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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

U. of Tenn. has over $1B in construction projects

8/21/2014

  • WBIR-TV (Knoxville, Tenn.)

The University of Tennessee embarked on a modernization program, and is in the process of spending more than $1 billion in improvements. A new residence hall has been built, and another one is being … Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Private investors likely to pour billions into transportation infrastructure

8/20/2014

  • CNBC

The U.S. will need to spend about $57 trillion in infrastructure by 2030 if it expects to support economic growth, according to McKinsey. And private investors such as pension groups and sovereign wea… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

New dorm building features "collegiate gothic" style

8/20/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The new Beacon Hall at Valparaiso University in Indiana will be home to 290 sophomore students returning to the campus. Featuring a "collegiate gothic" style, the dorm was constructed using precast an… Read More