Contractors

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

AGC, SmartBrief poll looks at skilled worker shortage

8/26/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The Associated General Contractors of America and SmartBrief recently conducted a poll among contractors on the subject of skilled labor shortages. The survey revealed more than 60% of respondents had… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Deep knowledge, training are key to the cleaning business

8/20/2014

  • Cecil Whig (Elkton, Md.)

Wiley Reeves co-founded W&M Floor Care and Janitorial Specialist after years in professional cleaning. Being prepared and knowledgeable is essential, he says. "Get as much training as possible on clea… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Vegetated roof mats undergo testing in Canada to develop wind uplift standards

8/27/2014

  • Daily Commercial News

Researchers in Canada have been conducting wind uplift tests on vegetated roof assemblies to develop standards for wind resistance. The move entails exposing VRAs to a chamber fan mechanism that is si… 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