Association Partner Procore Also Releases Near Real-Time Construction Data Measuring Impacts of Coronavirus as Association Calls for New Measures, Including Safe Harbor Provisions, to Revive Industry
Construction employment declined by 975,000 jobs in April as a new survey by the Associated... Read More
President-elect Barack Obama used a radio address to the nation this past weekend to urge enactment of a new economic stimulus package to create jobs as his first priority in January. He called for “the largest new investment in roads and bridges since President Dwight D. Eisenhower built the... Read More
AGC is continuing its efforts to inform Congress and the Obama transition team about the significant downturn in the non-residential construction market, the resulting unemployment and the industry’s capacity to carry out the projects that would result from a boost in federal infrastructure... Read More
On December 11, 2008, AGC launched a new national effort to ensure that Congress and the President-elect understand the vital need for investing in infrastructure as part of the pending stimulus package. The centerpiece of this effort is, frankly, you. As you will see from the advertisement below,... Read More
Former national treasurer of AGC of America, and Common Ground Alliance (CGA) board member Vic Weston (Tri-State Road Boring Inc., Baton Rouge, La.) and Bob Kipp, director of CGA, gave a presentation today at the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) Joint Technical Pipeline... Read More
AGC’s Legislative Action Committee convened December 10 to evaluate the association’s legislative and regulatory priorities for the 111th Congress (2009-2010). The committee made recommendations based on priorities that impact the industry, are achievable, and will be considered in the next... Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday passed by unanimous consent H.R. 7327 and the Senate followed today, the Worker, Retiree, and Employer Recovery Act of 2008, to provide immediate, short-term relief for single- and multi-employer pension plans whose assets have lost value as a result of... Read More
On December 9-10, ten members of AGC’s Environmental Network Steering Committee and national AGC environmental staff met with officials and staff from several U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program offices. Those offices include Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Policy, Economics and... Read More
The Occupational safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an information collection (paperwork reduction) requirement (ICR) for Blasting and the Use of Explosives on December 8, 2008. OSHA is soliciting public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (... Read More
Today AGC launched a new national effort to ensure that Congress and the President-elect understand the vital need for investing in infrastructure as part of the pending stimulus package. The centerpiece of this effort is, frankly, you. As you will see from the advertisement below, AGC is... Read More
Are You Ready? AGC's new stimulus ad.
AGC today launched a new national effort designed to show broad support for needed new infrastructure investments.The effort is designed to make sure that new infrastructure investments help create and preserve construction jobs and serve as a foundation for... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 27,000 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.