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$2.5B pipeline, rails make Philadelphia an oil transport nexus

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Philadelphia is not that far from the Marcellus Shale area and has a booming rail system, making it the ideal location for th -More
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"Achilles' heel" bridge in N.J. needs $940M upgrade

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
The Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey is 104-years old, and is the "Achilles' heel of the Northeast Corri -More
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Site work ongoing for $270M children's hospital in N.Y.

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Turner Construction Co.  -More
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G-20 leaders pledge $2T global economic growth by 2018

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Leaders from the Group of 20 nations agreed to implement nearly 1,000 policy changes to add a collective $2 trillion to their -More
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Office-construction spending is on the upswing

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Census Bureau data show that spending on office construction was up 18% in September from the same month last year.  -More
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Researchers develop earthquake-resistant house

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
The Loma Prieta Earthquake did an estimated $6 trillion in property damages in 1989.  -More
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Keystone pipeline measure approved by House; Senate to vote this week

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
On Friday, members of the House of Representatives approved the Keystone XL pipeline, and it has more to do with party politi -More
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Md. congressman sees growing momentum for P3s

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Rep.  -More
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Industry first standard agreement reflects importance of commissioning in today's design and construction industry

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
The ConsensusDocs 820 Owner and Commissioning Authority Agreement addresses how project owners can contract to achieve greate -More
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83% of construction firms report having trouble finding qualified workers to meet growing demand for construction services

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Most construction firms report they are having trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots as the industry reco -More
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Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

AGC SmartBrief - November 17, 2014 - 10:05am
Og Mandino, American author -More
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Videos show infrastructure projects are massive undertaking

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
EarthCam has captured the $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge project and other major construction projects on time -More

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Smithsonian plans $2B D.C. renovation

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
The Smithsonian unveiled plans to renovate the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle, in Washington, D.C., and add base -More
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Proposed $3.8B pipeline would employ thousands of construction workers

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
Energy Transfer Partners wants to build a 1,134-mile oil pipeline across four states from North Dakota to Illinois.  -More
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Work continues on $428M SMART track

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
Service on the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, or SMART, system in California could begin in 2016.  -More
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Photos: Cleveland hotel has topping ceremony

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
The final steel beam of Hilton's $270 million, 600-room convention center hotel in Cleveland has been lifted into place.  -More
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Oil, gas sectors help U.S. recover lost jobs, report finds

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
The oil and natural gas industry has helped the U.S.  -More
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Experts: Water-damage prevention is crucial for construction sites

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
Plans designed to prevent water damage at construction sites are important for risk managers to implement amid increasing cla -More
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3D printer manufactures roofing pieces with recycled plastic

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
Resilient Modular Systems is creating modular roofing units with 3D printer technology for developing countries.  -More
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White House: Obama close to barring deportation of 5 million immigrants

AGC SmartBrief - November 14, 2014 - 9:57am
President Barack Obama will use executive authority as early as next week to prevent deportation of as many as 5 million immi -More
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