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New construction starts up in Sept.

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
New construction starts are at their highest level in 2014, according to McGraw Hill Construction.  -More
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3D modeling could improve sustainable construction

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
The use of 3D modeling and laser scanning can reduce the "amount of waste in offcuts, over-ordering, and abortive work," writ -More
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Commentary: Apprenticeship programs are key to a quality workforce

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
Apprenticeship programs are important for both the employee and the employer.  -More
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SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
The value of nonresidential construction starts increased 30% in September from a year ago and 10.5% for the first nine month -More
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Energy Dept. provides money to states for emissions programs

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
The Energy Department is providing $4.86 million for state programs to cut carbon dioxide emissions.  -More
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Transportation chief says new NHTSA head to be picked soon

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the Obama Administration could pick a new head of the National Highway Traffic Saf -More
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The latest news for your business

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
AGC News, the single source for news and updates relevant to the construction industry, is available at News.AGC.org.  -More
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Follow AGC on Twitter and Facebook

AGC SmartBrief - October 21, 2014 - 10:28am
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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Rail's Northeast Corridor is a symptom of aging infrastructure

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
This blog posting recounts a passenger rail accident almost 20 years ago, and wonders why nothing has been done to rehab the  -More

Holmes Murphy & Associates Inc. reaches Masters Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Holmes Murphy & Associates Inc. of West Des Moines, IA, for attaining the Masters Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Craig Hansen, Jay Freiermuth, Brian Deimerly & Tim McCulloh for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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Freeport LNG receives approval for construction at Texas gas export facility

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved last week the initial site preparation and construction of liquefaction and -More
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Photos: $1.6B in construction projects at Buffalo, N.Y., medical center

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, N.Y., is in the middle of a $1.6 billion construction project.  -More
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Bechtel restructure will add infrastructure unit

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
Bechtel is undergoing a major restructuring and is moving nearly 1,000 employees from Maryland to Virginia.  -More
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Metal plates cause suspension of Bay Bridge construction

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
Caltrans is at work on a joint replacement project on the western section of the Bay Bridge in California's Bay Area.  -More
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U.S. Fed chief raises new area of concern

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
In another sign the U.S.  -More
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AGC's Advanced Management Program

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
For construction leaders on the rise, no program provides a more comprehensive, uniquely focused program than AGC's Advanced  -More
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OSHA Standards for Construction (OSHA 29 CFR)

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
Compliance in the construction industry is made easier with this comprehensive 29 CFR 1926 book.  -More
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Be curious, not judgmental.

AGC SmartBrief - October 20, 2014 - 9:53am
Walt Whitman, American poet and journalist -More
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