veguín, is working to develop 3D-printed concrete technolo -More
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AGC wants tougher laws to protect road-construction workers

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Almost half of those involved in highway road work report having a moving vehicle crash into their site, according to a surve -More
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Work could stop Sunday at Colo. VA hospital without additional funding

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Funding for the Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora, Colo., could run out Sunday if Congress doesn't act, meaning Kiew -More
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A great way to honor veterans this Memorial Day: Support "A Song For Our Heroes" and Land of the Free Foundation

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, AGC of America is asking members to consider supporting our brave veterans by  -More
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Simplify employee benefits, and give employees more of what they want

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
The AGC Alternative, a private insurance exchange built exclusively for AGC members, offers employers up to six medical plans -More
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He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Niccolo Machiavelli, historian and writer -More
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House passes 2-month transportation funding extension

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
Funding of transportation projects has been give a two-month reprieve after the U.S.  -More

Assured Neace Lukens reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Assured Neace Lukens of Cincinnati, OH, for achieving the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Champions represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Mark Nelson, Randy Noah and Stella Adams for their partnership for growth.

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4,200 construction jobs to be created with $460M Skyplex project

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
The Skyplex project in Orlando, Fla., has grown in scope and cost, reaching $460 million.  -More
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Drone's view of Tesla Gigafactory's pilot plant under construction

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
A recent video posted to YouTube shows an aerial view of the pilot plant of Tesla's $5 billion Gigafactory in Nevada.  -More
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Skyscrapers could replace parking garages in Boston -- for $4B

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
Several above-ground concrete parking garages in Boston -- and their thousands of parking spaces -- could go the way of the d -More
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Duke Energy plans to build $1.1B nat-gas power plant in N.C.

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
Duke Energy Progress says it will shutter a coal-fired power plant in North Carolina and build a natural-gas power plant with -More
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Video, photos: San Francisco's concrete subway tunnels

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
San Francisco officials and others took a tour of the new Central Subway tunnels, part of a $1.6 billion transit project.  -More
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Strong U.S. housing starts an encouraging note for Q2

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
After a string of downbeat data for the U.S.  -More
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