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PC Construction Recognized with AGC Best Builders Award

PC Construction Blog

All Awards AGC Best BuildersOn Tuesday evening, PC Construction accepted a Best Builders Award for the 110,000-square-foot Virtue Field House project at. Continue Reading.

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AGC Reports on Construction Employment April, May 2016

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post AGC Reports on Construction Employment April, May 2016 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction EmploymentAssociation officials said monthly construction employment levels declined in most states as many firms appear to be running out of workers to hire amid growing labor shortages.

AGC Urges Construction Firms to Implement 13-Step Safety Plan

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The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) are urging commercial construction firms across the country to act on 13 specific steps to further improve workplace safety.

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AGC Survey: Help Wanted

ENR Construction

A new Associated General Contractors survey finds that many construction firms are having trouble finding enough workers to staff their projects, both at the craft and salaried levels

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PC Construction Honored with AGC Build Maine Award

PC Construction Blog

The Associated General Contractors of Maine selected PC Construction as one of its six Build Maine Award recipients for 2016. The awards are bestowed annually to recognize the most outstanding construction projects statewide. PC Construction. All Awards Projects

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Utah AGC Members Anticipate Another Solid Year for the State’s Contracting Business

ENR Construction

AGC Utah contractors roll out first phase of a new campaign to entice workers, as major projects in the state move forward

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Strong July Construction Employment Reveals Need for More Workers: AGC

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has sounded the alarm about the availability of labor following a strong July showing on employment gains

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86% of Contractors Face Worker Shortage, AGC Says

Construction Equipment

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) surveyed 1,360 construction firms and found 86 percent have difficulty finding qualified workers. That's up from 2014 and 2013, when the numbers were 83 percent and 81 percent, respectively. The survey also found that 89 percent of construction companies plan to hire additional workers.

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AGC Names W.B. Moore Nation's Safest Construction Company

Construction Equipment

was named the nation’s safest construction company in 2014 by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).   . W.B. Moore of Charlotte, N.C., The association, which oversees the Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety programs, noted that 36 other companies were selected as winners for the quality of their safety programs

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AGC – Job Order Contracting Webinar – March 12, 2013

Building Information Management

AGC Best Practices Efficient Construction Delivery Methods Existing Buildings Facility Lifecycle Management Facility Renovation Facility Stewardship IPD / Lean Construction Job Order Contracting Job Order Contracting Software JOC JOC Software 2013 cost savings efficiency efficient project delivery facility life-cycle management integrated project delivery IPD job order contractingSpeakers.

AGC – Job Order Contracting Webinar – March 12, 2013

Building Information Management

AGC Best Practices Efficient Construction Delivery Methods Existing Buildings Facility Lifecycle Management Facility Renovation Facility Stewardship IPD / Lean Construction Job Order Contracting Job Order Contracting Software JOC JOC Software 2013 cost savings efficiency efficient project delivery facility life-cycle management integrated project delivery IPD job order contractingSpeakers.

AGC Participates in Panel on Drone Use in Construction

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and other trade organizations were part of a recent panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on drone use, reports AIN Online

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PC CONSTRUCTION HONORED WITH AGC/VT BEST BUILDERS

PC Construction Blog

Last night, PC Construction was honored to accept a Best Builders Award from the Associated General Contractors of. Continue Reading. All Awards

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Construction Unemployment Rate Declines, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The unemployment rate in construction dropped to the lowest April level in seven years as contractors added 32,000 workers to payrolls in April, bringing industry employment to 6.0 million, the highest level since June 2009, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned that it is essential to revive and expand training opportunities before the industry runs short of workers. frontpage

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AGC Survey Cites Worse Shortages and Added Quality Concerns

ENR Construction

About 86% of Southern state respondents, mostly nonunion, report problems in finding adequately skilled craft workers. Business Management

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Kelly Knott, 45, Was AGC Lobbyist on Labor, Risk Issues

ENR Construction

AGC headquarters staffer was expert in labor, HR and risk management issues. People

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AGC Reports on February Construction Employment

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction firms added jobs in 37 states over the past 12 months and in 30 states between January and February according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials said the jobs gains came even as many parts of the country experienced unusually severe winter weather, include cold and snowy conditions in the Northeast and Midwest, and warm and unusually dry conditions in much of the Southwest. frontpage

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A Closer Look at the Skilled Labor Shortage

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Economic News eNews AGC National Association of Women in Construction Skilled Labor Shortage U.S. The whys, tactics and what comes next By Bud LaRosa The construction industry is enjoying an enormous economic recovery. Many urban centers are dotted with cranes. There are several private and public projects on the drawing board and, last year, Congress passed a $1.1-trillion budget with $1.6

?New AGC President Says Future Depends on a Safe Workforce

ENR Construction

The chairman of Linbeck talks about the hard choices in enforcing safety practices, the need to empower foremen and the search for craft leaders. Business Management

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Eighty Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Hire in 2015: AGC

Construction Equipment

Eighty percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2015 while only 7 percent expect to reduce headcounts according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC

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AGC Expands Highway Work Zone Safety Training Program With Grant

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will continue to provide highway work zone safety training classes in 2016, funded by a new federal safety grant the association earned. AGC will use the $120,000 Susan Harwood Training Grant from the U.S.

Smart Built Culture Seminar Sponsored by AGC of Northwest Ohio & TRACE

Collaborative Construction

BIM and IPD: Creating a Smart Built Culture in NW Ohio Date And Time 6/25/2014 11:00 AM TO 2:30 PM Event Description: Collaborative Construction, AGC of NW Ohio and TRACE invite you to learn more about creating a smart built culture in Northwest Ohio. Implementing BIM and IPD to enhance your business strategy poses interesting legal and cultural implications. James L. James L. Salmon, Esq.

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Haberberger recognized with AGC St. Louis Keystone Award

Constructor Magazine

based here, was recognized by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Mechanical contractor Haberberger Inc., Louis for its work on Ameren Missouri’s Maryland Heights Renewable Energy Center. read more. Plumbing Contractor Management

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TP Mechanical earns prestigious AGC Safety Award for second year in a row

Constructor Magazine

– TP Mechanical, a leading mechanical contractor, earned top honors for safety for the second year in a row from the Associated General Contractors. read more. Best Practices Plumbing Contractor

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AGC survey: 80% of construction firms to expand payrolls in 2015

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Eighty percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2015, while only 7% expect to reduce headcounts according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Body Image: read more. Contractors

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Construction Employment Demand Remains Steady, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment expanded in 228 metro areas, declined in 64 and was stagnant in 47 between October 2013 and October 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the construction job gains come as new federal figures show year-over-year growth in construction spending and many firms report impacts from growing shortages of qualified workers. frontpage

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AGC Alaska Conference report

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Our CEO Barry Cassell spoke at the 68th annual AGC Alaska conference in Anchorage last month. The post AGC Alaska Conference report appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. Barry’s session, “Construction Tech Today and Tomorrow” provided historical perspective and a look ahead at the progress of technology in our industry.

AGC Says 71 Percent Of Contractors Plan To Expand Headcount In '16

Construction Equipment

Seventy-one percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2016 as contractors expect a range of public and private markets to grow, according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate.

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Construction spending hits four-year high in July: AGC report

BD+C

Total construction spending hit a four-year high in July as private residential and nonresidential activity increased while public spending declined, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors of America. read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers

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AGC Mo. Names 2015 Keystone Award Recipients

Construction Equipment

 .  . The Associated General Contractors of Missouri handed out 12 awards to the 2015 Keystone Award winners. Twelve contractors were chosen from 35 finalists at the 18th Annual Keystone Awards. The types of projects awarded included hospitals, educational buildings, treatment plants, energy production facilities, roads and churches

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Construction Unemployment Drops in April, AGC Reports

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The unemployment rate for construction workers fell to the lowest April level in five years as contractors added more than 150,000 employees in the past year despite a dip in employment last month, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that, despite the monthly drop, the industry is likely to continue adding jobs for much of 2013. frontpage

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Construction Employment Declines, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined in 32 states and the District of Columbia in April even as 29 states added jobs between April 2012 and April 2013, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials noted that construction demand in a number of states appears to be slackening amid federal construction spending cuts and relatively weak private sector demand. frontpage

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HOTEL VERMONT PROJECT SNAGS AGC/VT AWARD

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction’s recently completed Hotel Vermont project received top honors at last night’s Associated General Contractors of Vermont. Continue Reading. All Awards Projects Sustainable Construction

AGC To Help Bring Contractors and Workers Together

Construction Equipment

AGC is launching a new online job portal for the construction industry called the AGC Career Center.  The new site will allow individuals looking for construction jobs to search for postings by location, keywords, categories and experience level and to post their resumes. 

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Labor Gaps Bring Steady Pay Raises

ENR Construction

AGC says half of contractors have boosted craft base pay, but issues are tense in some markets

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AGC to Offer Highway Work Zone Safety Training Program

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will provide highway work zone safety training classes in 2015 after receiving the $135,000 Susan Harwood Training Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The association will use the funds to offer safety training classes designed to prevent injuries among highway, street and bridge construction workers, officials said

CBO on the Road: AGC HR & Training Professionals Conference

Construction Business Owner

Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning recently traveled to Chicago, Illinois, for the AGC HR and Training Professionals Conference. The 2-day conference featured over 15 different sessions all aimed at one purpose: improving the recruitment, retention, engagement and HR practices within your company. Check out some of Manning's conference tweets below, and make sure to check back later this month for an in-depth recap of the conference on our blog

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