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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 Contractors Association of West Virginia helped sponsor a December 15 broadcast of the groundbreaking PBS documentary Liquid Assets, which highlights the health and safety threats of our nation’s long-neglected water infrastructure.  After the broadcast, local chapter members pulled together… Read More
December 30, 2008
The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), an organization focused on protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, recently announced findings from its fourth annual Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report, which calculated approximately 256,000 underground… Read More
December 30, 2008
AGC's Brian Turmail was quoted on CNNMoney.com in an article titled "Will energy savings jump-start the economy?" "Clearly, it will put construction workers back to work and put money in the economy," said Brian Turmail, a spokesman for the contractors' association. "This is a tremendous… Read More
December 30, 2008
AGC of America is thrilled to create a full-day course titled BIM 101: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling that will give participants a broad overview of BIM and introduce important concepts that will be necessary for advanced courses planned for development.  BIM 101 will be released… Read More
December 30, 2008
When Equipment World magazine wanted to run a special report on the construction industry’s successful efforts to attract new workers, it turned to several programs sponsored by AGC members and chapters. The 20-page report does note that the construction industry has reported a decline in the… Read More
December 30, 2008
The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published an interim final rule making changes to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  Beginning on February 2, 2009, employers will be required to use the new form to verify all new hires and to reverify… Read More
December 29, 2008
Coming in February 2009, AGC of America will release a full-day introductory curriculum on the industry’s hottest topic, Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM 101: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling will give participants a broad overview and introduce important concepts of BIM.… Read More
December 29, 2008
The new AGC Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) consists of five 16-hour courses covering the essential skills for early-career project managers and those looking to make the move into project management. PMDP, released in October 2008, is offered nationwide through select AGC chapters,… Read More
December 27, 2008
AGC is happy to announce that registration is now open for the next Supervisory Training Program (STP) Instructor Training Workshop; to be held February 5-6, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. Designed to enhance training results for those who host STP courses, the STP Instructor Training Workshop is a… Read More
December 26, 2008
Register now and take advantage of discounted hotel rates for the January 27, 2009 AGC-NCPPP joint Public-Private Partnerships conference featuring expert speakers who will explore "Partnerships for Growth in Infrastructure: Contractors' Risks and Opportunities with Public-Private Partnerships."… Read More
December 25, 2008