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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Officials to use smog-absorbing concrete to reduce air pollution

9/29/2014

  • Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

Titanium dioxide will be added to concrete used in pavements and buildings at the Buffalo, N.Y., plaza of the Peace Bridge in an attempt to reduce air pollution. Additional trees and shrubs will also … Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Fla. county schools receive 2 bids for cleaning services

9/24/2014

  • Suwannee Democrat (Live Oak, Fla.)

GCA Services Group and Southern Management-ABM have bid for a contract for school custodial services in Hamilton County, Fla. The school board must vote on which bidder gets the contract. Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Tropicana Field's fixed, domed roof is unique feature

9/29/2014

  • SI.com

Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., is the only major league ballpark with a fixed roof, which helps give the stadium character. Supported by cables, the domed roof is the second-largest and has … Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

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Issues to consider when converting commercial space to health care

9/21/2014

  • Building Design + Construction (free registration)

Converting vacated commercial and office space to medical buildings as extensions of hospitals can save as much as 30% on construction costs, according to this article. But that practice, that appears… Read More