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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

TRIP report: Calif.'s bad roads cost drivers $44B annually

9/12/2014

  • Bloomberg

Poor-quality, congested roads and bridges in California are costing motorists $44 billion annually, according to a report by The Road Information Program, or TRIP, a national transportation advocacy g… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Calif. sick-leave measure signed by governor

9/10/2014

  • Reuters
  • San Diego Union-Tribune

Employees in California will be guaranteed paid sick leave, a minimum of three days a year, under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday. California becomes the second state after Connecticut t… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Conn. roofing company faces almost $300K in fines for fall-protection violations

9/11/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is fining Gleason Roofing in Enfield, Conn., almost $300,000 for fall-protection violations at two job sites. The company failed to provide workers wi… 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