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February 23, 2022
  NEW! ConstructorCast Episode: Material Price Escalation, Delays, and COVID-19 Construction firms are coping with a seemingly unending series of supply-chain disruptions that are compounding problems caused by record materials cost increases and pandemic-induced challenges to operations.… Read More

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Business Development within the construction industry presents multiple challenges as competition levels rise, continued supply obstacles occur, and labor shortages pressure companies to do more with less.  On this episode, members of AGC’s Business Development Forum – Chris Martin, President… Read More
March 22, 2022
AGC of America’s Union Contractors Committee will meet during the association’s 2022 Annual Convention on Wednesday, March 30, at 1:00 p.m. in the Gaylord Texan’s Grapevine 5-6 rooms. All union contractors and chapter staff registered for the Convention are encouraged to attend. The meeting will… Read More
March 22, 2022
AGC of America is releasing a series of new coronavirus public service ads that feature Spanish-speaking construction workers urging their colleagues to get vaccinated for COVID. Each of the workers featured in the ads was unvaccinated and had a near-death experience with the coronavirus. They want… Read More
March 21, 2022
In a favorable decision issued March 11, the TN Court of Appeals agreed with AGC of America and AGC of Tennessee that a subcontractor cannot sue a general contractor on one and the same set of facts for not only breach of contract (seeking to recover its purely economic losses) but also in tort for… Read More
March 17, 2022
  Construction employment increased in nearly three out of four U.S. metro areas in January compared to a year ago, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials welcomed the widespread job gains but… Read More
March 17, 2022
Prices of construction materials used in new nonresidential construction jumped more than 21 percent from February  2021 to February 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. The association noted that more recent price… Read More
March 15, 2022
  Construction employment remains below pre-pandemic levels in 21 states and D.C. while 29 states now employ more construction workers than in February 2020, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials… Read More
March 14, 2022
ConsensusDocs recently presented a webinar entitled “Contract Killer Clauses and How to Negotiate Out of the Them.” Rather than the party that is in the best position to manage and mitigate risk, construction contracts often shove risk down the throat of the weakest party in the contractual… Read More
March 14, 2022
On Feb. 17, the newly revised 2022 construction general permit (CGP) for stormwater discharges from construction activities took effect.  The CGP applies to operators of construction sites in a few areas where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the NPDES (National Pollutant… Read More
March 10, 2022
Over the past two months, AGC of America, working with a coalition of other industry stakeholders, has worked with Congress to pass an extension of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) through the fourth quarter of 2021. The ERTC was originally extended to run through the end of 2021 but was… Read More
March 10, 2022