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AGC backs new Internet domain: .build

Source: Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.

AGC and the proprietor of a new namespace recently created by ICANN, the controlling authority for the Internet, have announced a joint initiative to provide .build domain names focused on the construction industry. The .build name is one of several new top level domains launching in 2014 that provide an opportunity for companies to improve their web presence and internet marketing through addresses other than the generic .com.

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ACI Council opens Roumain Innovation Award nominations

Sources: ACI Foundation Strategic Development Council, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

The Strategic Development Council (SDC) is accepting through April 1 nominations for the Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award, named for a longtime SDC member and Holcim (US) Inc. veteran who passed away in 2010.

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Lafarge, Lehigh and Vulcan sales teams lead adoption of new enterprise mobile apps

Sources: Catavolt Inc., Alpharetta, Ga.; CP staff

After initial deployments with four major integrated producers and a top precast/prestressed operator, Catavolt has unveiled technology supporting rapid, low-cost development of custom apps providing geographic market intelligence and perspective, plus customer relationship management program-grade data.

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