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Thailand to build 2,018-foot-tall "Super Tower"

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Super Tower, a 125-floor skyscraper that will rise approximately 2,018 feet in Bangkok, will feature a luxury hotel, an obser -More
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Higher costs may be looming for U.S. construction, report says

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Increased construction costs in the second quarter of 2014 have contributed to U.S.  -More
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Firms could see fewer large-scale green utility projects

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
The trend of building large-scale green energy projects is changing, and engineering, procurement, and construction services  -More
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NYC modular tower earns Breakthrough Award

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Forest City Ratner's modular tower at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y. -- the first high-rise modular tower in the U.S.  -More
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Renderings: Translucent concrete to showcase planned museum in Miami

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Miami-based Arquitectonica has designed a new office building and private museum in Miami.  -More
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States raise many questions, concerns about EPA power plant rules

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
The Environmental Protection Agency's proposals for cutting emissions from power plants drew questions and concerns from stat -More
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Calif. to study options to replace fuel tax as funding source

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
A new law in California will let the state study whether a road use fee or a tax based on miles driven could fund transportat -More
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Action needed -- Tell your elected reps; Don't wait to fix Highway Trust Fund

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Take action today. Following the Midterm elections on Nov.  -More
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ConsensusDocs releases updated federal subcontract to help construction firms perform federal work

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
The revised ConsensusDocs standard subcontract (ConsensusDocs 752 for federal work) will make it easier for general contracto -More
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Every great dream begins with a dreamer.

AGC SmartBrief - October 16, 2014 - 10:10am
Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist -More
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Ruling advances NYU's $6B expansion plan in Greenwich Village

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
A unanimous decision by the Appellate Division in Manhattan will allow New York University to move forward with its planned G -More

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$2.3B Ohio River Bridges project could serve as model for infrastructure rebuild

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The $2.3 billion Ohio River Bridges project between Kentucky and Indiana could serve as a model for rebuilding the crumbling  -More
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N.C.'s TTA pushes to advance $1.34B rail project

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
North Carolina's Triangle Transit Authority is working to expand its rail lines, and several options are under consideration. -More
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Columbus, Ohio-Chicago high-speed rail enters exploration phase

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission said it will proceed to the next step of planning for the proposed high-speed railw -More
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Kinder Morgan to spend $240M for terminal improvements in Houston

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners intends to invest $240 million to increase the storage capacity of two of its terminals near Ho -More
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Over 45,000 construction jobs added because of Marcellus Shale

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Shale natural gas exploration in the Marcellus play generated more than 45,000 construction jobs in Pennsylvania, West Virgin -More
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Majority of AEC firms in the U.S. are small

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Scott Butcher takes a look at the average size of firms and number of employees in the architecture, engineering and construc -More
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Seattle's Bullitt Center creates waves of sustainability in other industries

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The Bullitt Center in Seattle could be the world's "most efficient" office building, and it is contributing to a number of ch -More
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Influx of millennials could help address labor shortage

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
The influx of millennials into the workplace should help address labor shortages in the construction industry.  -More
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Boxer continues to press for action on long-term transportation bill

AGC SmartBrief - October 15, 2014 - 10:14am
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote a letter to Rep.  -More
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