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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Senators hope to streamline federal permitting process

1/30/2015

  • Government Executive

Portman

Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., introduced the Federal Permitting Improvement Act, which is designed to streamline the federal permitting process of major infrastructure projec… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

How to improve building maintenance operations

1/28/2015

  • Facilities Maintenance Decisions magazine

Creating a perfect maintenance program starts with a preventative maintenance program and regular planning meetings, Michael Cowley writes. "It doesn't matter to me if you have one maintenance employe… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Weeki Wachee Mermaid Theater to once again feature clamshell roof

1/30/2015

  • WUFT-FM (Gainesville, Fla.)

The Newton Perry Underwater Theatre at Weeki Wachee State Park is undergoing extensive roof renovations that will restore the facility's iconic clamshell roof. Originally built in 1959, the clamshell … Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Resin pipes easy to install, improve energy efficiency

1/23/2015

  • Zacks

A new type of pipe coming this year from Dow Chemical allows for easy bending and installation. The Hypertherm 2399 Resin pipe, designed and rated for domestic and commercial hot and cold water plumbi… Read More