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Senate Dems prepare additions to Keystone XL bill

AGC SmartBrief - January 14, 2015 - 9:38am
Democratic senators intend to make changes to the Keystone XL pipeline bill through an amendment process opened by the Senate -More
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96th Annual AGC Convention

AGC SmartBrief - January 14, 2015 - 9:38am
March 18 - 20 || San Juan, Puerto Rico No one knows the future, but gaining a comprehensive view of where you are, where you  -More
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Get social: Follow AGC today and join the conversation

AGC SmartBrief - January 14, 2015 - 9:38am
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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No man is a failure who is enjoying life.

AGC SmartBrief - January 14, 2015 - 9:38am
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Falling prices won't hamper major LNG project in Alaska, company officials say

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
A multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in Alaska remains on track despite falling oil and gas prices due to the  -More

NEW FROM JLG: THE HYBRID THAT PERFORMS LIKE A DIESEL
No matter where your work takes you - inside, outside or both - you'll get the job done with the H340AJ hybrid boom lift. Combining powerful diesel-like performance with the benefits of hybrid efficiency, it's like having two machines in one. Watch it in action.

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Mich. governor signs bill with $1.3B in infrastructure repairs, gas tax increase

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a $1.3 billion spending bill to repair bridges and roads throughout the state.  -More
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Company wants to build $600M offshore port for LNG import

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Liberty Natural Gas wants to construct a $600 million offshore port in federal waters off the New York and New Jersey coast.  -More
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Canada's Nature Fresh to build $200M Ohio greenhouse

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Canada-based produce supplier Nature Fresh Farms will spend $200 million on a multi-year project to build a 175-acre greenhou -More
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Dallas' industrial sector has largest construction year in a decade

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Construction is booming in Dallas and the city saw the addition of 15.3 million square feet of warehouse space in 2014, the m -More

Commercial Surety Bond & Insurance reaches Drivers Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Commercial Surety Bond & Insurance of Orange, CA, for achieving the Drivers Tour of surety professionals. Drivers represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Commercial Surety Bond & Insurance for their partnership for growth.

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Deflation is a rising risk in U.S.

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
A sudden turnaround in already modest wage gains coupled with disinflation globally is raising the specter of deflation in th -More
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Small contractors must trust others to grow

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
It's usually an independently minded, entrepreneurial person who starts a construction company, and he or she is used to doin -More
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AGC SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Local construction union contract wage and fringe benefit increases averaged 2.3% for the first year in 2014, up a bit from 2 -More
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Keystone XL bill moves to Senate floor

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
The Senate on Monday voted 63-32 to advance legislation that would grant approval to the Keystone XL pipeline.  -More
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Legislation for terrorism-risk insurance signed by Obama

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
President Barack Obama has signed into law a six-year extension of terrorism-risk insurance, which was launched after 9/11.  -More
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Construction firms add 48,000 jobs in Dec. as sector's unemployment rate drops to 8.3%

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Construction employers added 48,000 jobs in December and 290,000 for the year, the largest annual increase since 2005, as the -More
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2015 Construction Industry Hiring and Business Outlook Survey

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
AGC of America has begun preparing the 2015 Construction Industry Hiring and Business Outlook.  -More
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It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love.

AGC SmartBrief - January 13, 2015 - 9:45am
Moliere, French playwright -More
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Video: Construction to start on new phase of Tappan Zee Bridge

AGC SmartBrief - January 12, 2015 - 9:47am
Contractors will begin construction this week of a 20-foot-high, steel-and-concrete abutment of the $3.9 billion Tappan Zee B -More
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St. Louis floats new NFL stadium idea to keep Rams in town

AGC SmartBrief - January 12, 2015 - 9:47am
Missouri and St. Louis officials have unveiled an idea to build a new National Football League stadium.  -More
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