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December 5, 2018
Construction spending inched lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure posted declines from recent peaks, and... Read More

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September 12, 2008
AGC is dedicated to working with the Common Ground Alliance ( CGA) to ensure public safety, environmental protection, and the integrity of services by promoting effective damage prevention practices. AGC of America hosted the Common Ground Alliance's Best Practices Committee, One Call Systems... Read More
September 12, 2008
The American Public Works Association (APWA)-AGC Joint Committee met on August 17 in New Orleans, LA. Committee Chairman Mike Murphy (Turner Murphy Co., Rock Hill, SC) co-chaired the meeting with APWA’s Richard Ridings (HNTB, Austin, TX). The joint committee discussed the status of federal... Read More
September 11, 2008
The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 6532 transferring $8 billion from the general fund of the Treasury to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The vote was 376 in favor and 29 Republicans voting against. House action was necessary because the original version of H.R. 6532 transferred the... Read More
September 10, 2008
Seasonally adjusted construction employment fell by 8,000 in August and 437,000 (-5.7%) over the past 12 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on Friday. The drop was the 14th in a row but the smallest in that span. Total nonfarm employment fell for the eighth straight month, by 84,... Read More
September 10, 2008
On a voice vote today the Senate today passed HR 6532, legislation transferring $8 billion from the general fund of the Treasury to the Highway Trust Fund to prevent a shortfall in available funds from slowing down Federal reimbursements to states for on-going federal-aid highway construction... Read More
September 8, 2008
Each summer for the past half dozen, AGC of Maine has helped sponsor what one newspaper article called AGC of Maine member firms brought excavators, trucks, a crane, vacuum truck, boom truck, loader, underground directional drill; and of course, dozers. One of the biggest draws of the daylong... Read More
September 8, 2008
This article originally appeared in the July/August edition of Constructor Magazine Even in an uncertain economy, one thing remains the same: Education helps construction professionals meet changing market demands. AGC’s ability to offer continuing education credits to meet licensing or... Read More
September 8, 2008
AGC has begun offering regular webinars on a variety of topics that reflect the industry’s demand for the most up-to-date information. Webinars provide several benefits to participants. They are simple and convenient to participate in. They allow participants to access critical information in real... Read More
September 8, 2008
Plan to participate in the next AGC Supervisory Training Program (STP) Train-the-Trainer in Albuquerque and learn to: Effectively teach adult learners,  Encourage interaction among participants,  Get the most out of the STP instructor materials,  Incorporate visual aids into the curriculum, and ... Read More
September 8, 2008
Join fellow mid-level professionals at the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Working Weekend, October 30 - November 1, 2008 in Boston, MA. Various networking and professional development opportunities are scheduled; highlights include: Leadership Session: Crisis Management Leadership Session:... Read More

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