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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Transformative Construction Technology to be Showcased at AGC IT Forum

John Chaney

We’re excited to be at the 2018 AGC IT Forum Aug. During the AGC IT Forum, Viewpoint Product Manager Josh Wright will be presenting a demonstration of the full capabilities of the solutions behind ViewpointOne. 15-17 in Chicago.

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AGC Biologics Expands In Denmark

Business Facilities Blog

Read: AGC Biologics Expands In Denmark at BusinessFacilities.com. Biotech & Pharma Daily News Europe Featured International Research & Development AGC Biologics bioreactor Capital Investment Copenhagen corporate expansion Site Selection therapeutic proteinsThe strategic expansion of the Copenhagen facility will meet increasing global demand for biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing.

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AGC of Indiana Looks to the Future

ENR Construction

AGC of Indiana holds annual meeting

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AGC launches program to diversify construction workforce

Construction Dive

By targeting more high school students with construction-related career and technical training opportunities, the association says it hopes to pull more minorities and women into the industry

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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

BIM Certification by AGC

Collaborative Construction

It looks like the AGC is aggressively responding to the market with an examination titled, "Certificate of Management - Building information Management" that you can sign up and take for around $500. The link takes you to the AGC web-page with more information, including the study guide linked below. AGC's CM-BIM Candidate Guide Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

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Construction Employment Rises in 287 Metro Areas Between August 2017, 2018 says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Rises in 287 Metro Areas Between August 2017, 2018 says AGC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment skilled trades workforce survey

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Construction Labor Demand May be Too Hot to Handle: AGC

Construction Equipment

Department of Labor, the chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) cautions that the labor force may not be sufficient to handle demand. Although construction employment is up in 74 percent of the metropolitan areas tracked by the U.S.

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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: Contractors expect growth in 2019 amid labor supply worries

Construction Dive

Construction firms will continue to increase wages and benefits as well as invest in training programs for their employees

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AGC: Hourly construction wages exceed $30 for first time ever

Construction Dive

Wages are 10.7% higher than the average for private nonfarm earners, but still might not be enough to lure workers and adequately staff projects, experts say

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AGC Reports on Construction Hiring Despite Drop in Public Spending

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post AGC Reports on Construction Hiring Despite Drop in Public Spending appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment

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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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PC Construction Recognized with Awards by AGC and ENR

PC Construction Blog

Last night, PC Construction proudly accepted a Best Builders Award for the Ben & Jerry’s Project Extra Chunk expansion in St. Albans, Vermont. The award was presented by the Associated General Contractors of Vermont for. All Awards Manufacturing & Industrial

80 Percent of Firms Expect to Add Jobs in 2019: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction job growth continued strong in 2018, and firms want to hire people to do the work, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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: Construction employment up in more than 250 metros

Construction Dive

Yet contractors report that it is still difficult to find qualified skilled workers

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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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New AGC program aims to diversify construction workforce

BD+C

The Associated General Contractors of America has announced a new program to recruit a more diverse pool of workers to the construction industry. The effort is focused on vocational training that targets women and minority high school students around the U.S.

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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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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 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 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 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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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 of Colorado Presents Its 2016 ACE Awards

ENR Construction

AGC Colorado member companies submitted 69 project entries

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 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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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

AGC: Material prices growing fast, tariffs threaten more increases

Construction Dive

The Associated General Contractors of America said the effects of the new steel and aluminum tariffs can be seen in ballooning material prices

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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 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 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.

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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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

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.

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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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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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