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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Government to propose tougher smog rules

11/26/2014

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly plans to announce a stricter standard for the amount of smog-forming pollution in the air. The EPA is reportedly targeting a range of 65 to 70 parts per … Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

CAM Services' president on why customer service matters

11/25/2014

  • Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.) (free content), The

CAM Services works with more than 1,300 properties in California, but those clients can leave quickly if treated poorly, President David Herrara says. "We have one-year contracts, but really the contr… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

U.S. Open stadium to feature retractable roof

11/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Arthur Ashe Stadium, home to the U.S. Open, will feature a retractable roof by 2016 as part of a $500 million renovation. The 5,000-ton roof will be supported by 24 columns and is being built around a… Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Simonson: "Widespread shortage" of skilled labor is possible

11/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Finance

Three economists in the construction industry participated in a recent webinar to discuss the state of the building industry and where it might be going. They agreed that the industry has turned a cor… Read More