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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

An update on work at NYC's World Trade Center site

9/16/2014

  • Engineering News-Record

Construction of the concrete core of the 80-story 3 World Trade Center resumed last month. Meanwhile, One World Trade Center will be almost 60% leased when it opens this fall. The $4 billion WTC Trans… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Calif. sick-leave measure signed by governor

9/10/2014

  • Reuters
  • San Diego Union-Tribune

Employees in California will be guaranteed paid sick leave, a minimum of three days a year, under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday. California becomes the second state after Connecticut t… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

OSHA sets stricter rules for disclosure of workplace injuries

9/15/2014

  • Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

New rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will tighten reporting requirements for workplace accidents starting Jan. 1. Companies will have to disclose fatalities within eight ho… 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