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A better way to contract

AGC SmartBrief - September 10, 2014 - 9:14am
ConsensusDocs offers more than 100 contract documents that align all of the project participants with the project.  -More
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Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.

AGC SmartBrief - September 10, 2014 - 9:14am
John Wooden American basketball coach -More
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Plant Vogtle has largest workforce level since 1980s

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
The number of workers at the construction site of Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 has reached 5,000, the highest l -More

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P3s could become big in U.S., says Moody's

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
As funding for infrastructure projects wanes, the U.S.  -More
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Effects of Calif.'s drought in before-and-after photos

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
California's Shasta Lake and Lake Oroville -- two of its major reservoirs -- are the focal point of photographer Justin Sulli -More
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$3B fertilizer manufacturing facility to be built in N.D.

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Fertilizer firm CHS has announced it will move forward with the construction of its new $3 billion manufacturing plant in Nor -More
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$1B desalination plant in Calif. on track for 2015 completion

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Construction of Poseidon Water's $1 billion reverse osmosis desalination plant in Carlsbad, Calif., is scheduled for completi -More
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UAE's $6.8B Mall of the World project to break ground in early 2015

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Work on the first phase of $6.8 billion Mall of The World project in the United Arab Emirates is slated to begin in the first -More
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120 miles of road in Detroit to be equipped to handle autonomous cars

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has announced a partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation, the University of M -More
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TBM Bertha advances 3 feet, ready for repairs

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Tunnel-boring machine Bertha advanced three feet over two days last week and is now at the edge of a 120-foot-deep concrete r -More
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SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Private residential spending increased 0.7% in July and 8.0% over the latest 12 months; private nonresidential spending, 2.1% -More
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Obama could block House bill undermining EPA water regulations

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
President Barack Obama may veto a House bill that would undermine the Environmental Protection Agency's rule making to clarif -More
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ConsensusDocs releases updated federal subcontract to help construction firms perform federal work

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
The revised ConsensusDocs standard subcontract (ConsensusDocs 752 for federal work) will make it easier for general contracto -More
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AGC's Data DIGest

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
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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I must govern the clock -- not be governed by it.

AGC SmartBrief - September 9, 2014 - 9:47am
Golda Meir, former Israeli prime minister -More
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3,000 workers to build Tesla's $5B battery gigafactory

AGC SmartBrief - September 8, 2014 - 9:22am
Tesla Motors will build its $5 billion electric-car battery gigafactory near Reno, Nev.  -More

Baldwin-Cox Agency LLC reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Baldwin-Cox Agency LLC of Dallas, TX, for attaining the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Congratulations to Bill Baldwin, Brady Cox, Brent Baldwin, Brock Baldwin, Mike Hill, Blaine Allen & Monica Campos for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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Tunneling on Ky. side of Ohio River Bridges Project reaches milestone

AGC SmartBrief - September 8, 2014 - 9:22am
The East End tunneling project in Kentucky that is part of the $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges project reached a milestone wh -More
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Industrial construction boom underway in La.'s Ascension Parish

AGC SmartBrief - September 8, 2014 - 9:22am
Nearly $6 billion in projects have been unveiled in Louisiana's Ascension Parish since November 2012, according to a school b -More
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$579M budgeted for modernization of Calif.'s Port of Long Beach

AGC SmartBrief - September 8, 2014 - 9:22am
California's Port of Long Beach will spend $579 million spent on upgrades and modernization during the next fiscal year, whic -More
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