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Alaskan Way Viaduct sinks as workers try to reach stalled tunnel borer

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Washington state officials are monitoring the sinking of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, parts of which have dipped by as much as 1. -More

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Large commercial projects are worth $2.2B in Ark.

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Arkansas has seen the value of its large commercial construction projects nearly double as compared to last year.  -More
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$400M development project near Levi's Stadium delayed

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana has long-planned a $400 million multi-use project near Levi's Stadium in S -More
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Luxury apartments being built in Los Angeles destroyed in fire

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
A massive fire engulfed a 1.3 million-square-foot apartment complex being built in Los Angeles, closed roads and caused damag -More
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BofA-Merrill Lynch survey finds rising optimism by CFOs

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Financial-services firms' finance chiefs anticipate higher sales and expanded hiring in 2015, according to the Bank of Americ -More
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Wood can be a viable material in taller buildings

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Engineered lumber is gaining attention as a material that can be used in the construction of taller buildings, writes Steve H -More
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SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
"The number of jobseekers who last worked in construction hit an eight-year low of 629,000 and their unemployment rate fell t -More
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Los Angeles mayor proposes major earthquake retrofit

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to see a major investment in retrofitting older buildings in the city to protect agains -More
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Lawmakers negotiate to avert government shutdown

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Policies regarding pension plans and terrorism insurance have become stumbling blocks in negotiations as members of Congress  -More
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AGC Webinar: Federal Stormwater Program Update -- Dec. 15th -- 2:00-3:30PM EST

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
Hear straight from the U.S.  -More
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96th Annual AGC Convention

AGC SmartBrief - December 9, 2014 - 10:24am
March 18 - 20, 2015 || San Juan, Puerto Rico No one knows the future, but gaining a comprehensive view of where you are, wher -More
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Developers set timeline for $2B multi-use project in Fla.

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
Developers of the Miami Worldcenter mixed-use project in Florida want to begin construction in 2015.  -More

Marsh & McLennan Agency reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Marsh & McLennan Agency of New Berlin, WI, for attaining the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Rob Tortelli for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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Multi-million dollar health education campus planned in Cleveland

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University are partnering to build the Health Education Campus in Cleveland.  -More
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Gilbane, Rogers-O'Brien JV to be GC for Austin, Texas, condo tower

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
Riverside Resources is building a 39-story condominium tower in Austin, Texas, and a joint venture with Gilbane Building Co.  -More
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Developer wants to shut down D.C. freeway to speed development

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
New York-based Property Group Partners is asking federal authorities to shut down a portion of I-395 in Washington, D.C.  -More
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Photo gallery: Building boom underway in Houston

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
There's a building boom taking place in Houston.  -More
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Decline in oil prices kill some oil and gas projects

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
With oil hovering around $70 a barrel, oil and gas companies must make decisions on 800 proposed projects worth a total of $5 -More
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Belarus rolls out the world's biggest dump truck

AGC SmartBrief - December 8, 2014 - 9:55am
The Belaz 75710 from Belarus is the biggest dump truck in the world -- a 26-foot-tall colossus capable of hauling up to 496 t -More
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