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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Renderings: Construction of $800M casino resort in Mass. set to start soon

1/26/2015

  • Republican (Springfield, Mass.), The

MGM Resorts International had planned to break ground last month on an $800 million casino resort in Springfield, Mass. The company now says construction should begin in the next few weeks if the weat… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Pa. school board to hire contractors for custodial work

1/20/2015

  • WICU-TV/WSEE-TV (Erie, Pa.)

Custodial and other services for the Oil City school district in Pennsylvania will be outsourced after a Monday vote. The move is expected to save the district $420,000 annually. Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Solar industry expanding rapidly in the U.S.

1/26/2015

  • TreeHugger

On average, a new solar system is installed every 2.5 minutes in the U.S. In 2013, a new system was installed about every 3.7 minutes. Industry growth has quadrupled since 2011 and is responsible for … Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Mobile technology changing the face of construction

1/8/2015

  • Journal of Commerce (Canada)

Construction jobsites are rapidly becoming paperless as mobile technology continues to spread through the industry, says Lauren Hasegawa, co-founder of Bridgit. And the trend is spreading to smaller c… Read More