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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Tennis stadium's retractable roof to be supported by 5,000-ton superstructure

11/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A retractable roof, supported by a 5,000-ton superstructure being constructed around and over the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the National Tennis Center in New York City, is being built. The project is par… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Window washers rescued at NYC tower

11/18/2014

  • CBS News

Two window washers were rescued safely last week after scaffolding came loose near the 68th floor of the recently opened One World Trade Center tower in New York City. Firefighters cut through glass n… 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

Market research can maximize your business

10/24/2014

  • ForConstructionPros.com

Basic market research can be highly valuable for construction contractors and identify ways to cut costs and find new work opportunities. Colby Humphrey, senior director of the Center for Competitive … Read More