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Construction employment increased in 256 out of 358 metro areas between April 2017 and April 2018, declined in 63 and was unchanged in 39, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that the data... Read More
By a vote of 372-56, the House of Representatives today passed a continuing resolution (CR) to provide partial funds for Fiscal Year 2009 for those federal programs for which a free standing appropriations bill had not been passed, including the Department of Transportation. Fiscal Year 2009 begins... Read More
The Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative ("CIECI"), founded in late April 2008 by the CEOs of thirteen of the leading U.S. construction industry contractors, will hold its first Forum on October 16-17 at the Marriott Metro Center Hotel, in Washington, D.C.
The theme of the Forum... Read More
As the 2008 Aon Build America Award winner in the category of Federal & Heavy New, Boh Brothers Construction Co., L.L.C. was recognized in Las Vegas at AGC's 89th Annual Convention in March for its work on the 17th Street Canal Interim Closure Structure in Metairie and New Orleans, La. The... Read More
Major changes are about to take place at HQ USACE in the coming weeks. Earlier this year, MG Don Riley was promoted to Deputy Commanding General, leaving a vacancy in the Civil Works Directorate. LTG Robert Van Antwerp, Commander and Chief of Engineers recently announced two significant leadership... Read More
On September 22, 2008, the Department of Labor (DOL) awarded AGC with the prestigious Susan Harwood Grant Training program for the seventh year in a row.
The Susan Harwood Training Grant is offered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) within DOL. The grant is awarded on a... Read More
On September 16, 2008, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX.) Chairwoman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, and Ranking Member Rep. John Boozman (R-AR.) sent a letter to all four hundred and thirty five members of the U.S. House of... Read More
The upheaval in credit markets has cut off the flow of funds to some developers, and a few contractors have stopped work on jobs, according to scattered reports. "In the short term, businesses in partnership with Lehman Brothers Holdings and American International Group, which had over $50 billion... Read More
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2008
Network with fellow AGC contractors and chapter staff in St. Louis October 14-16, 2008 as they discuss the hottest topics in education, training and workforce development for the construction industry.
The conference will feature over 20 sessions on subjects... Read More
The 2008 Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Working Weekend will take place October 31 - November 1 in Boston, MA. The agenda includes professional development programs, tours, networking events, and the exchange of ideas on issues facing construction professionals. Several sessions will offer... Read More
Taking the final step necessary to ensure that the payment of federal-aid highway funds to states will continue uninterrupted, President Bush on Monday signed H.R. 6532 into law. The legislation transfers $8 billion from the U.S. Treasury's general fund to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF).
Congress... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.