Monthly Archives: November 2020

AGC and Sage Begin Surveying Members for Annual Outlook

November 30, 2020

Help Us Generate a Comprehensive Outlook for 2021 by Taking the Survey Today
 

DOL Launches Southeastern Prevailing Wage Education & Enforcement Initiative

November 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced that it has launched an education and enforcement initiative in eight Southeastern states to ensure construction companies that work on federal or federally assisted construction projects meet prevailing wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA).

Construction Employment Is Down In Three-fourths Of States Since February, Even After 36 States Added Construction Jobs In October

November 23, 2020

New York and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Maryland Records Worst One-Month Job Losses, While California and Alaska Post Biggest Gains

School Construction 2020 Ballot Initiatives

November 19, 2020

Americans considered several significant state and local ballot initiatives this year that would provide public financing for K-12, higher education, and other education facility construction projects. AGC and many of its Chapters across the nation generally support increased construction investment in education facilities. The public approved many of these school construction measures, the details of some of which you can find below.

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AGC WebEd with Top Cyber Official at DOD

November 19, 2020

Provided CMMC Overview for Defense Contractors

Become a Lean Construction Leader - Join the AGC Lean Construction Forum Steering Committee

November 16, 2020

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.

The Project Innovation and Delivery Forum is Actively Recruiting for 2021-2023 Steering Committee and Micro Volunteer Opportunities are Available

November 16, 2020

In 2018 the Project Delivery Forum changed its name to Project Innovation and Delivery Forum to broaden its scope and put emphasis on the innovations necessary to deliver projects in the 21st century. The mission of the forum is to align the execution of construction projects with the latest innovations in safety, quality and productivity, and to educate the industry on best practices in order to deliver quality projects on time and on budget. 

The Specialty Contractor Council is Actively Recruiting for the 2021-2023 Steering Committee Term

November 16, 2020

AGC of America's Specialty Contractor Council Steering Committee is looking for members like you to raise your hand and lead. AGC volunteers share their expertise, facilitate change, and work together to address industry issues. Your input and ideas are critical to moving our industry forward and making a real difference.

Host of State Transportation Related Initiatives on the 2020 Ballot

November 12, 2020

Mixed Bag of Results

In addition to the federal, state, and local political races that were decided on Election Day 2020, many state and local transportation initiatives were taken up by voters across the country. While a few major transportation initiatives failed, the majority received a positive vote. Below is a sampling of all the transportation funding initiatives that were approved or rejected by voters this election season.

Statewide Financing Initiatives

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