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August 3, 2020
AGC of America has created a special report called We Kept America Building. This new report details AGC of America’s response to the Coronavirus and highlights examples of how AGC has supported the industry during the pandemic. Click HERE to view the full report.          We have also... Read More

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Futures prices for commodities have continued their rapid retreat from July’s highs, but many products used in construction are still rising in price. On September 3, crude oil futures dropped to a five-month low. Copper, aluminum, nickel and natural gas all traded at or near the lowest levels... Read More
September 4, 2008
AGC of America, Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) and the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) recently held the Airport Project Delivery Systems Summit III on August 13-14, 2008 in San Diego, Calif. For the third year in a row, this event was a great success.  The 100 attendees... Read More
September 4, 2008
The 2008 CLC Working Weekend will take place October 31-November 1 in Boston, Mass.  The agenda includes professional development programs, tours, networking events and the exchange of ideas on issues facing construction professionals.  Several sessions will offer both ANSI/IACET CEUs and AIA CLEs... Read More
September 4, 2008
AGC is again partnering with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) to offer the 12th annual Construction Financial Management Conference on October 23-24, 2008, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Early registration is $710 by September 5. The two day conference is filled with... Read More
September 4, 2008
Futures prices for commodities have continued their rapid retreat from July’s highs, but many products used in construction are still rising in price. On September 3, crude oil futures dropped to a five-month low. Copper, aluminum, nickel and natural gas all traded at or near the lowest levels... Read More
September 4, 2008
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) will formally accept his party’s nomination this evening. Senator McCain captured the attention of the media following the Democratic Party Convention with his Vice Presidential pick of Governor Sarah Palin (R-Alaska), but has yet to turn it into gains in polls.... Read More
September 4, 2008
At this week’s Republican National Convention in Minnesota, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Republican John Mica (R-FL) pitched a $1.5 trillion plan to invest in the nation’s transportation infrastructure.  The plan would include investments in all modes of surface... Read More
September 4, 2008
AGC sent a letter this week to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert Byrd (D-W.V.) in support of the infrastructure investment provisions contained in the Chairman’s second stimulus supplemental appropriations bill for fiscal year 2008.  In particular, AGC expressed support for the... Read More
September 4, 2008
Congress has planned to adjourn for the year on Friday, September 26, leaving just 3 weeks to address energy security, the highway trust fund shortfall, a continuing resolution on funding for the entire government, the extension of funding for the Airport Improvement Program, extension of expiring... Read More
September 4, 2008
Construction spending in July slipped 0.6% to $1.08 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), the Census Bureau reported today. Year-to-date (YTD) spending in the first seven months of 2008 was down 5.4% from the same period of 2007. The declines were concentrated in private residential... Read More
September 2, 2008

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