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.

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AGC of Maine Bestows Highest Honor on The Hiawatha Project

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction was one of only five contractors statewide to be honored with a 2018 Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine.

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AGC Colorado Presents 2017 ACE Awards

ENR Construction

Eighty-five project entries were submitted by AGC-member companies for the annual competition

Construction Employment Shows Mixed Geographic Pattern, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Shows Mixed Geographic Pattern, Reports AGC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment

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AGC Wants Infrastructure Bill to Shorten Permitting Process

ENR Construction

AGC members got a boost from a business-friendly Trump administration that began rolling back regulations like the blacklisting rule and push through a tax-cut package that lowers the pass-through rate Last year was a good year for the Associated General Contractors of America.

Construction Firms Add 1,000 Jobs in April, AGC Career Center Launches New Program

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Firms Add 1,000 Jobs in April, AGC Career Center Launches New Program appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews AGC AGC Career Center construction jobs

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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 Employment

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AGC Wants Fed to Protect Border Wall Contractors from Fallout

Construction Equipment

Bloomberg.com reports the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue to prevent states and localities from denying contracts or divesting from companies that participate in wall construction

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We’re presenting Construction Tech at AGC Alaska 11/9 in Anchorage

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Please come join us at AGC Alaska in Anchorage November 9-12. The post We’re presenting Construction Tech at AGC Alaska 11/9 in Anchorage appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. We’re presenting the session “Construction Tech: Today + Tomorrow” on Wednesday at 2:45. Our session takes a look at the current state of tech in our industry as well as what’s coming in the next few years.

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Video: AGC's Ken Simonson Says 2018 Expectations Are Upbeat

Construction Equipment

Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate have released their Expecting Growth to Continue: The 2018 Construction Industry Hiring and Business Outlook and respondents to the AGC survey say they are very optimistic about construction's growth in the coming year

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Construction Firms Struggle to Keep Pace with Growing Demand, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Firms Struggle to Keep Pace with Growing Demand, Says AGC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC construction jobsThirty-nine states added construction jobs between January 2016 and January 2017 while 38 states and D.C.

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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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Construction costs increase in March: AGC

Construction Equipment

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AGC Offers Dynamic New Construction Data Visualization

Construction Equipment

. . AGC has a new interactive data visualization that puts construction growth information in a dynamic map for both city data and state data. AGC's John Higgins says, "Every month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data about the job growth in different industries. We have been fascinated in following the construction growth data that available by both cities (more precisely metropolitan areas) and states.

AGC of Colorado Presents Its 2016 ACE Awards

ENR Construction

AGC Colorado member companies submitted 69 project entries

AGC: Tariff increases threaten to make many project unaffordable

BD+C

Construction costs escalated in February, driven by price increases for a wide range of building materials including steel and aluminum , according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.

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AGC Launches Private Insurance Exchange

Construction Equipment

"The AGC Alternative," the first-of-its-kind, nationwide private insurance exchange to serve the commercial construction industry, began offering firms belonging to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) quotes Aug. 25, AGC officials announced

Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 228 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 48 and declined in 82 between June 2015 and June 2016, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the AGC

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AGC of Utah Adds Key New Components to Its Safety Training Facility

ENR Construction

The new components were purchased with a $45,000 grant from the Utah Labor Commission, AGC member funds and materials donations

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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AGC Publishes White Paper for Owners

Collaborative Construction

The AGC published a white paper titled "IPD for Public and Private Owners" that readers may be interested in reading. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! Contact Collaborative Construction if you have any questions about implementing IPD on your next project. The white paper is linked above and below. Link to "IPD for Public and Private Owners" James L. Salmon, Esq. Of Counsel Beatty Bangle Strama, p.c.

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AGC Urges Construction Firms to Implement 13 Steps Safety Plan

Construction Equipment

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 Report Proves Pipelines Helped W.Va.'s Job Growth

ENR Construction

A booming gas industry has helped West Virginia increase construction job growth

TP Mechanical awarded AGC Safety Contractor of the Year

Constructor Magazine

Five AGC judges, including representatives from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Naval Department and Intel, named three category finalists based on five criteria. TP Mechanical won in the more than 1 million man-hours per year category. read more. Commercial Plumbing Plumbing Contractor

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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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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.

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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.

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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Contractors Anticipate Ongoing Market Strength in 2018, AGC Outlook Says

ENR Construction

The nation’s contractors expressed a surprisingly optimistic view of the industry’s prospects for 2018 in a recent outlook survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate

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The Surprises in AGC's New Study of Construction Fatalities

ENR Construction

It’s a contractor’s worst nightmare—a jobsite fatality that might well have been prevented, simply by being a little more alert to an impending risk

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AGC Urges Construction Firms to Implement 13-Step Safety Plan

Construction Equipment

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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Definition of BIM – Building Information Modeling – NIBS, AGC, NBIMS, smartBUILDING Alliance, ISO, RICS

Building Information Management

AGC. BIM BIM and Facility Management BIM for FM AGC BIM DefinitionBuilding Information Modeling (BIM) is a digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility.

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AGC, Manufacturers Push New Infrastructure Funding Coalition

ENR Construction

The Associated General Contractors of America and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) have laid the groundwork for a new coalition to advocate for increased infrastructure funding

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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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AGC – Job Order Contracting Webinar – March 12, 2013

Building Information Management

Webinar: Job Order Contracting. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Job Order Contracting (JOC) is an innovative delivery method focused on the renovation and repair of large facility infrastructure under a long-term contract.

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AGC – Job Order Contracting Webinar – March 12, 2013

Building Information Management

Webinar: Job Order Contracting. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Job Order Contracting (JOC) is an innovative delivery method focused on the renovation and repair of large facility infrastructure under a long-term contract.

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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.