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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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On March 30, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued new carbon standards under its Facilities Standards for the Public Buildings Service (P-100) to require the use of lower carbon concrete products and asphalt paving practices for all GSA design and construction contracts that… Read More
March 31, 2022
AGC is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to serve on its Environmental Forum Steering Committee.  Members of the steering committee have direct access to federal regulatory officials, influence over AGC’s environmental agenda, and a means to exchange valuable information with… Read More
March 31, 2022
  AGC Charities Inc. and Plano-based Hilti North America and Hill & Wilkinson teamed up to lead dozens of volunteers to make repairs today to three South Dallas homes in partnership with Rebuilding Together North Texas. The volunteer workday at the three Cedar Crest homes is a part of the… Read More
March 27, 2022
  Construction employment exceeded pre-pandemic levels in 32 states in February, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned the gains may be undermined if skyrocketing materials costs and… Read More
March 25, 2022
IPD represents a small share of project delivery methods used in the United States, but there are advantages. Lean construction works most efficiently with an IPD agreement providing the contractual framework to collaborate.  A highlight recent study concluded that the business case for lean… Read More
March 25, 2022
A federal Judge in Texas recently ruled that the Biden administration’s U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) DOL violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) when promulgating both the Delay and Withdrawal Rules. The ruling effectively reinstates the Trump rule dating back… Read More
March 24, 2022
On March 3, 2022, President Joe Biden signed a law that limits the use of predispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering sexual assault and sexual harassment claims. As anticipated, President Biden has signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual… Read More
March 24, 2022
The U.S. and U.K. reached a Section 232 trade agreement which will lower tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the UK. The agreement is based on a tariff-rate quota where the rate for steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) will be lowered to 0% until a quota has been reached, at which point the… Read More
March 24, 2022
According to the latest Contractor Compensation Quarterly (CCQ) published by PAS, Inc., construction executive staff wage increases came in at 4.3% for 2021 and are also projected to rise by an average 4.3% by 2022 year-end. Though the projected 2022 increase is 4.3%, it is pointed out that… Read More
March 24, 2022
Contractors Must Continue to Comply with Existing Regulations  AGC of America is hosting a WebEd series in April that includes a representative from DOL’s W&HD, among others, who will discuss existing prevailing wage requirements and compliance. Please keep in mind that this… Read More
March 24, 2022