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May 23, 2022
  Annual Survey by HCSS and Associated General Contractors of America Finds Drivers and Passengers are at Greater Risk of Injury and Death in Work Zone Crashes, As Officials Urge Drivers to Be Careful this Summer Sixty-four percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had… Read More

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Construction employment exceeded pre-pandemic levels in 32 states in March, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the government should support more career opportunities to enable people to work… Read More
April 15, 2022
At the AGC Annual Convention in Grapevine, Texas, the Building Division by acclimation elected Shannon Sapp as Chairman for 2022-2023. Shannon first joined Merit Construction in 1996 after graduating from Auburn University in 1994 with a Building Construction degree. Shannon has been… Read More
April 14, 2022
Prices of materials and services used in new nonresidential construction jumped more than 21 percent from March 2021 to March 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. The association urged the Biden administration to relieve… Read More
April 13, 2022
  Choate Construction Company was recognized for having the nation’s best construction safety and wellness plan in 2021 by the Associated General Contractors of America. The association, which oversees the WTW Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction… Read More
April 8, 2022
For more than two years, the U.S. construction industry has been buffeted by unprecedented increases in material costs, supply-chain bottlenecks, and a tight labor market. AGC’s Construction Inflation Alert is intended to help owners, public officials, and others understand what contractors are… Read More
April 6, 2022
  Construction employment increased from February 2020—the month before the coronavirus pandemic—to February 2022 in nearly three-fifths of U.S. metro areas, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials said… Read More
April 6, 2022
  Construction employment climbed by 19,000 jobs between February and March, while spending on construction projects rose for the 12th month in a row in February, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association leaders… Read More
April 1, 2022
AGC helps construction firms prepare for ripple effect The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) currently requires registrants (e.g., publicly traded companies) to disclose environmental risks (including climate) to investors.  In its recent proposal, The Enhancement and… Read More
March 31, 2022
Join us in Washington DC on July 26-28! AGC is holding its annual Construction Safety Health and Environmental Conference on July 26-28, 2022---this time in Washington, DC.   AGC is excited to welcome you all to this in-person event.  Visit the conference website at https://shec.agc… Read More
March 31, 2022
  Michigan State University’s STEM Teaching and Learning Facility was the most significant construction project of 2021, the Associated General Contractors of America announced today. As a result, the project’s contractor, Granger Construction Company, received the association’s top prize,… Read More
March 31, 2022