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What’s a Picture Really Worth?

I've always been curious about the origins of words and phrases, thanks in part to my mother, who – born and raised in Kentucky — was a great storyteller. Either she’d be in and out of the grocery store in ‘two shakes of a lamb’s tail’ (who knew shake is an actual recognized unit of time?) or would drag her feet like a ‘herd of turtles.’ 

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Western Specialty Contractors Uses Leading-Edge Concrete Repair Technology to Protect Workers on Parking Garage Restoration

Manual concrete chipping can be a dusty, noisy endeavor that subjects workers to risks of injury and illness. When extensive overhead hammering is required on a job, such was the case when Western Specialty Contractors – Springfield, Illinois branch restored the City of Springfield’s Municipal parking garage recently, the strain on the body can be even greater. Western, an AGC ...

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Turner Construction Company to Begin Expansion, Renovation of University of Memphis Athletic Facility

$10.6M PROJECT WILL EXPAND BILLY J. MURPHY ATHLETIC COMPLEX BY 25,000 SQUARE FEET Turner Construction Company’s Memphis office announced in July that it is beginning the first phase of a $10.6 million expansion and renovation of the University of Memphis’ athletic training facility on its Park Avenue campus. The project is the first phase of the Indoor Football Practice Facility, ...

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Nonconsensus

The latest revision of AIA's construction contracts is not very contractor-friendly. But there is an alternative.

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Wonder Women

A conversation with three construction professionals on their experiences in an effort to attract other women to the industry

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The Infrastructure Plan and Construction

Roads, bridges, airports and other infrastructure need more funding. The White House proposed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, but members of Congress have their sights focused on the midterm elections.

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A Super Bowl

First-of-its-kind innovation leads to award-winning stadium

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Nailed It!

From horse-drawn levelers and steam shovels to cordless drills and surveys by drone, the tools that make the trade happen have undergone some serious evolution in the time since AGC of America was founded, a mere 100 years ago.

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Lessons for Small General Contractors

Upstart general contractors who want to grow their business probably know that it will require some talent, lots of hard work and even a little luck. But take it from The Korte Company, a Nevada Contractors Association and AGC of Missouri member: If you want to make it big, you need more than that. Three key players from the firm explain what it takes.

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