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Monthly Archives: December 2018

EPA/Corps Release New Clean Water Rule Proposal

December 11, 2018

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new clean water rule to replace the controversial 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The 2015 WOTUS rule is undergoing legal challenges and is on hold in 28 states, creating a patchwork of regulations.  Today’s proposal is intended to correct the regulatory overreach of the old rule while continuing to protect federal waters

Construction Spending Dips in October but Maintains Year-Over-Year Gains; Association Urges Action on Infrastructure Investment as Spending Stalls

December 3, 2018

Construction spending inched lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure posted declines from recent peaks, and association officials urged the White House and Congress to act promptly on comprehensive infrastructure legislation.

How to Get a License for Your Construction Company

December 4, 2018

The requirements for obtaining specialty contractor licenses vary by state, but you can expect to provide proof of work experience, exam completion and liability insurance, writes Evyatar Sagie.  Read more here.

How to Get a License for Your Construction Company

December 4, 2018

The requirements for obtaining specialty contractor licenses vary by state, but you can expect to provide proof of work experience, exam completion and liability insurance, writes Evyatar Sagie.  Read more here.

Join AGC’s Lean Construction Forum Steering Committee

December 4, 2018

AGC’s Lean Construction Forum is focused on growing the implementation of lean practices in the construction industry by providing educational opportunities and developing a community where anyone with an interest in lean construction can come together to engage in a dialog on best practices, share information, and participate in a broad, coordinated effort to promote and define the use of lean concepts and processes within the construction industry.

New Business Development Best Practice: Business Development in a 'Build Baby Build' Market

December 4, 2018

The AGC Business Development Best Practices are an ongoing effort of the AGC Business Development Forum Steering Committee to bring more BD resources and best practices to the AGC membership. This month, the Business Development Forum Steering Committee highlights:

  • When times are good, some companies tend to drop or back-off on marketing and business development spending. Now is the time to educate your team and support their growth in technical knowledge and developing relationships. In our latest BD best practice, David Little, Gallegos Corporation, discusses “Business Development in a ‘Build, Baby Build’ Market”.

Become an AGC Business Development Leader

December 4, 2018

The AGC Business Development (BD) Forum brings together Business Development professionals in one place, for one purpose: to advance the Business Development function in the construction industry. We create business opportunities by sharing the latest techniques and tools of Business Development; follow and report on trends in the construction market; and connect a network of professionals invested in building better businesses. In addition to BD and Marketing professionals, the Forum’s members include Construction Executives, Operations and Pre-construction professionals, from General Contractors and Specialty Contractors, nationwide.

U.S. Army Corps Completes Key Actions to Improve Permitting and Regulation

December 3, 2018

This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or Corps) provided AGC and other stakeholders with an update on its efforts to “revolutionize USACE civil works,” highlighting three main objectives: (1) accelerate project delivery, (2) transform financing and budgeting, and (3) improve permitting and regulation reform.  The Nov. 29 webinar meeting (click here for the slides) was a follow-up to a roundtable discussion held this spring at Corps’ headquarters and a request for public input on existing USACE regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.  During each and every opportunity, AGC has provided the Corps with comprehensive comments, both in writing and during face-to-face meetings.  Below is a listing of the Corps’ recent accomplishments to speed up Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting – as well as several key actions in progress – demonstrating that AGC’s input in being heard and acted upon.

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