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Construction restarts on NYC tower after construction material falls

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
Work at 432 Park Avenue in New York City, which will become the tallest residential structure in the Western Hemisphere, was  -More
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Wash. nixes cable-stayed design in favor of concrete-girder bridge

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
The cable-stayed bridge planned for a section of Highway 520 in Washington has been nixed because of costs, and will be repla -More
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$1.3B loan awarded to construct light-rail extension in Wash.

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
A 14.5-mile-long extension of the light-rail that serves the Puget Sound area in Washington got a boost with a $1.3 billion T -More
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$4B contract for heavy oil project awarded to Petrofac, Consolidated Contractors Co.

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
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Trend toward higher construction costs to remain, says expert

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
Brian Sudduth, a senior vice president at Miller Construction Co., expects construction costs will continue to increase in 20 -More
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Anti-collision systems in cranes could become common

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
SK Group, a French company, recently developed an anti-collision system for tower cranes.  -More
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A guide to "competency modeling"

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
Develop "competency models" for each position in your organization to identify desired traits for new hires, consultant Sandy -More
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Obama's muni-bond plan would aid P3s

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
President Barack Obama is proposing a tax-exempt municipal bond with fewer restrictions than private activity bonds to help f -More
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Bipartisan letter urges Obama to support infrastructure investment

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
Two Republican and two Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Barack Obama and urged him to reiterate his support fo -More
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New Build America Investments Initiatives will boost economy, help rebuild aging infrastructure, says construction official

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E.  -More
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AGC's Advanced Management Program

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
For construction leaders on the rise, no program is more comprehensive and uniquely focused than AGC's Advanced Management Pr -More
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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

AGC SmartBrief - January 20, 2015 - 9:59am
John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president -More
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Construction begins on $753M House building remodel

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
The Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., is beginning a renovation project that will take place over the next 10 -More
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Driscoll, Balfour Beatty selected to build $1.5B hospital in Pa.

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
The University of Pennsylvania Health System has chosen L.F.  -More
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Video: First phase of Ariz. State stadium remodel begins

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
The bleachers are being bulldozed as part of a $256 million renovation project at Arizona State University's stadium.  -More
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Qatar has $280B in construction projects leading up to World Cup

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Qatar is hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup and has about $280 billion worth of infrastructure and other projects in the works a -More

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Obama aims to help middle class with tax hike for affluent

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
President Barack Obama is proposing tax increases for the richest Americans to pay for proposed tax breaks for couples who bo -More
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Photos: Entire apartment building constructed with 3D technology

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co.  -More
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Sununu: Race to pass transportation bill will be messy

AGC SmartBrief - January 19, 2015 - 10:00am
The fight over how best to shore up the Highway Trust Fund has more to do with how such funds are allocated over where the mo -More
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