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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

TVA expects Watts Bar 2 project to cost up to $4.5B

9/2/2014

  • Tennessean (Nashville) (tiered subscription model), The

The Tennessee Valley Authority is expecting to spend between $4 billion and $4.5 billion on the construction of the Watts Bar 2 reactor, which is 90% complete, said officials. A separate building for … Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Ky. county school district won't privatize cleaning duties

8/27/2014

  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

The main office of the school district in Fayette County, Ky., will retain in-house custodial staff after Superintendent Tom Shelton withdrew a proposal to privatize nighttime cleaning. Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Some subcontractors could be discharged from $13M suit over green roof collapse

8/28/2014

  • Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Six subcontractors could be discharged from a $13 million lawsuit filed after a section of a green roof collapsed at the Aquascape parking lot in St. Charles, Ill., more than three years ago. The subc… Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Architecture Billings Index rises in July

8/20/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Construction of office buildings, hotels and apartments is picking up in cities including Atlanta, Chicago and Las Vegas as businesses feel they are on more solid footing. The Architecture Billings In… Read More