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FINAL INSPECTION QUOTES Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is. ~ Zig Ziglar IN CELEBRATION OF … THE SUMMER GAMES 776 BC – 393 AD The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival until 393 AD, when the games were banned for being a pagan festival (the Olympics celebrated the Greek god Zeus). In 1894, a French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin, proposed a revival of the ancient tradition, and thus the modern-day Olympic Summer Games were born. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. ~ Winston Churchill Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. ~ Gordie Howe SOURCE: www.brainyquote.com APRIL 6-15, 1896 The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the largest delegations coming from Greece, Germany, France and Great Britain. BY THE NUMBERS 14 ➡ National Olympic Committee participation at the Olympic Games in 1896 ➡ Number of athletes participating at the Olympic Games in 1896 241 43 ➡ Number of events at the Greece Olympic THIS WAY Follow us on Twitter @ConstructorMag for continuous construction news. Visit www.constructormagazine.com for up-to-date news and web exclusives! Subscribe to the print edition of the magazine and you’ll receive Constructor Monthly, an eNewsletter delivered right to your inbox, filled with timely news and helpful articles: http://store.agc.org/AGC-Branding/Constructor-Magazine. Games in 1896 ➡ Number of most medals won at the first Olympic Summer Games in 1896, by host Greece ➡ Number of most medals won in a career at the Summer Olympic Games, by gymnast Larissa Latynina, from the former Soviet Union 47 18 2,189 ➡ Total number of medals the U.S. has won at the Summer Games, more than any other country SOURCE: www.olympic.org 154 constructor | JU LY/ AU G U ST 2012 http://www.brainyquote.com http://www.constructormagazine.com http://store.agc.org/AGC-Branding/Constructor-Magazine http://www.olympic.org http://www.constructormagazine.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor -July/August 2012

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Shaky System
Safety Matters
2012 Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
The Big Three
Fall Protection Training
AGC In Action
Finding the Net
Legal Perspective
AGC Cleans Up, Lowers Diesel Emissions
Company Fleets Going Biodiesel
Who Are You? Results of AGC’s Member and Vendor Survey
Transformation - Griffith Converts Brownfield Site into Healthy Park
BIM vs. Communication
Upcoming Events
Legislative and Regulatory News
Member and Chapter News
Smooth Sailing
Technology Toolbox
Q&A What's in Your Truck?
Leading the Way
Regional Resource Guide
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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