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A Blueprint for Your Business

Why a Succession Plan Is One of the Most Important Things You’ll Build By Elaine Ervin, National Construction Practice Leader, and Dan Gaffney, National Wealth Services Practice Leader, Moss Adams LLP Transition is inevitable. Whether it’s driven by industry competition and consolidation, reaching retirement age, or a change in business or family circumstances, at some point as a business owner ...

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How to Proactively Control E-Discovery Costs

By Patrick E. Gaas & Tiffany Harrod Coats | Rose Construction companies are continuously adopting new technologies to facilitate productivity, remote communications, and improved safety. However, these new technologies also increase the amount of electronic data stored on hard drives, servers, clouds, Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems, smart phones, iPads, and laptops, which in turn increases the cost of e-discovery. ...

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Stalco Construction Proceeds with $16.5-Million Long Beach, N.Y. High School Expansion and Renovation

Stalco Construction is proceeding with the $16.5-million expansion and renovation of the Long Beach High School in Lido Beach, N.Y. New York City and Islandia, N.Y.-based Stalco serves Long Beach City Schools as general contractor for the high school project. CS Arch is the project architect. “The expansion and renovations to the Long Beach High School comprise a large portion ...

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Good Driving is Good Business

By Bryan C. Calloway, Enterprise Fleet Management  Businesses that have a fleet of vehicles recognize that good drivers hold the keys to saving money and increasing productivity. In addition to the obvious savings that result from having fewer traffic tickets, vehicle collisions, personal injuries and worker compensation claims, good driving habits can conserve fuel and reduce the frequency and expense ...

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Transportation Bill a Win for Industry

Stephen Sandherr, CEO of AGC of America, urges Congress to think of the measure as the start of a longer-term process to address transportation funding challenges.

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Grooved Mechanical Pipe-Joining Systems: Boosting the Bottom Line

By Dave Hudson, Victaulic Grooved mechanical piping systems have been changing the way contractors do business for more than 85 years. In its nearly century-long existence, grooved piping has become the preferred pipe-joining method for installing commercial HVAC and fire protection systems, and an increasingly popular option for installing plumbing and other piping systems within commercial buildings. Despite its history, ...

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Wellness Programs Help the Bottom Line

By Michael D. Sessions, PhD The Challenge Health care costs are rising at an unsustainable rate. One study found health premiums increased 50 percent between 2003 to 20101. Three percent of the workforce is absent on any given day for reasons other than vacation or labor dispute2. Presenteeism, a term describing employees who show up for work ill and not ...

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Filling Boots

AGC and industry partners work together to promote construction as a career.

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