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AGC SmartBrief - March 18, 2015 - 9:57am
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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Constructor Marketplace: Brought to you by AGC of America's Constructor Magazine team

AGC SmartBrief - March 18, 2015 - 9:57am
AGC of America's Constructor magazine team, headed by Naylor, LLC, launched its Constructor Marketplace early this year.  -More
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The vitality of a new movement in art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.

AGC SmartBrief - March 18, 2015 - 9:57am
Logan Pearsall Smith, essayist -More
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Funding challenges continue to plague Tappan Zee Bridge

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
The New York Thruway Authority has started construction on the $4 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement but doesn't have a se -More

Collaboration Technology Helps Project Owners Mitigate Risk and Cost Overruns
Contractors are leveraging technology to better mitigate risk, improve workflow and control, maintain an essential audit trail, and encourage communication across all stakeholders. Learn how web-based collaboration software helps project owners reduce project delays, cost overruns, disputes, and litigation. Download whitepaper for details.

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Land acquisition could delay Calif.'s high-speed rail construction

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
Construction has begun on a $68 billion high-speed rail project that will span from San Francisco to Los Angeles, but acquiri -More
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Renderings: Mortenson Construction to build $191M hospital expansion

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
Mortenson Construction, along with Tri Construction, is expected to break ground late this summer on a $191 million expansion -More
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Qatar stays committed to $200B in planned infrastructure spending

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
Qatar is sticking with plans to spend $200 billion in infrastructure spending for the 2022 World Cup, despite low oil prices. -More
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Construction is about to begin on new $450M hockey stadium in Detroit

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
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Oakland Insurance Agency reaches Drivers Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Oakland Insurance Agency of Clarkston, MI, for achieving the Drivers Tour of surety professionals. Drivers represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Oakland Insurance Agency for their partnership for growth.

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Report: Oil declines to crimp Canadian construction jobs

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
After a decade of growth the construction industry, Alberta, Canada, could experience steep declines over the next three year -More
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U.S. producer prices surprise with February decline

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
U.S. producer prices fell 0.5% month-on-month in February, even when excluding volatile food and energy.  -More
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"No Shadow" skyscraper proposed by architect

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
NBBJ, a London-based architectural firm, has designed a skyscraper that will reflect light and help fill downtown streets wit -More
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Ariz. program looks to recruit construction workers

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
The Arizona Department of Transportation is working with a community college to make students aware of opportunities in the c -More

Visit NCCER at AGC's Annual Convention
Come by booth #8 to discuss Construction Career Pathways, Testing Management System, Contractors Workforce Development Assessment, Build Your Future and other topics with NCCER representatives. Remember to get your portrait taken on the first floor of the convention near registration - portraits sponsored by NCCER. To find out more, visit nccer.org.

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Construction SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
The PPI for final demand construction, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.2% in February and 2.0% over 12 months.  -More
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AGC, other advocacy groups press Congress to oppose devolution

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
A group of 37 advocacy organizations, including the Associated General Contractors of America, oppose any effort by Congress  -More
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FedEx Advantage® Program

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
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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The latest news for your business

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
AGC News, the single source for news and updates relevant to the construction industry, was recently unveiled at News.AGC.org -More
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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

AGC SmartBrief - March 17, 2015 - 10:01am
Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India -More
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Construction advances at $6.5B Y-12 facility

AGC SmartBrief - March 16, 2015 - 10:44am
Contractors and federal officials cheered the completion of a new bridge, the relocation of a road and some rerouted infrastr -More
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Texas LNG plans LNG export project, requests FERC permit

AGC SmartBrief - March 16, 2015 - 10:44am
Texas LNG last week applied for a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission permit to build a liquefied natural gas storage facili -More
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