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August 3, 2022
  Construction employment fell in 61 and was unchanged in another 51 out of 358 metro areas between June 2021 and June 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted that employment was falling or… Read More

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Jeff Forbes is the Dallas Regional Director for The Beck Group’s Dallas office. Throughout his 40-year tenure at Beck, his technical knowledge, practical approach, and helpful nature have been refined and now play a key role as he oversees all construction and architectural operations for the… Read More
July 18, 2022
On June 30, AGC along with more than 60 organizations took issue with OSHA’s proposed rule to expand the scope and revise the provisions of its “Improved Tracking of Workplace Injury and Illness” regulation. If finalized as proposed, the rule will require construction firms with 100 or more… Read More
July 14, 2022
  The price of materials and services used in nonresidential construction jumped 1.1 percent last month, outpacing the rise in contractors’ bid prices, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials warned… Read More
July 14, 2022
We have all heard the expression death by a thousand cuts.  Listen to the just-released AGC ConstructorCast and hear about a design-build construction project that had over 88,000 cuts. These cuts came in the form of owner comments on the contractor’s submittals that typically expressed an… Read More
July 13, 2022
The construction industry added 13,000 jobs in June as the number of jobseekers with construction experience plunged to a record low for the month according to an analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the… Read More
July 8, 2022
On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a climate change related case that invoked the “major questions doctrine” to determine that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had overstepped its authority under the Clean Air Act Section 111 to force an energy generational shift away from… Read More
July 7, 2022
AGCofAmerica · ConstructorCast - Assessing Design Build Risk   NEW! ConstructorCast Episode: Assessing Design-Build Risk: Who’s on the hook for design defects in design-build projects?  It may not always be who you think. In this episode, Dirk Haire, co-chair of Fox Rothschild’s… Read More
July 1, 2022
  Total construction spending edged down 0.1 percent in May as spending on new houses and apartments stalled, while public and private nonresidential construction slumped, according to an analysis the Associated General Contractors of America released today of federal spending data.… Read More
July 1, 2022
Follow-up on AGC Member Survey on Sustainability Practices This spring, AGC conducted a brief survey on sustainability practices as part of our ongoing discussion with members and with policymakers on climate change policies.  AGC would like to take this opportunity to thank members for their… Read More
June 29, 2022
In a June 21 letter, AGC of America raised supply chain concerns stemming from a proposed rulemaking to impose Federal Implementation Plan requirements on twenty-six states as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “good neighbor” plan related to the 2015 ozone National Ambient… Read More
June 29, 2022