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O'Hare breaks ground for $782M rental-car facility

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Construction has started at a $782 million consolidated rental-car facility and parking garage at O'Hare International Airpor -More
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Video: $466M medical facility to be built in N.Y.

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Vassar Brothers will build a $466 million medical campus in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.  -More
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Alexandria, Va., to get $268M Metro station

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
A $268 million Metro subway station will be built near the Potomac Yard shopping mall in Alexandria, Va.  -More
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Chinese investment has created 80,000 U.S. jobs, study finds

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Between 2000 and 2014, Chinese firms invested $46 billion in the U.S., leading to the creation of more than 1,500 businesses, -More
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Few companies initiating layoffs, federal data indicate

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims have stayed below 300,000 for an 11th consecutive week, the U.S.  -More
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Mich. DOT looks at drones to do road inspections

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
The Michigan Department of Transportation spent 18 months studying the use of drones to inspect roads.  -More
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Mass. construction project to utilize pre-apprenticeship students

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and a contracting company will work with trainees from a community pre-apprent -More
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Deal reached to keep construction going at Colo. VA facility

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Construction will likely continue for three more weeks at the $1.73 billion Veterans Affairs medical center project in Aurora -More
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A great way to honor veterans this Memorial Day: Support "A Song For Our Heroes" and Land of the Free Foundation

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, AGC of America is asking members to consider supporting our brave veterans by  -More
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AGC members -- A private offer from GM

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
When it comes time to buy a new vehicle, your AGC membership pays.  -More
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SmartBrief will not publish Monday

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
SmartBrief will not publish Monday in observance of Memorial Day in the U.S. Publication will resume Tuesday. -More
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Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

AGC SmartBrief - May 22, 2015 - 9:50am
Peter Drucker, management consultant and writer -More
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Joint venture is awarded $834M contract to build research facility

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
McCarthy Mortensen NBAF Joint Venture was awarded an $834 million contract to complete the final phase of construction at the -More

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Video: Bertha is more damaged than originally thought

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Bertha, the plagued tunnel-boring machine at the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project in Seattle, has been dismantled and  -More
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Renderings: $1.4B mixed-use development is proposed in Canada

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Royalmount is a proposed $1.4 billion mixed-use development in the town of Mount Royal in Quebec, Canada.  -More
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Clark to manage last planning phase of Fla. convention center project

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Clark Construction Group was awarded an $18 million contract to manage the last planning phase of the $500 million renovation -More

BB&T — Sidney O Smith reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes BB&T — Sidney O Smith of Gainesville, GA, for achieving the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Champions represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Chancey Shepherd for his partnership for growth.

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Report: 9.2% increase in construction starts is predicted this year

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Construction starts for residential and nonresidential construction in the second quarter should improve after weak numbers i -More
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June too soon, Fed minutes reveal

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Federal Reserve policymakers rejected June as a date to begin raising interest rates, according to minutes from their April m -More
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Deal is reached to begin construction on prototype hyperloop

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has reached a deal with landowners in California to begin construction of a $100 millio -More
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Consortium is developing 3D-printed concrete

AGC SmartBrief - May 21, 2015 - 9:53am
A Spanish consortium, which includes Prodintec, Coprosa and Tudela Veguín, is working to develop 3D-printed concrete technolo -More
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