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Rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy crawls along

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Only a handful of the billions of dollars in proposed projects to protect New York and New Jersey after 2012's Superstorm San -More

Contractor's Services Inc. reaches Masters Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Contractor's Services Inc. of Timonium, MD, for attaining the Masters Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Len Callahan & Jim Jones for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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U.S. military breaks ground on $990M hospital complex

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Ground broke for a U.S. military hospital complex in Germany on Friday after being delayed for years.  -More
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$15B in pipelines to be built for Marcellus Shale basin

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
The natural gas boom in the Marcellus Shale region of West Virginia and Pennsylvania has brought $15 billion in proposed pipe -More
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Multifamily housing experiencing boom

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
The demand for multifamily homes continues to increase, fueled in part by tough lending standards for single-family homes.  -More
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U.S. oil output growth to slow down amid price decline, analysts say

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
For the first time since 2010, domestic oil production is expected to grow at a slower rate than the year before due to a dec -More
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Low oil prices could boost economy

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Low oil prices could equate to $1.8 billion in economic stimulus every day, says Ed Morse, a Citigroup commodities researcher -More
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Skanska exec talks about sustainability

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
In a Q-and-A, Skanska's Chief Sustainability Officer Beth Heider talks about the company becoming a charter member of Institu -More
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Apple wants green corporate headquarters

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Apple says its new corporate headquarters in California will be the greenest facility in the world.  -More
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New GOP leader plans to accomplish legislation

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and the relatively new House Majority Leader, said Congress will focus on passing significant legis -More
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Do more with less

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
In recent years, AGC members have been pressed to deliver more services at lower cost, while maintaining the highest quality. -More
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Constructor Marketplace: Brought to you by AGC of America's Constructor Magazine team

AGC SmartBrief - October 27, 2014 - 10:00am
AGC of America's Constructor magazine team, headed by Naylor, LLC, launched its Constructor Marketplace.  -More
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Construction equipment in place for $295M Texas teaching hospital

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Construction equipment is now on the site of a future teaching hospital in Texas.  -More

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$330M chemical-plant project to bring 1,000 construction jobs

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Westlake Chemical is enhancing a chemical plant in Lake Charles, La.  -More
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D.C. officials pursue less-ambitious streetcar plans

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Washington, D.C., officials are now pushing for a streetcar system that will cost $800 million and include 8 miles of track.  -More
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Mich. may get $100M power plant

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Wolverine Power Cooperative is seeking approval from state and local officials for a $100 million natural gas power plant in  -More
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Analysis: Threat of eurozone deflation endangers world

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
The eurozone is dangerously close to deflation, and leaders need to take decisive action to prevent that, according to The Ec -More
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Ocean will power new home in South Africa

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
An architect has made plans to use the energy of ocean waves to help power a new home in South Africa.  -More
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Researcher predicts 3D concrete printing coming soon

AGC SmartBrief - October 24, 2014 - 10:07am
Richard Buswell, a researcher at Loughborough University in the U.K., is working to develop 3D printable concrete and wants t -More
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