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January 4, 2024
Construction Firms Have Mixed Outlook For 2024 As Expectations For Demand Remain Mostly Positive, But Less Upbeat Than Last Year Amid New Challenges New Industry Outlook Shows Firms Are Counting on Public Sector, Data Center and Manufacturing Construction to Offset Declines in Retail, Lodging… Read More

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The AGC Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Forum meets virtually on a quarterly basis to gather/share information, resources, and best practices among stakeholders in the construction industry. The next forum is scheduled for April 17, 2pm – 3pm, Eastern Time. Join us for a discussion on… Read More
April 1, 2024
On March 22, at the 2024 AGC Annual Convention in San Diego, California, nearly 60 member companies were recognized across 21 divisional categories in the Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA). The CSEA, sponsored by WTW and Starr Insurance, is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards… Read More
April 1, 2024
As the days grow warmer and longer, excavation activity ramps up. That’s why every year, Congress declares April as National Safe Digging Month. Did you know that there are more than 500 dig-ins to buried utilities and pipelines every day in the U.S.?* That’s more than 500 daily opportunities for… Read More
April 1, 2024
Join organizations and individuals nationwide in spreading awareness for work zone safety starting on April 15, 2024. The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be hosting the kick off event on April 16th with the theme “Work zones are temporary. Actions behind the wheel can last forever… Read More
April 1, 2024
All Categories Post Increases Compared to February 2023, Suggesting Monthly Downturn is Due to Temporary Factors Rather than Cooling Demand for Most Types of Construction Projects Total construction spending declined from January to February to an annual rate of nearly $2.1 trillion, but all… Read More
April 1, 2024
In the weeks following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action to lower the primary annual air quality standard by 25 percent for fine particulate matter or PM2.5 (see AGC article), multiple states have taken legal action and both chambers of Congress have initiated AGC-supported… Read More
March 28, 2024
As set forth in its notice and comment request of February 26, 2024, “Proposed Renewal of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements,” OFCCP seeks to renew and make changes to its construction scheduling letter and itemized listing. These documents are sent to… Read More
March 27, 2024
Report, Titled “AGC for All” Catalogues Association’s Accomplishments During the Past Year The new, digital interactive AGC of America Annual Report is now available. The report, titled “AGC for All,” catalogues AGC of America’s accomplishments for members during the past year. The report, which… Read More
March 27, 2024
On March 12, 2024, a federal judge in Louisiana dismissed on procedural grounds AGC of America’s lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s regulation requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects of $35 million or more. The decision, however, does not prohibit the… Read More
March 26, 2024
A new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor is broadly expected to result in more workers being classified as “employees” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Although the final rule faces challenges in court, employers should be prepared for the rule on independent contractor classification… Read More
March 26, 2024