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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

$130M Mo. hospital project to have topping-out ceremony

9/22/2014

  • Springfield News-Leader (Mo.) (tiered subscription model)

A topping-out ceremony is scheduled for this week for the 10-story Cox Medical Center South Patient Tower in Missouri. By the time the $130 million project is finished, workers will have used 3.6 mill… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Aramark to reduce workforce at Chicago schools

9/16/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)
  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

Chicago Public Schools says its main janitorial contractor, Aramark, will change its cleaning process amid complaints. Aramark plans to lay off up to 476 custodial workers this month. Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Roof inspection before winter could save money

9/22/2014

  • Detroit Free Press

Fall is a good time to get a roof inspection to identify any problems before winter freezes, writes Adam Helfman. If an inspection shows that a new roof is needed, it would be best to get it done befo… 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