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|3/5/2009||NEW SOFTWARE STANDARD WILL ALLOW SHARING OF INFORMATION BETWEEN DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE PROGRAMS|
|3/4/2009||NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION GROUP SELECTS PROGRAM TO MAKE DISABLED VETERANS' HOMES ACCESSIBLE AS FIRST EVER NATIONAL CHARITY EFFORT|
|3/2/2009||AGENCIES MUST MOVE QUICKLY TO TURN STIMULUS DOLLARS INTO CONTRACTS, LEADING CONSTRUCTION ECONOMIST SAYS|
|2/26/2009||TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION REPORT SHOWS FOLLY OF KNEE-JERK REJECTIONS OF SOUND SOLUTIONS, HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO EMBRACE ALL VIABLE OPTIONS FOR BUILDING TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE|
|2/19/2009||STIMULUS' $135 BILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION WILL SAVE OR CREATE ALMOST 2 MILLION JOBS, ACCORDING TO AGC ANALYSIS|
|2/19/2009||CALIFORNIA'S DECISION TO DELAY COSTLY, UNNEEDED CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT EMISSIONS RULE IS WELCOME NEWS FOR STATE'S UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS, AGC's CEO SANDHERR SAYS|
|2/13/2009||STIMULUS WILL CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS & STRUGGLING BUSINESSES, BUILDERS ARE READY TO LEAD THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AGC'S STEPHEN SANDHERR SAYS|
|2/10/2009||OUTLOOK FOR UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IMPROVES WITH PASSAGE OF SENATE STIMULUS LEGISLATION, CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION WILL SEEK RESTORATION OF EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION FUNDING, CEO STEPHEN SANDHERR SAYS|
|2/6/2009||CONSTRUCTION JOB-LOSS FIGURES UNDERSCORE URGENCY OF STIMULUS, AGC ECONOMIST SAYS|
|2/6/2009||MAINE STANDS TO RECEIVE $317 MILLION IN CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENTS AS PART OF STIMULUS TO JUMP START TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS|
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