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Tariffs could affect LNG construction projects

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
Potential tariffs could jeopardize construction of 20 liquid natural gas terminals expected to boost LNG trade between the US -More

Making concrete stronger with hemp

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
Canadian Greenfield Technologies has developed a cement mix using fiber from industrial hemp plants that can mitigate concret -More

Tech can improve construction productivity, safety

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
Drones, lasers and automated technologies are helping less-skilled construction workers become more productive.  -More

Texas commission approves 10-year transportation plan

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
The Texas Transportation Commission approved a 10-year transportation plan Thursday.  -More

Commentary: Calif. voters should oppose Proposition 6

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
Peter Tateishi, Associated General Contractors of California CEO, urges residents in California to vote against Proposition 6 -More

Subscribe to AGC of America's Podcast

September 4, 2018 - 9:46am
The ConstructorCast is AGC of America's monthly podcast covering all the news, views, and interviews relevant to your constru -More

FERC lets construction resume on most of Va., W.Va. pipeline

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has allowed construction to start again on the parts of Mountain Valley Pipeline in  -More

Record-breaking concrete bridge to grace Panama Canal

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
When it opens, a bridge over the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal with a 1,750-foot central span will be the world's longest -More

Texas transportation plan proposes nontolled I-35 expansion

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
A 10-year transportation plan considered by the Texas Transportation Commission proposes that Interstate 35 be expanded witho -More

Md. county starts $5.3M waterway project

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
As part of a $5.3 million waterway improvement project, Anne Arundel County, Md., leaders started the process of replacing a  -More

Mercury rule shift could prevent coal Armageddon

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
The Environmental Protection Agency is contemplating changing a 2012 power plant rule that sets emissions limits on mercury,  -More

Truck tolls among possibilities to fund Va. I-81 improvements

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
The Virginia Department of Transportation has provided tentative details of $3 billion in proposed Interstate 81 improvements -More

Water management issues pinch Permian drillers

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
The Permian Basin is facing mounting wastewater disposal issues that threaten to increase drillers' break-even costs by up to -More

$3B Ohio River locks and dam to open in Oct.

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
After 45 million labor hours over the course of 30 years, the $3 billion Olmsted Locks and Dam over the Ohio River is close t -More

NIST identifies research needed to address building resiliency

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
A National Institute of Standards and Technology report outlines the research and data needed to develop standards that can b -More

SmartBrief will not publish Monday

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
In observance of Labor Day in the US, SmartBrief will not publish Monday. Publication will resume Tuesday.

The suppression of liberty is always likely to be irrational.

August 31, 2018 - 9:40am
John Rawls, philosopher

AGC: 80% of construction companies face skilled worker shortage

August 30, 2018 - 10:25am
A survey from the Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk found that 80% of construction companies nationwide  -More

$6.5B uranium facility to see peak construction in 2019-22

August 30, 2018 - 10:25am
The peak construction years at a $6.5 billion uranium processing facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, -More


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