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Contract Surety 07.12.2024

550 Winning Projects

  The Department of Transportation continues to award road building and other infrastructure projects under the Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) initiative: a recent cycle of grants means a total of 550 builds are now in…
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550 Winning Projects
Contract Surety 07.07.2024

Unexpected Challenges?

  Every contractor can probably point to at least one job during which even an estimate done with great diligence did not sync with emerging customer expectations. Insights from these experiences pave the way to…
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Unexpected Challenges?
Contract Surety 07.07.2024

Building A New Silicon Heartland: Indiana

  Sparked by the $52 billion allocated by the CHIPS Act in 2022, spending in manufacturing has continued to be strong. Joining projects underway across the country is construction of a nearly $4 billion microchip…
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Building A New Silicon Heartland: Indiana
Contract Surety 06.27.2024

Protecting Water: From East To West

  New projects in Washington D.C. and Austin Texas exemplify the important efforts underway around the country to keep our water clean and flowing–but not overflowing. From the East to the West, stormwater and wastewater…
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Protecting Water: From East To West
Contract Surety 06.27.2024

Resilient Roads?

  Although we have a tendency to take roads for granted, the fact is, they need consistent attention—ever more so in the face of climate change. At the recent National Institute of Building Sciences’ Building…
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Resilient Roads?
Contract Surety 06.13.2024

Foreseeable Conditions?

  The pace of climate change is outpacing updates to building codes, but contractors are not off the hook. If confronted with related claims, contractors are likely to face questions about “what they should have…
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Foreseeable Conditions?
Contract Surety 06.13.2024

500,000 New Workers Right Now?

  That’s the number of new workers the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) estimates are needed to keep construction moving—just this year. To overcome the shortage, and thrive for the go forward, it’s critical to…
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500,000 New Workers Right Now?
Contract Surety 06.07.2024

Progress Report: Infrastructure?

  The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law in late 2021, committing $550 billion for new initiatives related to roads, bridges, mass transit, water, resilience, and broadband. The five…
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Progress Report: Infrastructure?
Contract Surety 06.07.2024

Get An Edge: Equipment Rental

  Although the allure of building a fleet of incredible equipment has always been tantalizing for construction company owners, renting is turning out to be a great strategy for growing a business. This is especially…
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Get An Edge: Equipment Rental