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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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Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Parts 1, 5 & 6

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
This publication is a must-have for contractors involved in highway construction.  -More
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AGC members save on ConsensusDocs

AGC SmartBrief - October 14, 2014 - 9:56am
ConsensusDocs are the only standard contracts written by a coalition of 40+ leading construction industry organizations, incl -More
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TransCanada receives approval from Canadian regulator for Grand Rapids pipeline

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
The Alberta Energy Regulator granted approval to TransCanada's proposed Grand Rapids pipeline connecting Fort MacKay in Alber -More

Surety Bond Brokers of LA reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Surety Bond Brokers of Louisiana Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA, for attaining the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Cathy Turner, Ronnie Turner, Meghann Turner & Garrett Turner for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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$1.2B petrochemical facility in La. to create 1,000 construction jobs

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
Castleton Commodities International is slated to build a $1.2 billion petrochemical facility along the Mississippi River in L -More
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Highest residential spire in Western Hemisphere tops out this week

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
A new residential tower called 432 Park Ave.  -More
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Miami-Orlando, Fla., project could revive private intercity passenger rail

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
All Aboard Florida plans high-speed rail service between Miami and Orlando, Fla., eventually with stops in Fort Lauderdale an -More
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U.S. Fed officials hint rate boost may be pinned to global factors

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
Remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve officials suggested greater sensitivity to an increasingly uncertain global economy.  -More
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Fund created to aid infrastructure in developing countries

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
Developing nations are expected to receive an estimated additional $1 trillion to meet their infrastructure needs from the Gl -More
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Regulatory issues, bank audits influence risk management policies

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
About 37% of lenders, developers and investors consider regulatory concerns and bank audits as main factors influencing the c -More
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New DOE regulation sets green-building standards for federal agencies

AGC SmartBrief - October 13, 2014 - 10:16am
A new regulation by the Department of Energy dictates which private-sector green building certifications can be used in feder -More
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