Feed aggregator

Resiliency needs to play key role in infrastructure projects

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
The country's infrastructure must be made more resilient, Emil Frankel and Ann Kinzig write.  -More
Categories: Construction News

$430M in nursing home construction planned in Fla.

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
Plans are underway to build 22 new nursing homes and expand 11 others in Florida after a ban prohibiting their construction w -More
Categories: Construction News

Apple to build $2B data centers in Europe

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
Apple wants to construct two green data centers -- one in Ireland and one in Denmark.  -More

IS YOUR PROJECT CAUGHT IN ESCALATING CONTRACTUAL DISPUTES?
Are you stressed out? Is project team communication breaking down? Do you feel disaster is imminent and there is no way out? READ THESE NINE STEPS TO FIX YOUR TROUBLED PROJECT and turn your challenges into opportunities for team success.

Categories: Construction News

Multifamily projects in Houston on hold during oil slump

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
About 50 multifamily projects in Houston have been killed or postponed in the wake of falling oil prices, according to an est -More
Categories: Construction News

Commentary: Benefits of infrastructure projects often underestimated

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
This article attempts to bolster support for high-speed rail in California.  -More
Categories: Construction News

Capturing rain water for construction use equals savings

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
John Poblocki, owner of Milwaukee-area Poblocki Paving, says his company can use about 2.6 million gallons of water each year -More
Categories: Construction News

Construction SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
The producer price index for final demand decreased 0.7%, not seasonally adjusted (-0.8%, seasonally adjusted), in January an -More
Categories: Construction News

AGC members -- A special offer on Chrysler®, Jeep®, Dodge® and Ram® vehicles

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
AGC members receive $500 off the lowest negotiated price on the purchase or lease of many of the most popular vehicles in the -More
Categories: Construction News

AGC Charities to renovate an Army veteran's home during Annual Convention

AGC SmartBrief - February 24, 2015 - 10:10am
AGC Charities will be joined by a team of volunteers led by San Juan, Puerto Rico-based Desarrollos Metropolitanos to fully r -More
Categories: Construction News

$2.4B aluminum mill to be built in La.

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
American Specialty Alloys says it will construct a $2.4 billion aluminum mill in Louisiana to serve the aerospace and automot -More
Categories: Construction News

Photos: A look inside the U.K.'s Crossrail project

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
Construction is proceeding on the Crossrail project, Europe's largest infrastructure project, which will add 73 miles of trac -More
Categories: Construction News

Video: $250M industrial, office project taking shape in Colo.

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
Woodward is building a 300,000-square-foot industrial facility and a 60,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Fort Collin -More
Categories: Construction News

States get less funding for infrastructure work

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
The Associated Press looks at the declining amount of gas-tax revenue being sent to the states for infrastructure constructio -More
Categories: Construction News

Unfavorable market conditions mean new Fermi reactor may not be built

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
DTE Energy's proposed Fermi 3 reactor in Michigan is awaiting approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, but low natura -More
Categories: Construction News

Photos: Fire shows evolution of safety measures in tower construction

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
A fire broke out at the 86-story Dubai Torch building in the United Arab Emirates over the weekend, but there were no injurie -More
Categories: Construction News

Sensors to create cheaper, safer infrastructure projects

AGC SmartBrief - February 23, 2015 - 10:27am
A wireless sensor system called GENESI has been developed by European researchers to monitor the structural health of infrast -More
Categories: Construction News
Syndicate content