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May 23, 2024
  Sixty-four percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, putting motorists and workers at risk, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of… Read More

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  Only one-fifth of federal investments in postsecondary education support workforce development for fields like construction and manufacturing, while the rest of the money goes to “traditional” degree programs according to a new report on federal workforce funding levels released today. The… Read More
June 12, 2024
The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Nevada is proud to announce the launch of its public awareness campaign, "Respect the Cone: My family needs me home," aimed at fostering a culture of safety within roadway and highway construction work zones. The campaign will launch with a press… Read More
June 10, 2024
Quick Reference Guide Now Available Complying with prevailing wage and apprenticeship (PW&A) requirements under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) can significantly enhance the value of tax credits for qualifying energy projects, a five times multiplier. However, unlike Davis-Bacon, compliance… Read More
June 10, 2024
  The construction industry added 21,000 jobs in May and 251,000 jobs over the past year, with increases at both nonresidential and residential construction firms, according to an analysis of new government data the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Association… Read More
June 7, 2024
  Total construction spending inched down from March to April with declines in public projects and a mixed pattern among private residential and nonresidential categories, according to an analysis of a new government report that the Associated General Contractors of America released today.… Read More
June 3, 2024
  AGCofAmerica · ConstructorCast - Decarbonize and Conquer: The Playbook Unplugged   Decarbonize and Conquer: The Playbook Unplugged - In this episode of ConstructorCast, host Max Nelson is joined by key members of the carbon reduction taskforce Myrrh Caplan from Skanska USA, Joe… Read More
June 3, 2024
Hosted by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), with support from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the goal of the annual Trench Safety Stand Down (TSSD) is to reach out to the many workers who work in and around trenches and excavations to provide them… Read More
June 1, 2024
We hope to see you in St. Louis, MO, July 16-18 for this year's Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference. Members - register before 6/13 to save with early bird pricing!
May 31, 2024
On May 10, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memorandum titled Interim Guidance for Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process. The memorandum provides interim guidance for implementing the Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process final rule… Read More
May 31, 2024
Open to all industries, the goal of the photo contest is to highlight and showcase the effective strategies that stakeholders are using to protect workers from the heat. OSHA wants stakeholders to see heat safety in action and be encouraged to adopt similar practices. To participate, enter the… Read More
May 31, 2024