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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Ga. begins $706M port-deepening project

10/23/2014

  • Engineering News-Record

Georgia's Port of Savannah will undergo a $706 million deepening project as officials strive to compete for an expected boost in port traffic on the East Coast. The project, which will deepen the port… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Janitorial services owner: Minimum wage hikes get passed along

10/22/2014

  • KTHV-TV (Little Rock, Ark.)

Arkansas voters will decide next month on a proposed increase in the state's hourly minimum wage. Such increases don't help the intended parties, argues Roger Lacy, owner of D & B Janitorial Services.… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

7,716-ton domed roof of Louvre Abu Dhabi to give "rain of light" effect

10/22/2014

  • Construction Week
  • Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)

The Louvre Abu Dhabi's 7,716-ton domed roof has been fully installed. The dome's cladding will give it a "rain of light" effect by adding eight layers of aluminum and stainless steel inserts above and… 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