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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Challenges halt work on world's tallest modular structure in NYC

8/29/2014

  • Engineering News-Record

Work on the world's tallest modular building has stalled after the project's construction manager, Skanska USA issued a stop work notice on the 322-foot-tall B2 Bkyln tower being developed by Forest C… 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

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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