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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Consortium wins $1B contract to build, operate toll roads

3/2/2015

  • Globes (Israel)
  • Reuters

Blueridge Transportation Group, a consortium that includes Israel's largest construction group, Shikun & Binui, conditionally won a $1 billion build-operate-transfer contract to create toll lanes on a… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Partial award would give Sodexo $25M owed by Detroit schools

2/25/2015

  • Detroit Free Press

Detroit Public Schools may be on the hook for $25 million in unpaid custodian and maintenance services provided by Sodexo, according to arbitrator Valdemar Washington. The janitorial company terminate… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Solar more within reach, but financing remains difficult

3/2/2015

  • Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

The cost of solar panels has dropped more than 75% over the past five years, but upfront financing is still challenging adoption. Nevertheless, the U.S. solar market continues to grow and has reached … Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Demand growing for electricians, industrial maintenance workers

2/20/2015

  • Herald Times Reporter (Manitowoc, Wis.) (tiered subscription model)

The need for electricians is estimated to grow by 23% during 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Wisconsin, two employers say advanced training is key for job opportunities i… Read More