Contractors

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Dominion Power plans to build $1B power plant

3/27/2015

  • Electric Light & Power online
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

Nat-gas fired power plant

Dominion Power wants to build a $1 billion gas-fired power plant on the Greensville/Brunswick county lines in Virginia. The project would be finished in 2019 and would create as many as 1,000 construc… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

How to reduce employee turnover

3/24/2015

  • CleanLink

An improving economy can make retention difficult for building service contractors, Lisa Ridgely writes. Tactics used by BSCs to retain employees include improving screening protocols and increasing s… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

A.B. Martin Roofing Supply opens in new Pa. location

3/27/2015

  • LancasterOnline (Pa.)

A.B. Martin Roofing Supply has opened its new location for roofing and building materials in Ephrata, Pa. The move expands the store from 1,200 square feet to 9,000 square feet. Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Brick made from dirt is strong, insulating, environmentally sound

3/23/2015

  • Green Building Elements

A new type of brick is claimed to feature an R-20 insulation rating, and structures made with it may be capable of withstanding up to 240-mph winds. The Titan Brick from the Texas-based company of the… Read More