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Idaho AGC Summer Outing ends on serious note (access required)

Idaho’s construction industry remains troubled, and any future re-bound could still be years away. “This is the worst economic slump out nation has seen since the early ’80s and before that, the Great Depression,” Associated General Contractors of America Chief ...

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Idaho AGC endorses Minnick in re-election bid

Idaho Associated General Contractors is endorsing Congressman Walt Minnick in his bid for re-election. The announcement was made Aug. 4 at a concrete plant in Eagle. Idaho AGC President Burke Hansen said the Democrat has consistently supported issues and business related ...

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G&G Insulation returns to local ownership (access required)

Brandon Gallegos, former branch manager for G&G Insulation in Boise, recently acquired the trade name and is operating as G&G Insulation LLC. The company, which installs insulation in commercial and residential buildings, is based at 75 W. Taylor Ave., Suite ...

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Emergency operations center to be built in Valley County (access required)

Bids are being accepted for construction of Valley County’s first emergency operations center in Cascade. The $1.3 million, three-story, 12,000-square-foot multi-purpose complex will serve as a gathering center and dispatch location for all first responders during the event of a disaster, ...

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Idaho contractors uncertain about future (access required)

The only way to track Pat McEntee down is by cell phone. As the vice president of Boise-based Central Paving Co., he’s the first to admit that he’s all over the Treasure Valley these days – and constantly on the ...

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Construction materials prices decline

The price of construction materials declined in June by 0.9 percent following three months of increases. This is according to the July 15 producer price index report by the U.S. Department of Labor. The Associated Builders and Contractors are also ...

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